Spurs v Bournemouth Preview: Key facts, Team news & possible XI

Nov 30, 2019 | Sushilspurs11

"It's not like you arrive and you have a nice impact and then you realise it's not as beautiful as you thought. Yes it's really, really good, I'm very happy with what the club is giving me."

Jose Mourinho- Manager Tottenham Hotspur

Match Facts


Tottenham Hotspur


After beating Olympiakos with much improved second half in the champions league Tottenham will welcome Bournemouth for their Premier League match at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Jose Mourinho’s first two game as manager has not been different as they have won two out of two but the defensive owes continues.

Tottenham will look to improve their defense as their attack has been lethal whereas Bournemouth have won just one of their last seven Premier League outings, but they will be looking to punish the vulnerable Tottenham defense.

Competition: Premier League

Venue: Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

Date: Saturday, 3o November 2019

Kick-off: 8:45 (Nepal Time)

Past meetings: Tottenham vs Bournemouth

4 May 2019: Bournemouth 1-0 Tottenham (Premier League)

26 December 2018: Tottenham 5-0 Bournemouth (Premier League)

11 March 2018: Bournemouth 1-4 Tottenham (Premier League)

14 October 2017: Tottenham 1-0 Bournemouth (Premier League)

15 April 2017: Tottenham 4-0 Bournemouth (Premier League)

Aggregate Score: Tottenham (LWWWW) 14-2 Bournemouth (WLLLL)

LONDON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 26: Tottenham players celebrate their fourth goal during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and AFC Bournemouth at Wembley Stadium on December 26, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mark Leech/Offside/Getty Images)

From the past records between these two sides Tottenham has always been superior side but Bournemouth has broken the streak as they have won in their last fixtures against the Lillywhites.

Team news


Jan Vertonghen and Tanguy Ndombele both returned to the bench against Olympiacos and could start.

Ben Davies: Ankle injury

Erik Lamela, Hugo Lloris and Michel Vorm remain on the sidelines.


 Josh King: Hamstring problem

 Ryan Fraser: Doubt

Simon Francis and Philip Billing: Suspended

Dominic Solanke has been given the all-clear after a scan on his hamstring.


Tottenham Hotspur head coach Jose Mourinho

ENFIELD, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 21: Jose Mourinho, Head Coach of Tottenham Hotspur talks to the media during the Tottenham Hotspur press conference at Tottenham Hotspur Training Centre on November 21, 2019 in Enfield, England. (Photo by Tottenham Hotspur FC/Tottenham Hotspur FC via Getty Images)

“We needed these two wins, we needed the points in the league, we needed to kill the situation in the Champions League. It’s very important for us, but independent of the results, it’s also very very important my feelings, and day after day my feelings are better.

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe on being linked to West Ham and Everton

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND – AUGUST 30: Eddie Howe of Bournemouth during a press conference at Vitality Stadium on August 30, 2019 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Robin Jones – AFC Bournemouth/AFC Bournemouth via Getty Images)

“I shelter myself away from any kind of news that doesn’t influence the team I’m preparing to play.

“I always say if I’m linked, or my players are linked, with other clubs then that has to be flattering, it has to be viewed as a good thing.

“But I spend no time focusing on those things. All week has been preparing for Tottenham.”

Predicted XI


 Gazzaniga; Aurier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Rose; Winks, Ndombele; Lucas, Alli, Son; Kane

It will be interesting to see who Jose will start in midfield after early substitution of Dier in Champions League.

LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 26: Christian Eriksen of Tottenham Hotspur is substituted on for Eric Dier of Tottenham Hotspur during the UEFA Champions League group B match between Tottenham Hotspur and Olympiacos FC at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on November 26, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)


Ramsdale; Mepham, S Cook, Ake, Smith; L Cook, Billing; Rico, H Wilson, Fraser; C Wilson