Arsenal Vs. Tottenham Hotspur, 2012 Premier League: Adebayor Penalty Puts Spurs 2-0 Up

Well, that's 2-0 to Tottenham Hotspur now. Luka Modric plays a brilliant through ball to Gareth Bale, who bursts through the challenge of Kieran Gibbs (I have no idea what's going on with the centre backs) to go one on one with Wojciech Szczesny. Bale shuffles the ball to one side of the young goalkeeper's desperate challenge, leaving a leg danging and allowing Szczesny to bring him down with the faintest of touches. It looked like a dive from the Welsh winger, but it's either a yellow card for him or a penalty and a red. Mike Dean decides to average things out, offering only a penalty kick, which Emmanuel Adebayor rather happily converts.

Arsenal try to respond via Theo Walcott, who, given the opportunity to drive at Brad Friedel's goal, instead opts to pass to Robin van Persie, who is surrounded by four white shirts and is easily dispossessed. That's pretty much the story of Walcott's career so far.

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