Arsenal were not at the races against Brighton on Sunday evening. The 3-0 defeat was hard to take but, ultimately, the Gunners were simply not good enough.
Considering how well they have performed this season, manager Mikel Arteta will be very disappointed with the way the campaign is ending, and how their title hopes have seemingly been extinguished.
Some pundits, including Roy Keane, have attributed the London club’s recent poor performances to tiredness, but there is a lot more to it than that.
Press the next page as we ponder the reasons why Arsenal’s title challenge has faltered.