Bournemouth holds on to top Huddersfield Town

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  • Terriers outshoot Cherries 23-6
  • Cherries score with both shots on target
  • Huddersfield sits 17th
  • Bournemouth curbed a four-match losing streak with a 2-1 defeat of Huddersfield Town at the Vitality Stadium on Tuesday.

    The Cherries got goals from Callum Wilson and Ryan Fraser, who improved his league-leading assist total to seven on Wilson’s goal. They have 23 points, good for sixth.

    Huddersfield Town lost its second straight league match and remains 17th with 10 points.

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    The Terriers had the first shot on target through Florent Hadergjonaj, but Bournemouth got on the board moments later through Wilson.

    The 26-year-old headed home a Ryan Fraser corner kick and Bournemouth was ahead in the fifth minute.

    Wilson returned the favor when Joshua King slipped him the ball, turning to find Fraser for 2-0.

    Town got a goal back when Kongolo met a headed clearance with his noggin, sending it over Asmir Begovic to make it 2-1 before halftime.

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