Goals by Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen handed the Lilywhites a first leg advantage in the round of 16 ties after Gonzalo Higuain's brace saw them fall two-goal behind inside the opening nine minutes.
The Argentine could have registered a hat-trick when the scoreline was 2-1 but missed his second penalty of the game after Aurier's reckless tackle halted the run of Douglas Costa.
However, the right-back has taken to Instagram to hail his side's performance captioning a snap: "Good job, good result guys."
The former Paris Saint-Germain player has appeared 19 times in all competitions for Spurs since his arrival in the summer.
Another trip awaits Mauricio Pochettino's side as they take on League One strugglers Rochdale at the Crown Oil Arena for an FA Cup fifth-round clash on Sunday.