It was not a 40th Birthday to celebrate for AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe after he saw his side slump to a 2-1 defeat at home to Burnley.
Eddie Howe was incredibly relieved that his side were able to comeback and secure their win of the 2017/18 Premier League season after a 2-1 win over Brighton.
The Cherries boss is not celebrating after securing Premier League survival and is keen for his side to get at least a point against the Clarets to achieve their highest ever points total in the top flight.
The Cherries boss is looking forward to watching his side go up against another of the Premier League's top sides as his side travel to White Hart Lane to face Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.
The Cherries manager has been full of praise for the winger for his recent performances and hard work in training, excited about his potential.
The AFC Bournemouth manager felt that an increased number of league fixtures in a short period of time had a strong influence on his sides 3-1 defeat to Southampton.
The AFC Bournemouth manager was very pleased with how his side have been able to respond following defeats in the league by producing an excellent performance in the following match.
Eddie Howe's men recovered from 2-0 and 3-1 down to score three in the last 15 minutes in order to beat Liverpool for the first time in the club's history.