on Tuesday Tottenham its first win in five Premier League matches.
An own goal by Tomas Soucek and Harry kane's first goal in 2020 was enough to ensure a 2-0 victory against West ham at home.
Tottenham is now number seven in the Premier League with 45 points. Wolverhampton is number six with 46 points and Sheffield United is number eight with 44 points, but both have a match in hand.
Even though the Champions League seats usually reserved for the top four teams in the Premier League, Tottenham still be in the game for a ticket, if José Mourinhos crew to join as number five.
Manchester City, which is number two, is sentenced to two years of exclusion from the Champions League, because the club have broken Financial Fair Play rules.
the City has appealed the case to The International court of arbitration for sport (CAS), but given the club is not upheld, there will be an English Champions League space left over, and it will go to the team that finishes fifth in the Premier League.
West ham gambled on a strong defensive organization against Tottenham, and far along the way, it was a good plan.
Just before the break got tottenham's Son Heung-min, however, the ball in the net after a move into the field, but the goal was correctly disallowed, when sydkoreaneren was marginally offside.
Tottenham set out in earnest on the game in the second half and created a host of chances.
But it was West ham's own Tomas Soucek, who fumbled the ball into the net for Tottenham with a clumsy domestication after a corner kick.
West ham, however, was not completely harmless after the break, and kantspilleren Jarrod Bowen hammered a shot on to the post.
Sharper was Tottenham in the other end. In it 82. minutes could be Harry Kane run freely towards goal and calmly put the ball to the left of the West ham goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski.
It was kane's first league goal since 28. december last year, when he had undone the start of 2020, with damages.
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