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Late penalty sees Bournemouth beat Palace to go seventh

Late penalty sees Bournemouth beat Palace to go seventh

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Junior Stanislas scored an 87th-minute winner from the penalty spot to earn Bournemouth a late victory over Crystal Palace at the Vitality Stadium. The hosts were gifted the spot-kick when Palace defender Mamadou Sakho swung a forearm into the face of Jefferson Lerma at a set-piece.Bournemouth had gone ahead after just five minutes when David Brooks curled in off the crossbar for his first Premier League goal. But after half-time Roy Hodgson's side improved, and the visitors equalised in the 55th minute when Dutch full-back Patrick van Aanholt beat Asmir Begovic at the near post with a powerful strike into the top corner.The hosts could have won the game even before the penalty however, with...
Bournemouth transfer news: Diego Rico signs on a four-year deal from Leganes

Bournemouth transfer news: Diego Rico signs on a four-year deal from Leganes

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OLE! The Spanish centre-half modelled the Cherries' new third kit after completing his signing Diego Rico is set to sign for Bournemouth on a four-year deal, subject to international clearance. The former Leganes defender joins the Cherries for an undisclosed fee and admitted he was ‘truly excited’ to be arriving on the South Coast. Rico tangles with former Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo “I’m very happy to be here and would like to thank everyone at AFC Bournemouth for making me feel so welcome,” Rico said.“This is a new step for me in my career and from my heart I can say I am truly excited to be here and looking forward to the future.“I have heard so much about the manager. I learned he is very ...
Liverpool cruises past Bournemouth 3-0 in Premier League scuffle

Liverpool cruises past Bournemouth 3-0 in Premier League scuffle

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April 14 (UPI) -- Liverpool beat Bournemouth 3-0 in a Premier League clash Saturday at Anfield in Liverpool, England.The Reds drew first blood in the seventh minute. Midfielder Jordan Henderson lofted a pass into the box, finding Sadio Mane on a header. Mane's attempt was blocked by Bournemouth keeper Asmir Begovic.The deflection came back out to Mane, who finished with his right foot.The Reds took the 1-0 edge into halftime. Mohamed Salah then doubled the lead in the 69th minute.[embedded content]Salah received a very long pass from defender Trent Alexander-Arnold on the play. The ball carried about 30 yards before nearing the Liverpool star. Salah headed the ball with his back to the goal. The shot looped over Begovic for a two-goal lead.[embedded content]The score also gave Salah 40 in ...
Tottenham v Bournemouth: Spurs' secret weapon in attack

Tottenham v Bournemouth: Spurs' secret weapon in attack

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Harry Kane and Kieran Trippier could be the link-up Tottenham need to get past a Bournemouth side who should let their hosts dictate the play at Wembley. Here are the key stats you need to know ahead of the game... Tottenham boast a W3 D1 L1 record from their five previous meetings with BournemouthTottenham have enjoyed facing Bournemouth over the past two seasons. Since the Cherries were promoted Spurs have scored 12 goals in four games against them, conceding just once. Bournemouth’s sole positive was a 0-0 draw at Dean Court last season. Spurs have been scoring freely this term, while Bournemouth have conceded 11 in seven games and sit 19th in the table. It’s hard to see how the Cherries will keep out the in-form Harry Kane on Saturday. Tottenham to win at 1/5Tottenham have fa
Defoe earns Bournemouth comeback win over Brighton

Defoe earns Bournemouth comeback win over Brighton

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Jermain Defoe scored a well-taken winner as Bournemouth came from behind to claim their first Premier League win of the season against Brighton.Defoe turned in the box and drilled home a clinical finish - his first goal since joining the Cherries in the summer - after being put through by substitute Jordon Ibe.Winger Ibe has struggled since arriving at Bournemouth from Liverpool for £15m in 2016, but he also made the first goal with a clever backheel to Andrew Surman, who coolly stroked in.After a dismal first half, the game came to life in the second period as Solly March headed in the opener for visitors Brighton from Pascal Gross' pinpoint cross.Minutes earlier, defender Dale Stephens nodded an effort against the crossbar after Surman had cleared Shane Duffy's header and Davy Propper's