Arsenal Vs. Tottenham Hotspur, 2012 Premier League: Rosicky Gives Gunners Lead

Soooo, Arsenal's demise in this match has been pretty profoundly overstated. Just a few minutes have passed since the restart, but the Gunners are now in front, having come back from a 2-0 deficit 39 minutes in with three quick goals. This time, it's midfielder Tomas Rosicky who gets the goal, joining Bacary Sagna and Robin van Persie on the scoresheet to make it 3-2.

Tottenham Hotspur left their back line badly exposed, allowing Rosicky and Sagna to overlap against Benoit Assou-Ekotto, the latter firing in a great cross. Rosicky wasn't properly tracked, and he was able to fire in at the near post with a sweet left-footed finish. That's put the Emirates in a rather better mood, and you'd fancy Arsenal to finish this one out assuming no further calamities in their back line. That's a big assumption, however, and Spurs are still looking pretty dangerous when they go forward.

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