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Spurs 0 Arsenal 1 – Painful Defeat but not Embarrassment

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Defeat at home to our fiercest rivals – it hurts. But out of the pain comes a glimmer of hope. We may have lost, but only by a single, solitary goal and we had the chances to have taken a point.

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Derby Disappointment

Arsenal Spurs North London Derby

Tottenham were brought down to earth with a bump in this chastening defeat.

There has been a great deal of optimism at Spurs since the change of manager. There have been some good results, not least at Old Trafford, and most importantly the team finally scoring some goals. It really felt that Spurs could carry this momentum into the game and record a famous victory. It didn’t turn out that way.

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The Problem With Gareth Bale

One of the things that our match against Arsenal demonstrated was the good and bad sides of Gareth Bale. On the positive side he was one of our most dangerous players, even after Adebayor was sent off and the game had swung in Arsenal’s favour, Bale was still causing problems and giving us some small hope of an unlikely comeback. He scored the second goal and if he had just slid the ball across to Defoe when through shortly afterwards we could have got the third goal which would have really tested Arsenal’s nerve.

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