Wherever Leicester finish this season, Claudio Ranieri can be proud of his team, proud of the way they played this season, proud of the way his team have dismantled teams like Spurs, Arsenal and Chelsea.
Leicester City have been enjoying a fairy tale Premier League season so far, but we all know fairytales aren't real and neither are the Foxes' title aspirations.
Instead, Leicester has spent weeks at the top of the world's richest league, and only a goal difference of three is now keeping the club in second place below Arsenal.
"We have enough quality and we have younger players in our academy with a lot of potential like Shayon [Harrison] and Kazaiah Sterling. This is another very good player for me who can help the squad".
"I don't like to speak about change".
Harry Redknapp, out of work since leaving Queen's Park Rangers last February, was another who questioned Ranieri's appointment, claiming to be "surprised that he can walk back into the Premier League", but perhaps that contingent of grumbling British managers who are currently practising their golf swings or topping up suntans in Dubai should now regard Ranieri as an inspiration. Each fixture, while entertaining, was also frustrating to watch as Tottenham had difficulty trying to unlock Leicester's defense.
Tottenham XI: Vorm, Walker, Dier, Wimmer, Davies, Carroll, Bentaleb, Lamela, Eriksen, Chadli, Son.
Both sides are again likely to make several alterations to their starting line-ups when they meet at the King Power Stadium - but Pochettino insists that does not mean they are prioritising the Premier League over a cup run.
"But for this reason, I say we fight face to face with Tottenham". It was the outcome of six of Spurs' last 12 away days and four of Leicester's last five fixtures at any venue - and three in four in the east midlands - while two of the pair's three head-to-head collisions this season ended level and the other was decided in the 83rd minute.
The Spain global, who spent two years in Italy and one in Holland before moving to Stoke, said it was always his aim to play in England.
What would make me feel even better, though, is if Petr Cech can match the achievement of one of Old Trafford's all time favourites Eric Cantona.
"The big teams haven't switched on turbo yet to go - and we hope they don't switch on turbo", he added on Tuesday.
"Our journey starts today". Sanchez, Ozil, along with the likes of Aguero and Silva, offer signs of hope that standards can improve during the final four months but while we wait for them all to fully recover it has become all too clear that the Premier League may be great but inside it there are no great teams and very few great players.
"We're going into the match on the back of two very good performances and we certainly feel like the team with nothing to lose", the Telegraph quoted Tisdale as saying.