Sep 27, 2014 at 5.30pm UK at ​Emirates Stadium
Arsenal
1-1
SpursTottenham Hotspur
FT(HT: 0-0)
Chadli (56')
Lamela (27'), Chadli (57'), Lennon (69'), Adebayor (69'), Mason (72'), Rose (83')

Result: North London derby ends all square

Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur play out a 1-1 draw in their Premier League meeting at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal have kept their unbeaten start to the Premier League season intact having come from behind to salvage a point against Tottenham Hotspur this evening.

The North London derby remained goalless at the interval, but Nacer Chadli fired Spurs into a second-half lead which was cancelled out by Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain soon after to ensure that the points were shared at the Emirates Stadium.

Mesut Ozil of Arsenal in action against Danny Rose of Spurs during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on September 27, 2014© Getty Images

Despite a flowing start to the game, it took until the 21st minute before either goalkeeper was called into action, when Danny Welbeck cut inside before drilling a shot which was well handled by Hugo Lloris.

Oxlade-Chamberlain proved to be a menace in the early stages and he almost caught Lloris out shortly after, only for the Frenchman to recover to spare his blushes.

Jack Wilshere was his usual busy self in the centre of the park and he was the next Arsenal player to test Lloris, but the midfielder's shot was straight at the Spurs stopper.

A few minutes later, there were worrying signs for the Arsenal fans as Wilshere's ankle buckled beneath him, but the 22-year-old soon returned to the field.

Former Gunner Emmanuel Adebayor was then handed the chance to put his side a goal up in the 38th minute, but he didn't react to Erik Lamela's clever pass.

The game gathered pace as it approached half time, and Oxlade-Chamberlain stung the hands of Lloris once more before Chadli and then Adebayor both snatched at one-on-one chances.

In the final minute of the half, Aaron Ramsey followed Mikel Arteta off the field as Arsenal's midfield injury woes worsened.

Arsenals English striker Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (2-L) celebrates scoring a goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur on September 27, 2014© Getty Images

The second half began in an equally frantic fashion, with Wilshere slipping in Mesut Ozil for the first big chance. The Germany international took a touch before forcing a good stop out of Lloris low down.

It was the visitors who took the lead on 56 minutes, though, with Mathieu Flamini being caught in possession in midfield before Lamela slid in Chadli who tucked the ball past Wojciech Szczesny.

Lloris was needed once more to deny the Gunners when he brilliantly kept out Per Mertesacker's header, while home shouts for a penalty were turned down moments later when Kyle Naughton appeared to handle the ball inside the box.

It looked as though it was going to a frustrating evening for Arsene Wenger's men, but Oxlade-Chamberlain emphatically finished on 74 minutes to level the game up, finding the top corner after Welbeck missed the initial effort completely.

Both sides pushed forward in the final 15 minutes in search of a winner, but it was not to be with the game ending all square.

As a result, Arsenal find themselves in fourth place in the league table, while Spurs are down in eighth.

Mesut Ozil of Arsenal in action against Danny Rose of Spurs during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on September 27, 2014
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