Arsenal v Tottenham match preview and predictions 19th December 2018

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Arsenal entertains Tottenham Hotspurs in a bitter North London Derby in the quarterfinals of the Capital 1 cup both sides eager to bag the maximum points in an encounter that could go either way.

Arsenal will be banking on their native home support to get the job done and book a place in the semifinals of a competition they almost won last season against the in-form Tottenham side.

The Gunners head into the match hoping to bounce back from their frustrating 3-2 defeat to Crystal Palace in their last English Premier League encounter and they will be keen to make amends to their disappointing results and down the visiting Spurs side.

Unai Emery charges are have registered mixed results in their last five matches managing three wins, one draw and suffered one defeat and their Spanish tactician will be keen to see his charges turn in style against the visitors.

Tottenham travels to face across City neighbors Arsenal hoping to rub salt on their wounds and snatch a crucial win to advance to the next stage of the Cup competition.

The North Londoners head into the match in high spirits after beating Burnley 1-0 in their last English Premier League encounter and they will be targeting for more of the same against their neighborhood rivals.

Mauricio Pochettino charges head into the match in decent form having won three, drawn one and suffered one defeat in their last five matches.

The visitors’ will e keen to avoid defeat to their archrivals who recently beat them 4-2 to secure a semifinal place in the competition.

Arsenal will be counting on their lethal attacking unit comprising of French hitman Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre Aubameyang to get the job done.

The visitors will be counting on Harry Kane to find the goals upfront.

Head to Head

Arsenal has won two, Tottenham won two and one draw has been witnessed between the two sides.