Christian Eriksen has denied that Tottenham would rather play away from home despite this season’s woes at White Hart Lane.
Spurs have endured a poor start to the campaign under new boss Mauricio Pochettino and are currently 10th in the table with 17 points from 12 games played.
Sunday’s 2-1 win at Hull City propelled the north Londoners up a couple of places but, after investing heavily in new players over the past 18 months, they are still way below where they would expect to be at this stage of the season.
The Lilywhites have already lost four of their six home league games this season and any thoughts of a challenge for the title are already dead in the water.
The atmosphere at the Lane has been blamed for their poor home displays this term, with striker Emmanuel Adebayor even going as far as to suggest that the players were dreading home games.
But Eriksen disagrees and paid tribute to the Spurs’ faithful while admitting that things need to improve on their own patch.
“The fans are pretty awesome. Of course we know they expect more and we do as well,” he said. “We always want to win when we play at home and if we don’t they are not happy – it’s normal.”
Next up for Pochettino’s men is a home Europa League clash with Partizan Belgrade on Thursday, and they are on offer at 1.23 to take the points, before Everton arrive for a Premier League game on Sunday.
And the Denmark international hopes that the win over Hull “can be a springboard” for further success.