Harry Kane sets north London derby record as Spurs frustrate Arsenal

first_imgHarry Kane’s penalty earned Spurs a vital point against Arsenal (Picture: Getty)Harry Kane is now the outright leading goalscorer in north London derby history after his second half penalty helped Spurs come from behind to earn a point against their fiercest rivals.Arsenal looked set to cut the gap to just a solitary point after Aaron Ramsey’s 15th minute opener gave Unai Emery’s side a deserved lead.Alexandre Lacazette capitalised on a slip from Davinson Sanchez and provided his teammate with a clear run on goal. The Welshman coolly rounded Hugo Lloris and slipped the ball into the empty net.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City Hugo Lloris made a dramatic injury time penalty save from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Picture: Getty)Substitute Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had a chance to win the match in stoppage time but his penalty was easily saved by Lloris and the Gabon international somehow failed to convert the rebound from virtually underneath the crossbar with Jan Vertonghen producing an astonishing block.Arsenal’s disappointment was further compounded in injury time when Lucas Torreira was sent off for a nasty tackle on Danny Rose and will be suspended for the next three league matches as a result.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal  Metro Sport ReporterSaturday 2 Mar 2019 2:27 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link537Shares Harry Kane sets north London derby record as Spurs frustrate Arsenal Comment Harry Kane drew Tottenham level with a record-breaking goal from the penalty spot (Picture: Getty) Advertisement Aaron Ramsey opened the scoring in the 15th minute (Picture: Getty)Kane created the best opportunity of the opening period for Christian Eriksen with a clipped ball to the far post where the Dane’s shot was blocked at point-blank range by Bernd Leno before the German made an incredible follow-up stop from Moussa Sissoko.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTArsenal largely contained Spurs during the second period but the hosts were gifted a route back into the contest when an off-side Kane was bundled over at the far post by Shkodran Mustafi.Kane tucked away the resulting penalty with typical calmness, registering his ninth goal against Arsenal and overtaking the previous record hold Emmanuel Adebayor.9 – Harry Kane is now the outright leading scorer in Premier League north London derbies, overtaking Emmanuel Adebayor (8). Occasion. #TOTARS pic.twitter.com/O9DJvF8Rfl— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) March 2, 2019 Advertisementlast_img