Bournemouth 3 – Barnsley 0- The Cherries humble visiting The Tykes at home

Bournemouth snatched all three points from Barnsley in a 3-0 victory on Saturday, at the Vitality Stadium. With both teams drawing in their previous fixtures, they were keen to pick up points. Bournemouth wanted to continue adding points following a disappointing 0-0 draw with Hull City in their previous game. Barnsley, on the other hand, had managed to pick up a single point in their encounter with Birmingham City. As the table looks today, Bournemouth and Barnsley currently occupy 8th and 14th spots in the table, with 9 points and 6 points respectively after 6 matches.

Bournemouth started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, with Jordan Zemura opening the rout, 9 minutes in. The Cherries then netted once more and increased their advantage thanks to a goal from Dominic Solanke just before half-time to see out the first half 2-0.

Bournemouth continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, with Jordan Zemura finding the net again, 82 minutes in. They managed to see the game out with a clean sheet and a final score of 3-0.

For Bournemouth, Ryan Christie and Jamal Lowe, came on for David Brooks and Dominic Solanke. Barnsley brought on Claudio Gomes, Aaron Leya Iseka and Aapo Halme, to replace Ben Williams, Clarke Oduor and Toby Sibbick.

There were bookings for Philip Billing, Lloyd Kelly and Jefferson Lerma from Bournemouth, and Michal Helik, Callum Brittain and Jasper Moon, for Barnsley.

Bournemouth will play their next fixture at home against Queens Park Rangers, while Barnsley will face Stoke City away.

Technical card:
Bournemouth: Jordan Zemura, Philip Billing, Lloyd Kelly, Dominic Solanke (Jamal Lowe, min.84), David Brooks (Ryan Christie, min.70) and Jefferson Lerma
Barnsley: Ben Williams (Claudio Gomes, min.28), Clarke Oduor (Aaron Leya Iseka, min.46), Michal Helik, Toby Sibbick (Aapo Halme, min.78), Callum Brittain and Jasper Moon
Stadium: the Vitality Stadium
Goals: Jordan Zemura (1-0, min. 9), Dominic Solanke (2-0, min. 46) and Jordan Zemura (3-0, min. 82)