Tottenham Hotspur were held to a 2-2 draw on Sunday as they contested the first north London derby of the Premier League season.
FULL-TIME: End-to-end stuff at the Emirates and it finishes all square in the derby.
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) September 1, 2019
Mauricio Pochettino’s side managed to take a two-goal lead through efforts from Christian Eriksen and a Harry Kane penalty, however Alexandre Lacazette managed to pull one back just before the half-time whistle (Sky Sports).
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang levelled the match with 20 minutes to go, although Spurs certainly had the opportunities to try and take all three points from the Emirates Stadium before heading into the upcoming international break.
As has become the norm in the modern era, fans took to Twitter following the conclusion of the match to share their thoughts about the game and it seems one man appeared to attract plenty of plaudits for his performance.
Harry Winks earned rave reviews for his display, with Football London handing him a score of nine writing: “Worked so hard and his pressing was excellent, particularly in winning the ball for Spurs to win their penalty in the first half. If it wasn’t for Lloris’ saves he’d have been the standout Spurs player by a long way.”
Fans were just as complimentary with their opinions of his performance on the social media outlet, with many of them sharing positive reactions.
Here are just some of them…
Before the match I’d have been delighted with that but having been two up . With the number of injuries & uncertainties we have it was a good result. Vast chasms between & best and worst players today. Son electric, Winks a workhorse, Kane a focal point. The FBs a nightmare.
— Chris Miller (@WindyCOYS) September 1, 2019
If anyone criticises Winks after that I’m coming round
— James Nicholson (@J_Nicholson85) September 1, 2019
Rose did well for much of it but then made bad mistakes. Winks & Lo Celso look good, Kane is quick again, I love Sin, but it was ugly to watch. Another stolen point
— Greg Jenner (@greg_jenner) September 1, 2019
Harry Winks deserves a special mention for his sheer & tireless work-rate in the heart of the Tottenham Hotspur midfield.
— Ricky Sacks (@RickSpur) September 1, 2019
Sanchez isn’t a RB, Eriksen & Jan have to start every game and Rose needs to be dropped.
Winks however today i thought was superb, people that doubt that kid sometimes baffles me.
Loves the badge and will fight in every game! #COYS
— Kevin Gower©️ (@KGower83) September 1, 2019
Arsenal were there for the taking but #thfc were way too timid. Had a lot of good opportunities in the second-half but it felt like there was a lack of belief. Harry Winks and Christian Eriksen were superb. Both full-backs were shocking. Wish we had of seen Lucas Moura . #COYS
— Daily Hotspur (@Daily_Hotspur) September 1, 2019
Aurier + Davies have to start vs Palace. Rose poor again. Felt sorry for Sanchez, well out of his depth from first minute. Jan sloppy. Winks worked his socks off, my MOTM. Front 4 needed to be more decisive with final ball/decision. Harry struggled but nearly an unreal winner.
— COYS.com (@COYS_com) September 1, 2019
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I’m feeling more positive than most people on my timeline. Yes we conceded a two goal lead but they were so good as an attacking threat and had momentum being at home. We did look defensively shaky at times but then at others looked calm and resilient. Son + Winks both fab #COYS
— Reb (@becksie1977) September 1, 2019