Arsenal have won just two of their last 10 English Premier League matches against rivals Spurs (W2 D5 L3), with both wins coming at the Emirates in the previous two seasons.
Tottenham Hostspur have won one of their last 26 English Premier League visits to Arsenal (W1 D10 L15), coming from 0-2 down to win 3-2 in November 2010.
Spurs won 2-0 at the Emirates in the English Football League Cup last season, 17 days after losing there in the league against Arsenal; in all competitions, Tottenham have won consecutive away matches at Arsenal just once, winning in 1925 and 1926.
Five of the last 14 goals scored in English Premier League matches between Arsenal and Spurs have been penalties - no English Premier League fixture has seen more penalties scored (18, level with Everton vs Newcastle United).
Arsenal were beaten by Crystal Palace in their last home English Premier League London derby - they haven't lost back to back home derbies since February 2006, when they lost to Chelsea and West Ham United.
Arsenal have won more English Premier League matches (60) and have a higher win rate (61%) than any other team in matches played in September. They also haven't lost a north London derby in the month in any competition since 1969 (2-3) winning six and drawing four since.
Along with pointless Watford, Tottenham are one of just two teams to have conceded first in all three of their English Premier League matches so far this season. The Lilywhites last shipped the first goal in their first four English Premier League matches back in 2008-09.
Tottenham are winless in their last seven away league matches (D1 L6), last enduring a longer winless run on the road between December 2011-April 2012 (8 matches).
Tottenham's Harry Kane has scored nine goals in all competitions against Arsenal - only Emmanuel Adebayor and Bobby Smith (both 10) have ever scored more in matches between the two teams in history.
Arsenal boss Unai Emery has won all four of his home league matches against Mauricio Pochettino, winning three matches with Valencia against Espanyol between 2009-10 and 2011-12 and with Arsenal last season against Tottenham.
Tottenham Hostspur's striker Harry Kane has scored nine goals in nine English Premier League matches against Arsenal - only Wayne Rooney (12) and Robbie Fowler (10) have scored more English Premier League goals against the Gunners.
Christian Eriksen is one goal away from becoming the fifth player to score 50 in the English Premier League for Tottenham. However, he's never scored in 11 previous appearances in the competition against Arsenal - no team has he faced more without a goal.
Other fixtures taking place this week in the English Premier League :