Aaron Lennon scores an equalizer in stoppage time
This 4-4 draw was a moral victory for Tottenham despite not winning the match.
Former Arsenal player David Bentley gave Spurs the early lead with a beautiful 40-yard volley after 12 minutes.
Defender Mikel Silvestre equalized and sent the match to half-time all even 1-1.
It looked as if the Gunners were in the driver’s seat after 64 minutes following goals from Williams Gallas and Emmanuel Adebayor.
Darren Bent got Spurs back into it with a 67th minute strike. Arsenal hit right back. Robin van Persie scored one minute later and put his side back in front 4-2.
It looked like another Arsenal derby victory as the clock hit 88 minutes. It wasn’t to be.
Jermaine Jenas curled home a shot in the last minute of regulation. The comeback was completed when Aaron Lennon netted the equalizer in stoppage time.
From a Tottenham perspective it felt like a win.