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Arsenal 2 – 2 Tottenham

Arsenal 2 - 2 Tottenham

Arsenal came from two goals down to claim a point from a full-blooded north London derby with Tottenham at Emirates Stadium.

Christian Eriksen put the visitors ahead early on after Bernd Leno spilled Erik Lamela’s shot at the Danish international’s feet.

Spurs were cruising when Harry Kane doubled their lead from the penalty spot after Granit Xhaka’s woefully misjudged challenge on Son Heung-min, but Alexandre Lacazette got on the end of Nicolas Pepe’s pass to give Arsenal hope in first-half stoppage time.

And Maurcio Pochettino’s side was made to pay for a conservative approach after the break as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang turned a Matteo Guendouzi cross beyond Hugo Lloris to secure a point for the Gunners.

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Source – BBC

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