After almost every club has played seven Premier League matches thus far in the season, a quick inspection of the league table reveals something strange: Tottenham sits ahead of Arsenal by two points.
For Spurs supporters, any time they see their side ahead of the Gunners in the table is a cause for celebration. After all, Tottenham hasn't finished a season ahead of their north London rivals since 1994/95. The fact that they are guaranteed to be ahead for yet another two weeks just makes it sweeter.
So how did Tottenham start quicker than Arsenal?
Are these factors sustainable?
And could this be the first season in nearly 20 years that the Gunners won't finish ahead of their rivals?
Here are five reasons why the Spurs have started the season stronger than Arsenal.