Nov 17, 2012 at 12.45pm UK at ‚ÄčEmirates Stadium

5-2

Mertesacker (24'), Podolski (42'), Walcott (90'), Giroud (45'), Cazorla (60')
Podolski (80')
FT(HT: 3-1)
Bale (71'), Adebayor (10')
Lennon (45'), Sandro (66')
Adebayor (18')
Result: 10-man Tottenham beaten at Arsenal
Result: 10-man Tottenham beaten at Arsenal
Emmanuel Adebayor scores and is sent off for Tottenham as Arsenal beat their North London rivals 5-2.
Reaction
Olivier Giroud scores the third for Arsenal
Arsenal's Olivier Giroud pleased with Tottenham Hotspur goal
Olivier Giroud is delighted with Arsenal's win against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday and believes that their victory in the North London derby came at "the right time".
Nov 20, 00:36
Emmanuel Adebayor is shown red by referee Howard Webb on November 17, 2012
Emmanuel Adebayor: 'I will always get stuck in'
Tottenham Hotspur forward Emmanuel Adebayor refuses to change his 'passionate' style of play following his sending-off in Saturday's 5-2 defeat at Arsenal.
Nov 19, 05:15
William Gallas
William Gallas: 'Tottenham Hotspur will bounce back'
William Gallas insists that Tottenham will recover from Saturday's 5-2 defeat to local rivals Arsenal.
Nov 19, 00:44
Per Mertesacker celebrates scoring Arsenal's first on November 17, 2012
Per Mertesacker hails "amazing" derby day
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker believes that his first goal for the Gunners will be tough to beat after his header helps Arsene Wenger's side beat Tottenham Hotspur 5-2.
Nov 18, 21:22
Emmanuel Adebayor is shown red by referee Howard Webb on November 17, 2012
Emmanuel Adebayor apologises for red card
Emmanuel Adebayor apologises for his red card in yesterday's North London derby.
Nov 18, 08:54
Bacary Sagna
Bacary Sagna pleased with Arsenal's North London derby win
Bacary Sagna is overjoyed with Arsenal's victory over Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Saturday.
Nov 18, 05:57
Andre Villas-Boas barks at his Spurs players on November 17, 2012
Andre Villas-Boas "proud" of Tottenham Hotspur's display against Arsenal
Andre Villas-Boas is "proud" of Tottenham Hotspur's performance against Arsenal and believes that his side "were on top" throughout the match.
Nov 18, 04:57
Theo Walcott scores for Arsenal on November 17, 2012
Theo Walcott: 'We deserved to win against Tottenham Hotspur'
Theo Walcott says that Arsenal deservedly won against Tottenham Hotspur and hails his side's ruthlessness in front of goal.
Nov 18, 04:50
Arsene Wenger wearing his ridiculous coat on November 17, 2012
Arsene Wenger revels in 'special' derby win
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hopes that his team's 5-2 victory over Tottenham Hotspur will help them regain their confidence.
Nov 17, 17:52
Emmanuel Adebayor is shown red by referee Howard Webb on November 17, 2012
Andre Villas-Boas: 'Emmanuel Adebayor's red card was right'
Andre Villas-Boas accepts Howard Webb's decision to send off Emmanuel Adebayor in the North London derby.
Nov 17, 17:45
The Match
Analysis
Sports Mole casts an eye over Arsenal's 5-2 win over local rivals Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates Stadium.
Match Report
Emmanuel Adebayor scores and is sent off for Tottenham as Arsenal beat their North London rivals 5-2.
Live Commentary
Sports Mole brings you live updates of the first North London derby of the Premier League season between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur.
HT Report
Arsenal lead 3-1 against 10-man Tottenham at half-time in the North London derby.
Preview
Sports Mole previews this Saturday's lunchtime kickoff between fierce North London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur.
Head to Head
Feb 26, 2012 1.30pm
Arsenal
5-2
Spurs
Sagna (40'), Rosicky (51'), Van Persie (43'), Walcott (65', 68')
Koscielny (31'), Arteta (42'), van Persie (78')
Saha (4'), Adebayor (34' pen.)
Modric (29'), Parker (30')
Oct 2, 2011 4pm
Apr 20, 2011 3pm
Spurs
3-3
Arsenal
Huddlestone (44'), Van der Vaart (7', 70' pen.)
Nasri (12'), Van Persie (40'), Walcott (5')
Clichy (45'), Song Billong (46'), Djourou-Gbadjere (47')
Nov 20, 2010 3pm
Arsenal
2-3
Spurs
Nasri (9'), Chamakh (27')
Sagna (13'), Denilson (81'), Koscielny (85')
Bale (50'), Kaboul (85'), Van der Vaart (67' pen.)
van der Vaart (68')
Apr 14, 2010 3pm
Spurs
2-1
Arsenal
Rose (10'), Bale (47')
Modric (33'), Kaboul (36'), Dawson (83')
Bendtner (85')
Denilson (36')
Build-up
Emmanuel Adebayor
Emmanuel Adebayor: 'Arsenal won't win trophies'
Tottenham Hotspur striker Emmanuel Adebayor believes that his former club Arsenal are not capable of winning a trophy this season.
