Arsenal manager Wenger refuses to give up on top four

Arsenal manager Wenger refuses to give up on top four

Arsenal manager Wenger refuses to give up on top four

St Totteringham's Day has been cancelled this year.

Nevertheless, Robbie himself has insisted that he did receive racial abuse, and has pleaded for more to be done to keep away fans safe when visiting Spurs.

I am still not 100 per cent fit, so I missed so many chances and I am sad for that.

"Our target is to play for titles, so we are disappointed with our season because we aren't playing for a (league) title", Cech said.

The relentless attitude showed by Spurs was to pay dividends 10 minutes into the second half, when the game was effectively won in a one-minute flurry. Eriksen wriggled into a shooting position, Cech could only parry his effort and Alli was on hand to score.

"It was quite an even game until they scored the first goal".

Spurs scouts are also keeping close tabs on centre-back pair Michael Keane, of Burnley, and Harry Maguire, of Hull, after delivering performances that have impressed scouts.

"The goals obviously made a big difference".

The best chance of the opening 20 minutes came when Harry Kane broke the offside trap, cut back and almost put the ball on to Dele Alli's head. For my money, it was a dive, and Kane should have been booked instead of awarded a penalty. Arsenal over Spurs. That's just the way things were.

Dive or not, Kane stepped to the spot and delivered a ideal penalty.

Four minutes into the second half, Wanyama tried to curl it from outside the box but Petr Cech palmed it away.

Kane is another player emblematic of the shift between the two clubs.

Alex Iwobi never got to feature as Tottenham Hotspurs outclassed his team in yet another entertaining North London derby. Meanwhile, Arsenal face a bout for the goal of qualifying for next season's Champions League.

At the other end, Hugo Lloris had one save to make, reacting to a drive by Olivier Giroud. You need pace and high technical skill to do that.

For the second year running, Spurs have a legitimate shot at the title.

On top of that, Wenger deployed a three-man defense - as he's done in the previous three matches - and invited pressure from Spurs. Spurs are having the best season since the 1960s, Arsenal comfortably their worst of the Arsene Wenger era.

The game and the result are set to be remembered fondly given it was the last North London Derby at White Hart Lane and people will be talking about the match for years to come.

Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic acknowledges Tottenham are making life tough for Antonio Conte's men in the hunt for the Premier League title. Arsenal is six points from the Champions League places with five games remaining, one more than fourth-place Manchester City.

"If you don't win the championship, the FA Cup, the Champions League, it is absolutely disastrous", Wenger said.

Wenger comes up against long-term adversary Jose Mourinho on Sunday as Manchester United visit north London.

Arsenal will nearly certainly restore order next season by finishing above Spurs once again, but the reason that's the case is the other major reason for nervousness in N5.

"We have reduced the gap to Chelsea again". I'm quite a recognisable face now - especially to Tottenham fans. Spurs looked unfazed by the occasion or pressure the day brought with it as well as the additional weight on their shoulders from Chelsea's win.

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