The chances have been very a lot in opposition to Arsenal forward of their journey to Tottenham however a chaotic passage of play within the 2-Zero win for Spurs completely summed up the place each north London sides are at.
Harry Kane doubled Tottenham’s benefit, making him the all-time high scorer in north London derbies as he slammed the ball in off the bar.
However Kane and co. have been massively helped out because of some weird decision-making by Thomas Partey, who hobbled off the pitch whereas play was nonetheless occurring.
Arsenal have been on the assault at that time however after it fizzled out, they have been left massively uncovered on the counter.
Mikel Arteta even PUSHED Partey again onto the sphere of play to try to cease Spurs including to their lead however it was too late as Kane beat Bernd Leno.
The primary aim additionally got here on the counter with Heung-min Son brilliantly curling the ball into the highest nook as Spurs regained their place on the high of the Premier League.
Arsenal improved after the break with Dani Ceballos getting them on the ball extra however they didn’t stretch Jose Mourinho’s males, who fortunately sat again to carry onto their lead, an excessive amount of.
However there will probably be an almighty inquest by Arteta at how Tottenham’s second aim occurred so simply.
After the Spurs defenders broke up the Gunners assault, Giovani Lo Celso discovered himself in oceans of area as he took the ball ahead.
He performed it out to Son on the left earlier than he discovered Kane, who’s rasping left-footed strike crashed in.
Within the meantime, Partey was ushered onto the pitch by Arteta to try to cease the assault creating however the Ghanaian appeared to surrender hope midway by way of.