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Son levels S Korean scoring record as Spurs beat Bournemouth

Son levels S Korean scoring record as Spurs beat Bournemouth

Spurs head into the game in brilliant form having won all of their last 6 English Premier League fixtures, which included an impressive 4-0 thrashing of Watford last weekend.

The Lilywhites are now on a seven-match unbeaten run in the league, sitting second, and are looking to close a seven-point gap with leaders Chelsea.

"It will be tougher this time around".

9 - Pochettino made two good decisions in sticking with a 4-2-3-1 formation, which enabled him to keep Son in the team, and deploying Eric Dier in midfield again.

Although Spurs could certainly function without Son, he is the kind of player that trophy winning teams require, those who may not start every week but when they do leave an indelible mark on the games that they do play in. Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe: "We would have wanted to perform much better as a group, we didn't do it, credit to them (Tottenham)".

SF's Tracy Kramer Miller adds, "Nowhere else in the Premiership do you see this level of team chemistry - his vision/philosophy/expectations of hard work, the high press, strong full backs, exceptional youth development etc. We will have to be ready".

Last week, they lost 3-1 to league leaders Chelsea in a hard-fought match.

Mauricio Pochettino will be hoping his side can manage a victory over the Cherries on Saturday.

They now sit 14 points clear of Arsenal, but Pochettino is understandably more concerned about catching Chelsea than earning north London bragging rights.

Harry Kane is expected to make his first start in nearly five weeks on Saturday. "We've got to focus the players' minds that we're not".

Eddie Howe's side now sit seven points clear of the dropzone, but the Cherries boss knows that they will probably need at least another victory in order to remain in the top flight.

Arsene Wenger and his Arsenal flops head to Middlesbrough looking to redeem themselves in the eyes of their furious fans after their shocking 3-0 defeat at lowly Crystal Palace on Monday. It moved them to within four points of Chelsea, although they have played one game more.

After Borini's late leveler, West Ham finished with 10 men after Sam Byram was dismissed in the fifth minute of stoppage time after being shown a second yellow card.

"This isn't Arsenal in this moment in time".

"Hopefully we haven't been dragged straight back into it, but judging on that performance, it looks like we have".

Bournemouth, meanwhile, stay seven points above the relegation zone, although they know they are probably one win away from guaranteeing a third season of top flight football. It was his second in the league this season, but the other was a penalty against Leicester City.