Pompey go into Saturday´s Barclays Premier League encounter at Fratton Park on the back of an 11-match unbeaten run and, in fifth place, stand 15 points ahead of Spurs with nearly half the season gone.
But goalkeeper James has spotted a marked improvement in the London team´s form under new manager Juande Ramos and insists: "Spurs is always a difficult game. They always seem to test me. And I know haven´t been on the winning side against them for a good few years now."
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