The north London derby has a special place in English football, as the fixture returns to a packed stadium for the first time since 2019.
Both Arsenal and Spurs will be eager to take away the bragging rights from this game, and previous form or the performances in the build-up to the game will have little or no significance in this derby.
For Mikel Arteta’s men, they start this campaign in a disastrous form which saw them lose their opening three league games, but they have restored some pride by winning consecutive matches against Norwich City and Burnley.
They also progressed to the EFL Cup fourth round after a convincing win over AFC Wimbledon in midweek. If they manage to beat Spurs with a two-goal advantage, the Gunners might find themselves above their rivals in the table.
Tottenham, on the other hand, made perfect start to the season, which saw them sitting on top of the league standings after the first three games.
However, Nuno Nuno Espirito Santo’s men are been struggled since returned from international break, as they lost two games on the trot, both 3-0 defeats to London sides Crystal Palace and Chelsea, making this North London Derby a must-win encounter for the Lilywhites.
Here is the lineup both parties, who eager to claim victory in first edition of north London derby games for this campaign.
Arsenal: Ramsdale, Tomiyasu, Gabriel, White, Tierney; Partey, Xhaka; Saka, Odegaard, Smith Rowe; Aubameyang
Tottenham: Lloris; Tanganga, Sanchez, Dier, Reguilon; Ndombele, Hojbjerg, Alli, Moura, Son; Kane