Tottenham stirred into second place in the Premier League, six points behind leaders Liverpool, when cruising to a 3-0 win at lowly Cardiff town on Tuesday.
Liverpool face third-placed Manchester town on Thursday night, and town may move on top of Spurs if they avoid defeat at the Etihad sports stadium.
Spurs beaten by Wolves at home on Saturday, took simply 3 minutes to urge ahead in South Wales through the acquainted source of captain Harry Kane.
After Kane launched an attack, surging from deep, Kieran Trippier crossed and the England forward had an easy tap-in after the ball ricocheted off Cardiff defender Sean Morrison.
Christian Eriksen made it 2-0 nine minutes later with an inspired finish from the edge of the box, though capital boss Neil Warnock are going to be disappointed with the manner his defenders backed off and gave the Dane space to wriggle and shoot home.
The game was effectively over in the twenty sixth minute when Son Heung-Min made a clinical end with a shot on the turn after being well set-up by Kane. The South Korean has scored eleven goals in his last twelve starts.
Cardiff stay in sixteenth place, 3 points on top of the relegation zone.