Arsenal duo Emile Smith Rowe and Bukayo Saka became Garth Crook’s team of the week after their impressive performance in the North London derby.
The Hale End academy graduates put Tottenham on the sword in the first half, both making it onto the roster and helping each other to achieve their goals.
Arsenal they found themselves with a three goal lead in the first 34 minutes and Crooks noted how well Saka played before being eliminated with minutes to go.
Upon He says Crooks told the BBC: “The standing ovation given to Saka after 87 minutes for his exploits in the North London derby said everything you needed to know about his performance.
“I said after he missed his penalty in the final of the European Championship that it would be his form and I haven’t seen anything this season to change his mind.”
After the match, Smith Rowe He said it was the best day of his and Crooks life and highlighted the performance of the youngsters compared to Harry Kane.
Meanwhile, Arsenal have a 21-year-old in Smith Rowe who was prepared to walk on broken glass to win this derby. He said in his post-match interview that it was the best day of his life. Well, I hope there are better days for this talented young man. But not at Tottenham’s expense. “
The victory was three in a row for Mikel Arteta after a very poor start to the season in which they lost their first three games.
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