Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Arsenal- Match Report

Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Arsenal: Match Report - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game as it happened.Kane brace secures derby winHarry Kane inspired boyhood club Tottenham to victory over Arsenal in a wonderfully frantic and frenetic north London derby.Arsene Wenger's side made the short, four-mile journey to White Hart Lane looking to secure a sixth successive victory and dampen their bitter rivals' hopes of a top-four finish.An early Mesut Ozil volley put Arsenal on course for just that, only for Spurs to produce a thrilling, and deserved, comeback, with Kane's second-half brace securing a 2-1 win.The victory saw Spurs leapfrog the Gunners in the Premier League standings as they again displayed their growing resilience, like the unforgettable New Year's Day annihilation of Chelsea.Just 11 minutes were on the clock when Arsenal made the breakthrough, with fine play by the returning Danny Welbeck ending in a cross flicked into the path of Ozil to volley home.It took 15 efforts of differing quality for Spurs' pressure to finally tell, with Kane the man to do the damage, directing home at the far post after an Erik Lamela corner caused havoc.Mauricio Pochettino's men were bossing possession and, just as it appeared the match was heading for a draw, Kane wonderfully headed home at the far post to send the home fans into raptures, securing a memorable win

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