Tottenham's Dele Alli celebrates after the match with Hugo Lloris

Dele Alli helps Tottenham eclipse Arsenal and stay on Chelsea’s tail

For Tottenham Hotspur it was a bittersweet day. Yet they have waited so long for this kind of one-upmanship against Arsenal, the team they always measure themselves against, it would be impolite to start with the negatives when, finally, they can remind themselves what it will feel like to conclude the season looking down on the old enemy.