Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino is delighted with his side’s performance against Chelsea at White Hart Lane.
Spurs staged a sensational comeback to get the better of their London rivals 5-3 in the Premier League.
Harry Kane scored twice for Tottenham, who also had Danny Rose, Andros Townsend and Nacer Chadli on the scoresheet.
"It was a great performance by the team,” BBC Sport quotes Pochettino as saying. “I think they are all very happy with the first day of the new year, to start this way was very important.
"The most important thing today was our performance, to believe in our way. The team showed a big mentality.
“Chelsea are the best team so far, it was a difficult game. It was an important three points for the players and supporters for the belief, to show all is possible.”
There were one or two debatable refereeing decisions, but Tottenham certainly merited the three points and were the better team.
The way Spurs came back into the game after conceding the first goal was remarkable and showed the never-say-die attitude that this group of players has.
The win has lifted Tottenham up to fifth in the Premier League table with 34 points from 20 matches, just two points behind fourth-placed Southampton.
The result against Chelsea could just be the making of Tottenham’s season.