04/03/2013 05:56 GMT | Updated 04/05/2013 06:12 BST

Tottenham v Arsenal: Spurs Beat The Gunners To Go SEVEN Points Clear Of North London Rivals (PICTURES)

Tottenham beat Arsenal yesterday in a three goal thriller at White Hart Lane. Spurs came out on top in the North London derby as they replicated last years match which ended 2-1 to the home team.

Gareth Bale put Tottenham ahead shortly before the break beating Wojciech Szczesny after a brilliant through ball beat the leaking Arsenal defence, and just minutes later Aaron Lennon doubled the score with a carbon copy goal.

Gareth Bale became the highest scoring Welshman in a Premier League season

Per Mertersacker put Arsenal back in the game shortly after the restart, but they failed to capitalise on several missed chances which saw their fierce rivals pull 7 points clear in the race for the final Champions League spot.

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