Paul Merson makes his prediction for Tottenham vs Bournemouth

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Dom Le Roy

BBC football pundit Mark Lawrenson has given his prediction on who he thinks will win tomorrow’s game between Tottenham Hotspur and AFC Bournemouth.

Both sides meet in the Premier League at Wembley looking to continue their festive cheer with a victory.

Striker Harry Kane has been directly involved in seven goals in five Premier League appearances against Bournemouth (six goals and one assist) and will be looking to continue his fine run of form.

One player who looks set to miss the match is Dele Alli, the midfielder was substituted during half time in the win at Everton after he was on the receiving end of a heavy challenge from goalkeeper Jordan Pickford which left Dele holding the back of his leg.

Bournemouth have lost five of the six Premier League meetings between the two sides with their only point against Spurs coming in a goalless draw at the Vitality Stadium in October 2016.

Lawrenson expects Spurs to continue to put the pressure on Manchester City with another victory.

He told BBC Sport Online: “The great thing for Tottenham after they beat Everton 6-2 was that nobody asked Mauricio Pochettino afterwards about going to United – the questions were all about whether Spurs can win the league.

“We already knew Tottenham are a very good team with a very clever manager but it was such a good display, and the result was one of those that makes you sit up and say ‘wow’.

“Bournemouth got a good win against Brighton on Saturday but this is a different sort of test for them, and, if Spurs play at the level they can, they will win.

“Prediction: 2-0.”

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