Arsenal have not won in Tottenham for five years. They won four games at White Hart Lane in 1987 – all by the same score

By Steven Pye for That 1980s Sports Blog

Arsenal played their first match at the new White Hart Lane earlier this year, losing 2-1 to a late Toby Alderweireld header, continuing a poor run of form at their rivals’ ground. Arsenal have won three FA Cup finals since they last won a game in Tottenham, Mathieu Flamini scoring twice as Arsenal won 2-1 in the League Cup back in 2015.

You can’t beat the feeling of winning at the home of your rivals. So, you can understand just how high Arsenal fans must have felt in 1987. In the space of 10 months, Arsenal left White Hart Lane with four 2-1 wins, each demonstrating the newfound spirit sweeping through the club.

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