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02nd Dec 2018

WATCH: Matteo Guendouzi celebrates with Arsenal fans after North London derby win

Wil Jones

He knows what it means

Arsenal vs Tottenham games rarely disappoint, but Sunday afternoon gave us another fantastic 90 minutes of entertainment. It has it all: six goals, two penalties, a red card, a mass brawl…

It was the first North London derby for Arsenal’s young French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi, who signed for them in the summer from FC Lorient.

You might think that for a kid born in the north of France, it would just be another game – unlike Tottenham’s much-lauded ‘local’ boys.

This video would suggest you would be wrong.

The Frenchman was filmed celebrating with Arsenal fans after Sunday’s game. Fans mobbed his tinted-windowed car, but he rolled down the windows to bump a few fists. He even pulled in one fan for a cheeky hug.

Then Guendouzi leaned out of the moving car cheering, as it drove away.

Ok, hanging out of a car window is a bit of a Harry Redknapp move, but it is great to see so much passion on the face of a young player.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang put the Gunners 1-0 up after ten minutes, but it looked like it would be Spurs’ day after they got two goals in four minutes to take the lead into half time.

However, the red side of North London would go on to have the last laugh, scoring three in the second half to win 4-2.