Tottenham saved their Champions League hopes very a lot alive with an emphatic 3-0 victory over Arsenal in a one-sided North London derby on Thursday.
In a match of big implications on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium between two fierce rivals competing for the ultimate spot within the prime 4, it was the hosts who handled the event much better all through.
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Harry Kane scored a first-half brace, the primary from the penalty spot on 22 minutes following a foul by Cedric Soares on Son Heung-Min and the second with a stooping header from shut vary quarter-hour later. These strikes took Kane’s complete in North London derbies to a report 13 targets in 17 appearances.
In between, Rob Holding acquired two yellow playing cards and a crimson for challenges on Son, the second that includes a forearm to the South Korean ahead’s face, as Arsenal swiftly capitulated.
Son then made certain of the consequence by lashing residence two minutes into the second half.
Within the battle for a top-four berth, Spurs, on 65 factors, are actually only a level behind Arsenal in fourth, and have a superior aim distinction, heading into the ultimate two video games of the season.
Arsenal will end with video games at Newcastle United on Monday earlier than internet hosting Everton on the ultimate day. Spurs, in the meantime, will welcome Burnley on Sunday forward of a final-day matchup at bottom-of-the-table Norwich Metropolis.
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