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Arsenal vs. Tottenham Hotspur: TV channels, lineups, and how to watch North London Derby online

The last NLD wasn’t great. Maybe the League Cup NLD will turn out better.

Arsenal FC v Tottenham Hotspur - Premier League Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Hey, look — it’s a North London Derby! ...Yes, we just had one, and it was awful when Spurs lost 4-2, but now there’s another one. ...No, it’s not at Tottenham Hotspur’s home ground, it’s at Arsenal again. Because it’s the League Cup, that’s why.

...No, that’s the FA Cup, this is the OTHER domestic cup. And yes, people usually don’t care as much about this one, so there will be a fair amount of rotation, probably. Except for Spurs, because half of their team is injured so they’ll need to play a strong team.

No, I’m not as nervous about this one as I was the last NLD. I’d pretty much just like this one to be over. Getting closer to lifting a trophy would be nice, as would winning so Arsenal fans aren’t annoying on Twitter again.

Let’s get this over with.



How to Watch

Yes, American readers, this match is only available streaming on ESPN+, a stand-alone streaming service. There’s a free 7-day trial, and the service is only $5 so it’s not a whole lot of cheddar. No links to illegal streams in the comments or suffer the Wrath of Menno.

Date/time: Wednesday, December 19, 2018 | 2:45 p.m. (ET), 7:45 p.m. (BST)
Venue: Emirates Stadium, London, UK
TV: not televised (USA), Sky Sports Football/Main Event (UK), DAZN (Canada), beIN Sports 2 (Australia), other listings at
Streaming: ESPN+ (USA - subscription required)
Radio: Audio streamed at UK - check local listings

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