Nigeria forward Alex Iwobi came on as a second-half substitute for Arsenal who lost 1-0 to Tottenham Hotspur in a feisty Premier League clash at Wembley Stadium on Satuday.
Harry Kane scored the only goal of the game four minutes into the second half to take his tally to seven goals in North London derby games for Spurs.
Iwobi replaced Mohammed Elneny in the 65th minute of the encounter.
The win moved Tottenham up to third in the English Premier League table, one ahead of Liverpool and two ahead of Chelsea, who have both played a game fewer.
Tottenham enjoyed a bright start to the game and had the edge in terms of possession in the first half but struggled to break down the Arsenal defence which remained compact and well-organised in the first half.
Kane broke the deadlock early after the break, leaping higher than the Arsenal defence to head home Ben Davies’ cross from the left flank. The strike was his 23rd league goal of the season. The
The England international almost doubled the lead two minutes later but his header went inches wide of the upright.
Arsenal reacted swiftly from a counter-attack with Jack Wilshere curling a shot which was parried away by Hugo Lloris.
In the 69th minute, Hueng Min Son had a chance to make it 2-0 but the forward blazed his 20-yard strike over the top of the crossbar.
In stoppage time substitute Alexandre Lacazette missed a scoring chance to earn his side a share of the spoils.Unblock the FIFA World Cup with ExpressVPN the #1 Trusted Name in VPN