Tottenham leave it late vs Bournemouth – and there's no VAR heartbreak this time

Rodrigo Bentancur celebrates after scoring a late winner for Tottenham against Bournemouth.
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Tottenham came from two goals down to beat Bournemouth in a thrilling contest on the south coast on Saturday – and there was no VAR to deny Antonio Conte's side a late winner this time around.

Spurs thought they had beaten Sporting CP in the Champions League on Wednesday night as Harry Kane headed home in stoppage time to make it 2-1, but the England captain's effort was ruled out after a lengthy VAR check showed a very marginal offside.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.