Tottenham Hotspur take Champions League hit as they drop to fourth

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Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Dom Le Roy

Tottenham Hotspur were handed a boost at the weekend as Arsenal lost 1-0 to Everton, forfeiting the chance to leapfrog their North London rivals.

However, last night it was the turn of Chelsea to do the same, and they were far less wasteful in their efforts.

Eden Hazard ran rampant against West Ham, scoring two fantastic goals to send Chelsea third in the Premier League, two points above Spurs.

Chelsea are on 66 points, with Spurs on 64, Arsenal on 63, and Manchester United back on 61.

Despite their lead, Chelsea have actually played an extra game compared to their rivals, with the win over West Ham being their 33rd game of the season.

Tottenham are next in action at home against Huddersfield, a tie Pochettino will surely be confident of winning.

Spurs also have four home games from their last six matches of the season, putting them in poll position for that third place spot and Champions League next year.

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