The Spurs full-back was heavily involved in the opening of the match at White Hart Lane, causing Victor Moses and Cesar Azpilicueta issues down the left-hand side of the pitch.
But he was also on the receiving end of some tough tackles, attracting abuse from the visiting Chelsea fans.
So how did the home support stick up for their player? They made light of the serious issue of racism by some Chelsea supporters in Paris two years ago.
This week, four fans of the club were found guilty of aggravated violence against a black man when they refused to let him on a Metro train on their way to Chelsea’s Champions League game with Paris Saint-Germain.
That story gave the Spurs ammunition and, according to the Evening Standard’s James Olley, they sang:
— James Olley (@JamesOlley) January 4, 2017
It’s a very serious issue and Spurs fans definitely shouldn’t be tarring all Chelsea fans with the same brush. But it should get some laughs from plenty of the White Hart Lane club’s supporters.