Supercomputer predicts tense end to Premier League top four battle between Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea and delivers verdict on title race between Liverpool and Manchester City

The visitors knew victory at home to their rivals would seal a return to Champions League football, but they capitulated and slipped to a 3-0 defeat, along with the sending off of Rob Holding, to leave Spurs just a point behind.

Harry Kane opened the scoring from the penalty spot with Cedric Soares said to have shoved Son Heung-min, who added the third after Kane had doubled the lead before the break.

Holding’s red card was sandwiched between Kane’s goals as the Arsenal defender emerged second best in a tussle with Son.

Speaking after the match, Arteta would not be drawn to his thoughts on referee Paul Tierney, saying: “I can’t say what I think or I will be suspended.”

He wouldn’t add to his opinion but, when asked about Arteta’s stance on the officials’ decisions, Conte didn’t hold back.

“He complains a lot,” the Italian said of Arteta.

“He needs to focus more on his team. He needs to focus more on his job. He must continue to work because he is a very good (coach). Hearing someone complain all the time is not so good.”

Ahead of a tough weekend at both ends of the table, data experts at FiveThirtyEight have predicted what the final table will look like…

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