After a tense last ten minutes, Tottenham Hotspur held on to secure a 1-0 against Watford at White Hart Lane, leapfrogging Manchester City into second place in the Premier League.
Spurs were utterly dominant from the first kick, with Ben Davies and Kieran Trippier impressing most in the first half.
Fittingly, it was Kieran Trippier who broke the deadlock for the hosts with his first Tottenham goal. The right back got on the end of a superb cross by substitute Dele Alli to tap in from close range.
Here’s how Twitter reacted to Spurs going second in the league.
FT. Finally. Brilliant performance even if the scoreline doesn't reflect that. Full backs excellent. Another clean sheet, into 2nd we go!
— SHДRKY (@Belgian_Hotspur) February 6, 2016
#Spurs 2nd in the Premier League. Bigger shock, Leicester are the team above them! 25 shots on target today, Trippier only one that counts
— Uncle Norman Giller (@NormanGiller) February 6, 2016
CANNOT BELIEVE THIS SPURS SIDE!!!!!!!!!!! #COYS
— stevendobbieTHFC (@shanobie7) February 6, 2016
We're gonna win the fucking league.
— The Fighting Cock (@LoveTheShirt) February 6, 2016
The top two of the Premier League this evening are Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur. This season has gone wrong in the best way.
— Ollie Connors (@olliexcore) February 6, 2016
Tottenham Hotspur are now second in the Premier League, with the best goal difference and the fewest goals conceded.
— Spurs Stat Man (@SpursStatMan) February 6, 2016
Couldn't care less what the score was today, all I wanted was a win to get to second place and that's exactly what we got. UPP THE SPUUURS!
— Spurs In The Blood (@SpursInTheBlood) February 6, 2016
2nd IN THE LEAGUE! pic.twitter.com/cACgn11ZEc
— Tottenham Funnies (@SpursFunnies) February 6, 2016
That was another strong performance; clean sheet (Wimmer was great) & we should have scored a few more (might have had a pen too). #COYS
— Chris Miller (@WindyCOYS) February 6, 2016
That second half was fantastic, some of the best football we've played for a while. Next Sunday is absolutely massive. COYS!
— Ollie Davis (@Ollie_Davis) February 6, 2016
— Jan Vertonghen (@JanVertonghen) February 6, 2016
Get in there another win 2nd in the League COME ON BOYS KEEP GOING WE CAN DO THIS COYSSSSSS
— Micky Hazard (@1MickyHazard) February 6, 2016
Spurs of old would have come unstuck. This team are making me nervous for completely different reasons.
— Paul O Keefe (@pokeefe1) February 6, 2016
— Alex Lally (@doolally316) February 6, 2016
WE ARE SECOND IN THE LEAGUE #COYS
— Harry Charalambous (@PrimeSpur1992) February 6, 2016
Good Win for Spurs , just needed a win , 1-0 another clean sheet just the Ticket . Must believe now they can win it . ?
— Glenn Hoddle (@GlennHoddle) February 6, 2016
We are second; behind Leicester. None of that sentence seems real right now. #COYS
— Bay Area Spurs (@bayarespurs) February 6, 2016
Every week I think that I couldn't love this team anymore, and every week they prove me wrong . Another massive win to take us up to 2nd.
— The Spurs Brain (@TheSpursBrain) February 6, 2016
Wimmer looking very, very assured. No goals conceded in 195 mins of PL football. Second most passes (66) & best accuracy (90.9%) v Watford.
— Ewan Roberts (@EwanRoberts) February 6, 2016
Nothing in football has taught me how to deal with Tottenham being good
— Flav (@Flav_Bateman) February 6, 2016