England forward, Harry Kane scored again as Tottenham defeated city rivals Arsenal 1-0 in the North London derby on Saturday.
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The impressive Kane scored in the second half, his seventh goal in seventh games against the Gunners.
“It was nice to score,” Kane said after the game. ‘I had a few headers in the game, so I was happy to see it go in. We should have finished it off, we had three or four clear cut chances and if you don’t finish teams off in this League it can come back to hurt you. To take seven points off Man Utd, Liverpool and Arsenal is a great run for us.”
After a first half that saw both sides struggle to create anything of note, the home side came into the second the much better side, and were rewarded when Kane put them ahead four minutes after the restart.
Ben Davies delivered an absolute peach of a cross, with Kane jumping the highest before leaving Petr Cech rooted to the spot with a beautiful header.
Spurs had several chances to to finish off the Gunners, but for their profligacy in front of goal.
Arsenal’s best chance of the game fell to second half substitute, Alexandre Lacazette, but the striker dragged his effort narrowly wide, with Hugo Lloris clearly beaten.
Spurs held on for the win, surviving a late surge from the Gunners, including a late Mesut Ozil free kick, to claim the win and three points.
The win sees Spurs leapfrog Chelsea to third on the table, while Arsenal remain sixth, and six points off the top four.