Day: 14 March 2021

Video: Harry Kane unpunished after striking Arsenal defender Gabriel with dangerous play for the second time this season as Spurs lose

Tottenham Hotspur and England superstar Harry Kane has infuriated the Arsenal fanbase with a controversial moment in the 74th minute of today’s North London derby. Kane, who endured a relatively and rarely quiet game against the side that released him as a kid, rushed towards Gabriel Magalhaes and barged the centre-back with some real venom. …

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Mikel Arteta explains the reason Bukayo Saka was taken off during the North London Derby

The England international was taken off at half during Arsenal’s 2-1 victory over Spurs Mikel Arteta has explained why Bukayo Saka was taken off at half time during the North London Derby. After dominating the match in the early stages Arsenal fell behind through an Erik Lamela rabona against the run of play. However, they …

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Arteta reacts as Arsenal come from behind to win ‘incredible’ North London derby

Arsenal claimed their first North London derby win since 2018, coming from behind to beat their great rivals, Spurs, 2-1 at the Emirates. The game quickly settled into a pattern of early Gunners possession, Spurs looking happy to sit back and keep it tight, just as they did in the 2-0 win in December when …

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Match Report: Arsenal 2-1 Tottenham – Lamela goes from hero to villain as Lacazette settles the derby

Alexandre Lacazette’s second-half penalty proved decisive as Arsenal beat Tottenham 2-1 to dent the top-four hopes of Spurs, who saw goalscorer Erik Lamela sent off. Arsenal’s preparations for the game were by no means ideal as Mikel Arteta revealed pre-match that captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had been dropped for disciplinary reasons, reportedly relating to tardiness, but …

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Video: Alexandre Lacazette scores ice-cold penalty to fire Arsenal into lead after recklessness from Spurs defender Sanchez

In the 61st minute of today’s mammoth Premier League clash between North London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham, Michael Oliver pointed to the spot after a reckless challenge by Davinson Sanchez. Nicolas Pepe had played Alexandre Lacazette through with a lovely pass, leaving the Frenchman to drive forward before letting off a left-footed strike. Just as …

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Video: Martin Odegaard equalises for Arsenal in derby after brilliant Kieran Tierney play to assist against rivals Spurs

In the 43rd minute of today’s fierce North London derby clash between Arsenal and Tottenham, the Gunners conjured up a move that ensured they didn’t head into halftime down against their rivals. Emile Smith Rowe drove forward after a pass from midfield from Thomas Partey, with the starlet then slotting the ball out wide to …

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Video: Emile Smith Rowe rattles crossbar with thumping strike as Arsenal youngster is denied memorable derby goal

Arsenal academy product Emile Smith Rowe came agonisingly close to scoring his first Premier League goal in style in today’s North London derby. Smith Rowe has been a revelation for the Gunners so far this campaign. Having initially earned his stripes in the Europa League, the 20-year-old has forced his way into Mikel Arteta’s starting …

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Aubameyang dropped for Arsenal after repeat offence of lateness

According to the Athletic (subscription required), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been dropped to the Arsenal bench for today’s North London derby against Spurs as a result of lateness. Aubameyang was one of three changes to the starting lineup that kicked off the Europa League win against Olympiacos on Thursday night ahead of Sunday’s marquee Premier League clash.ADVERTISING …

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Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur Confirmed Line-ups

The teams are finally out for today’s North London Derby clash between Arsenal and Spurs, with more than just bragging rights at stake. The Gunners may not come into the tie with the better form of the two sides, but have every reason to feel confident of a result after their impressive showings in recent months. While …

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Video: Arsenal’s Invincibles beat Tottenham 5-4 in 2004

There have been quite a few exciting North London Derbies over the Years, but this is one of my particular favourites. Arsene Wenger had steered Arsenal to the Invincibles season, and the following November we went across London to White Hart Lane intending to confirm that London was indeed RED. And we did it in …

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