Bournemouth vs Tottenham Hotspur, Premier League 2016/17
- Author: Julie Sanders Apr 16, 2017,
Apr 16, 2017, 4:13
Spurs doubled their lead two minutes later when Heung-Min Son blasted home from close range after a ideal flick from Harry Kane put him through on goal.
Chelsea can restore their lead at the top to seven points with victory over United tomorrow.
"We expended a lot energy fighting against Leicester, but against West Brom, against Chelsea, against the media", Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said, recalling last season's late costly draws against West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea. "We've still got plenty to do this season so I don't want to think about it", Kane said of his achievement.
Son Heung-min matched a 31-year South Korean scoring record as Tottenham beat Bournemouth 4-0 in the Premier League on Saturday.
Bournemouth never looked like securing a first league success on their travels in 2017 and remain just seven points clear of the dropzone.
Subjected to vitriolic abuse from supporters during their fifth defeat in their last eight games and labelled as "cowards" by former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher, Wenger's sixth-placed side can't afford another debacle as they try to close the seven-point gap on the top four.
Antonio Conte's side are looking to land the knockout blow as they slug it out with second-placed Tottenham in the fight for Premier League supremacy.
Vincent Janssen arrived from AZ Alkmaar in the summer with much expected of him but despite flashes of good play, the Dutchman has struggled at the Lane.
The strike makes the 23-year-old just the fourth player to score 20 Premier League goals in three consecutive seasons after Alan Shearer, Ruud van Nistelrooy and Thierry Henry.
"If you win like today it's a big thing for you, to put pressure on your opponent". 'Now, if they [Chelsea] fail, we will be there.
Spurs finished third last season, falling away as Leicester clinched an unexpected title and Arsenal took advantage to end as runners-up. "One more game. No difference for me", Mourinho said.
Tottenham are still in the race for the Premiership title this season.
Eddie Howe will be hoping his side can seal a victory over Tottenham in their own backyard this weekend.
After a slow start to the season, Eriksen has been arguably Spurs' best player since the turn of the year, his consistency surpassing even the more explosive Dele Alli in recent months. Never give up - 3-0, 4-0'.
"With Tottenham it's completely different, you can see the energy they play at, because the amount of times they win the ball high up the pitch, it becomes infectious".
Bournemouth are now in 15th place and seven points clear of Swansea, who occupy the final relegation slot.