If Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has done his homework on Arsenal then he will be well aware that Everton, Manchester City and Borussia Dortmund have all scored against the Gunners by using a similar tactic - by hitting them on the break.
Steven Naismith, Sergio Aguero, Ciro Immobile and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang have all netted against Arsene Wenger's side by capitalising on a fast break scenario, with Arsenal seemingly unable to defend against counters.
The North Londoners have also seemed particularly open at the back as the Arsenal defence has allowed four players to slip through for one-on-one opportunities on goal.
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Tottenham meanwhile, in five Premier League games, have attempted four counter attacks and two one on ones and players like Emmanuel Adebayor, should he - as is expected - start against his former club, will be vital as the Togolese is extremely adept at rounding off moves from the fast break.
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