Tottenham and Arsenal go out to write another chapter in North London Derby’s rich history. Perhaps for the first time, Spurs hold the upper hand going in to the tie as they have a clear advantage in terms of player quality and squad strength.
Ahead of the highly anticipated kick-off at White Hart Lane, we take a look at Tottenham vs Arsenal Combined XI, based on form and availability of the players.
Tottenham vs Arsenal Combined XI
In Petr Cech’s absense, Hugo Lloris stands in goal for our Tottenham vs Arsenal Combined XI while Arsenal assert their dominance in defense with Nacho Monreal and Hector Bellerin starting from full back areas.
Central defense was a bit of catch with both Laurent Koscielny and Jan Vertonghen out injured. I have serious doubts about Per Mertesacker’s ability to defend, thus Gabriel gets a look in our Tottenham vs Arsenal Combined XI.
If defense was Arsenal’s strength, then midfield has been Tottenham’s forte. Dele Alli and Eric Dier have been the finds this season while Christian Eriksen has been league’s finest playmakers.
Dier likes to sit in deep and control the play for his team, while Alli is more of an adventurous, who loves to make darting runs and support his strikers.
Mesut Ozil leads our Tottenham vs Arsenal Combined XI attack with Olivier Giroud and Harry Kane as the strikers. The duo have been short on goals recently, but their quality on the pitch is well known as they can win games in an instance for their teams.
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