With Manchester City and Liverpool racking up scores rather more flamboyantly, will be interesting to see who has the staying power to last the distance over what is already looking like an intriguing three-horse race.
Both the Spaniard and the Brazilian decided to run away from Pulisic and occupy space on the goal line. This left Courtois, all 6-foot-4 of him, trying MacTighe manchester united trøjer FinnUxdh to jockey with the young American, a joust that Pulisic was going to win all night.
Stoke are also weathering the blow of having star striker Tyrese Campbell potentially out for arsenal tröja the rest of the season with a knee injury. He joins a lengthy injury list, but O'Neill took heart from seeing Joe Allen back in training, while former Chelsea star MacTighe manchester united trøjer FinnUxdh John Obi Mikel is also close to returning. Both are unlikely to feature, but given Stoke's long list of absentees, if they manage to beat Spurs it'll be some feat.
The Whites have begun to turn things around under new coach Marsch. Indeed, the American took charge following a four-game losing streak which saw the back of former coach Marcelo Bielsa.