Tottenham reduced the difference against Arsenal 3-1, during the match that the two teams are currently meeting at the Emirates Stadium, the stronghold of the Gunners in the north London derby, at the top of the sixth round of the English Premier League competition.
The goal came in the 79th minute through the South Korean player Son Heung-min after a pass from Regilon.
The Egyptian international, Mohamed Elneny, was left out of Arsenal’s squad for today’s match, as the Gunners play with the following formation: Aaron Ramsdale, Kieran Tierney, Gabriel Magalis, Ben White, Tomiasso, Thomas Partey, Grant Xhaka, Bukayo Saka, Martin Odegaard, Smith Rowe, Bear Aubameyang .
The Tottenham line-up was as follows: Lloris, Tanganga, Dier, Sanchez, Reguilon, Hoiper, Dele, Ndombele, Lucas, Son, Kane.
Tottenham entered the top of the night after collecting 9 points from 5 matches played so far, while Arsenal have only 6 points from 5 matches.
Tottenham made a strong start in the English Premier League this season, led by their new coach, Nuno Santo, topping the table after achieving a victory and a full mark in the first 3 rounds of the competition, before achieving disappointing results by falling in two consecutive games against Crystal Palace with three goals without a response, then Chelsea with the same result. In the fifth round.
While Arsenal, led by coach Mikel Arteta, regained its balance in the recent period after achieving the worst start in its history in the Premier League, as the Gunners won the last two matches in the competition after losing the first 3 matches.
Arsenal beat Norwich City with a Gabonese Aubameyang goal, then snatched a deserved victory from its host Burnley team, 1-0, at Turf Moor, in the fifth round of the English Premier League.