The North London derby ended 1-1 at the Emirates, Nacer Chadli opened the scoring for Tottenham in he 56th minute and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain equalised for Arsenal to avoid a home defeat to local rivals. Mikel Arteta and Aaron Ramsey picked up an injury in the first half of the game and were forced to leave the field.
Earlier today, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain said in an interview Arsenal have a point to prove against Chelsea, after last season’s 6-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: “We do understand what happened there last season. Maybe we have got a point to prove there, we know this year we have got to step up in the big games and get some results in them.
“We’re really looking forward to that game and I definitely think we can go there with confidence. We give Chelsea the respect they deserve – but, at the same time, I have belief in my team-mates and we believe in ourselves to be able to go to a place like Chelsea and set the tempo and hopefully take control of the game.
“There will be times in the game, I’m sure, when they have a spell because they are a top team.
“It’s two good sides, they are going to have their time, we are going to have ours. We just have to make sure that when we do have our chances we make them count.”