Arsenal – Tottenham: prediction for the match of the championship of England
Arsenal vs Tottenham on December 2, 2018 will bring the two teams together in the 183rd North London derby. The match at the Emirates Stadium will begin at 17:05 Moscow time.Arsenal The Gunners went to Bournemouth in the previous round, where they managed to break their losing streak. The guests quickly took control of the game and could open the scoring in the ninth minute, Lucas Torreira hit the ball well on the edge of the penalty area, but the post saved the hosts at the last moment. Arsenal players had an advantage, only the ball after their shots did not fly into the goal. The situation for Unai Emery’s team was corrected by an opposing player, Jefferson Lerma completed the pass and sent the ball into his own net, thereby allowing the guests to take the lead. The players of the London club controlled the course of the match and it seemed that it was they who would go to the break as winners, if not for Dshoua King, the attacker of the hosts put the ball into the far top nine of the opponent’s goal already in stoppage time. After the break, the game continued to gain momentum. The guests continued to control the ball and put pressure on the goal of Asmir Begovic. Bournemouth’s defense failed in the 67th minute, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang closed the pass of Kolasinac and rolled the ball into an empty net. The ending of the game turned out to be nervous, but the guests managed to bring it to a positive result. The Gunners beat Bournemouth and are within one win of third position if they manage to win the Arsenal-Tottennham match – a place in the top three will belong to them. Tottenham Tottenham players took third place thanks to a positive result in the previous round match against Chelsea. Spurs quickly took the lead in the eighth minute, Eriksen crossed from a set piece and Dele Alli closed the cross with a header. Two minutes later, Eriksen could make a second assist, the Dane gave the perfect pass to Heung-Min Son, but he struck well above the gate. The midfielder’s second assist took place in the 16th minute, Christian gave a pass to Harry Kane, who shot from a long distance – 2:0. The hosts controlled the situation on the field and every moment were closer to increasing the score. Chelsea rescued Kep all the time, the Spanish goalkeeper beat off every shot of the Tottenham players. Spurs managed to achieve their goal in the 54th minute, Son went through the defense of the Blues and shot into the far corner of the goal. The advantage of the hosts was noticeable during the remaining 36 minutes, in some incredible way the Tottenham players lost excellent opportunities for the fourth ball. Harry Kane had a great chance to score a double, the Englishman shot from the line of the goalkeeper’s area in the 67th minute, only the ball did not hit the goal frame. Tottenham dominated until the 85th minute, only five minutes before the end of the match the hosts’ players gave up, Olivier Giroud reduced the gap, but this did not change the situation at the end of the meeting – 3:1 in favor of Spurs. In order to keep the third line and get involved in the fight for the championship, the Spurs players need to make every effort for a positive result in the Arsenal-Tottenham match. Odds for the match Arsenal – Tottenham on December 2, 2018 Bookmakers from the Pari-Match company give a meager advantage to the host side. Odds for the match Arsenal – Tottenham: Arsenal win – 2.55; Draw – 3.75; Tottenham win – 2.65. Arsenal – Tottenham: match prediction The Gunners have been on a par with Tottenham at home for more than eight years, this tradition is unlikely to change in the upcoming game. Forecast for the match Arsenal – Tottenham: Arsenal handicap -0.25, odds – 2.18. Recall that in the duel between Barcelona and Villarreal on December 2, 2018, the Catalans will try to break their two-match losing streak in the Spanish championship. The starting whistle at the Camp Nou stadium will sound at 19:30 Moscow time.