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Arsenal v Tottenham - the key data points

Arsenal and Tottenham shared the spoils in Sunday's lunchtime derby in the Premier League.

Here, Press Association Sport's Tom White looks at some of the statistical points arising from the game.


Harry Kane's penalty was his fifth goal in as many appearances against Arsenal in his career to date.

Having twice been an unused substitute in the derby, he faced Arsenal for the first time in February 2015 and marked the occasion with both Tottenham's goals in a 2-1 win. He was kept at bay in last season's League Cup third-round tie but scored in Premier League draws at both White Hart Lane and the Emirates Stadium.


Kevin Wimmer's own goal was the first in a Premier League meeting of these sides since March 2000, when Tottenham's Chris Armstrong scored for both teams in a 2-1 Arsenal win.

Curiously, there have been three since then in the League Cup, all by Arsenal players - Calum Chambers last season, Nicklas Bendtner in 2008 and Julio Baptista the previous year. The Brazilian, though, also scored both of the Gunners' goals in a 2-2 draw before they won the semi-final tie in extra-time in the second leg.


It is the third season in succession that this fixture at the Emirates Stadium has finished 1-1. Last season saw Kane give Tottenham the lead before a rare goal from full-back Kieran Gibbs earned the hosts a point while in September 2014, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain cancelled out Nacer Chadli's opener.


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