Spurs went into the match with a five point lead over the Blues, knowing that a win would nearly assuredly clinch Champions League qualification with six games to play. Ending their long wait for a win at their London rivals is just the latest sign of the progress made under Pochettino.
Alvaro Morata had put Chelsea in front but Christian Eriksen spectacularly equalized in first-half stoppage time with a powerful, swerving long-range strike.
After twisting his ankle against Bournemouth three weeks ago, Kane was expected to be absent for around six weeks but returned ahead of schedule to be named on the bench against Chelsea, coming on for the last 15 minutes. "He's a great talent and I have no doubts about him".
Despite their wretched record at Stamford Bridge and with Harry Kane only fit enough for a place on the bench, Spurs began brightly, with Alli going close following Eriksen's cross after 10 minutes. Sometimes the expectation is too much, and pressure on his shoulders.
Alli silenced the critics with his brace against Chelsea in Tottenham's 3-1 victory
"We need to assess him, he is very positive and is doing very well, every day he is improving", the Argentine added.
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte says he is praying for Ray Wilkins and his family as the former club captain remains critically ill in hospital.
"The goal at the end of the first half it wasn't good for us and our confidence".
'We must be realistic and understand what our level is, struggling to fight for a Champions League place, ' he said.
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Conte's continued frustrations have led to unceasing speculation that he will leave the club in the summer. "There are seven games to go and we have to do our best until the end". But I think that, if we are in this position, we deserve to be in this position.
When Alexandre Lacazette was fouled to win a penalty in the final moments of Arsenal's 3-0 win over Stoke, it seemed certain that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang would take the spot-kick to complete his hat-trick.
Aubameyang then passed up the chance to claim a hat-trick after Badou Ndiaye's push on substitute Alexandre Lacazette, who converted the penalty for a scoreline that flattered the Gunners.
"I'm very, very pleased for Dele", said Pochettino. "I like that because it can only make the team stronger".
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