- 5 defeats in a row for Palace
- Afobe nets winner
- Cherries up to 15th
Scott Dann scored for Palace, losers of five in-a-row. The Eagles sit 11th with 31 points, and 15th place Bournemouth is now within three points of Palace.
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Dann pushed the match open before halftime, when he was in prime position to deposit a great cross from Wilfried Zaha.
The Cherries equalized through Pugh, who cut one way and then the other inside the Palace box to make it 1-1 in the 34th minute.
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7 – Scott Dann’s goal was Palace’s seventh from a defender this season, a PL high. Handy.
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) February 2, 2016
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Then Benik Afobe continued his remarkable run, heading home for his third goal in as many games.
The 22-year-old failed to make a single appearance for the Gunners during five years as Arsenal property, but has netted thrice already since joining from Wolverhampton earlier this transfer window.