Pochettino: There has been a 'big change' at White Hart Lane

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The Tottenham Hotspur boss is delighted by his side's home support.

Mauricio Pochettino feels there has been a 'big change' at White Hart Lane for Tottenham in recent weeks, according to the Daily Mirror.

The Spurs boss admits his side are far more comfortable at home than they were at the start of the season, with fans offering players more support - and Tottenham stars returning the favour with improved performances.

And, ahead of today's north London derby with Arsenal, Pochettino says things are a lot different at the Lane now than they were at the beginning of the campaign.

“If we don’t give a good performance, it is normal for the supporters to be unhappy but, after some games we have improved our performances, the fans are happy and proud, and you can say the same things about the team," he said.

“It has been a big change for us. It is more comfortable for us to play at White Hart Lane.”

Tottenham Home 6 2 4 12
Tottenham Away 6 2 3 11

As Opta stats show, Tottenham's White Hart Lane record is just one defeat short of their record on the road ahead of the north London derby (they have played one more game at home).

That provides evidence of a considerable upturn in form in north London, with Spurs struggling at home at the start of the season.

Tottenham lost to the likes of Stoke City and Newcastle United earlier in the campaign while holding off an occasionally hostile home atmosphere. But, as Pochettino suggests, there has been a 'change' in approach - as well as form at the Lane in the Premier League.

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