Tottenham PA turns up the volume to drown out Arsenal’s celebrations after their win in the north London derby

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Tottenham’s PA did its best to dampen Arsenal’s celebrations after Sunday’s North London derby.

He made sure the volume was turned up as the Gunners headed towards their away players after managing to hold off a Spurs comeback.

Arsenal managed to withstand a grandstand finish to move one step closer to a first Premier League title in twenty years, with a potentially season-defining 3–2 victory over rivals Tottenham.

The Gunners held a one-point lead over Manchester City ahead of Sunday’s match, but all eyes were on whether Mikel Arteta’s men could withstand this final tough test and top it out in May to stay.

An own goal from Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg gave Arsenal the perfect start after fifteen minutes and not long after Micky van de Ven saw a bet disallowed for offside, Bukayo Saka made it 2-0.

Tottenham’s PA did its best to dampen Arsenal’s celebrations on Sunday

Saka’s classy finish in the 27th minute after a slick counter-attack put the visitors in cruise control and when Kai Havertz continued his great form with a 13th goal of the season from another set piece, the Gunners were in dreamland.

Tottenham produced a stirring response in the second half, albeit after receiving a helping hand from their bitter rivals after goalkeeper David Raya tapped straight to Cristian Romero who reduced the deficit with 26 minutes remaining.

When Declan Rice fouled Ben Davies in the penalty area and Heung-min Son fired home with three minutes to go it set up a dramatic finale, but Arsenal held on to claim a crucial win in their 35th league match of the season .

This was perhaps North London’s biggest derby since Arsenal won the league at White Hart Lane in 2004, with the visitors going into the match on the back of a resounding 5-0 win against Chelsea.

A red-hot atmosphere greeted the Gunners, who briefly silenced them when Havertz fired home after 13 minutes but was ruled out for offside.

Arsenal managed to get through a grandstand finish to extend their lead over Man City

Arsenal managed to get through a grandstand finish to extend their lead over Man City

It had been an even start and yet Arsenal claimed the decisive opener two minutes later.

Saka’s corner towards the near post was headed into his own net by the recalled Hojbjerg, who had been in a fight with Takehiro Tomiyasu.

Tottenham responded with Romero nodding wide from James Maddison’s corner before the same duo came together shortly afterwards, but Romero could only crash his header against a post.

Spurs continued to rise and thought they had equalized in the 22nd minute.

Pedro Porro’s deflected effort fell into the path of Van de Ven, who smashed the ball past David Raya, but the home celebration was cut short when the Dutch defender was judged for fractional offside by VAR Jarred Gillett.

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