Why on Earth did Arsenal try to park the bus against Tottenham?

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Arsenal is in sixth place, six points behind fourth-place Liverpool, which does not play until Sunday.

With their hopes of a top four place and qualification for the Champions League hanging in the balance, the Gunners can ill-afford a damaging defeat at the hands of their hated neighbours this afternoon, while Tottenham are also a point adrift of the top four and desperate to avoid defeat.

His build up play was sublime all game, dropping off deep to get involved in the game he shrugged off Arsenal players easily.

'It is too early, ' said Wenger. "Manchester United decided that once they were in the semi-final [last season], we are far from the semi-final".

Pochettino said: "That's a clean sheet against Arsenal and Manchester United and we're very pleased with the performances against United, Liverpool and Arsenal".

The priority has to be to be in the Champions League through the Premier League. If it's an opportunity, we'll have to try to take it as well.

Everton eased to a 3-1 victory over Crystal Palace and Swansea City continued their resurgence under Carlos Carvalhal with a late 1-0 win over Burnley. We didn't create chances, we didn't have the ball like we should have done and then in the second half we paid for it.

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"The three points are most important and now we have to keep going with Juventus in the Champions League on Tuesday". We can't just be stuck looking back at this game.

"At Wembley you play special games where you are under pressure to perform and we responded well to it every time".

"We missed chances on the counter attack that are not acceptable at this level".

It's now seven goals in seven North London Derby matches for Kane, and he added after the game: "I look forward to these matches, the whole team had a great game". He should have had a few more as well."And even defeated Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admitted Kane was the difference between the two sides."Once they scored you could see we were wobbling and they could have scored more but in the last 10 minutes we should have come back to 1-1", the Gunners boss said".

With both back-lines forcing flawless pressure, the only two chances for Spurs came from a Shkodran Mustafi clearance that forced a Peter Cech save and a pinpoint cross from Christian Eriksen that connected with a Kane header yet went above the crossbar.

In fairness to Morgan, he didn't take today's 1-0 defeat and Kane's goal lying down, although what sort of response could he legitimately bring to the table! "Overall, we've got mixed feelings because for long periods in the first half, with a bit more quality in our final pass, we would have won this game".

And Wenger has revealed that he has been delighted by Aubameyang's professional attitude and work rate at Arsenal following his move to the club.

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