Premier League – Bournemouth at home to Tottenham Hotspur
With Champion’s League positions always a key motivation, third placed Spurs remain in contention as they travel to fourteenth placed Bournemouth.
Bournemouth’s Premier League season, has so far seen them gain 13 points, going into this game
Bournemouth will be buoyant, following a 2-0 away win against West Ham United in their last fixture.
Also, some statistics are more relevant than others they say, and two losses for Bournemouth seems very relevant. With 13 points, they currently sit fourteenth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 3 wins, 5 losses and 4 draws having won three meetings, drawn four matches, and lost five matches.
Bournemouth have won two matches, drawn two games, and lost two meetings of their six League matches at home this season.
Bournemouth will have 16 points so far this season, should they secure a win.
Bournemouth’s squad has depth, but even so, Gary O’Neil is likely to be missing four of they key players when they start Saturday’s game.
With the Premier League season well into its stride, Tottenham Hotspur have managed to gain 23 points
Only a positive result will be acceptable for Antonio Conte’s men, following their recent home defeat at the hands of Newcastle United in their last match.
Also, Spurs keep finding ways to win, having secured seven victories in their last 12 fixtures is astonishing this season, a rich vein of form that has drastically improved their Premier League position. They currently stand third in the League, with 23 points for a total of 7 wins, 3 losses and 2 draws having won seven meetings, drawn two fixtures, and lost three matches.
Spurs’ away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Bournemouth. In the 6 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won two games, drawn two games, and lost two fixtures.
Tottenham Hotspur will have 26 points if they manage to secure a victory.
Good Attacking Performance
This has been a good season so far for Spurs, in terms of goals scored (23). This season, their stand-out attacking players have been Harry Kane (10), Pierre Hojbjerg (3), and Heung Min Son (3). Spurs have conceded 14 goals.
It is likely that two key players will miss Saturday’s fixture, which is something of a concern for Antonio Conte and his Spurs team.
Bournemouth v Tottenham Hotspur – Head-to-Head.
Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Spurs with a greater number of wins. In the last 11 meetings, they have enjoyed eight wins, to Bournemouth’s one win. Additionally, the last eight meetings against Spurs have resulted in seven wins for Bournemouth. The last time they played each other in this competition was July 2020 and the score line ended up with a 0-0 draw.
Other players of note for Bournemouth are Philip Billing and Dominic Solanke with three goals and two goals respectively and for Spurs are Pierre Hojbjerg and Heung Min Son with three goals and three goals respectively.