Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal - JG Preview

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

The Gunners take on Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane on Wednesday in their Capital One Cup fixture.

You can find out more about their opponents below:


Tottenham Hotspur Full name: Tottenham Hotspur Football Club
Manager: Manuel Pochettino
Club colours: White shirts, navy shorts, white socks


Three facts about Tottenham Hotspur:

  • There has been 12 meetings between the North London rivals in the League Cup, including four semi-finals. 
  • The Gunners haven’t been eliminated in an away third round tie since 1991/92, when Coventry knocked them out at Highfield Road. They have progressed in their 11 away third round ties since. 
  • The most recent League Cup meeting was in the third round in 2010/11 at White Hart Lane. Arsenal won the game 4-1 AET.


Harry Kane Tottenham HotspurSTAR MAN
Harry Kane
The English striker had a sensational run of form last year which saw him become Spurs’ talisman. Tall and with an eye for goal, Kane is Tottenham’s main threat.