"I feel we are playing quite well and that's why we are getting results".
A two-goal lead was an accurate reflection of Tottenham's dominance up to that point, but Lukaku took full advantage of a slip from the otherwise excellent Vertonghen to halve Everton's deficit with nine minutes remaining.
Harry Kane's double gave Tottenham a 3-2 victory over Everton to go seven points behind Chelsea on Sunday, while third-placed Manchester City is a point further back after sweeping to a 2-0 victory at Sunderland.
The important thing though for the visitors was that in that spell of dominance from Spurs, they only managed to get one goal and their was a couple of occasions that they have almost got in on goal which will give them hope going into the second half.
"I wanted that third goal and I had chances which I should have scored".
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"If we get the time to improve, that's the next step for the club".
Even at this point, he's been in devastating form for Ronald Koeman's team this season and will continue to chase Kane for the Golden Boot (he is one shy of the England striker's 19).
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has refused to rule out of the possibility of catching Chelsea in the Premier League title race this season.
Dele Alli restored the two-goal lead in stoppage time, only for the visitors' Enner Valencia to round off the scoring with virtually the last kick of the game. Verthongen: "Yeah, very good!"
"He's just a one-season wonder", Tottenham fans had chanted shortly after his second of the afternoon, ironically referencing the view held by some that the England worldwide would struggle to replicate the success of his breakout campaign in 2014/15. "We can make history with this group, they are good players and it is only the start of good things in the future", said Pochettino, whose name is being linked with the Barcelona job after Luis Enrique said he would not be there next season. They made more chances than we created this afternoon.