Tottenham 3 Bournemouth 0 analysis: Harry Kane the star man as title race stays alive

A look at the star player, moment of the match and view from the bench at White Hart Lane

STAR PLAYER

Harry Kane: Kane now has 24 goals in all competitions this season and five against Bournemouth, having hit a hat-trick against the Cherries in October. He was inspired here and looks a certain starter for England at Euro 2016.

MOMENT OF THE MATCH

Kane's opening goal: It came only 44 seconds into the contest as Kane turned in Kyle Walker's cross and that set the tone for the rest of the afternoon. Bournemouth never recovered.

VIEW FROM THE BENCH

Mauricio Pochettino could hardly have asked for a more comfortable afternoon and he will be delighted to see his star striker hitting hot form at just the right time. Eric Dier also avoided a 10th yellow card, which would have seen him face a two-match suspension. Eddie Howe's men are all-but guaranteed safety but he will want to make sure this sort of lethargic display does not become a habit during the run-in.

MOAN OF THE MATCH

When did football fans become so generous as to start singing songs on behalf of other clubs? Bournemouth supporters regularly broke into chants of, 'Leicester City, they're top of the league' at White Hart Lane. Will Leicester fans next return the favour with 'Bournemouth are staying up'?

WHO'S UP NEXT?

Liverpool v Tottenham, Saturday, April 2 (Premier League)

Bournemouth v Manchester City, Saturday, April 2 (Premier League)

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