Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli was once again amongst the goals as Mauricio Pochettino’s side ground out a 2-1 victory against Southampton at White Hart Lane on Sunday.
The win means the Lilywhites have won their last 10 consecutive home Premier League games.
— NinetyMinutesOnline (@90MinsOnline) March 19, 2017
Christian Eriksen put the hosts in the lead after just 14 minutes, with Alli doubling Spurs’ lead from the spot after being brought down by Steven Davis inside the box.
The Saints pulled one back through James Ward-Prowse shortly after half-time, but the home side held on the get an important victory.
The goal means Alli has now netted 14 times in 27 top-flight appearances this season.
Many fans took to social media to express their delight at seeing him score once again, especially in the absence of star striker Harry Kane, who picked up an injury in their FA Cup match against Millwall.
Here are some of the best tweets:
'Dele Alli's overrated'
17 goals. From midfield.
— AJ Tracey (@ajtracey) March 19, 2017
@BBCSport excellent from alli. English players this week showing how to win fouls. Vardy and alli both Street wise characters.
— mark king (@ohmydosh1972) March 19, 2017
— M H (@kruder69) March 19, 2017
@ajtracey yeah, best English player IMO. Rate him extremely highly
— LOAN REDEMPTION (@LoanRedemption) March 20, 2017
@Dele_Alli to think you were league 1 a few seasons ago is mental, pure quality Dele well done mate
— neil mclaren (@MclarenMac) March 19, 2017
@premierleague Dele is football wizard
— precious ayoade (@prezypita) March 19, 2017
— My Football Facts (@myfootballfacts) March 19, 2017
@SpursOfficial Can I get Dele nutmeggs on a DVD thank you ????????????????????
— Jinja Ninja ???? (@og256) March 19, 2017
— John Husselbee (@john_husselbee) March 19, 2017
@Squawka that's great and all, but where was he in Champions League and Europa League competition ????????????
— Lambo (@Lambo540) March 20, 2017