North London side Tottenham Hotspur have moved ahead of Manchester United on the league table after their London Derby victory over West Ham United on Sunday evening. Spurs knew before the game that they had the chance to make a significant push towards fourth spot by beating fellow London team West Ham United at home to secure fifth spot and they did just that.
With the victory over West Ham United, Tottenham Hotspur were able to move above both the Hammers and Manchester United into fifth spot, but they are still behind North London rivals Arsenal in the race to finish in fourth spot. As things stand, Spurs have a one-point lead over Manchester United who are now in sixth spot and a three-point over West Ham United who are now in seventh spot. Spurs have played the same number of games as Manchester United and one more game than West Ham United.
Arsenal are in the driving seat in the top-four race especially after their 1-0 win at Aston Villa over the weekend. England international Bukayo Saka was the recipient of the only goal of the game for the Gunners after he scored in the first goal. His winner at Villa Park took his tally to nine Premier League goals and ten goals in all competitions.
With the win at Aston Villa, Arsenal were able to cement fourth spot. They have a three-point lead over nearest challengers Tottenham Hotspur with a game in hand.