White Hart Lane

Next Game

Tottenham v Partizan

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 20:05

Europa League Group C

The KC Stadium

Last Game

Hull City 1 - 2 Tottenham

Sunday, 23 November 2014, 16:00

Barclays Prem

Gylfi backing Champions push

Tottenham midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson remains convinced they can qualify for next season's Champions League despite losing back-to-back Premier League matches.

Last Updated: 18/03/13 at 15:41 Post Comment

Gylfi Sigurdsson: Confident Spurs can recover from successive league defeats

Gylfi Sigurdsson: Confident Spurs can recover from successive league defeats

Former Spurs player Dimitar Berbatov scored the winner as Fulham beat Spurs 1-0 at White Hart Lane on Sunday, while Liverpool secured a 3-2 victory at Anfield on 10 March.

Those defeats came either side of a 4-1 loss away to Inter Milan in the Europa League, although Andre Vilas-Boas' side still advanced on the away goals rule after the tie finished 4-4 on aggregate.

Tottenham's north London rivals Arsenal are now just four points behind them in the league but Iceland international Sigurdsson is confident of bouncing back in the final eight games of the league campaign.

"We just need to pick ourselves up, stay together and perform well until the end of the season," he said.

"It (a top-four finish) is in our hands and we are in a good position to make sure we get the Champions League spot. We showed during the season that we are more than capable.

"Even though (we've had) a couple of bad results, we won't start doubting ourselves.

"It's down to us now and we have just got to make sure we are playing the way we've been playing throughout the season."

The Fulham game came just three days after the night game in Milan and Sigurdsson feels fatigue may have been a factor in their lacklustre performance.

"I don't want to be making excuses, but the 120 minutes probably played a bit of a part from Thursday night and also the travelling, but we could have played better even if we were tired," he said.

"It could have been a factor, but we have to make sure we are fresh and ready for the next game.

"The lads can pick themselves up. We have got the determination to get into the Champions League.

"We showed at Arsenal at home that we can beat anyone here so there will be a good few games coming up and hopefully we can get a few points."

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

sn'tthis strange. Last season we were worried that we were stuck with a Dinosaur in Moyes while Liverpool and Everton were disappearing into the distance with their young, spritely managerts, playing football from heaven. Progressive managers, they said. Managers who understand the modern game.........

HarryBoulton
Rodgers: The pressure's on

B

eing consistently and unrelentingly dog turd really takes it out of you. Try shadow boxing. That's what it's like watching Liverpool, punching thin air.

sinbadsdad
Neville: Reds need a rest

G

ood list, some crackers in there. For me, I'd have had Steve McManaman for Liverpool away at Celtic in the UEFA cup in 1997. I was in the ground that night and everyone kept screaming at him to make a pass, but he just kept going and going and going...brilliant, and in the dying minutes too.

uncle-muller
F365's Top Ten Counter-Attacking Goals

Footer 365

Arsene Wenger has responded to criticism from Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits to being disappointed in criticism from shareholder Alisher Usmanov

Transfer news: Mario Balotelli's agent dismisses Inter transfer rumours

Mario Balotelli's agent has dismissed reports that the striker is set to return to Serie A from Liverpool in January.

Champions League: Brendan Rodgers focused on delivering Liverpool victory

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers remains fully focused on Wednesday’s Champions League match.

Mail Box

Counter-Attacks: Making Me Fall In Love Again

There is a good deal of love for counter-attacking goals, plus some sympathy for Arsene Wenger, heaping the praise on Chunky Pardew too early and why Klopp > Rodgers...

There's Excitement In Toon Again...

We have mails on a young, vibrant Newcastle side along with the usual woe from those in the red of Liverpool and Arsenal. We just love having the Premier League back...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property