Arsenal survive Spurs fightback to win North London derby

Premier League leaders Arsenal survived a second-half scare at Tottenham to hold on for a 3-2 north London derby victory that cemented their place at the top. A 23-minute blitz saw the Gunners race into a 3-0 lead through a Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg own goal, Bukayo Saka finish and Kai Havertz header but an error from David Raya opened the door for Spurs to hit back through Cristian Romero and a Heung-min Son penalty.

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Silva strikes as City down Chelsea to reach FA Cup final

Manchester City bounced back from the disappointment of the Champions League quarter-final exit to Real Madrid as Bernardo Silva’s late goal sunk Chelsea at Wembley to seal a place in the FA Cup final. It was redemption for Silva after his poor spot-kick played a key role in City’s loss on penalties to Real. The Portuguese midfielder turned in the winner at the far post from Kevin de Bruyne’s cross six minutes from time.

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Liverpool and City share spoils as Arsenal stay top

Liverpool and Manchester City fought out a thrilling draw at Anfield to leave Arsenal top of the Premier League. John Stones had given City a first half lead from a well worked corner routine however an early second half penalty conceded by Ederson allowed Alexis Mac Allister to restore parity from the spot. Both sides saw chances to take three points but in the end the spoils were shared.

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Mbappe bags brace as PSG breeze past Real Sociedad

Kylian Mbappe scored twice to lead PSG into the Champions League quarter-finals with a comfortable 2-1 win away to Real Sociedad in their last-16 second leg that wrapped up a 4-1 aggregate victory. Real Sociedad’s Mikel Merino netted a consolation goal in the 89th minute with a deflected strike.

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Leicester move out of relegation zone with draw at Everton

James Maddison saw a penalty saved by his England team-mate Jordan Pickford as Leicester and Everton played out a thrilling 2-2 draw that leaves both sides mired in trouble at the bottom of the Premier League. Both sides entered the night in the relegation zone but any suggestion of nerves potentially reducing the game to a cagey affair were dispelled within minutes as they went blow for blow at the King Power Stadium.

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