And despite an encouraging first half against Mauricio Pochettino's side, Shaw admitted afterwards the team, who along with under-fire manager Jose Mourinho were applauded off the pitch by the home supporters, had not been good enough.
Fast forward twelve months and you could tell nearly the exact same story about Manchester United manager, after he led United to their highest finish since the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson, finishing second in the league behind Man City.
Mourinho was goaded with chants of "you're getting sacked in the morning" by the travelling Tottenham fans.
" Three nil but it also means three Premierships and I've won more Premierships alone than the other 19 managers together". So, we are not looking for the likes of Darron Gibson who, despite playing two games against Spurs for United, played in two League Cup games.
Mourinho proceeded to lecture a reporter about the match's 3-0 result and segue that into bragging about his career Premier League titles.
Nemanja Matic was one of six United alterations, with the defensive midfielder forming part of a back three.
Moura, who joined the club from Paris Saint-Germain for £25million in January, took some time to adapt to English football but now has three goals in three games with Tottenham sitting second in the table after a flawless start to the season.
Outrageously brilliant header from Harry Kane.
"It is a massive victory for us and I am very proud of the performance".
In his post-match interview with Sky Sports following Manchester United's 3-0 defeat to Spurs, Mourinho spoke about how "from a tactical point of view, we didn't lose." We need to be realistic but want to keep pushing and building our fitness.
"It's not normal to lose a home game and the fans react like that, our fans responded in an incredible way".
"Our fans don't read newspapers, they don't watch television, they're more intelligent than that", he intimated.