Tottenham secured a 1-1 draw with Arsenal in the north London derby on Sunday, and their high pressing under Mauricio Pochettino is a key reason to their success.
As seen in the clip above, the visitors were not only full of energy and commitment on an individual basis, but they were effective because they did it collectively and stuck to their task.
Along with the likes of Jurgen Klopp in the Premier League today, the idea of pressing higher up the pitch and retrieving the ball in dangerous positions is becoming a more prominent aspect of modern day football.
It has been effectively used by Barcelona for years, and while each tactician has their own idea and interpretation of it, it has gradually become a more popular approach across Europe.
However, Pochettino has used it previously with Southampton, and it appears as though he has the right personnel at his disposal at White Hart Lane to now make it a success with Spurs having now gone 11 games unbeaten in the league.
The likes of Harry Kane, Erik Lamela, Delle Ali and Mousa Dembele have all been integral to the system and approach, and their sacrifice for the team from a defensive perspective has ultimately resulted in the side’s success going forward.
Pochettino’s men are just three points adrift of Manchester United who currently occupy the fourth and final Champions League qualification spot, and they will hope that they can sustain their current form for as long as possible in order to continue to compete to break into the top four.
For their rivals, it is an example to follow in understanding the way that the high-pressing approach works and it remains to be seen whether or not it allows Pochettino to take the club to where they want to be.