GGG42: Dennis Bergkamp v Tottenham, 1996

It's time to reveal the Gunners' Greatest 50 Goals - as voted for by Arsenal's fans.

Dennis Bergkamp makes his second mark on our Top 50 by icing the cake in a rain-soaked north London derby.

Arsenal had only won one of their previous six games and were smarting from a narrow defeat to Manchester United when Spurs arrived at Highbury. But, as they say, the form book goes out of the window on such occasions.

Ian Wright handed the Gunners a 28th-minute lead from the spot but Andy Sinton equalised with a bobbling long-range effort just before the hour mark.

A disappointing draw looked on the cards until the 88th minute when Tony Adams slammed his side into the lead with a fierce left-footed strike.

Tottenham were shell-shocked but Arsenal, and particularly Bergkamp, weren’t done yet.

Wright, wide on the right-hand side, twisted away from Ruel Fox with a clever pirouhette before swinging a high, looping cross towards the Dutchman at the back post.

At such an acute angle there seemed little danger but this was Bergkamp. His first touch was truly sublime; it controlled the high delivery, escaped the attentions of Stephen Carr and set himself perfectly for the strike. Then, of course, the finish was perfect.

He may have only been a few seasons into his north London sojourn but the celebration confirmed the importance of a derby goal.

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