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  1. Premier League performance of the week: Arsenal

    by , 27th February 2012 at 06:26 PM (11v11 blog)
    This week's performance of the week was Arsenalís 5-2 demolition of Tottenham Hotspur.

    Following the defeat to Milan in the Champions League and FA Cup exit at Sunderland, Arsenalís season was in danger of imploding as they trailed their North London rivals by two goals on home soil after little more than half-an-hour.

    In this, their 150th league meeting, Tottenham Hotspur looked like increasing their chances of finishing above their hosts for the first time since 1995 when former Gunner Emmanuel Adebayor became only the second player after Jimmy Robertson to score for both teams in derby matches.

    Indeed, Spurs fans were looking forward to back-to-back league wins at the home of the Gunners for the first time since 1926.

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