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Tottenham lost further ground in the race for fourth place as they were held to a frustrating goalless draw in the London derby against West Ham at White Hart Lane.

Just 24 hours after being paired with Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-finals, Spurs' chances of qualifying for next year's competition took a big blow despite dominating for large parts of the match.

Michael Dawson, Gareth Bale and Aaron Lennon all rattled the woodwork and Jermain Defoe was guilty of missing several good opportunities to break the deadlock, but Tottenham could not score, meaning they now trail Chelsea by two points while West Ham moved out of the relegation zone.

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