And yet, the media still continue to focus on Spurs' intentions to finish above Arsenal, a club that they have failed to overhaul throughout Arsene Wenger's 21-year tenure.
"It was so, so hard, because all the teams were trying to kill Tottenham".
Title-chasing Tottenham thrashed Bournemouth 4-0 to move within four points of Premier League leaders Chelsea, while Manchester City climbed to third place after a 3-0 win at Southampton on Saturday. But now we are focusing on fighting our opponents when we play.
"Chelsea are very aware that Spurs are there and it'll be a tough game for them tomorrow", Lampard told BBC Sport. "The most important thing is to do our job, try to win games and try to reduce the gap with Chelsea".
"I think sometimes people say we're still second and Chelsea are still seven points clear - or four now - so they don't think we are doing as well as last season", Kane said. A big game for the club, a massive semi-final and you never know. Leicester has mounted a feeble defense of its title - sitting 12th - but it is England's last Champions League participant and hosts Atletico Madrid on Tuesday in the quarterfinals.
Tottenham Hotspur F.C. maintained the pressure on Chelsea F.C.as they defeated Bournemouth 4-0.
Mauricio Pochettino's side put on a consummate attacking performance as it bettered its 2015-2016 points total and equalled the record winning streak set by the likes of Jimmy Greaves, Terry Venables and Dave Mackay in the Spurs team of 1967. It was impossible to understand why.More news: Israel Slams Le Pen's Remarks Denying French Role in Holocaust
"I think they are in the position where everybody wants to be", he said. It means a lot.
The game was all but over within 20 minutes, as Moussa Dembele and Heung Min Son scored early on.
After three consecutive losses, and an incredible run of seven games without a goal stretching back to when they put four past Palace at the beginning of February, Sunderland showed they might have some fight left in them yet.
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Meanwhile, Cherries boss Eddie Howe insisted there was no news on the severity of Jack Wilshere's injury.
The feeling is the best teams are "greater than the sum of their parts", and Tottenham are certainly that, but take nothing away from the individuals.
Boruc made sure the score did not get too embarrassing for Bournemouth with several saves as Tottenham went through their routines but he was beaten again in stoppage time.