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North London derby now highest-scoring fixture in Premier League history

Goal.com logo Goal.com 30-04-2017

Emotions tend to run high whenever Tottenham and Arsenal meet, and so does the scoreboard.

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Since the Premier League began, the North London derby has been the top-scoring fixture in the English top flight. Tottenham's two goals on Sunday pushed the mark to 141 scored between the two sides.

141 - Tottenham v Arsenal is now the top-scoring fixture in Premier League history (141). Galore.

— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) April 30, 2017

Additionally, Harry Kane put himself in the history books in Sunday's match. The England striker buried a 58th-minute penalty to hand his side a 2-0 lead, giving him the most Premier League goals scrored by a Spurs player against the Gunners.

6 - Harry Kane is now the top scoring Spurs player in Premier League North London derbies (6). Hitman.

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— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) April 30, 2017

Kane's goal continued his impressive record in London derbies as he has now scored 24 times in 32 appearances.

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