Their last meeting ended in a rout for Arsenal at Emirates stadium.
"I know well what it's (the derby) like at the Lane and it will be rocking again," Dawson told the Tottenham match programme.
"I guess we feel we owe them one for what happened at the Emirates this season. We were well in the game until Ade was sent off, but that's football. We've moved on from that game now, we're stronger, playing well and looking ahead to the match.
"We go into the game in confident mood and you have to be for a game like this.
"We've 11 cup finals now to try and get as many points on the board as we can - starting now."