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Fulham boss Jol insists they didn't deserve Spurs defeat

Fulham boss Martin Jol felt they deserved something from their 3-1 defeat to Tottenham.

Goals from Gareth Bale and Aaron Lennon gave Spurs a commanding interval lead, but when play resumed they had the brilliance of keeper Brad Friedel to thank for preserving their lead.

Younes Kaboul's 57th minute own-goal was the direct result of relentless pressure from the home side and it was a cruel blow when substitute Jermain Defoe fired a third with virtually the last kick of the game.

"We deserved at least a point," said Jol.

"I won't say we played them off the park because they're too good a team, but we played well and put them under pressure.

"Everyone played their part. Tottenham had seven or eight attempts at goal and scored three goals. We had 28 attempts on goal but scored once.

"Tottenham were very efficient but in the second half they had two attempts on goal."

The defeat has left Fulham just one point above the relegation zone, but Jol is unconcerned by their position.

"We should have beaten Blackburn and Everton and deserved a point today. We're in a false position," he said.

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