Watch: Son Heung-min loses his head for Spurs; Foyth sent off after two mins


Son Heung-min uncharacteristically lost his head for Tottenham as the forward was sent off against Bournemouth following a clash with Jefferson Lerma – while Juan Foyth was later given a straight red only minutes after entering the fray.

Spurs travelled to Bournemouth for the lunchtime kick-off on Saturday afternoon knowing a win would guarantee a place in the Premier League’s top four and therefore qualification for next season’s Champions League.

Mauricio Pochettino’s men started brightly, forcing Mark Travers, the 19-year-old goalkeeper making his Bournemouth debut, into a number of smart saves.

But Tottenham suddenly appeared rattled as the half wore on as Eric Dier could have been sent off for a tackle from behind as Bournemouth broke clear with the England international already on a booking.

And Son left his team-mates with a mountain to climb, reacting angrily to a fairly innocuous clash with Lerma.

Pochettino responded to the blow by replacing Dier and Toby Alderweireld, who was also on a booking, with Victor Wanyama and Juan Foyth at half-time.

But Foyth was sent back down the tunnel almost quickly as he appeared from it as the defender received a straight red card two minutes after the restart following a reckless tackle.

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