Bournemouth’s winless Premier League run got here to an finish on Saturday afternoon, when Ryan Fraser’s double handed them a Pleased New 12 months with victory over Everton.
The Cherries’ 2-1 overcome the Toffees secured a primary win in 10 makes an attempt, and ended the Blues’ eight-match unbeaten run since Sam Allardyce took over.
Idrissa Gueye had cancelled out Fraser’s acrobatic opener however the ahead was available on the loss of life to safe an enormous three factors for Eddie Howe’s expenses.
The opening durations have been punctuated by blocked photographs and a failure to seek out the appropriate last ball to play at each ends.
Callum Wilson drew a fantastic cease from Jordan Pickford with the primary actual likelihood of the match – the striker’s stinging effort parried after he had jinked nicely previous Michael Keane.
Pickford was down low at his close to publish to disclaim the twisting Jordon Ibe from notching his first objective of the season not lengthy after, whereas Dominic Calvert-Lewin guided Cuco Martina’s inswinging cross large.
31 – Josh King has had a hand in 31 Premier League objectives for Bournemouth (24 objectives, 7 assists), 12 greater than another participant. Topped.
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On 32 minutes the hosts have been forward. A wayward Everton move led to a Cherries counter which culminated in Joshua King crossing into the unmarked Fraser, whose acrobatic proper foot end flew previous Pickford into the online.
Bournemouth have been nearly responsible of taking pictures themselves within the foot moments later, however neither Calvert-Lewin or Aaron Lennon might revenue from Adam Smith’s blind move again to Asmir Begovic.
Wayne Rooney, match once more after his viral an infection, was launched on the break and was instantly into the motion – the ahead, although, was flagged offside as Begovic saved his goalbound try.
Wilson and Rooney steered photographs large of the upright earlier than Steve Prepare dinner’s sloppy move let Everton in to equalise.
Sigurdsson and sub Oumar Niasse linked as much as tee up the advancing Gueye, and the midfielder’s nicely struck shot arrowed previous Begovic’s outstretched hand.
Pickford’s very good one-handed save denied Wilson from slotting house Francis’ low centre whereas Yannick Bolasie skied a left-footed drive after he was subbed on to the sector 20 minutes from time.
Ibe cracked the crossbar with a left-foot drive seconds after he compelled Pickford right into a low save earlier than Ake’s last-ditch problem prevented Sigurdsson lashing house from Niasse’s infield move.
Two minutes from time and Fraser, with the assistance of a deflection, ended Bournemouth’s confidence-sapping run. The winger gathered Adam Smith’s move and, after darting into the realm, noticed his effort loop off Michael Keane at hand his aspect an enormous three factors.