Writers Prediction League - Spurs at Arsenal

Clive Rose

The writers at Cartilage Free Captain predict the result for Tottenham Hotspur's match at Arsenal.

THE NORTH LONDON DERBY IS HERE. The game that will have North London in war is here yet again. Tottenham has hit a rut in form, losing two straight league matches as the team has lost its fourth place standing, as the team now sits in seventh place. The team one spot behind them, down by one point? Arsenal.

Arsenal have had trouble so far this season has oft seemed to play up or down to their competition, winning some smashing victories but putting up just as many disappointing results. The attack has been diverse, with no player taking up the departed Robin van Persie's talismanic status. The defense is still led by Thomas Vermaelen, but recent games have seen the team more vulnerable to give up goals as ever.

As for the prediction league, a crazy weekend prevented posting, but people still e-mailed in their pessimistic predictions. The rules remain the same in the Prediction League--one point for a correct prediction, a bonus point for getting the score correct. Here are the current standings:

Name Score
Ashlock 7
Petrilli 6
The Roosevelts 6
Mechanick 6
Ed 6
Kevin 5
Ryan 4
Uncle Menno 3

This week's predictions:

Kevin: If this wasn't a local derby, no one would care because these teams are so stupid right now. 4-4 Draw.

Mechanick: It doesn't make any sense, but for some reason I think we see the destruction of the Huddlefro... and a Spurs victory. 1-0 Spurs

Ryan: Both of these teams are less than sensible (I'm trying to be nicer lately). Draw, 59-59.

Ashlock: I have no idea. 0-0 Draw

The Roosevelts: Forecasts are calling for BALE FORCE WINDS! Gareth reminds us why he is so awesome, netting 2. 2-1 Spurs

Ed: This game is going to be won on the central midfield battle, which at the time of writing things looks like it'll be akin to a tooled-up Coliseum gladiator squaring up to a drugged, heavily manacled house moth. Their best guys look to be fit, we're considering rolling out a inexperienced 20 year old who's enjoyed about 15 minutes of Prem time in his career an actual injury solution. 3-0 Arsenal.

Petrilli: I really don't have a thing to say about this game, because Spurs are injured to hell and Arsenal isn't that good. However, a strategy is a strategy. Spurs 2-1

Uncle Menno: ERMAHGERD! NERF LERNDERN DERBY! We're injured, they suck. This all leads to an entertaining, though thoroughly unsatisfying, 2-2 Draw.


What do you think? Sound off below:

Star-divide

Not a member of Cartilage Free Captain? Sign up and start commenting. Everyone here is super fun. Follow us on social media for regular updates as well. You can also subscribe to our RSS Feed.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Cartilage Free Captain

You must be a member of Cartilage Free Captain to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Cartilage Free Captain. You should read them.

Join Cartilage Free Captain

You must be a member of Cartilage Free Captain to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Cartilage Free Captain. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9353_tracker