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Bournemouth 4-1 Coventry City – The Sky Blues lose to a 4 star The Cherries performance

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Technical card:
Bournemouth: Arnaut Danjuma (Jaidon Anthony, min.90), David Brooks (Jack Stacey, min.90), Jack Wilshere (Ben Pearson, min.72), Dominic Solanke (Sam Surridge, min.90) and Philip Billing (Rodrigo Riquelme, min.90)
Coventry City: Matty James, Josh Pask (Jordon Thompson, min.61), Leo Ostigard, Liam Kelly (Gustavo Hamer, min.79), Matt Godden (Viktor Gyokeres, min.79), Callum O`Hare (Jamie Allen, min.90) and Tyler Walker (Amadou Bakayoko, min.90)
Stadium: the Vitality Stadium
Goals: Arnaut Danjuma (1-0, min. 1), Matty James (1-1, min. 3), Arnaut Danjuma (2-1, min. 28), David Brooks (3-1, min. 69) and Dominic Solanke (4-1, min. 90)

Bournemouth defeat Coventry City 4-1 on Saturday at the Vitality Stadium. Both teams arrived in good form, having secured victories in their previous matches. Bournemouth were looking to pick up points after winning their previous two matches against Blackburn Rovers away and Middlesbrough at home, by 2-0 and 3-1 respectively. Coventry were able to continue their winning streak after a 3-1 win against Bristol City in their last match. At the moment, Bournemouth are in 6th place, with 68 points from 41 matches, while Coventry sit in 21st, with 42 points from 41.

Bournemouth started strongly in the first half, with an early goal from Arnaut Danjuma in the 1st minute. However, they were unable to maintain their lead, Matty James managed to equalize and take the sides off 3 minutes into the game at 1-1. However, The Cherries secured the points emphatically, with a second effort from Arnaut Danjuma at the 28 minute mark, finalising the first half 2-1.

Bournemouth continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, with a goal from David Brooks at the 69 minute mark. However they weren’t finished yet and Dominic Solanke made it 4-1 just before the final whistle to make it 4-1.

For Bournemouth, Ben Pearson, Jack Stacey, Sam Surridge, Rodrigo Riquelme and Jaidon Anthony, came on for Josh Pask, Liam Kelly, Matt Godden, Callum O`Hare and Tyler Walker. Coventry replaced Jordon Thompson, Gustavo Hamer, Viktor Gyokeres, Jamie Allen and Amadou Bakayoko with Josh Pask, Liam Kelly, Matt Godden, Callum O`Hare and Tyler Walker.

The referee booked one player from Coventry, Leo Ostigard.

Bournemouth will next play Norwich City away, with Coventry facing Barnsley at home.

*The credit for all of photos in this article belongs to AP*

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