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Arsenal Claim First Premier League Win At Tottenham In Nine Years To Go Eight Points Clear

Arsenal Claim First Premier League Win At Tottenham In Nine Years To Go Eight Points Clear

An own goal by Hugo Lloris and a brilliant strike by Martin Odegaard earned Arsenal a 2-0 win against North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur in Sunday’s Premier League tie.

It is Arsenal’s first league win in the home ground of Tottenham since 2014 with.

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The win means Arsenal, on 47 points, are now eight points ahead of champions Manchester City.

It is a return to winning ways for Arsenal in the league after a frustrating goalless draw against Newcastle United.

Arsenal made their intentions known right from the blast of the whistle and almost broke the deadlock early but Eddie Nketiah was hos shot blocked inside the box following a mistake by Lloris.

The Gunners’ positive start to the game was rewarded in the 14th minute after Bukayo Saka’s intended cross game off Lloris and landed inside the back of the net.

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In the 36th minute Odegaard then made it 2-0 to Arsenal as he collected a pass from Saka and hit a low left foot drive into the bottom corner.

Spurs came out purposeful in the second half and almost reduced the deficit but Harry Kane was his volley punched away by Aaron Ramsdale.

Spurs went close again this time through Ryan Sessegnon who collected a pass from Kane inside the box only to see his low shot come off Ramsdale’s outstretched leg.

The early pressure by Spurs soon faded away as Arsenal stayed resolute to claim the win.

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  • pompei 2 weeks ago

    The battle between Saka and Sessegnon caught my interest. Sessegnon always covered Saka’s left, ensuring that Saka does not cut in on his preferred left foot and wreck havoc. But guess what, if there is no way for the left, Saka just shifts the ball to his right and whips in a cross. Arsenal’s first goal came from that scenario, and Saka did that time and time again. This was possible because Saka obviously a left footed player, has LEARNED TO USE HIS RIGHT FOOT. He has thus become even more difficult for defenders to mark.