Tottenham vs Arsenal: Kane, Son score as Spurs defeat Gunners 2-0

Tottenham vs Arsenal: Kane, Son score as Spurs defeat Gunners 2-0

- Tottenham vs Arsenal ended in a 2-0 win for the in-form Jose Mourinho's side in the London derby

- Spurs scored both goals in the first 45 minutes through Heung-Min Son and Harry Kane

- The Lily White have temporarily gone back to the top of the Premier League table

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Tottenham went back top of the Premier League table following their 2-0 in over Arsenal in the London derby.

Two first-half goals from Heung-Min Son and Harry Kane was enough for Spurs to retain top spot in the English topflight division.

The London derby was full of excitement as Jose Mourinho's side hosted their rivals with 2,000 fans watching at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Tottenham vs Arsenal: Kane, Son score as Spurs defeat Gunners 2-0
Tottenham vs Arsenal: Kane, Son score as Spurs defeat Gunners 2-0. Photo by Tottenham Hotspurs FC
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The Lily Whites got their noses in front with a superb finish from Son after he was given time and space to run from half of the field before shooting past Bernd Leno. 1-0 it was after 13 minutes.

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Spurs increased their lead to 2-0 with a devastating counter-attack as Son repaid Kane the favour and the England strike found the roof of the net just before half-time.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had a great chance in the opening three minutes of the second half but could not keep his header down.

Alexandre Lacazette forced a fine save from Hugo Lloris and the French goalkeeper also made another stop from a Bukayo Saka's free-kick.

Spurs held their lines until the blast of the final whistle to come out of the north London derby with a clean sheet.

Mikel Arteta's side have now lost six out of their last nine matches as continue their poor run of form in the league.

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Meanwhile, had earlier reported that Jose Mourinho has attacked the English FA for letting teams including Man United, Man City not play their outstanding matches.

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City and United are yet to play their remaining league matches after being allowed to start the season due to their activities in last season's Champion League and Europa League.

And Mourinho has been left furious with the Premier League chiefs for not allowing teams play their remaining matches.

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