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Bournemouth 4-0 Chelsea: Woeful Blues drop out of top four after humiliation on south coast

Bournemouth 4-0 Chelsea: Woeful Blues drop out of top four after humiliation on south coast

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CHERRIES' DELIGHT Maurizio Sarri's men are now level with Arsenal on points and goal difference, but have been knocked down to fifth by virtue of goals scored Joshua King scored a brace as Bournemouth thrashed Chelsea at the Vitality Stadium to knock the Blues out of the Premier League’s top four. A well-deserved and memorable 4-0 win was secured with all four goals coming in a rampant second-half display for the Cherries and Blues boss Maurizio Sarri receiving flak from the travelling support. Josh King opened the scoring early in the second half King struck either side of setting up David Brooks before Charlie Daniels headed in a last-gasp fourth which saw Chelsea drop to fifth, below London rivals Arsenal on goal d...
Bournemouth 3-3 Watford: Draw after goal crazy first period

Bournemouth 3-3 Watford: Draw after goal crazy first period

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Bournemouth and Watford took a point each from an exhilarating contest that saw all six goals - including five in an astonishing 13-minute spell - scored in an extraordinary first half.Both clubs started the game with an identical record of just two victories from their last 10 games.And after kick-off was delayed by 15 minutes following an incident in the East Stand, the sides' defensive weaknesses led to a staggering end to the first half. The Cherries twice recovered a two-goal deficit and then levelled again after Ken Sema's strike to peg the visitors back to 3-3.Troy Deeney's textbook header from Sema's cross gave the Hornets the lead and the striker then grabbed his 117th goal for the ...
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 ...