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Week 7 of the Premier League saw both the first Merseyside and North London Derbies of the season. And they were both disappointing.
The Merseyside Derby at Everton on Saturday had a controversial red card and a missed penalty in the first half, and it was still a rather dull game of football as Liverpool claimed a 2-0 victory.
Martin Atkinson's decision to send off Jack Rodwell in the 28th minute was very questionable and may have ruined the game, but overall, neither side looked all that impressive.
Everton's defense cost them the game because even against 10 men, Liverpool didn't create much.
Tim Howard saved Dirk Kuyt's first-half penalty, his first miss from the spot at Liverpool, but that was about it.
The North London Derby at Tottenham on Sunday didn't have much excitement, and Arsenal, naturally, cost themselves at least a draw.
But even with all the mistakes from Arsenal, Tottenham could still only muster a 2-1 victory over their rivals.
Kyle Walker had a great strike that ended up being the winner for Spurs, though it did go straight through Wojciech Szczesny's hands.
Defensive mistakes and missed chances were the name of the game for the Gunners, and Arsene Wenger's seat at Arsenal got even hotter.