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Spurs keen to improve Wembley form against Burnley

London: Tottenham are still getting used to calling Wembley home, but need a sharp improvement as Burnley prepare to visit in the Premier League on Sunday.

Mauricio Pochettino's side struggled at England's national stadium when playing European home fixtures there last season, and have so far fared no better in the Premier League.
Chelsea's 2-1 victory last Sunday means that Spurs have lost eight of their last 11 matches at Wembley, their home for the season as White Hart Lane is rebuilt and expanded.
Even though the performance was good in that match, that defeat was a setback for Tottenham, who had looked comfortable in winning 2-0 at Newcastle on the opening weekend of the season.
They will certainly be wary of a Burnley side who beat Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in their opening Premier League match, although they went on to lose 1-0 at home to West Brom last weekend.
Manager Mauricio Pochettino said: "I think we know each other very well and they were good against Chelsea but struggled against West Brom.
"One thing is sure they will be motivated to play at Wembley against us. For us it is important to play well. It will be tough."
Tottenham made their first signings of the summer by paying Ajax a club-record 42million to sign Davinson Sanchez, the Colombian defender, and back-up goalkeeper Paula Gazzaniga has arrived from Southampton.
Sanchez is awaiting clearance to play Burnley but Pochettino believes he will prove a fine addition.
"The important thing is that he is so young, at 21 years old," said Pochettino.
"He is one of the most important and talented young players in Europe. He is so fast. We are so pleased to sign him and have him with us."
Pochettino has indicated that more signings are needed before the transfer window closes next Thursday, in order to to ensure the club are ready for the twin demands of Premier League and Champions League football this season.
He added: "We need to sign a few more players, and a few players need to leave the club.

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