No home comforts for Tottenham, says Clint Dempsey

The club have have won only eight times at home this year compared to nine victories on the road. Dempsey expects the battle for the top four places to go right down to the end of the season and, despite their recent wobble, he is hopeful Spurs can hold their nerve.

updated: April 08, 2013 21:57 IST
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London: Tottenham midfielder Clint Dempsey fears his side's push for a place in the Champions League is in danger of being ruined by the nervous atmosphere at White Hart Lane.

Andre Villas-Boas's side suffered a setback in their bid to finish in the Premier League's top four after being held to a 2-2 draw against Everton on Sunday.

Spurs, who needed Gylfi Sigurdsson's 87th-minute goal to rescue a point, were seven points ahead of Arsenal last month but a slump in form has gifted the initiative back to third-placed Chelsea and fifth-placed Arsenal.

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