‘We run this place!’ – Bukayo Saka mocks Tottenham after Arsenal ease to north London derby victory

Saka helped Arsenal lengthen their lead on the prime (Image: Getty)

Bukayo Saka taunted Tottenham following Arsenal’s north London derby win, telling his aspect’s arch-rivals: ‘We run this place’.

The Gunners have opened up a 4 level lead on the prime of the Premier League following Saturday’s 3-1 win on the Emirates Stadium.

Thomas Partey gave the hosts the lead with a surprising effort after 20 minutes earlier than Harry Kane pulled one again earlier than half-time.

Gabriel Jesus restored the lead with Hugo Lloris spilling an effort from Saka straight into the trail of the Brazilian with Granit Xhaka wrapping up the win after 67 minutes.

Tottenham have been diminished to 10 males earlier than that third purpose with Emerson Royal proven a straight pink card for a problem on Gabriel Martinelli.

Victory for Tottenham would have seen them leapfrog Mikel Arteta’s aspect into prime spot with Saka reminding Spurs of who, for now no less than, is the dominant drive in north London at full-time.

Aaron Ramsdale made a vital save to disclaim Richarlison with the sport goalless within the first-half and made the many of the event by goading Spurs followers as Arsenal noticed out the win.

‘It’s Arsenal’s day no doubt,’ former Crystal Palace and Brighton striker Glenn Murray instructed BBC Radio 5 Reside.

‘The spotlight of the final 10 minutes has been seeing Aaron Ramsdale flip spherical and wave to the virtually empty Spurs away finish.

‘I like gamers displaying their persona as a result of it’s occurring much less and fewer on the pitch.’

Regardless of their wonderful begin to the season there have been questions over whether or not the Gunners can maintain their early kind and replicate their performances towards the groups on the prime of the division, having suffered defeat towards Manchester United firstly of the month.

Arteta insists nonetheless Saturday’s derby win has underlined their ambitions.

Requested what message the victory will ship to different title contenders, Arteta instructed a press convention: ‘For me the message is to the gamers and everyone right here on the membership that we’re capable of play at this degree towards this sort of opponent. That ought to give them confidence and perception.’



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