ottenham got here from behind twice to rescue a pulsating 2-2 draw towards Arsenal because of Son Heung-min’s double in Sunday’s north London derby. Ange Postecoglou’s aspect trailed to Cristian Romero’s first half personal purpose earlier than South Korea ahead Son hauled them degree on the Emirates Stadium. Bukayo Saka restored Arsenal’s lead with a second half penalty, however Son had the final phrase along with his second purpose as these bitter rivals each prolonged their unbeaten begins to the Premier League season.
Tottenham sit in fourth place, above fifth positioned Arsenal on purpose distinction, after a hard-fought conflict supplied extra proof that Postecoglou has revived a membership in turmoil when he arrived from Celtic within the close-season.
Though Tottenham have now received simply one in every of their final 31 league journeys to Arsenal and stay with out a victory on enemy territory since 2010, there was a lot to admire from Postecoglou’s crew.
Not solely did they present spectacular character to twice hit again from Arsenal’s targets, however they did it with the form of eye-catching play that was so not often seen throughout Antonio Conte’s reign.
Tottenham have scored no less than twice in all six league video games beneath Postecoglou regardless of the close-season departure of the membership’s file goalscorer Harry Kane to Bayern Munich.
“I assumed performance-wise we needed to present a little bit of all the pieces. Arsenal are a high crew and we needed to defend at occasions. However we confirmed actual braveness and bravado to maintain taking part in our soccer,” Postecoglou stated.