• The pivotal moment in the local derby at Emirates Stadium was when former Arsenal striker Emmanual Adebayor was sent for an early bath.
  • The North London derby gets off to a flying start, Spurs draw first blood. Former Gunner Adebayor pounces on a parry from Szczesny after ten minutes.
  • It was Jermain Defoe's initial shot which Szczesny couldn't hold and the Togolese striker capitalised on.
  • Adebayor rubs it in the faces of the Arsenal faithful, running behind the goal to celebrate his goal.
  • From hero to zero. Emmanuel Adebayor flies into a challenge, studs up, on Santi Cazorla.
  • When the dust settles, Howard Webb pulls out the red card.
  • Per Mertesacker levels on 24 minutes, heading home a cross from Theo Walcott to bag his first goal for Arsenal.
  • The German international has to back pedal first, then gets up high and loops a header into the top corner past Hugo Lloris.
  • Arsenal make the extra man advantage count to make it 2-1...
  • ...Lukas Podolski's blocked shot bobbles into the bottom corner on 42 minutes.
  • It's 3-1 to Arsenal on the stroke of half-time. Santi Cazorla whips in a cross from the left and Olivier Giroud steers it home.
  • The Frenchman celebrates his fourth league goal this season.
  • Clint Dempsey is one of two substitutes AVB introduces at half-time.  Michael Dawson comes on for Kyle Naughton and Kyle Walker makes way.
  • On the hour Arsenal make it four, Walcott releases Podolski down the left and his driven cross is swept home at the far post by Santi Cazorla.
  • Wenger's smile turns to a frown when Gareth Bale offers some hope for the visitors in the 70th minute.
  • Villas Boas is out of his seat but the Spurs manager has limited options after Adebayor's dismissal.
  • Arsenal see off some pressure from Spurs and on 91 minutes, Theo Walcott adds another goal to the tally. Square ball from Oxlade-Chamberlain sets him up...
  • ...and the England winger calmly sidefoots the ball past Hugo Lloris.
  • It's all over and pressure continues to mount on Villas Boas after a third consecutive defeat.

Arsenal 5 Spurs 2

The pivotal moment in the local derby at Emirates Stadium was when former Arsenal striker Emmanual Adebayor was sent for an early bath.