Tottenham vs Arsenal Live Stream and Highlights
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Date: March 3, 2013; Time: 4:00 PM UTC;
Venue: White Hart Lane — London.
Bale will lead Spurs for revenge in north London derby. Tottenham have been in great form and could discourage the Gunners’ hopes of Champions League qualification with three points at White Hart Lane on Sunday. This North London derby is very significant cause both teams are involved in epic fight for a Champions League place next season. This game could be the turning point in the clash for a top 4 place with just 4 points between two clubs.
Tottenham goes 3rd in the EPL standings with 51 points from 27 matches, having won 15, drawn 6 and lost 6 so fat this season. The Spurs have a 2 point lead over 3rd-placed Chelsea and a 4 point lead over 5th-placed Arsenal. They have a strong run of form lately with 4 wins and 1 draw from last five games. Last five home games Spurs have finished with the same stats.
Arsenal stands 5th in the league table with 47 points from 27 games, winning 13, drawing 8 and losing 6 so far this season. They could catch Chelsea who are just 2 points ahead now. The Gunner’s league form has seen 3 wins and 2 defeats in their last 5 matches in al competitions. Last five games far away from home Arsenal have finished with 2 draws, 1 defeat and 2 wins. The value of this game cannot be understated for Arsenal, cause defeat would leave them 7 points behind Spurs.
Clint Dempsey with a calf problem has small chances to play for Spurs after missing the 3-2 win over West Ham on Monday. Tom Huddlestone could back aftwer his knee problem. Andre Villas-Boas still can’t count on Younes Kaboul and Sandro. Bouth are long term injured.
Bacary Sagna will miss out for Arsenal cause of knee injury, so Carl Jenkinson will replace him at right-back. Abou Diaby is under doubt with a thigh injury. Kieran Gibbs has a thigh injury too and is definitely out of the game.
Tottenham line-up: H. Lloris, K. Walker, M. Dawson, J. Vertonghen, B. Assou-Ekotto, S. Parker, M. Dembélé, A. Lennon, G. Bale, L. Holtby, E. Adebayor.
Last three matches:
West Ham 2 – Tottenham 3;
Olympique Lyonnais 1 – Tottenham 1;
Tottenham 2 – Olympique Lyonnais 1.
Arsenal line-up: W. Szczęsny, L. Koscielny, P. Mertesacker, T. Vermaelen, Nacho Monreal, Arteta, J. Wilshere, T. Walcott, Cazorla, L. Podolski, O. Giroud.
Last three matches:
Arsenal 2 – Aston Villa 1;
Arsenal 1 – FC Bayern München 3;
Arsenal 0 – Blackburn 1.