EPL: Arsenal fights against the Spurs to tie the London derby

LONDON: the striking Arsenal duo Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang & Alexandre Lacazette He scored as his team returned from two goals down to tie 2-2 at home against rivals Tottenham Hotspur in an exciting North London derby at Premier league on Sunday.

Tottenham's Christian Eriksen Empujó el balón hacia una red vacía at rebote para darles a los visitantes una ventaja temprana después de que un excelente juego de retención de Son Heung-min permitió a Erik Lamela disparar al portero Bernd Leno.

Arsenal had most of the ball but Spurs were far more threatening on the break & Leno was forced to keep out stinging efforts from Kane & Eriksen before Tottenham were awarded a penalty for a clumsy foul by Granit Xhaka on Son.

Kane scored from the spot at 40th minute to put Spurs on track for a first league win on enemy territory in nine years but Lacazette halved the deficit right before halftime with an emphatic strike after an exquisite pass from Nicolas Pepe.

Kane came close to sealing the points for Tottenham when he struck the post but Arsenal became galvanised when Spanish midfielder Dani Ceballos came off the bench & smashed a shot which keeper Hugo Lloris did well to tip over.

An equaliser looked ever likelier & duly arrived when Gabon striker Aubameyang prodded a lofted pass from Matteo Guendouzi into the net at 71st minute, scoring a third goal in four Premier league games this season.

Arsenal's Sokratis Papastathopoulos had a goal ruled out for offside while Tottenham's Moussa Sissoko spurned a last-gasp chance in a thrilling finale by blasting over the bar. Arsenal have seven points while Spurs are on five from four games.

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