But Pochettino was not impressed with a question about why he had left Toby Alderweireld, who returned from a three-month injury absence against Newport in midweek, out of the squad, with Davinson Sanchez partnering Jan Vertonghen at centre-half.
The significance of this game was beyond the two sides' old rivalry as both of them desperately aim for a top four finish.
"How the Gunners could do with a defensive leader anywhere near the mould of their former skipper for this one".
Tottenham very almost paid for its inability to bag the three points before the final whistle.
And it was only the defiance of Cech that kept a rampant Spurs at bay in the second half, producing a collection of outstanding saves to somehow keep Arsenal in contention as Pochettino's side threatened to run riot.
"The [seven-point] gap is not massive but it will be tough".
"It is always a game that is charged emotionally. If it is an opportunity we have to try to take it as well, but the priority remains the Premier League". It's disappointing that we struggled in the last five minutes as the game should have been settled.
"We've got good momentum, the Champions League coming up, which we're looking forward to, then we've got to keep it going in the league".
Kane nodded in his 32nd goal of the season from Ben Davies' cross to secure a deserved 1-0 Wembley victory. Tottenham powered seven points clear of Arsenal and rose from fifth to third place.
They have met 194 times in all competitions, with Arsenal leading by 81 wins to Tottenham's 62. While they are now six points off the top four, although Liverpool still have a game in hand, it still does not look like Arsenal will cover that difference based on their performances in this season.
They have conceded nine of their 24 league goals this season, or 38%, after the 75th minute of matches.
Harry Kane loves a goal against Arsenal and he added to his already impressive tally against The Gunners with his sublime headed victor.
However, the French boss is refusing to give up just yet, though he admitted he derby against Tottenham was a game Arsenal couldn't afford to lose. Their defensive frailties came to the fore once again when up against a strong attack and their away record continues to be shocking.
The Huskies, who shot 47 percent from the field, had two starters - forwards David Onuorah and Isaiah Whaley - score zero points. Purdue enters the toughest part of its schedule - against Ohio State , at Michigan State - having not lost since late November.
Ghana internationals Asamoah Gyan and Kwadwo Asamoah have paid tribute to dancehall artiste Ebony Reign, who died on Thursday. Peace Agyare is an entrepreneur and a graduate from The Institute of Business Management and Journalism-Kumasi (Ghana).
Coalition officials alerted Russian officials of the SDF presence via the deconfliction line in advance of the attack, White said. In June 2017, a Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet shot down a Syrian SU-22 that had attacked Syrian Democratic Forces .
Juventus defeated Fiorentina 2-0 in Gianluigi Buffon's 500th league match for the club to leapfrog Napoli at the top of Serie A . The 23-year-old scored the Turin giants' first goal as he curled in a left-footed free-kick in the 56th minute on Friday.
The city, located about 500km south-east of Jakarta, is regarded as the cultural heart of Java, Indonesia's main island. I was scrambling to save my wife and children", Cahyo told Agence France-Presse.
Averaging 11.4 points per game, the Italian shot 92-for-247 from beyond the three-point line off the bench for Atlanta. Belinelli is a career 37.7 percent 3-point shooter, and is shooting slightly below that (37.2) this season.
The tweets were sent throughout 2017 and reportedly, the NSA officials would tell the Russian to expect public tweets in advance. However, the N.S.A. told the NYT that "all N.S.A. employees have a lifetime obligation to protect classified information".
Former Ireland, Celtic and Manchester United midfielder Liam Miller has died after a battle with pancreatic cancer . Struggling to establish himself in United's central midfield, he had a loan spell at Leeds in 2005.
On Mahrez, Guardiola added: "Hopefully he will come back soon to play football". "In the second half, he scored four goals ". Puel said: "The most important thing is that Riyad came back to the training session, to the game".
She was branded a traitor to Islam and her homeland, accused of blasphemy, attacked by angry mobs and thrown into prison. In Pakistan , she was awarded the Hilal-i-Imtiaz and the Sitara-i-Imtiaz, the second and third highest civilian honours.
Amazon, which has been edging into the delivery business for some time, would not confirm the report - but didn't deny it either. News of the test sparked investor concern that the world's largest online retailer would upend the shipping market.