- Cherries nab one in each half
- Back-to-back wins for Bournemouth
- Swans three clear of 18th place Hull
Benik Afobe scored and forced an own goal as Bournemouth gave its fans massive relief with in a six-pointer against visiting Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on Saturday.
Afobe’s goal(s) give(s) Bournemouth a nine-point advantage on the relegation strugglers.
Swansea City has a three-point advantage on Hull and a five-point edge on Middlesbrough, which has played two less matches.
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Most of the first half-hour belonged to Swansea City, as Bournemouth missed surprise non-starter Jack Wilshere.
Afobe then got a goal of his own, his fourth of the PL season, in the 72nd minute. Perhaps we shouldn’t have expected a comeback given the statistic below this sentence.
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Wilshere subbed into the match and delivered a gorgeous cross that Joshua King powered toward the near post, only to see Fabianski keep it from the line.
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