Date: 20th March 2016 at 9:42am
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Tottenham Hotspur host Bournemouth at White Hart Lane on Sunday looking to keep hot on the heels of Premier League leaders Leicester City.

Spurs’ 2-0 victory at Aston Villa last weekend ensured they remained five points behind the Foxes, while they opened up a six-point gap between Arsenal and themselves – although their rivals have a game in hand.

The North Londoners exited the Europa League on Thursday, losing to Borussia Dortmund over both legs – however, Mauricio Pochettino’s men have all but secured Champions League football next season.

The Cherries’ first-ever campaign in the top-flight looks set to finish with a comfortable mid-table finish – Eddie Howe’s men have moved 13 points clear of the drop.

A run of three wins in four has catapulted them up to 14th spot, and the South Coast outfit are now just two points adrift of a 10th-placed Chelsea.

The newly-promoted side have lost just three of their last 10 league matches, although their last encounter with Sunday’s opponents ended in a 5-1 drubbing.

Team News:

Midfielders Mousa Dembele and Christian Eriksen are both doubtful for Spurs, while Jan Vertonghen (Knee) is still a couple of weeks away from full fitness.

Meanwhile Cherries winger Junior Stanislas is ruled out of this weekend’s encounter with a hamstring strain, while midfielder Harry Arter (Calf) is rated 50-50 to feature.

League Positions: Tottenham – 2nd (58 pts); Bournemouth – 14th (38 pts)
Form: Tottenham – WWWLDW; Bournemouth – LLDWWW
Previous Meeting: Bournemouth 1-5 Tottenham – October 25, 2015; Premier League
Key Players: Tottenham – Harry Kane; Bournemouth – Josh King
Shoot Says: Tottenham 3-1 Bournemouth

 
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