Date: 18th November 2017 at 11:20am
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One of the fixtures fans of Arsenal and Spurs both look for when the fixtures are first released, the North London derby.

Spurs currently sit third in the table with Arsenal three points further back in sixth place.

Recent Form (Last Six)

Spurs have five wins in their last six Premier League games, a 1-0 defeat to Manchester United the only points dropped since a 0-0 home draw to Swansea in September. Home wins against Bournemouth, Crystal Palace and Liverpool as well as away victories at West Ham and Huddersfield have launched Spurs right back into the title picture after a relatively slow start to the season.

Arsenal have won four of their last six including home wins against Swansea, Brighton and West Brom and an away victory at Everton have seen The Gunners climb the table once again. Away defeats to Watford and Man City have meant Arsenal still remain off the pace from their rivals including Spurs.

Team News

Harry Kane is among a number of Tottenham players set for late fitness tests. Kane is hoping to shake off a knee injury while Dele Alli (hamstring), Harry Winks (ankle), Hugo Lloris (groin) and Michel Vorm (knee) will also have to be assessed.

Toby Alderweireld and Victor Wanyama remain out with hamstring and knee problems respectively, while Erik Lamela has only recently recovered from a long-standing hip injury.

The biggest debate between Spurs fans is who will start at left back with Danny Rose returning to full fitness, however Welsh international Ben Davies is likely to keep his place after his brilliant start to the season.

Christian Eriksen will be the key figure in this game, sparkling form and fresh off of his hat trick saw his home nation of Denmark clinch their place at the World Cup against Republic of Ireland.

Arsenal will hand late fitness tests to Shkodran Mustafi and Danny Welbeck ahead of the derby. Mustafi has been sidelined since the start of October with a hamstring issue, while a groin injury suffered in the 2-1 defeat at Watford has kept Welbeck out for the past month.

Both could be in contention to face Spurs although Olivier Giroud is out after injuring his thigh on international duty with France while Santi Cazorla (ankle) is a long-term absentee.

Score Prediction: Arsenal 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur