AFC Bournemouth are aiming to halt a run of five successive defeats. Tottenham Hotspur triumphed 1-0 over Everton in their last match and can beat the Cherries for the second time this campaign.

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Striker Callum Wilson returns from suspension for AFC Bournemouth, who have doubts over Steve Cook (hamstring), Chris Mepham (knee), Simon Francis (knee) and Jack Simpson (calf).

Spurs midfielder Dele Alli has been ruled out with a minor hamstring injury. Juan Foyth and Japhet Tanganga (back) remain sidelined and Eric Dier has been handed a four-match suspension.

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Bournemouth have lost seven of their nine Premier League meetings with Spurs (W1 D1), though that one victory did come in this exact fixture last season courtesy of Nathan Ake’s 90th minute winner.

Tottenham won 3-2 in the reverse fixture, conceding as many goals in that game as they had in their previous seven combined in the Premier League against Bournemouth.

Bournemouth have lost seven of their last eight Premier League games, including each of their last five in a row. They’ve shipped 21 goals in these eight games, netting just seven.

Bournemouth have conceded 59 Premier League goals this season and could become the first side to concede at least 60 in five consecutive campaigns in the competition.

Bournemouth have lost 20 Premier League games this season, more than they have in any of their five campaigns in the competition. Seven of these defeats have been at home, with the Cherries only losing more at the Vitality Stadium in their debut season in the competition in 2015-16 (9).

Tottenham have picked up just 15 points from their 16 Premier League games on the road this season (W3 D6 L7), with only Aston Villa (0) keeping fewer clean sheets on the road than Spurs (1).

Having been unbeaten in their first 12 Premier League games played on Thursdays (W7 D5), Tottenham lost their last such match, going down 1-3 against Sheffield United last week.

Tottenham manager José Mourinho has never lost a Premier League away game against a side starting the day in the relegation zone, with the Portuguese winning 18 and drawing six of his 24 such games.

Tottenham’s Harry Kane has scored seven goals in seven Premier League games against Bournemouth, though six of these came in his first three appearances against them.

Bournemouth’s Josh King – who scored and assisted for the Cherries last time out against Manchester United – is looking to score in consecutive Premier League games for the first time since January 2019.

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