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Arsenal Claim First North London Derby Win Vs Spurs In Three Years

Arsenal Claim First North London Derby Win Vs Spurs In Three Years

Arsenal claimed a first north London derby win since December 2018 after coming from a goal down to beat 10-man Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 at the Emirates on Sunday.

Spurs were handed a major blow when one third of their new fearsome front line Son Heung-min pulled up when chasing a long ball and was replaced by Erik Lamela.

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A cautious half hour from Spurs saw them take the lead on 33 minutes through Lamela, who latched on to Lucas Moura’s lay-off and rabona’d the ball between Thomas Partey’s legs en route to nestling inside the far post.

Arsenal were back on level terms through Martin Odegaard on 44 minutes as his strike took a deflection off Toby Alderwereld.

In the 64th minute Arsenal took the through Alexander Lacazette from the penalty spot after he was fouled by Davinson Sanchez.

Things went from back to worse for Spurs as Lamela turned from hero to villain as he was sent off on 76 minutes.

Despite the win Arsenal remain in 10th place on 41 points while Spurs stay seventh on 45 points.

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