Harry Kane was accused of diving in the box in injury time during Arsenal 2-2 Tottenham


Tottenham threw away a two-goal lead at the Emirates this afternoon. Stop us if you've heard this one before. 

Mauricio Pochettino's men sailed into a 2-0 lead thanks to Christian Eriksen's tap-in and a Harry Kane penalty. 

David Luiz and Bernd Leno both failed to cover themselves in glory for the opener, but that was nothing compared to the disgrace in which Granit Xhaka found himself after giving away the spot-kick with a ludicrous challenge. 

Fortunately for the Gunners, their attack was about to make up for those deficiencies at the other end of the pitch - you get the feeling that's going to be a theme this season. 

Alexandre Lacazette got one back on the brink of half-time and it was Unai Emery who probably had the easier team talk. 

When the two teams emerged after the interval, it seemed only a matter of time before an equaliser was incoming. 

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang found it with 71 minutes on the clock. Sokratis later had a potential winner ruled out for offside, so perhaps Spurs should be content to escape back down the Seven Sisters road with a point. 

It ultimately means their winless league run at the Emirates dating back to 2010 continues, however, and the Lilywhites will be bitterly disappointed not to have silenced their critics amidst their recent poor displays. 

They were also left frustrated not to have been awarded another penalty in second-half injury time. 

Kane went down theatrically under what looked to be the faintest of contact from Sokratis. 

Martin Atkinson adjudged that he'd dived, though interestingly, he didn't book him for simulation. 

Watch the incident below and judge for yourself: 

It's a pity the alleged simulation is now a major talking point when Kane would rather his impressive goalscoring record in the derby was the subject of focus. 

Only Leicester have conceded more of the England captain's goals than Arsenal. 

With 10 goals in this fixture, he's also equalled the record set by Emmanuel Adebayor, who of course had the added advantage of having played for both sides. 

A Spurs winner might have been cruel on the hosts, who had 26 attempts to their neighbours' 13 and also enjoyed the lion's share of possession. 

There's just nothing like the north London derby, is there? 

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