- Category: Premier League
Spurs beat Arsenal 2-1 in 'White Hart Lane "in 167 th North London derby.Rafael van der Vaart opened the 40th minute, Aaron Ramsey equalized in the 51st before Kyle Walker to score in the 73rd minute a great goal from almost 30 meters, which brought the victory of "spurs".
Arsene Wenger sprung a surprise by naming young Francis Coquelin, who last started in the 8-2 humiliation by Manchester United, in a defensive midfield role, while Gervinho and Theo Walcott returned to the forward line after injury. Spurs were back to full strength after their midweek match, with Jermain Defoe partnering ex-Gunner Emmanuel Adebayor in an offensive formation.
Tottenham started the brightest, and Wojciech Szczesny was called into action after five