Tottenham vs Arsenal: Prediction, team news, line-ups, start time, live, TV, head to head, odds - Premier League preview


Tottenham face Arsenal on Sunday as White Hart Lane hosts the final north London derby at the famous ground.

Spurs' temporary move to Wembley has been confirmed and now all eyes move to the biggest meeting between the two sides in recent memory, perhaps longer.

A win for Tottenham will confirm a finish above their fierce rivals for the first time since Arsene Wenger's appointment 21 years ago and will serve as a fitting final derby result for the hosts.

A FA Cup semi-final win over Manchester City has made slight amends for Arsenal's disappointing league form this season, they go into the game in fifth place and 14 points behind Spurs. It's more than pride at stake on Sunday.

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Tottenham host Arsenal at White Hart Lane with kick-off scheduled for April 30 at 4.30pm.


The match will be televised live on Sky Sports 1, with coverage starting from 4.15pm. Alternatively, you can follow all the build-up and action from 3.30pm with Standard Sport’s London Football live blog.

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Mousa Dembele faces a race against time to be fit for Sunday. The midfielder is struggling with an ankle injury picked up against Crystal Palace.

Meanwhile, Danny Rose is unlikely to feature despite returning to training after three months out with a knee problem.

Erik Lamela (hip) and Harry Winks (ankle) are both unavailable but goalkeeper Michel Vorm has recovered from a knee injury and is available again.

Provisional squad: Lloris, Vorm, Lopez, Rose, Davies, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Dier, Wimmer, Walker, Trippier, Wanyama, Dembele, Eriksen, Alli, Sissoko, Onomah, Son, Janssen, Kane.

Laurent Koscielny suffered a knee injury in Wednesday's win over Leicester and is rated at only having a 60 per cent chance of playing at White Hart Lane.

Fellow defender Shkodran Mustafi (thigh) is out for another two weeks while David Ospina (back), Lucas Perez (thigh) and Santi Cazorla (Achilles) are all absent.

Provisional squad: Cech, Martinez, Macey, Bellerin, Holding, Gabriel, Koscielny, Mertesacker, Monreal, Gibbs, Maitland-Niles, Coquelin, Xhaka, Ramsey, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Ozil, Walcott, Iwobi, Sanchez, Giroud, Welbeck.


Tottenham starting XI: Lloris; Alderweireld, Dier, Vertonghen; Walker, Wanyama, Dembele, Davies; Alli, Eriksen; Kane

Arsenal starting XI: Cech; Gabriel, Koscielny, Holding; Oxlade-Chamberlain, Xhaka, Ramsey, Monreal; Ozil, Sanchez; Giroud



BETTING ODDS (via 888 Sport)

  • Tottenham to win: 81/100
  • Arsenal to win: 16/5
  • Draw: 3/1

Click here to place a bet. Odds correct as of April 28 at 5.30pm.