The Tottenham manager told reporters: "After Europa League games we've always been good in the Premier League. I think it puts us in a good position to face West Ham.
"I don't think it's a distraction, I think it's an inspiration and I hope it can be exactly that against West Ham.
"We don't have to fear any team. People have respect for us. If you're in a winning mood it's important in the league."
Tottenham face West Ham at Upton Park tomorrow evening.