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Arsenal vs Tottenham Hotspur highlights: Arsenal secure comprehensive derby win

Arsenal vs Tottenham Hotspur highlights: Arsenal bounced back from behind to secure a 4-2 win against local rivals Tottenham Hotspur in the North London Derby. 

By: Sports Desk | New Delhi | Updated: December 2, 2018 9:49:28 pm
Harry Kane and Dele Alli Arsenal vs Tottenham Hotspur highlights: Tottenham Hotspur will take on Arsenal. (Reuters/File Photo)

Arsenal vs Tottenham Hotspur highlights: Arsenal bounced back from behind to secure a 4-2 win against local rivals Tottenham Hotspur in the North London Derby. Lucas Torreira scored the winner for Arsenal in the 77th minute of the match, as he hammered past Hugo Lloris from an acute angle.

Earlier in the match, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gave the home side a lead inside the first ten minutes of the match. However, goals from Eric Dier and Harry Kane saw Spurs taking a one-goal-lead at the end of first half. But the second half belonged to the hosts as they scored thrice, which eventually led Arsenal to a comfortable victory at the end.

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Arsenal vs Tottenham Hotspur highlights:

21:32 (IST)02 Dec 2018
FULL TIME: ARSENAL secure comprehensive derby win

Arsenal secure a comprehensive derby victory as they beat Tottenham Hotspur 4-2. With this win, Arsenal go into the TOP 4, while Spurs slips two spots. 

21:24 (IST)02 Dec 2018
85' Vertonghen IS SENT OFF

More trouble mounts for Spurs as Mike Dean books Vertonghen for his challenge on Lacazette. The defender was booked earlier inside the first ten minutes when he handed a ball while trying to clear an incoming FREEKICK. Spurs are reduced to 10 men. 

21:19 (IST)02 Dec 2018
77' GOAL NO 4 FOR ARSENAL

GOAL! Lucas Torreira scores the fourth goal for the GUNNERS as he beats Lloris from an acute angle. Meanwhile, Pochettino makes a double substitution as Moura and Winks are introduced in place of Son and Alli.   

21:12 (IST)02 Dec 2018
75' ARSENAL back in lead

GOAL! ARSENAL are back in the lead as Alexandre Lacazette's shot takes a deflection and goes into the bottom-left corner of the goalpost. 

21:09 (IST)02 Dec 2018
70' SUBSTITUTION

Guendouzi replaces injured Mustafi, as he jogs off. Good news for Arsenal supporters as the injury didn't seem serious. 

21:06 (IST)02 Dec 2018
68' Belleri makes a mistake

Bellerin makes an error as he fails to switch the play, while kicking the ball straight to Son. The South Korean stops the ball, takes a stride and blasts it towards the Arsenal goalpost. However, Leno streches towards his left and punches the ball out of danger. Bellerin apologises as the ball is cleared away.   

20:55 (IST)02 Dec 2018
56' ARSENAL GOAL

The goals keep coming. Aaron Ramsey recieves a through ball and squares it towards Aubameyang. The striker completes the move with a superb finish as his shot ends inside the goalpost.   

20:47 (IST)02 Dec 2018
50' SPURS FREEKICK

FREE KICK for Spurs as Granit Xhaka takes down Dele Alli outside the box. Harry Kane takes an attempt at the goalpost, but a flying SAVE by LENO denies the England forward from finding the net for the second time. Meanwhile, Mike Dean books Xhaka for the challenge.  

20:40 (IST)02 Dec 2018
ACTION RESUMES

Referee blows the whistle and the action resumes at the Emirates Stadium. Spurs will get the ball rolling as they look forward to extend their lead. 

20:26 (IST)02 Dec 2018
HALF TIME: ARS 1-2 TOT

An action packed first-half comes to an end as the visitors go into the break with a 1-goal lead. Arsenal, on the other hand, have been brilliant. The Gunners had a golden opportunity to level things up right before the break, but a poor first touch by Aubameyang saw Tottenham clear the ball out of danger.   

20:14 (IST)02 Dec 2018
34' SPURS LEAD AS KANE STRIKES

Tottenham are leading as Harry Kane's spot kick lands in the bottom-right corner of the goal.  Spurs got a penalty after Son was pushed down by Holding. The derby madness has taken over the players as they get enaged in heated discussions.   

20:10 (IST)02 Dec 2018
30' ERIC DIER LEVEL THINGS UP

ERIC DIER level things up at the Emirates and celebrates in front of the home fans. This results in a scuffle on the touchline between the players from both the side.

20:06 (IST)02 Dec 2018
26' ARSENAL LOOK DANGEROUS

Arsenal look dangerous as they continue to test Hugo Lloris and the Spurs defence line. Meanwhile, after 26 minutes into the match, Harry Kane has touched the ball just four times. This tells how dominat the Gunners have been. 

19:58 (IST)02 Dec 2018
18' NEARLY TWO

A wide ball well recieved by Kolasinac as he runs inside the box. He passes the ball to Iwobi, who takes a shot at the goalpost but Lloris makes a smart save to deny Arsenal from extending their lead. 

19:50 (IST)02 Dec 2018
10' Aubameyang gives Arsenal early lead

Sloppy defending by Vertonghen as the ball touches his hand while the Belgian international was trying to head the ball. Referee points to the penalty spot. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang steps up and gives the home side an early lead in the North London Derby. The striker calmly nets the ball from the spot as Lloris dives in the wrong direction. 

19:45 (IST)02 Dec 2018
5' Arsenal build attack

A positive start for Arsenal as the Gunners are keeping more possession, while trying to create chances from both end of the pitch. Spurs, on the other hand, are tussling hard for ball.

19:38 (IST)02 Dec 2018
KICK OFF

Mike Dean blows the whistle as the home side start the proceedings. Aubameyang with the first touch, as he rolls the ball behind in Arsenal's half. HERE WE GO! 

19:35 (IST)02 Dec 2018
Tottenham Hotspur LINE UP

PLAYING XI: Lloris, Aurier, Foyth, Vertonghen, Davies, Dier, Sissoko, Eriksen, Alli, Son, Kane

SUBSTITUTES: Gazzaniga, Rose, Alderweireld, Winks, Walker-Peters, Llorente, Moura

19:24 (IST)02 Dec 2018
Arsenal LINE UP

PLAYING XI: Leno, Bellerin, Holding, Mustafi, Sokratis, Kolasinac, Xhaka, Torreira, Mkhitaryan, Iwobi, Aubameyang

SUBSTITUTES: Cech, Lichtsteiner, Maitland-Niles, Guendozi, Elneny, Ramsey Lacazette

18:49 (IST)02 Dec 2018
Hello and Welcome!

Hello and Welcome to the LIVE COVERAGE of the English Premier League match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates Stadium. As Spurs travel to Emirates, they would eye to end Arsenal's 18-match unbeaten record. Spurs are placed third on the table with 30 points, while Arsenal are placed fifth.  Who will win tonight? Stay tuned for LIVE UPDATES

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Predicted line-ups

Arsenal: Leno, Bellerin, Sokratis, Mustafi, Kolasinac, Xhaka, Torreira, Mkhitaryan, Ozil, Iwobi, Aubameyang

Tottenham: Lloris, Aurier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Davies, Winks, Sissoko, Eriksen, Alli, Son, Kane