Tottenham Hotspur vs. Brighton & Hove Albion - Football Match Report

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Tottenham will be looking to strengthen their top-four position when they host Brighton in the Premier League on Tuesday, live on Sky Sports.

If Spurs beat Brighton and West Ham in back-to-back games at their new ground they will be on course for a top-four finish that would qualify them for next season's Champions League regardless of whether they win this season's edition of European club football's elite competition.

Brighton, meanwhile, is trying to ward off relegation.

Rose correctly highlighted the fact that no player had made more Spurs appearances under Pochettino than Eriksen and the left-back did not mince his words about the importance of his teammate. With that, Tottenham strengthened their grip on third place and Brighton found themselves slipping deeper into the mire at...

"The team are not as fresh as we wanted, not just legs, but minds, so we have to congratulate the players".

Mauricio Pochettino said on Tuesday that there would be plenty of opportunity after the end of the season to discuss a new deal and that Eriksen's situation is "special". "To stay in our place we had to win, there was no other option".

Despite their loss at Manchester City on Saturday, results fell kindly for Tottenham with surprise weekend defeats for Arsenal and Manchester United and a draw for Chelsea on Monday.

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April 23, 2019 Brighton's Mathew Ryan and Tottenham's Christian Eriksen after the match.

"The players will know how hard they've worked to get as close as we did", manager Chris Hughton said.

"(It will be) Manchester City first, because Liverpool also have the Champions League, so maybe they will lose some power and energy from that", Leno told Sky Sports. "We are going to assess, we have a training session and we hope it is not a big issue, we hope he is going to be available".

While Fernando Llorente would never be expected to run around and make things happen, he was anonymous even by his standards.

The struggling Seagulls have failed to score during a five-match winless streak and sit just three points above 18th-placed Cardiff. We put on a gritty defensive performance and that speaks volumes.

'We hope we can keep going, getting the same result, ' he added.