Tottenham fans react on Twitter to Arsenal defeat: "Better team lost..."

Tottenham's miserable week was compounded by a 1-0 defeat to North London rivals Arsenal at White Hart Lane today.

An early goal from Gunners midfielder Tomas Rosicky was enough to hand Arsene Wenger's side the win, renewing their title hopes and almost certainly preventing Spurs from breaking into the top four this season - despite spending over £100m on new additions last summer.

The 1-0 loss came quickly after a 3-1 defeat to Benfica in the Europa League and last weekend's 4-1 thrashing at the hands of Chelsea, and with three losses in a week, the pressure is really beginning to pile up on manager Tim Sherwood, who replaced Andre Villas-Boas in December.

The defeat means that Arsenal have now beaten their local rivals three times this season, with two Premier League wins and one FA Cup success over their neighbours, and it was evident on Twitter after the game that fans had become frustrated with losing to their biggest rivals on a regular basis.

Criticism once again poured in for Sherwood, chairman Daniel Levy and a handful of underperforming players as many supporters are already looking forward to the summer, where Sherwood looks set to be replaced by a more experienced manager.

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