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Disjointed north London rivals might well dish out goals galore

The 186th north London derby arrives before either team have settled into the new season. This, historically, is the highest-scoring contest in the Premier League era - and the way that Arsenal have been spending on attack but not defence, coupled with the uncertainty running through Tottenham, could mean the 5-4 scoreline by which the Gunners won at White Hart Lane 15 years ago is not beyond repetition.

I mean it.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 01, 2019, with the headline 'Disjointed north London rivals might well dish out goals galore'. Print Edition | Subscribe