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Sessegnon happy to be part of stunning Spurs fight-back at Bournemouth


 Tottenham showed their hunger and resolve to fight back from two goals down against Bournemouth, earning a much-needed victory going into what is an important week for Antonio Conte and his side.

Before a pivotal Champions League trip to Marseille on Tuesday, Spurs were flat as Bournemouth looked set to end a run of successive defeats.

Wales international Kieffer Moore, making a rare start, swept the Cherries ahead following a flowing counter attack.

His second was more about guts than guile as he outmuscled Emerson Royal to meet Adam Smith's cross with a powerful header which went in off the bar.

Spurs rarely threatened before Ryan Sessegnon narrowed the gap with a cool finish into the bottom corner.

That sparked a shift of momentum and Spurs levelled when home keeper Mark Travers made an unconvincing attempt at claiming a corner, allowing Ben Davies to head in from Ivan Perisic's delivery.

Spurs continued to press and were rewarded when Rodrigo Bentancur reacted quickest to sweep in from another set-piece.

Sessegnon later said: "Obviously it was disappointing to be 2-0 down with some lapses in concentration but we knew if we scored one goal the momentum could switch and that is what happened today."

On nearly being substituted before his goal, he added: "I had a little feeling as I looked over and saw him getting ready to come on but it is just one of them things that I had to make sure to leave my mark just before and thankfully I stayed on for a little bit longer.

"I have a good relationship with him [Conte] and I just try to be as consistent as I can for him."

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