Tottenham picked up their first victory in eight games to leave West Ham with a battle to stay in the Premier League.
Czech midfielder Tomas Soucek inadvertently converted into his own net following Giovani lo Celso’s corner and Harry Kane broke clear to stroke in his 18th goal of the season.
With seven games remaining, the loss leaves the Hammers outside the relegation zone but only on goal difference with Bournemouth, Aston Villa and Norwich – who lie in the bottom three – all now having a game in hand over David Moyes’ side.
Spurs thought they had taken the lead on the stroke of half-time through Son Heung-min’s low drive, but the South Korean was adjudged to be marginally offside by the video assistant referee.
Kane could have scored earlier but flashed a shot over and dragged an effort wide from a swift counter-attack, while West Ham’s Jarrod Bowen rattled the post when it was 1-0 with 12 minutes remaining.
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