From child to child. From teammate to teammate. From academy graduates to academy graduates. From the future of Arsenal to the future of Arsenal. From Bukayo Saka to Emile Smith Rowe. Arsenal’s goal, double-immersed in Mikel Arteta’s “trusting the process” source, has stimulated a large number of supporters who suddenly make them happy to believe it more than ever. These are the days you cling to during the year you lost. These two are the players.
Supporters rarely enjoy the actual experience of Derby Day. It is associated with the fear and thought of the worst scenario. If you offer rational match-going fans the opportunity to simulate to the end result and avoid bowel-damaging illnesses, they will enthusiastically agree. But nerves and suspicion only make it 10 times more enjoyable when you can enjoy your precious and comfortable time. you Won they I lost it.
I started in 65 minutes. It was impossible early, given that football tends to make us look stupid and supporters tend to be afraid of the worst. But when Arsenal’s 11 players were far superior to Tottenham’s players, their managers made a clearer and more consistent plan, and the opposition star striker helped one of your goals. bottom. Next came the wave to Tottenham’s supporters, who had been watching closely. As long as they stay, they deserve praise for staying.
The pre-match assumption was that there was more unity than splitting these two rivals. Two club transfer record-breaking imports from League One that were still struggling to do more than flattery to deceive. Two transfer windows aimed at setting up a club for the summer have questioned supporters about the present. It raised the question of whether this would be the lowest quality North London Derby in a generation. Only Tottenham received the note.
The first half was sent from heaven to Emirates like mana. Smith Rowe and Saka were the dominant pair, each providing goals and assists. Pierre Emmerich Aubameyan is the second to start and end a gorgeous quality move. Martin Ødegaard duck, dive and ruled. Thomas Partey always seemed to be within 5 yards of the ball. The noisy celebration of the first goal turned into glorious distrust by the third goal. Teasing crows and mock, 45 minutes with nothing but to declare your supremacy? So Derby Day is worth it.
I didn’t expect this from Arsenal. They scored as many points in the first 35 minutes as the first five league games of the season and looked twice as dangerous. Ben White and Gabriel controlled Harry Kane and Son Heung-min embarrassingly easily. Granit Xhaka didn’t get into trouble. Aaron Ramsdale seems to have envisioned a crowd hype man, the cloak of a man who fists and pumps a bus on time. But such things work. Northbank chanted his name every time he saved the dive.
But for Tottenham, there are many crises. Three weeks ago, Nuno Espírito Santo was named Premier League Manager this month after winning 1-0 three times in a row. I wondered if the entire fan base was witnessing the rising sun in a new era or a false dawn. The answer that has been emphasized since then. Nuno is the fourth or fifth option for this position, and based on current evidence, we can list four to five more appropriate people.
Last weekend, Spurs players were praised for bringing the match to Chelsea before it was finally submitted. Complete abdication of responsibility to start a fight at Emirates on Sunday. The white midfielder may have stripped debris from the shirt and shook it in the air. This was resilience to attempts to destabilize the shirt. Arsenal players sneaked into the open space and were happy to create a first-touch finish.
Is it more than integrating the two teams rather than splitting them up? How about the complete opposite? Tottenham won the first three league games of the season, but has since lost three spins. Arsenal lost without scoring in the first three league games of the season and have since won three spins. In this evidence, they are not combined at 9 points for a long time. It’s a mirage early in the season. For now, northern London is red. Tottenham should be ashamed of how quickly this went south and turn red.