Nov 17, 10:10
Arsene Wenger runs his fingers through his hair in frustration
Andre Villas-Boas: 'Arsenal fans should respect Arsene Wenger'
Andre Villas-Boas believes that Arsene Wenger is a victim of his own success at Arsenal and fears that the Gunners may struggle should the Frenchman leave.
Nov 17, 03:18
Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger: 'Winning against Tottenham Hotspur is important'
Arsene Wenger believes that Arsenal's clash with Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday will "influence" the two clubs' bid to finish in the top four.
Nov 17, 02:37
Emmanuel Adebayor
Emmanuel Adebayor: 'Pressure is on Arsenal'
Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor claims that former club Arsenal are under more pressure for Saturday's North London derby.
Nov 17, 01:24
Gareth Bale scores for Spurs
Gareth Bale: 'Form counts for nothing in North London derby'
Tottenham winger Gareth Bale insists that form "goes out of the window" ahead of Saturday's North London derby against Arsenal.
Nov 16, 19:44
The Emirates Stadium
Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur issue fan warning
Arsenal and Spurs issue a joint statement warning fans that anti-social behaviour during tomorrow's North London derby will not be tolerated.
Nov 16, 12:24
Arsene Wenger wearing his favourite coat
Arsene Wenger: 'Quality of North London derbies always high'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes that this weekend's North London derby against Tottenham Hotspur will be a good spectacle.
Nov 16, 10:09
Andre Villas-Boas
Andre Villas-Boas: 'Arsenal game not decisive in any way'
Andre Villas-Boas believes that Tottenham Hotspur's clash with Arsenal on Saturday will not decide which team will finish fourth in the Premier League this season.
Nov 16, 05:32
Steven Caulker celebrates scoring for Spurs as Aguero stands dejected
Steven Caulker: 'North London derby is biggest game of the season'
Tottenham defender Steven Caulker describes Saturday's derby against Arsenal as his side's "biggest game of the season".
Nov 16, 01:38
Andre Villas-Boas
Andre Villas-Boas determined to pip Arsenal in league table
Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas says that Spurs "have to" finish the season above North London rivals Arsenal in the Premier League table.
Nov 15, 15:12
Andre Villas-Boas
Andre Villas-Boas: 'I understand derby importance'
Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas insists that he is fully aware of the 'importance' and 'passion' of Saturday's North London derby with Arsenal.
Nov 15, 12:32
Gareth Bale, Moussa Dembele
Tottenham Hotspur's Moussa Dembele sidelined for Arsenal clash
Tottenham Hotspur confirm that Moussa Dembele's return from a hip injury is delayed and the midfielder will miss out on this Saturday's North London derby against Arsenal.
Nov 15, 11:00
Jermain Defoe
Tottenham Hotspur trio doubtful for Arsenal match
Spurs could be without Jermain Defoe, Kyle Walker and Aaron Lennon for the North London derby with Arsenal after the trio suffered ankle injuries in the weekend defeat to Man City.
Nov 14, 01:52
Steffen Freund
Steffen Freund tips Tottenham Hotspur to finish above Arsenal
Tottenham Hotspur assistant manager Steffen Freund claims that the club are on the verge of ending Arsenal's 18-year domination of North London.
Nov 13, 22:41
Jermain Defoe
Jermain Defoe: "I'm Spurs for life"
Tottenham Hotspur forward Jermain Defoe claims that he is "Spurs for life", despite posting a picture of himself posing with former Arsenal stars Thierry Henry and Sol Campbell on Twitter.
Nov 13, 22:06
William Gallas
William Gallas: 'Tottenham Hotspur need good result against Arsenal'
William Gallas believes that Spurs must get a "good result" at Arsenal in Saturday's derby at the Emirates Stadium.
Nov 12, 01:55



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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City98103242825
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd96212241820
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs96211961320
4Chelsea95131710716
5Arsenal95131712516
6Watford94321517-215
7Newcastle UnitedNewcastle9423108214
8Burnley934289-113
9Liverpool93421416-213
10Southampton933389-112
11Huddersfield TownHuddersfield9333710-312
12Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton9324910-111
13West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom9243710-310
14Leicester CityLeicester92341214-29
15Swansea CitySwansea9225610-48
16West Ham UnitedWest Ham9225817-98
17Stoke CityStoke92251020-108
18Everton9225718-118
19Bournemouth9216613-77
20Crystal Palace9108219-173