Tottenham ensured this week's virus at the club did not derail their Champions League hopes as they held on for victory a 2-1 victory against Everton and reclaimed fourth spot in the Barclays Premier League.
Roman Pavlyuchenko scored his sixth goal in four games when he netted the opener at White Hart Lane, then Luka Modric doubled the lead with a fine second against David Moyes' men.
Harry Redknapp's side had to survive a second-half comeback from the visitors, who scored through Ayegbeni Yakubu and then saw substitute Landon Donovan miss an open goal.
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