Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur tops Arsenal 3-0

LONDON. Tottenham Hotspur was in the end too strong for Arsenal.


LONDON. Tottenham Hotspur was after all too strong for Arsenal with the goal of H. Kane (21′ pen), H. Kane (37′) and Son Heung-Min (47′). Tottenham Hotspur took advantage of its superior ball possession (58%).

The match was held at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium Stadium in London on Thursday and this began at 6:45 pm UTC. The referee was Paul Tierney who had the assistance of Constantine Hatzidakis and Neil Davies. The 4th official was Peter Bankes. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 13.6 degrees Celsius or 56.5 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 63%.​

Match Statistics

Tottenham Hotspur was in firm control of the ball 58% while Arsenal was struggling with a 42% ball possession.

Arsenal was more aggressive with 45 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 4 were on target. Still, Tottenham Hotspur succeeded in find the solution to win this encounter.​

Tottenham Hotspur shot 16 times, 6 on target, 10 off target. On the opposite side, Arsenal shot 8 times, 4 on target, 4 off target.


Tottenham Hotspur received 1 yellow card (B. Davies). On the other side, Arsenal received 4 yellow cards (R. Holding, E. Smith Rowe, M. Odegaard and G. Xhaka).

Also, Arsenal didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after R. Holding (Arsenal) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (33′).

After this contest, Tottenham Hotspur will have 62 points to stay in the 5th place. On the opposite side, Arsenal will stay with 66 points to stay in the 4th place.

Match Events

  • 17'

    B. Davies

  • 21'

    H. Kane (Penalty)

  • 26'

    R. Holding

  • 33'

    R. Holding

  • 37'

    H. Kane

  • 47'

    Son Heung-Min

  • 64'

    E. Smith Rowe

    G. Martinelli

  • 72'

    S. Bergwijn

    Son Heung-Min

  • 72'

    Lucas Moura

    D. Kulusevski

  • 73'

    A. Lacazette

    E. Nketiah

  • 76'

    N. Tavares


  • 82'

    J. Rodon

    B. Davies

  • 86'

    E. Smith Rowe

  • 88'

    M. Odegaard

  • 90'

    G. Xhaka

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Tottenham Hotspur will host Burnley on the 15th of May with a 10-3 head to head in favor of Tottenham Hotspur (4 draws).

Arsenal will play away with Newcastle United on the 16th of May with a 22-3 head to head record in favor of Arsenal (6 draws).

Tottenham Hotspur: Formation and Lineups

Tottenham Hotspur started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

The manager Antonio Conte chose to play with the following team: Hugo Lloris (7.4), Davinson Sánchez (7.0), Eric Dier (7.2), Ben Davies (7.2), Emerson Royal (6.9), Rodrigo Bentancur (7.6), Pierre-Emile Højbjerg (7.5), Ryan Sessegnon (7.3), Dejan Kulusevski (6.6), Heung-min Son (8.0) and Harry Kane (8.8).


Tottenham Hotspur made 3 changes: Son Heung-Min for S. Bergwijn (72′), D. Kulusevski for Lucas Moura (72′) and B. Davies for J. Rodon (82′).

Top player: Harry Kane

Probably the most impressive player in Tottenham Hotspur was Harry Kane.

His rating is (8.8) with 2 goals, 18 passes (77% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 8. He performed 1 cross.

Arsenal: Formation and Lineups

Arsenal started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the other side, Mikel Arteta Amatriain played with: Aaron Ramsdale (6.4), Cédric Soares (6.0), Rob Holding (6.3), Gabriel Magalhães (7.0), Takehiro Tomiyasu (6.2), Mohamed Elneny (6.8), Granit Xhaka (6.7), Bukayo Saka (6.6), Martin Ødegaard (6.9), Gabriel Martinelli (6.7) and Edward Nketiah (6.3).


Arsenal made 3 changes: G. Martinelli for E. Smith Rowe (64′), E. Nketiah for A. Lacazette (73′) and Gabriel for N. Tavares (76′).

Top player: Gabriel Magalhães

Probably the most impressive player in Arsenal was Gabriel Magalhães.

His rating is (7.0) with 44 passes (86% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 6.

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