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​Spurs target Ake bemoans Bournemouth complacency

Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake is not happy about the way his team plays after they take a lead.

The Cherries star believes that when they go ahead in a game, Bournemouth are too passive.

He believes that sitting back invites pressure and allows the other team to gain a foothold in the match.

They were 1-0 up against Sheffield United, but lost 2-1 in their recent Premier League game.

Ake told the Daily Echo: "They were two sloppy goals. I think one set piece and one from a throw-in.

"I think we defended okay, were up for the game. Obviously it's a tough game.

"They're going to put a lot of balls into the box, long balls and stuff like that and I think we did okay 75 per cent of the time but obviously two set pieces is sloppy.

"I think it was a bit negative after the first goal. Before that we played really well and then after we became a little bit negative.

"I think we had to stay positive and keep playing with the ball."

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