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Arsenal fight back against Spurs to draw London derby

Monday, 2019-09-02 09:11:00
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Soccer Football - Premier League - Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur - Emirates Stadium, London, Britain - September 1, 2019 Tottenham Hotspur's Hugo Lloris makes a save. (Reuters)
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Arsenal strikers Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette inspired a stirring comeback against rivals Tottenham Hotspur to salvage a 2-2 draw in a thrilling north London Premier League derby on Sunday.

* Richarlison bagged a brace as Everton earned a dramatic 3-2 win over Wolves on Sunday (Sep 1).

* Luis Alberto’s second-half equaliser earned Lazio a 1-1 draw with AS Roma in a fast and furious Rome derby in Serie A on Sunday.

* Romelu Lukaku’s second-half penalty earned Inter Milan a 2-1 victory at Cagliari in Serie A on Sunday as coach Antonio Conte made it two wins from two at the start of the season.

* Atletico Madrid maintained their perfect start to the La Liga season by staging a remarkable comeback from two goals down to beat Eibar 3-2 at home on Sunday thanks to a 90th-minute strike from midfielder Thomas Partey.

* Gareth Bale twice came to Real Madrid's rescue to salvage a 2-2 draw at Villarreal in La Liga on Sunday but the Wales forward ended the night in despair as he was sent off in added time for receiving two yellow cards.

* Roger Federer advanced to the US Open quarter-finals for the 13th time in his past 15 attempts on Sunday (Sep 1) by defeating Belgian 15th seed David Goffin 6-2, 6-2, 6-0.

* Serena Williams needed a medical time out in the second set of her 6-3 6-4 win over Petra Martic on Sunday to get treatment on her right ankle but recovered to advance to the US Open quarter-finals.

* Ukrainian fifth seed Elina Svitolina delivered a solid serving performance to beat American Madison Keys 7-5 6-4 on Sunday and secure a spot in the US Open quarter-finals.

* Roger Federer has not yet decided if he will compete at next year's Tokyo Olympics and said on Sunday at the US Open that eligibility, his health and family will all factor into his decision.

* Charles Leclerc claimed a bittersweet first Formula One win on Sunday, the Monegasque’s joy at fulfilling a long-held dream tempered by the death of French racer Anthoine Hubert. Leclerc crossed the line 0.9 seconds ahead of a hard-charging Lewis Hamilton, who still extended his overall championship lead to 65 points over Mercedes team mate Valtteri Bottas who finished third.

* Sebastien Soderberg sunk a birdie in the first extra hole of a five-man play-off featuring Rory McIlroy to win the European Masters on Sunday (Sep 1).

Reuters, CNA