Tottenham Hotspur regained the North London bragging rights with a comprehensive 2-0 victory against rivals Arsenal to set up a Carabao Cup semi final clash with Chelsea.
Arsenal have been eliminated from the League Cup by Spurs for the first time since 2008, the season in which Spurs went on to win the competition (2-1 against Chelsea in the final).
This was just Spurs’ second win against Arsenal at Emirates Stadium in all competitions (D5 L10), and their first since November 2010 (3-2 in the Premier League).
Arsenal have lost back-to-back games in all competitions for the first time since August, in what were Unai Emery’s first two competitive games in charge.
This was the 14th meeting between Arsenal and Spurs in the League Cup; the joint-most played fixture in competition history (with Arsenal v Liverpool).
Paulo Gazzaniga is the first Spurs goalkeeper to keep a clean sheet away at Arsenal in any competition since November 1998, when Espen Baardsen did so at Highbury.
Alli was directly involved in both of Spurs’ goals (one goal and one assist), as many as he had been in his previous seven games against Arsenal combined (two).
Son Heung-min has had a hand in five of Spurs’ last nine goals in the League Cup (three goals and two assists).
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