Best Twitter reaction as West Ham crash Tottenham's title hopes

Tottenham Hotspur's Premier League title hopes were left hanging by a thread as their nine-match winning run ended in a 1-0 defeat at West Ham United.

Tottenham were beaten 1-0 by West Ham last Friday to keep Chelsea's four point lead at the top of the Premier League.

Meanwhile, frustrated Spurs boss, Mauricio Pochettino, said: "I'm calm".

"It's disappointing really because we were on a fantastic run and we didn't think it was going to stop".

Dier added: "We brought it [the deficit to Chelsea] back to four points but after today it's almost impossible now".

"Our aim was to win every game until the end of the season, that's gone now and from Monday we'll be ready to go again", he told the club website.

After narrowly missing out on the title last season, the North Londoners looked like they might go a step further in 2016/17.

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In a quirk of the fixtures, Sunderland are set to play a big part in determining who goes down with them to the Championship.

"It was a very good win".

"We try to move on and finish the season in the best way, still fighting, but now it's true, it's more hard". We were missing a little bit.

Lanzini further enhanced his reputation as a London derby specialist, the Argentinian's strike standing as his ninth in 14 all-capital encounters, and Slaven Bilic's team are up to ninth in the table on 42 points - extinguishing their faintly lingering relegation fears.

But we saw last night that after ten months of teething problems, tempers fraying and tradition being trampled all over, things are finally beginning to settle in Stratford.

"More important for me is not the goal though, it's that the team played very well".

West Ham were in down Walker's flank again five minutes later and Victor Wanyama raced back to make an excellent clearing header as Sam Byram waited to convert. If you want to be a champion, today was a game we must win. Second-half goals from Vincent Kompany, Kevin De Bruyne, Raheem Sterling and Nicolas Otamendi completed the scoring as City leapfrogged Liverpool into third in the Premier League, on goal difference, and also moved four points clear of fifth-placed Manchester United.

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