Beating Manchester City is a big statement: Alli

Mauricio Pochettino tasted the League leaders their first Premier League defeat on this Sunday, the England midfielder says that it is a huge win for them.

Dele Alli address Tottenham's win following their superb victory over Manchester city by 2-0.

In Sunday’s contest pitted the last two unbeaten side of the Premier League teams against one another where the Sky Blues having won their entire six leagues matches under the Spaniard.

But Sunday Toteenham have shown a great team display against Manchester City at White Hart Lane, where Aleksandar Kolarov scored a comical own goal, where the 20 year old England international scored a beautiful goal against them, close to within a point of city at the peak.

It's massive. I think it's a big statement from us. We knew what we're capable of, we knew we'd have chances if we stuck to our game plan and it took it to them," Alli told Sky Sports.

"They're a great team and they'll be up there but we showed what we're made of.

"It's massive going into the international break – no one wants to go into that on the back of a loss, it's important we keep going."

Victor Wanyama the new Spurs midfielder oversteps in front of their home supports and says their team was rewarded for their hard work.

"We knew it was going to be a tough game," he added. "We showed how solid we are and how compact we are. 

"I'm happy to take three points. We knew we had to work hard; we enjoy working hard, when it comes to games we have to work extra hard. The hard work paid off."