In the Europa Premier League, Arsenal vs Tottenham london derby lived up to its expectations as it turned out to be a very exciting match. Arsenal took the lead early through Aaron Ramsey superb flick finish but Arsenal had Coquelin sent off just after the break allowing Tottenham a way back into the match. Alderweireld and Harry Kane scored within two minutes of each other to put Spurs 2-1 up.
Harry Kane’s game was special as he caught David Ospina off guard with a long range curing effort from the left flank. Arsenal however hit back even with 10 men when Alexis Sanchez scored with a neat finish when played through.
Goals from Toby Alderweireld and Harry Kane saw Spurs reverse a half-time deficit but the Chilean attacker stepped up to secure a draw against his side’s title rivals
Alexis Sanchez grabbed a 2-2 draw for 10-man Arsenal in the North London derby at White Hart Lane as Tottenham passed up the chance to seize the initiative in the Premier League title race.
Tottenham 2-2 Arsenal–Match Highlights
- Aaron Ramsey put Arsenal 1-0 up in first half.
- Toby Alderweireld brought Spurs back on level terms just after the break 1-1.
- Harry Kane superb curling effort got Spurs 2-1 up against 10-men Arsenal.
- Alexis Sanchez scored late in second half to get the game back on level terms 2-2.
Aiming to bounce back from a midweek reverse at West Ham, Tottenham pressed their opponents relentlessly during the opening period but fell behind in the 39th minute when Aaron Ramsey netted a superlative backheel.
But the prospect of Arsenal securing a derby triumph to relieve the pressure on Arsene Wenger following consecutive defeats to Manchester United and Swansea City unravelled at pace early in the second half.
Francis Coquelin was rightly red-carded for two bookings and, following Toby Alderweireld’s 60th-minute equaliser, Harry Kane put Tottenham in front with a spectacular strike.
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