Mar 16, 2014 at 4pm UK at ​White Hart Lane
SpursTottenham Hotspur
0-1
Arsenal

Chadli (33'), Sandro (48'), Vertonghen (76'), Rose (93'), Soldado (95')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Rosicky (2')
Sagna (22'), Gibbs (45'), Flamini (80')

Sandro calls for Tottenham Hotspur unity

Sandro of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the UEFA Europa League Play-Offs, second leg match between Tottenham Hotspur and FC Dinamo Tbilisi at White Hart Lane on August 29, 2013
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Tottenham midfielder Sandro calls for the club and its fans to "stay together" following Sunday's defeat against Arsenal.

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Sandro has called on the club and its fans to "stay together" following Sunday's derby defeat to Arsenal.

Spurs saw their hopes of qualifying for the Champions League suffer a setback as they were beaten 1-0 by their local rivals at White Hart Lane.

Sandro and his teammates are now seven points adrift of the top four places in the table with eight games left to play.

"We showed passion, won every ball and gave 100%," the Brazilian told the club's official website. "We gave everything, we pushed, but it wasn't enough.

"I know this means a lot to everyone. It's the biggest game and we lost. It's difficult. We have to stay together and I know the fans are with us."

Tottenham return to action on Thursday when they will try to overturn a 3-1 first-leg deficit against Benfica in the last 16 of the Europa League.

Benfica players celebrate their opening goal against PAOK during their Europa League match on February 27, 2014
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