“I’m calm but disappointed of course because we missed a chance to close the gap on Chelsea,” he said.
“Now it’s better to forget a little bit and see what happens. We have only three games to reduce the gap.
After a troubled campaign, this was a rare uplifting moment for West Ham.
A second win in their last 11 games secured their top-flight status for another year.
Whether that will be enough to spare boss Slaven Bilic from the sack remains to be seen amid reports his job could be in danger.
“We deserved to win. It was great in terms of character and determination,” Bilic said.
“We had a game-plan, To beat a team like Spurs you also need quality and we showed that.
“Beating them under the lights in front of 60,000, you can’t beat that feeling.”