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Tottenham Hotspur take on Arsenal in the north London derby scheduled for the weekend Premier League clash at White Hart Lane on Sunday. The last time these two sides met in the league saw the Gunners register a 1-0 victory earlier in the season.

Where to Watch Live

Kick-off is set for 4pm GMT. Live coverage is on Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports 1 HD. Radio commentary of the game will be available on BBC Radio 5 Live. Catch the highlights of the game on Match of the Day 2 on BBC One and BBC One HD at 10:25pm GMT.


Spurs come into this fixture after suffering a 1-3 defeat to Benfica in the first leg last-16 tie of the Europa League. Rodrigo opened the scoring for the Portuguese outfit, before Luisao doubled the lead after the start of the second half.

Christian Eriksen pulled one back for Tim Sherwood's side, but the Dane's goal alone was not sufficient before Luisao scored the third goal of the evening for Benfica.

Spurs have a tough task ahead of them in the return leg to progress further in the second tier of the European club competition.

Santi Cazorla and Olivier Giroud

Meanwhile, Arsenal enter this game after the last fixture against Bayern Munich ended in a 1-1 draw. The result saw Arsene Wenger's side suffer a 3-1 aggregate defeat over the two legs as the Gunners made an exit from the Champions League.

In the last league tie, Arsenal suffered a 1-0 defeat away from home to Stoke City. The result has seen the Emirates club slip fourth in the league table with 59 points from 28 games. Spurs are fifth with 51 points and have played one game more compared to their arch rivals.

What Managers Say

Tim Sherwood: "It is my first time as a manager at the Lane to be standing opposite Arsene Wenger and hopefully I will get one over on them. I don't think there is much blood and thunder these days - I want it to be more of that."

Arsene Wenger: "I don't know Sherwood as a coach. I knew him as a player because I am a long time in this job. I like the fact that he has learned his job and gets his chance. In England you rightly complain that young managers don't get a chance. When you get one you have to support him."

Team Form

Tottenham Hotspur

  • Last Five (all competitions, most recent first): L L W W L
  • Last Result: Tottenham Hotspur 1-3 Benfica


  • Last Five (all competitions, most recent first): D W L W L
  • Last Result: Bayern Munich 1-1 Arsenal

Team News

Tim Sherwood

Tottenham Hotspur

  • Injured: Etienne Capoue (ankle), Vla Chiriches (back), Michael Dawson (hamstring), Erik Lamela (thigh)
  • Doubtful: Moussa Dembele (hamstring), Kyle Walker (pelvis)
  • Suspended: N/A

Probable Lineup: Lloris; Naughton, Kaboul, Vertonghen, Rose; Lennon, Paulinho, Sandro, Dembélé; Adebayor, Soldado


  • Injured: Abou Diaby (knee), Walcott (knee), Mesut Ozil (hamstring), Aaron Ramsey (thigh), Jack Wilshere (foot)
  • Doubtful: Kieran Gibbs (calf)
  • Suspended: N/A

Probable Lineup: Szczesny; Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Vermaelen; Arteta, Flamini; Cazorla, Rosicky, Podolski; Giroud