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Arsenal set for investigation after White Hart Lane incident

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A section of Arsenal fans took it upon themselves to destroy hoardings at White Hart Lane last night. 

As reported by Goal.com, a number of supporters are set to face an investigation from the police and the FA after causing havoc following the club's 2-1 victory over rivals Tottenham in the Capital One Cup. 

On the pitch, midfielder Mathieu Flamini struck twice to secure the win for the Gunners, who will now travel to Hillsborough to take on Sheffield Wednesday in the fourth round of the competition. 

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However, the controversial incident after the full-time whistle has now threatened to overshadow last night's fixture in north London. In fact, the Metropolitan Police confirmed that as many as 10 arrests were made in connection to criminal damage, assault and public disorder offences.

An Arsenal spokesman claims the club will work alongside Spurs in an attempt to resolve the issue. The statement read: "We will work with Tottenham Hotspur and the authorities on this."

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On the pitch 

One thing is for sure, despite last night's troubles, Arsene Wenger and co. will be overjoyed with the victory over Spurs. 

After suffering defeat at the hands of Chelsea this past weekend, it was crucial that the Gunners responded in style last night. In truth, they weren't at their best at the Lane, but they managed to get the job done. 

Thanks to an unlikely hero in Flamini, Wenger's side will be full of confidence going into their game at the King Power stadium against high-flying Leicester City on Saturday afternoon. 

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