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GBR | Dec 6, 2020

Tottenham sink Arsenal 2-0 in EPL London Derby

Gavin Riley

Gavin Riley / Our Today

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Three points secured against fellow London outfit Arsenal on Sunday, Tottenham Hotspurs enjoy an unbeaten streak atop the summit of the English Premier League. (Photo: Twitter @SpursOfficial)

With a convincing 2-0 win against Arsenal at home, Tottenham Hotspurs claim the top standing in the English Premier League (EPL) on Sunday (December 6) in a thrilling London derby match.

It all went well for Tottenham, both strikers Harry Kane and Son Heung-min were in superb form—the entire team is reinvigorated, high on confidence and backed by manager Jose Mourinho who’s found his groove back.

The Mikel Arteta-coached Arsenal squandered much from the opening whistle and failed to find any momentum.

The Spurs took command of the match with Heung-min, assisted by Kane, scoring a brilliant brace in the 13th minute, and they were just getting started.

South Korean striker Son Heung-min bested Arsenal midfielder Willian to score Tottenham’s first goal in Sunday’s London Derby match. Final score Tottenham 2, Arsenal 0. (Photo: Twitter @SpursOfficial)

A minute into time added on in the first half and the two strikers reversed roles, Heung-min assisting Kane to double Tottenham’s lead; the Gunners nightmare only continued.

Well into the second half, Arsenal dominated possession, but, against a deep Hotspur defence, the north half of London had nothing. Eleven shots on goal but that only damned them; only two of were on target.

Arsenal leaves the encounter bruised, hovering at 15th in the EPL standings, 11 points behind the leaders and recording their fourth loss in five games.

French forward Alexandre Lacazette, and the wider Arsenal offense, struggled to gain any footing in the Tottenham defence. (Photo: Twitter @SpursOfficial)

With both manager and players happy, the results speak for themselves: the Spurs are unbeaten since losing their first league match of the season and are the only team to have conceded less than a goal a game.

“It was a complete performance. 50% is organisation. 50% is desire, commitment, solidarity,” Mourinho said following the match.


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