Arsenal ‘welcome’ Tottenham this weekend for the 196th edition of the North London derby and defending an eight-game unbeaten home streak (W5, D3) against their fierce rivals.
Indeed, Arsenal’s colours have been lowered just once in 29 home matches (W17, D12) against Tottenham since May 1993, in a H2H that hasn’t seen a goalless draw here since 1998.
The ‘Gunners’ come into this match defending a run of 18 competitive games without defeat (W14, D4). Eleven of those games have been in the league where remarkably Arsenal haven’t led at half-time this season. They do have a league-high eight wins after going in level at the break however, plus another league-high 21 second-half goals. [Read more…]