Arsenal vs Tottenham: Start time, team news and how to watch on TV and live stream | Football


The two London heavyweights meet in the Premier League (Pictures: Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images, Visionhaus/Getty Images)

Arsenal host Tottenham Hotspur in the north London derby with both teams looking to build on their strong starts to the Premier League season.

Mikel Arteta has guided Arsenal to the top of the table following six victories from their opening seven games.

Meanwhile, Antonio Conte has Tottenham firing on all cylinders with Spurs sat just a point behind their fierce rivals who they will overtake with victory in the lunchtime kick-off.

Arsenal put Tottenham to the sword in last season’s fixture, with a dominant 3-1 victory marking the start of the end for Nuno Espirito Santo’s reign in charge at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Here is your brief ahead of the blockbuster game.

What time does Arsenal vs Tottenham start?

Arsenal vs Tottenham will kick-off on Saturday, October 1 at 12.30pm.

The clash between the fierce rivals will take place at the Emirates Stadium.

Martin Odegaard playing for Arsenal

Arsenal currently sit top of the table (Picture: David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

How to watch Arsenal vs Tottenham on TV

Arsenal vs Tottenham will be shown live on BT Sport 1 and BT Sport Ultimate.

Coverage for the game will get underway from 11.30am.

A live stream will be available to BT customers who will be able to view the match online via the BT Sport website and app.

Supporters without BT can purchase a monthly pass for £25, with BT broadband not required to watch the match on BT’s app and web player.

Full subscription to BT Sport begins from £16 a month, with a package containing BT, Sky and Eurosport available for £41 a month.

There will be live radio coverage of the match exclusively on talkSPORT.

What is the team news?

The Gunners have a number of injury concerns ahead of the match.

Kieran Tierney was released by Scotland as a precaution following a concussion sustained against the Republic of Ireland, but Arsenal have received news that he should be available for selection.

Heung-Min Son playing for Tottenham

Tottenham can overtake Arsenal into first place with a win (Picture: GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Thomas Partey did not play a minute for Ghana after sustaining a knee injury, while Takehiro Tomiyasu returned to London Colney early and Oleksandr Zinchenko stayed in England after picking up a calf problem, with the three players facing late fitness tests.

Martin Odegaard was absent from Arsenal’s last match against Brentford but featured in both of Norway’s Nations League fixtures.

Reiss Nelson is training again but Mohamed Elneny and Cedric Soares are sidelined.

Meanwhile in the Spurs camp, Hugo Lloris withdraw from France duty with a thigh injury.

Conte expects Ben Davies to be ready after skipping Wales duty because of a hairline fracture in the knee.

Cristian Romero and Davinson Sanchez were in action in South America during the very early hours of Wednesday, and the pair only returned to Hotspur Way on Thursday.

Dejan Kulusevski underwent a scan back at Spurs after complaining of a tight hamstring following games with Sweden.

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