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Tottenham vs Arsenal - Premier League best and worst


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By Stephen Donovan

Sunday 16 March 2014

On Sunday, Tottenham and Arsenal meet again for the North London derby at White Hart Lane, which has always seemed to provide great entertainment during the Premier League years:


Gareth Bale


Last Meeting


Tottenham increased their advantage in the race to qualify for the Champions League to eight points with two goals in three first half minutes proving enough to see off their biggest rivals in March 2013.


Gareth Bale and Aaron Lennon both took advantage of gaping holes in the Arsenal backline to give Spurs a commanding lead, which they held on to despite Per Mertesacker’s second half header. However, Arsenal bounced back with a succession of wins in their remaining games to pip Tottenham to fourth place.


Best Game


Nine-goal thrillers are rare in the Premier League, but it happened between these sides in November 2004 in what was a thrilling encounter, which went the way of the Gunners.


Noureddine Naybet did put Tottenham in front, but by the hour mark Arsenal were 3-1 up, thanks to goals from Thierry Henry and Patrick Vieira, as well as Lauren’s coolly taken penalty. Jermain Defoe and Fredrik Ljungberg then scored at either end to make it 4-2, and after Ledley King had reduced the arrears again, Robert Pires made the game safe for the visitors. Frederic Kanoute had the final say, grabbing Tottenham’s fourth.


Best Goal


Although Danny Rose produced a moment of magic in 2010, he was eclipsed by Emmanuel Adebayor’s stunning strike two and-a-half years earlier, which gave clinched all three points for Arsenal in a 3-1 victory. Gareth Bale had put Tottenham in front with his first goal for the club, but then watched on as Adebayor and Cesc Fabregas turned the game around. Adebayor’s second, however, was something special.


Best Comeback


The game in April 2004 was all about Arsenal winning the title at White Hart Lane, and what’s more, without losing a single Premiership game. However, Tottenham’s comeback from two goals down to grab a point was admirable, with Jamie Redknapp, and then a Robbie Keane penalty in stoppage time ensuring a share of the points after Patrick Vieira and Robert Pires had scored first half goals for the visitors.


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