As the first fixture of the most competitive rivalry in English football comes to an end, Arsenal fans went home dejected as they dropped three points while their rival fans glad they salvaged at least one. Arsenal welcomed Tottenham at the Emirates to embarrass their local rivals and claim dominance of their side of the city. However they were quiet disappointed as they had to share points even after an amazing performance against a sloppy Tottenham Squad. The Gunners Arsenal clearly looked the stronger side and more eager to win the tie. Their Pressing attack left the Tottenham squad clueless as they found themselves defending for majority of the game. With Szczesny at goal, Gibbs, Mertesacker, Koscielny and Chambers made up the defense. Arteta playing a defensive midfield role had Ramsey, Ozil, Wilshire and Chamberlain ahead of him in a flat four. Welbeck made up the final eleven as striker as Wenger employed his new found 4-1-4-1 formation. The interchangeability […]
THT Rival Rendezvous is back. This time it focuses on one of the fiercest derby in England, the north London Derby. Arsenal host Tottenham at the Emirates, this Sunday to settle some old scores.