Kane Off Injured As Spurs Beat Bournemouth, Overtake Liverpool

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Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that he is sweating on the return of results on Harry Kane's right ankle after the striker hobbled off against Bournemouth.

Tottenham tried to find their way back into the match and thought they had did just that on the half hour mark when Harry Kane found the back of the net, but his goal was not given because he was adjudged to have been in an off-side position.

"We need to wait until tomorrow because we need to make a scan of his ankle", replied Pochettino when asked about the condition of the Premier League's joint leading goalscorer.

Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane leaves the pitch injured during the Premier League match at AFC Bournemouth (pic: John Walton/PA Images).

Spurs didn't wallow for long, though, as just a minute after Erik Lamela replaced Kane, they levelled when Dele Alli steered home Serge Aurier's excellent cross. We concede the first goal, but I think the team was better than Bournemouth, and the attitude was great.

The win leaves Arsenal 10 points off Champions League qualification in sixth place in the standings, while Watford stay in 10th.

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After Kane was forced off in the 34th minute by a collision with Bournemouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, it wasn't obvious who could turn the game around for Spurs.

Forward Stanislas, who had earlier chipped against the crossbar following a clinical Cherries break, quickly made amends by drilling into the bottom right corner in the seventh minute after controlling a right-wing cross from former Tottenham youth player Adam Smith.

However, having breezed through the opening half-hour, Spurs appeared to be galvanized by the loss of its talisman and struck nearly immediately when Alli volleyed in at the far post.

Tottenham can certainly finish second in the league this season.

Aurier then completed the comeback win in added time as he was left with the simple task of heading into an open net when Begovic parried Kieran Tripper's cross into his path at the back post.

Bournemouth remains six points clear of the relegation zone with 33 points.