With eleven games left to play in the Premier Leauge, Tottenham sit in second place, six points ahead of Arsenal in fifth and ten points behind leaders Chelsea. With their top four place by no means secure, here are the four things they have to do to make sure they claim a place in next season's Champions League: In their final season at the current White Hart Lane stadium, Spurs fans will want to see their side have a successful season. Since Mauricio Pochettino's arrival in 2014, the north...
Keep the Defence Strong
Tottenham have had to face spells this season without Toby Alberweireld and Jan Vertonghen, while they are currently without Danny Rose.
However, with players such as Eric Dier and Kyle Walker in their defence, they possess possibly the strongest defence in the league. With the back three of Dier, Vertonghen and Alderweireld, flanked by full-backs Rose and Walker, Spurs have a strong base, especially with a goalkeeper of Hugo Lloris' talent behind them.
Improve Their Away Record
Tottenham have been irresistible at home this season, winning their last nine at White Hart Lane, and notching up wins against Chelsea and Manchester City over the course of the season.
However, their away form is what has halted their title challenge, especially against the top teams. If they are to secure a top 4 place, they need to pick up more points on the road.
Keep Playing to Dele Alli's Strengths
In just his second season in the Premier League, Dele Alli has scored 13 goals in 26 games.
His link up play with Harry Kane has been exceptional and a license to stay forward this season has been a big reason why he has been so prolific in front of goal. He is given little defensive responsibility and as a result has been changing games further up the pitch.
If Spurs are to chase Chelsea all the way, Alli's attacking contribution will be key.
Get the Fans Behind Them
In their final season at the current White Hart Lane stadium, Spurs fans will want to see their side have a successful season. Since Mauricio Pochettino's arrival in 2014, the north London club have gone from top 4 hopefuls to title challengers, and that has improved the atmosphere at the stadium considerably.
Tottenham's style of football along with the involvement of several English players in the side has whetted the appetite of Spurs fans. Those fans are key to their magnificent home form and could be crucial to their top 4 and title hopes.