Video - Wenger admits his side were 'nervous' against Spurs
Mauricio Pochettino was delighted after his Tottenham side earned a 1-1 draw at Arsenal to stretch their unbeaten start to the Premier League season to 11 games.
Spurs were up against it at half-time in the north London derby following Kevin Wimmer's own goal but Harry Kane - making his first appearance since mid-September after an ankle injury - secured the visitors a point from the penalty spot.
"I'm very happy with the performance," Pochettino told BT Sport 1.
"I think we played well at a very difficult place. Arsenal are on a very good run and have momentum.
"Our players deserve full credit today - they were fantastic.
"We showed big, big character to get back into the game."
The result means Arsenal remain three points ahead of their rivals heading into the international break, but manager Arsene Wenger was disappointed with a below-par performance.
"We had some good spells in the game and I don't question the spirit of our team," he said.
"But we usually have more fluency and it looked like we just tried to play too much.
"I feel like we played with too many nerves and it was not our performance."
Meanwhile, Twitter was alive with quips over Wenger's latest oversized coat, with the Gunners boss enjoying a rare success of getting his zip done up without his familiar fumbling:
Arsene Wenger doing up his zip with relative ease. Biblical scenes https://t.co/ExPRqsAKRG— Dream Team (@dreamteamfc) November 6, 2016
You know Arsenal can do well this season when Wenger fixes his zipper at the first try— Jan Aage Fjortoft (@JanAageFjortoft) November 6, 2016