Tottenham Hotspur beat Bournemouth 4-0 on Saturday afternoon.

Tottenham’s Harry Kane celebrates scoring

Tottenham Hotspur’s pursuit of the Premier League title took another positive step as they beat Bournemouth 4-0 at White Hart Lane on Saturday – closing the gap at the top of the Premier League table.

Spurs raced into a 2-0 lead inside the first half as Mousa Dembele and then Son Heung-min found the net, before Harry Kane and Vincent Janssen added goals in the second half for Mauricio Pochettino’s men.

The numbers look great for Spurs; that’s their seventh straight Premier League win, it’s now 12 Premier League home wins on the bounce, and most importantly, the gap to top spot is down to four points.

More than 24 hours after Spurs beat Bournemouth 4-0, league leaders Chelsea were beaten 2-0 at Manchester United – meaning Tottenham now lie just four points behind the Blues, with Pochettino’s men chipping away at their lead.

Having won 4-0 at home for the second game in a row, Spurs fans were delighted after the final whistle, and the Tottenham players were also ecstatic to have picked up a win.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino speaks with Dele Alli

Midfielder Mousa Dembele admitted he was ‘so happy’ with his goal – his first of the season – whilst Harry Kane celebrated reaching 20 league goals this term, with Vincent Janssen focusing more on the victory itself than his goal.

Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen, Dele Alli, Ben Davies and Kyle Walker all sent messages to fans having started in Tottenham’s victory, with all four celebrating a strong team display at White Hart Lane.

The likes of Michel Vorm and Victor Wanyama also celebrated the victory despite not starting the game, with Tottenham’s team unity on show again following Saturday’s vital win.

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