Tottenham fans react on Twitter to Harry Winks' derby display

Harry Winks of Tottenham Hotspur is challenged by Matteo Guendouzi of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on September 01,...

Tottenham Hotspur squandered a two-goal lead in the North London derby, but Harry Winks did impress the supporters.

Harry Winks of Tottenham Hotspur is challenged by Matteo Guendouzi of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on September 01,...

A number of Spurs fans have taken to Twitter to laud Harry Winks' performance in the North London derby, with plenty suggesting that he was the standout performer on a frustrating afternoon for Mauricio Pochettino's men.

Spurs threw away a two-goal lead at the Emirates. Christian Eriksen evoked memories of Paul Stalteri's famous goal against West Ham to slide home the opener, and Harry Kane doubled the lead from the spot.

 

However, Alexandre Lacazette pulled one back before the break and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang equalised with a clever finish in the second-half. 

It may have been a disappointing result for Tottenham, but Winks' display appears to have impressed a lot of the supporters on social media.

Sokratis of Arsenal takes on Harry Winks of Tottenham during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on September 01, 2019 in London, United...

Whoscored.com shows that he completed 34 of his 37 passes. No player who started the game for either side boasted a better pass completion record than the 23-year-old, while he also made more challenges than anyone else on the pitch, with six successful tackles.

It was Winks' great work on the wing and pass into Heung-min Son that led to the challenge that allowed Kane to score from the spot. And plenty of Tottenham fans suggested that the academy graduate - who has come in for criticism - produced a performance that he could be extremely proud of, with some expressing their excitement for the partnership that he could potentially form with Tanguy Ndombele in the future.

Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at the...

Here is how some of the Spurs supporters reacted to Winks' display...

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