Erik Lamela produced a stunning display as Tottenham beat Manchester City this afternoon.
Tottenham Hotspur underlined their top four credentials with a stunning 4-1 win over Manchester City at White Hart Lane this afternoon.
Spurs fell behind to a Kevin De Bruyne goal in the first half, but Eric Dier's long range hit before half time gave Tottenham hope after the break.
Toby Alderweireld headed Spurs in front having beaten Willy Caballero to the ball, before Harry Kane's lengthy goal drought came to an end with an instinctive finish after Christian Eriksen's free kick had rattled the crossbar.
Substitute Clinton N'Jie then came off the bench to set up Erik Lamela for a fourth goal, handing Spurs a shock 4-1 win over the Premier League title favourites.
Lamela's display was the biggest talking point from the game, as the Argentine was irresistible in a fantastic performance from the much-maligned winger.
The 23-year-old not only caused problems in the final third before scoring the final goal, but he also worked remarkably hard defensively, offering protection to the back four.
After the game, Spurs fans took to Twitter in order to react to Lamela's display, with many supporters stunned to see Lamela put in such a performance after two difficult seasons at White Hart Lane.
Lamela's performance was dubbed 'stupendous', 'outstanding' and 'excellent', with the notion that he may even be better than West Brom's Saido Berahino, who Spurs had four bids rejected for, as reported by Sky Sports.
Here are some of the reactions to Lamela's performance against Manchester City, with sent Spurs fans in to a state of shock...
Lamela’s goal was quality. Such good composure. All of a sudden, he is looking like a proper decent player #thfc— Glen Hussey (@Glebbers_N17) September 26, 2015
Is Erik Lamela finally coming good? Subbed to a standing ovation and bamboozled City completely. This *might* be his season... #THFC— Harry Sherlock (@Harry_Sherlock) September 26, 2015
Lamela deserves the credit today, finally looked like a serious talent. #THFC— Stuart Peel (@JedLomax) September 26, 2015
Erik Lamela turns in another excellent performance although he needs to keep it up before I get carried away! #THFC— John Hall (@JohnHall1985) September 26, 2015
Lamela good shout for MOTM. Put in a great shift and deserved his goal. More like this please #thfc— Dan Carter (@Clem_Fandango_) September 26, 2015
And, I must say that I haven't been Lamela biggest fan BUT today he was MOM. On the ball and off the ball, work rate was top draw #THFC— Wayne Bowden (@WayBow1THFC) September 26, 2015
Eric Lamela - A player absolutely transformed, what a stupendous performance, covered every blade, won every individual battle. #THFC— Ricky Sacks (@GlobalSpur) September 26, 2015