Tottenham vs Arsenal Results: Winning the North London Derby 3-2, the Gunners are firmly at the top

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Arsenal won 3-2 against Tottenham Hotspur in the 2023-2024 Premier League match, at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Sunday (28/4). This victory made Arsenal firmly at the top of the standings.

Arsenal is chasing victory in the North London derby this time. Because, the Gunners are struggling at the top of the standings.

Meanwhile, Tottenham Hotspur also has a different mission. The Lilywhites hope to finish this season's competition by breaking into the Champions League zone.

Arsenal started the match sweetly after opening the scoring in the 15th minute. Pierre-Emile Hojberg scored an own goal after misanticipating Arsenal's corner kick.

Tottenham scored a goal back in the 22nd minute through Micky van de Ven's kick. However, the goal was disallowed because it was offside first.

Having fun attacking, Tottenham missed again. Bukayo Saka listed his name on the scoreboard in the 27th minute. Through a counter-attack, the striker stabbed into the penalty box before firing a shot.

Arsenal gained the upper hand after Kai Havertz scored a goal in the 38th minute. The former Chelsea striker took advantage of a corner kick from the left side.

The 3-0 score for Arsenal's victory lasted until halftime.

There was buying and selling attacks at the start of the second half. In fact, Arsenal almost scored the fourth goal through Saka. However, Guglielmo Vicario made a brilliant save.

Tottenham finally scored a goal in the 64th minute. Initially, David Raya gave the wrong pass. Then, Cristian Romero struck the ball into a wide open goal.

The hosts scored again in the 87th minute through Son Heung-min's penalty kick. Previously, Declan Rice committed a violation in the forbidden box.

The score 3-2 for Arsenal's advantage lasted until the long whistle. The Gunners have dominated the last six North London derbies in the Premier League after picking up five wins and just one defeat.

With this victory, Arsenal is still at the top of the standings after collecting 80 points from 35 matches. The Gunners are four points ahead of Manchester City who are in second place, who have only played 33 matches.

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