Premier League 2018/19 tactical preview: Arsenal vs Tottenham Hotspur

Arguably the most hotly anticipated derby in the Premier League is finally upon us. Tottenham Hotspur take the short trip to the Emirates Stadium – home to their arch-rivals – Arsenal. The two north London teams square off and the match promises to be the match of the weekend.

With three matches played already, Arsenal are currently third in the league behind Liverpool and Manchester City. Indeed, they’ve had a stronger start to the season compared to Spurs and Mauricio Pochettino would like to get back onto his feet as soon as possible. In this tactical analysis, we’ll try to provide an in-depth overview of the tactics which might be on display when the two teams face off on Sunday.

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