Leaders FC Arsenal have lost two points in the long-distance duel with defending champions Manchester City in the English Premier League and lost the lead over their pursuers.
The Gunners at FC Southampton around former Bundesliga coach Ralph Hasenhüttl did not get more than 1-1 (1-0) despite an early lead and are now two points ahead of the Citizens, who played against Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday ( 3:1).
Ex-Gladbacher Granit Xhaka scored for Arsenal in the eleventh minute, Stuart Armstrong (65th) equalized for Southampton. The Saints, who were without injured Germany international Armel Bella-Kotchap, move up to 15th place for the time being.
National player Robin Koch slipped down to a relegation zone with Leeds United. Leeds lost 2-3 (1-1) against Fulham FC with Koch’s DFB colleague Bernd Leno in goal at home on Elland Road. After the fourth bankruptcy in a row and only two points from the last eight games, team manager Jesse Marsch, previously at RB Leipzig, is getting thinner and thinner.