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Dele Alli’s dive leads Mauricio Pochettino to recall brush with Owen

Tottenham's Christian Eriksen celebrates scoring their fourth goal with Dele Alli (L)

Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed that English suspicions were valid all along – Argentinian players, he said, would practise how to cheat in training. But the Tottenham Hotspur manager warned against supporters in England becoming holier than thou when it came to diving. According to him, English players have long known how to con referees.



Bournemouth's Nathan Ake celebrates scoring their fourth goal

Bournemouth battle from behind to stun Liverpool with Nathan Aké winner

It is occasions as utterly madcap as this that completely undermine Liverpool’s credentials as title challengers. There were long periods of this contest when the visitors threatened to run riot and overrun their hosts. And yet, from such dominance, they ended overwhelmed and victims of arguably the greatest result in AFC Bournemouth’s history. This defied belief.