Norwich City 3-1 Bournemouth: Hoolahan again the hero

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  • Goal, assist for Hoolahan
  • Cook nets for Cherries
  • Jarvis, Jerome also score
  • Norwich rises to eighth

So far this season, Wes Hoolahan is one of the best playmakers in the Premier League, and he led Norwich City to a 3-1 win over visiting Bournemouth at Carrow Road on Saturday.

Hoolahan scored after setting up the Canaries’ first goal, and Matt Jarvis scored on debut for Norwich.

Steve Cook scored Bournemouth’s lone goal.

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Norwich went ahead when the Canaries took care of not one but two Cherries’ defenders. First, Hoolahan touched the ball by Cook before squaring a neat left-footed pass to Jerome, who had lunged past Bournemouth captain Tommy Elphick to slap the ball home. 1-0.

Hoolahan kept up his hot play in the second half, dribbling for a spell before sending a 20-yard shot past Elphick. The Canaries were well on their way to three points at Carrow Road.

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Ex-West Ham man Jarvis sent a left-footed shot home of Jonny Howson’s assist to make it 3-0 in the 67th minute. ‘Twas over, though Cook made some amends for his earlier defending with a late consolation goal.

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