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Arsenal 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur: How it happened

Arsenal welcomed Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday and the gunners have been held to a 2-2 draw by their arch rivals.

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In a thrilling North London derby, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur battled to a 2-2 draw at the Emirates Stadium. The final whistle blew, leaving both teams to share the spoils in an intense encounter.

The Gunners took the lead early on through an own goal by Romero. Bukayo Saka’s curling effort caused havoc in the Spurs’ defense, and Romero inadvertently turned the ball into his own net. However, Tottenham quickly responded as Son Heung-min calmly finished from James Maddison’s cutback to level the score.

After the interval, Arsenal regained their advantage when Saka converted from the penalty spot. Cristian Romero was penalized for a handball after Ben White’s close-range effort struck his outstretched arm. Saka displayed composure and dispatched the penalty confidently.

With Arsenal in front once again, it seemed they were on course for victory. However, Tottenham had other plans. Son found the back of the net once more, this time assisted by Maddison’s precise pass. Both teams pushed for a late winner but were unable to find it before the final whistle.

This draw sees Arsenal move into fifth position on the Premier League table with 14 points from six league games. While they may feel disappointed not to have secured all three points against their fierce rivals, they can take solace in their strong start to the season.

Manager Mikel Arteta will be pleased with his team’s performance overall but will also be aware of areas that need improvement. The Gunners showed resilience and attacking prowess throughout the match but will need to tighten up defensively if they want to challenge for higher positions in the league.

The North London derby always brings excitement and drama, and this encounter was no different. Both teams showcased their quality and fighting spirit, providing fans with an entertaining spectacle.

As the season progresses, Arsenal will aim to build on this result and continue their positive momentum. With talented players like Saka leading their attack, there is reason for optimism among Arsenal supporters as they look ahead to future fixtures with confidence.

Hello there, Am Mumbere Ausbel from Uganda and I am a writer at Arsenal True Fans and I love watching football matches so much because it's my favourite sport. I am an optimistic person who usually likes to look at the good side of everything.

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