Tottenham duo Christian Eriksen and Clinton N’Jie eye Anderlecht win

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Mauricio Pochettino's side are eyeing rapid progress to the latter stages of the competition.

Speaking to the club’s official website, Tottenham duo Christian Eriksen and Clinton N’Jie have said they are keen to improve Spurs' European away record at Anderlecht on Thursday.

Mauricio Pochettino’s side were held to a draw in their last away game in Europe as they drew 1-1 with Monaco three weeks ago.

The club have been disappointing on the road in the Europa League, having not won an away game in the competition since they beat Asteras Tripolis in November last year.

And duo Eriksen and N’Jie say they are keen to end that barren spell.

“We want to do well in our European games at home and away,” Eriksen told tottenhamhotspur.com.

“We didn’t get the result we wanted in Monaco so we want to get the right one in Anderlecht now. If we’re to continue in the group and go on to qualify we need a win. We really want to win these games as quickly as possible so we can focus on the Premier League as well.”

N’Jie echoed those sentiments from his teammate, adding that they should be keen to secure victory against the Belgians to try and qualify as fast as possible.

Spurs currently sit on four points in the group, with the draw with Monaco having been proceeded by a comfortable win over Qarabag on match day one.

A win in Belgium would see them keep hold of their top spot in Group J and move a step closer to qualifying for the latter stages, but N’Jie is expecting a tough game against Anderlecht, who he says will be well prepared.

“Anderlecht are a very good team and I think they’re going to be well-prepared to play against us,” he added. 

“I think it’s possible to win over there, but it depends on us. We need to be determined and work hard. it’s a good competition to be in so we’ll be looking to win the game in Anderlecht and try to qualify as fast as possible.”

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