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Oliver Skipp on how Spurs can turn things around.

Antonio Conte's Spurs are keen to turn their recent woes around after back-to-back defeats to Man United and Newcastle in the Premier League.

Tottenham Midfielder Oliver Skipp says the Lilywhites will have to 'work hard' to turn their current woes around after suffering defeats to Manchester United and Newcastle.

Antonio Conte's side were beaten 2-0 at Old Trafford last week and succumbed to a 2-1 home loss at the hands of Newcastle United on Sunday evening.

Spurs started the match against the Magpies well, registering 11 shots before Eddie Howe's team broke the deadlock via Callum Wilson, who took advantage of Hugo Lloris' mistake.

And, the away side doubled their lead five minutes before half-time through a solo effort from winger Miguel Almiron.

England captain Harry Kane pulled a goal back for the hosts, but they couldn’t secure a comeback as Tottenham's run of 10 straight wins at home going back to April came to an end.

Conte's boys now look forward to their UEFA Champions League match at home against Sporting Lisbon on Wednesday evening, knowing a win against the Portuguese club will book their place in the round of 16 with a game remaining to be played.

“Work hard, to reflect on those last couple of games and there are lots of things that we can definitely improve on, and we'll be doing everything we can to make sure that come Wednesday, that happens," Skippy told SPURSPLAY as the club's official site quoted when he was asked how they look to turn their current fortunes around.

“It's always difficult after two defeats but we have a massive game on Wednesday, so everybody is going to be up for it and making sure we get that performance, that extra five percent. It doesn't feel like we're miles off.”

On his return from injury, he said: “It's not been the most ideal last, what, nine months... it’s nice to be out there again but it's always hard to reflect on that when the result is what it is. I would have liked to have maybe performed a bit better and helped the team to get that victory.

“I feel 100 percent, I’m training hard and obviously that rhythm will start to come more and more with the more training time and game time I get. I need to keep pushing and making sure that when I get those opportunities, I take them and keep performing better and better each time.”

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