Goals from Heung-min Son and Giovani Lo Celso propelled Spurs to the Premier League's summit.
Spurs about to have it off with the fit married woman next door whilst her husband is outside washing the car and your missus is on her way home from a Tesco shop.
The reaction that greeted the full-time whistle from the Spurs players and bench demonstrated that this was a game the North Londoners felt they had to win.
Spurs were swarming all over the home side as the first half drew to a close. Bale, buoyed by his winner at the weekend, was enjoying his best outing since his return to the club.
Mourinho is famous for his ‘guided discovery’ attacking approach, where players must work out problems for themselves. It means his teams can lack structure going forward, but it also allows for a great degree of freedom.
The game was not a spectacle I wish to experience again any time soon and yet I feel like we might have to. As long as the end result remains the same, I will accept and once again move onto the next.
Jose Mourinho's increasingly agitated presence on the sideline served to illustrate just how far the momentum had shifted in the Seagulls favour.
Occasionally, when the team is not ‘on it’ and when the free-flowing arrogance isn’t there to dismantle the opposition, you have to find another level, in the mid-range, to inspire opportunities to steal the points. It’s a mental thing, a state of mind.