Tottenham won a pulsating north London derby to go third in the league and seven points ahead of Arsenal, who were left five points off fourth place.
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Venue: White Hart Lane
Date: Sunday, 3 March, 2013
Kick off: 16:00 GMT
Arsenal have won the last two meetings 5-2. On both occasions, Tottenham have had a man sent off.
There have been 33 goals in the last six meetings in all competitions. It’s the highest-scoring fixture in Premier League history with 121 goals.
Arsenal have not won on any of their last four league visits to White Hart Lane (D2, L2).
Tottenham are unbeaten in 11 league games, and have won their last three.
Spurs have lost just two matches at White Hart Lane this season, and haven’t lost there in any competition since 3 November. However, in terms of home form, they are seven points worse off than they were after 13 home games last season.
They have failed to score at home in the league just twice this season.
Gareth Bale has scored six times in Tottenham’s last four league games, and eight times in their last six games in all competitions. He has scored more Premier League goals in 2013 than any other player.
Another league goal would make Bale the highest-scoring Welshman in a Premier League season with 16.
Tottenham last finished above Arsenal in a Premier League season in 1994-95.
Like Tottenham, Arsenal come into the match looking for a fourth consecutive Premier League win. They have won four out of their last five in the league.
Arsenal have won four of their seven London league derbies this season (W4, D1, L2).
The Gunners have scored 10 goals in the final 10 minutes of Premier League games this season – only Reading (11) have netted more in this period.
Santi Cazorla is the only player to figure in all 27 of the club’s Premier League matches this season (26 starts, one as a substitute). He has scored each of the club’s last three PL goals.
Theo Walcott has scored four goals in the last four North London derby league matches.