LONDON: Harry Kane struck twice as Tottenham Hotspur stored their Premier League prime 4 hopes very a lot alive with a 3-0 demolition of Arsenal in a rambunctious north London derby on Thursday (May 12).
Victory for Arsenal on the dwelling of their arch-rivals would have secured their first top-four end since 2016 and a Champions League place, however they collapsed beneath strain.
Kane opened the scoring from the penalty spot within the twenty second earlier than Arsenal had Rob Holding despatched off for a second yellow card 10 minutes later, each for clumsy fouls on Son Heung-min.
Kane’s diving header made it 2-0 within the thirty seventh minute to ship Tottenham’s followers into delirium.
The quantity went up one other notch instantly after halftime when Son fired a shot previous Aaron Ramsdale for his twenty first league objective of the season to kill off any hope of an Arsenal fightback.
Tottenham might even have gained by extra but regardless of the celebrations from the house followers they continue to be fifth and Arsenal are nonetheless within the driving seat within the battle for fourth place.
But the hole between them is now just one level with each side having two video games remaining and Tottenham additionally boast a far superior objective distinction.
Arsenal face Newcastle United away and Everton at dwelling whereas Tottenham host Burnley and end at relegated Norwich City.
Source : channelnewsasia.com