Though Manchester United ultimately came up short in its attempts to down a plucky Tottenham Hotspur Sunday, one couldn't help but see the positives from the result.
It was a point gained in an away game against a team beginning to show their true potential under new boss Andre Villas-Boas.
But perhaps the greatest positive was the familiar sight of Robin van Persie bursting the opposition net for the 18th time this season.
Since making the controversial £24 million transfer from Arsenal in the summer, he has gone from strength to strength at Old Trafford, scoring goals for fun.
Here are a few reasons why he's currently the best forward in the Premier League.