Kane injured, but Son Heung-Min grabs a double for Spurs

Kane injured, but Son Heung-Min grabs a double for Spurs

Kane injured, but Son Heung-Min grabs a double for Spurs

A revitalized Tottenham Hotspurs on Sunday, March 11 hammered Bournemouth 4-1 at the Vitality Stadium to depose Liverpool from third place on the Premier League standings.

Christian Eriksen played a delightful ball into the box for Harry Kane to convert with a fine finish, but the striker was flagged for offside and then had to be replaced after Asmir Begovic caught him on the ankle.

However, Dele Alli's sixth top flight goal of the season brought things back level before the break ahead of a second half north London onslaught; which saw Son Heung-min grab a brace and Serge Aurier add to his earlier assist in stoppage time to put the smiles back on Tottenham faces.

Mauricio Pochettino said Spurs' 4-1 win at Bournemouth was the "perfect answer" after their devastating midweek Champions League exit.

Kane, the division's joint leading goalscorer with 24, had not long disappeared into the dressing room before Pochettino's concerns were slightly eased by Alli's leveller.

The injury will also be a worry for England, with Kane expected to lead the line for Gareth Southgate's side at this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation. "We hope it's not a massive issue for him and for the team and as soon as possible he can recover again and be available".

But the Argentine has eased any fears about Dele Alli and Danny Rose, who, like Kane, were substituted during the match due to injury.

The 24-year-old England global has been in astonishing form this season, scoring an incredible 35 goals in 38 appearances in all competitions; with 24 of his goals coming in the English Premier League.

South Korea forward Son now has seven goals in his last four games in all competitions and his fine form has been a major factor in Spurs' 12-game Premier League unbeaten run.

In recent seasons, Spurs have been short of adequate back-up for their No. 10, although their squad is now better equipped to deal with any potential absence. "If you're positive you start the injury return from today". "A winning mentality is the most important".

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