The Gunners’ challenge finally came to an end after Mikel Arteta’s side were four points behind Manchester City and with just one game remaining after a second defeat in a row.
Taiwo Awonyi’s first-half goal also saw Forest avoid relegation in their first season in the top flight in 23 years.
City clinched their third consecutive English title, making Sunday’s league game at home to Chelsea a joyous one.
Pep Guardiola’s side will now hope to achieve a treble when they win the FA Cup and Champions League finals next month against local rivals Manchester United and Italian giants Inter Milan respectively.
City have returned and become a dominant force in English football since an Abu Dhabi-backed takeover changed its fortunes in 2008.
But under Guardiola, admiration for the quality of their football has come with questions about their funding, with City facing a whopping 115 charges for breaching Premier League rules.
However, Manchester City captain Ilkay Gundogan insists his side have done a tough job this season.
“There is no doubt that the Premier League is the most demanding and competitive league in the world and that tells you what a great achievement it is,” he said.
But for Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta, Pep Guardiola’s former assistant, there are people pondering what could be the long-term league leader.
“First of all, congratulations to City for winning the title, but it’s a sad day for us,” Arteta told Sky Sports.
) “Now we have to face reality and look, we conceded a goal today and it wasn’t enough to save them. We could have played for three hours and we wouldn’t have done it.
In contrast, Forest manager Steve Cooper told the BBC: “We limited them (Arsenal) to very small, unbelievable desires, we pushed the limit. “That’s all we hoped for today. It’s what the players and fans deserved most. *) Manchester United beat Bournemouth 1-0, Liverpool failed to beat Villa, Eric ten Haag’s side and Newcastle One step away from the top four.
Fourth-placed Manchester United and third-placed Newcastle are three points ahead of fifth-placed Liverpool – Liverpool, who have one game left.
“We’re almost there, but we’re not there. “I don’t care what happens to Liverpool, it’s about us,” Ten Hag Said.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp watched from the stands at Anfield after he was recently suspended for beating referee Paul Tierney.
Villa wasted a point in the 22nd minute The ball, Ollie Watkins shot wide after the striker went down, but Jacob Bramsey’s volley put them ahead five minutes later.
Fan favorite Roberto Firmino will Leaving Liverpool at the end of the season to come on as a late substitute, the Brazil striker then ended his campaign away from Anfield with a goal from close range in stoppage time.
Everton’s late appearance
” We could have made it another exciting week, but we will make the Europa League our competition. Klopp said: “I’m not spoiled.
For Liverpool’s home rivals Everton, the dream of European football has long since been superseded by the need to avoid relegation.
Jerimina’s 1- 1 Last ball in draw Since 1954, a partnership with Die Wolves has boosted the Toffees’ hopes of not having to play in Division Two.
Mina leveled Everton nine minutes into stoppage time and they are fourth in the table, two points above the relegation zone, followed by Leeds and Leicester City.
“When you’re a footballer, you can’t sign up just for the good,” said Everton manager Dyche. “You have to fight to get into the Premier League and we’re fighting. “
Tottenham’s memorable season was a record low with a 3-1 home defeat to Brentford.
Tottenham scored with Harry Kane’s 28th league goal of the season Leading but Brian Mbomo and late striker Wisa’s double
Frustration mounts in the final weeks of Tottenham’s difficult season, with fans hanging outside the stadium pointing at them banner, blaming owner ENIC, while also calling for the resignation of chairman Daniel Levy.
Fulham and Crystal Palace drew 2-2 at Craven Cottage.