Damning Stat Reveals Just How Drastically the Power in North London Has Changed This Season

Ben Davies

​Tottenham Hotspur will finish above their north London rivals Arsenal for the first time in 22-years this season, proving just how impressive Spurs have been this campaign.

After the final north London derby to be played at White Hart Lane turned out to be a 2-0 win to the hosts, Spurs rubbed salt in the wounds of the Arsenal players as their victory ensured they would finish above the Gunners for the first time since the 1994/95 season.

Goals from English duo Dele Alli and Harry Kane put Arsenal to the sword, and despite Petr Cech's best efforts, the arrogant flair from an extremely talented Tottenham side proved too much for them, and helped Spurs keep a glimmer of hope for the league title.​​

In a season that has been severely underwhelming for the Gunners, Arsene Wenger's side also look set to miss out on Champions League football for the first time in two decades.

Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal - Premier League
Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal - Premier League

These stats are just two of many that show Arsenal's damning decline, and north London is no longer red.

'Wenger Out' protests outline just how frustrated fans at the Emirates have become this season after poor performances have inevitably led to poor results, and if their French manager stays for another season, the Arsenal faithful will be expecting a huge summer revamp to put their team back on the map.

However, it is also paramount to note the incredible rise of Tottenham under Mauricio Pochettino. After years of living in Arsenal's shadow, Spurs have burst out with brilliant tactics and a young team full of confidence, making them one of the most devastating teams in the league this season.

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