The Welshman argues that his side were unfortunate in Saturday's 5-2 defeat at the hands of bitter north London rivals Arsenal, suggesting that the sending-off of team-mate Emmanuel Adebayor made the difference.
The result, continuing a small dip in form, left Spurs eighth in the table, six points off the Champions League places.
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"It was obviously disappointing in the end but the lads showed spirit, we fought back and tried to attack at every chance.
"If the lads show that spirit in every game, with 11 men, I'm sure we'll be fine."
Asked about how Adebayor was feeling after his 18th-minute dismissal, Bale replied: "He's down, disappointed and so are the rest of the lads.
"We just have to pick ourselves up from here and go again."