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The side from the principality are no strangers to success against north London clubs, and added Spurs to the Gunners scalp they obtained back in 2015 Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim used his side’s victory over Arsenal two seasons ago to inspire them to their 2-1 success against Tottenham in the Champions League. First-half goals from Bernardo Silva and Thomas Lemar at Wembley inspired Monaco to victory on Wednesday. Toby Alderweireld pulled a goal back for Spurs on the stroke of half-time, but they suffered defeat in the Group E clash. Monaco also claimed a win in London in February 2015,…

Alexis Sanchez salvaged a point for Arsenal from their limp Champions League opener at Paris St-Germain. Edinson Cavani glanced PSG ahead after 42 seconds and should have had a hat-trick before half-time, firing wide after rounding David Ospina before slipping to fluff a simple finish. Sanchez rifled in the rebound from Arsenal’s first shot on target. Alex Iwobi might have had a late Arsenal winner before Olivier Giroud and PSG’s Marco Verratti were sent off. Substitute Giroud was brought on to enliven a tame attacking display and picked up two yellow cards in his 27 minutes, the second for an…