The midfielder grabbed a goal and two assists as he made the most of a rare start under Jose Mourinho, leading Spurs to a 4-0 victory (8-1 on aggregate).
Take a closer look at an outstanding performance below.
📷 Dele Alli: Match Snapshot
⚽ ⏱️ 10’ Alli controls Doherty's low cross with his back to goal and holds off his man before executing an outrageous overhead kick into the top corner of the goal.
⚽ ⏱️ 50' The Englishman sends in an inch-perfect inswinging cross from the left wing that gives Carlos Vinicius the easy task of heading in from close range.
⚽ ⏱️ 73' Alli collects the ball in the final third and waits for space to open up before picking out a beautifully weighted pass for Gareth Bale to smash home.
〽️ Dele Alli: Rating Week-on-Week
Alli's last significant outing for Tottenham came in the first leg of this tie when he earned a 6.5 FC Rating as his team won 4-1. But he was infinitely more influential here, with his three goal involvements resulting in a fully deserved 9.7 FC Rating.
🗝️ Key Stats
Alli match stats
|FC Rating||9.7||Rank #1|
|Final third passes||22||Rank =#1|
Dele Alli: What Next?
Alli's only Premier League start this season came on the opening day against Everton, when he was unceremoniously withdrawn at the half-time break.
It remains to be seen whether his performance this evening is enough to earn him a second start when Tottenham face Burnley on Sunday afternoon.