Wimmer own goal gives Arsenal half-time lead

An own goal from Tottenham centre back Kevin Wimmer in his first start of the season gave Arsenal a 1-0 half-time lead in the North London derby at the Emirates today.

In the 42nd minute, Wimmer headed into his own net from Mesut Ozil’s freekick, and Arsenal were more than a little fortunate not to have the goal ruled out for offside as at least two Arsenal players were in an offside position when Ozil struck his freekick from the right wing and Wimmer rose to beat them to the ball. Continue reading