A late Bournemouth goal denied by VAR in draw with Spurs

A late Bournemouth goal denied by VAR in draw with Spurs

Tottenham drop chance to take a step closer to European spots as they drew 0-0 with relegation-threatened AFC Bournemouth. 

A late goal disallowed by VAR at then end helped Tottenham to avoid loss here, as they battle for the sixth place, currently occupied by Wolverhampton. 

There were more than ten minutes of injury time following a lengthy treatment for Adam Smith due to his injury. 

Until the drama at the end, there was really not much excitement with Spurs only displaying some reactions in the second half as they pinned the hosts back.

The only thing worth talking about in a forgettable first half was when Harry Kane was denied a penalty kick despite appearing to be pushed in the back by an opposition defender.

It fair to say Tottenham were poor at the night, even Harry Kane did not have a touch in the hosts' box until the 78th minute as a lacklustre they failed to register a shot on target.

Hosts ended a run of five successive losses in the league as they moved up a place to 18th. Their manager Edd

"When you face attackers like Kane and Son and you keep a clean sheet, you've deserved that clean sheet," Bournemouth manager said.

Mourinho's short press conference showed he is very upset with a result: "The performance was not good enough, but good enough to win."

Predictably, the Portuguese aimed fire at VAR over Kane's first-half penalty claim. "In the world everybody knows that is a penalty. And when I say everybody, I mean everybody," he said.

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