A section of Tottenham Hotspur supporters on social media sucked up their pride and hailed N’Golo Kante’s performance for Chelsea on Sunday.
Ultimately, it was the inclusion of Kante at half-time that propelled the Blues to all three Premier League points.
Tottenham held Chelsea at bay for 45-minutes, but lost touch of the result following the Kante’s entrance.
The Blues were able to ramp up the pressure and their persistence ultimately paid off.
Three goals after the interval sunk Spurs, the second of which arriving from Kante’s boot (via an Eric Dier deflection).
Scoring aside, the Parisian played his role excellently, becoming an extra offensive option to couple his customary defensive work.
Tottenham fans acknowledged how crucial the min-midfielder had been to their downfall. Here’s how they reacted on Twitter:
Any fitness fears were wiped clean, as the 30-year-old Chelsea midfielder bounded about the Tottenham pitch with great joy and enthusiasm.