Historically speaking, the North London derby between Tottenham and Arsenal is one of British football’s biggest rivalries. There’s just one problem.
A truly ferocious rivalry needs to be genuinely competitive – and in North London, one team has now been on top for 22 YEARS.
There was extra reason to celebrate for Tottenham on Sunday, as a 2-0 win over Arsenal ensured they will finish above their rivals in the Premier League this season, Goal reports.
Mauricio Pochettino’s men prevailed with goals from Dele Alli and Harry Kane at White Hart Lane, just reward for a dominant performance over the lacklustre Arsenal.
And with a 17-point lead over their neighbours, it is now impossible for Arsenal to recover lost ground before the end of the campaign.Read More Jubilation as Tottenham ends 22-year Arsenal curse