Bournemouth 2-1 Leicester: The Cherries battle to a good win at the Vitality Stadium

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Bournemouth strolled past Leicester City with a 2-1 win on Saturday at the Vitality Stadium. Bournemouth were looking for a victory following a disappointing 0-0 draw with Brentford in their previous game. Leicester were looking to extend their winning run after a 4-0 victory against Nottingham Forest. Bournemouth are now in 8th place, with 12 points from 10 matches, while Leicester sit in 19th, with 4 points from 10.

Leicester started the match strongly, when Patson Daka found the net in the 10th minute, saw out the first half 1-0.

Bournemouth once more applied the pressure in the second half and were rewarded, thanks to a goal from Philip Billing, 68 minutes in. They then scored again, pulling level thanks to a goal from Ryan Christie on the 71 minute mark to give a final score of 2-1.

Substitutions for Bournemouth included Jack Stacey, Jaidon Anthony and Kieffer Moore for Ryan Fredericks, Philip Billing and Dominic Solanke, respectively. Leicester replaced Patson Daka, Timothy Castagne, Boubakary Soumare and James Michael Justin for Jamie Vardy, Daniel Amartey, Kelechi Iheanacho and Ayoze Perez.

There were bookings for Ryan Fredericks from Bournemouth. For Leicester, Boubakary Soumare and James Maddison saw yellow.

Bournemouth will next play Fulham away, with Leicester facing Crystal Palace at home.

Technical card:
Bournemouth:Neto, Adam Smith, Marcos Senesi, Chris Mepham, Ryan Fredericks (Jack Stacey, min.72), Marcus Tavernier, Jefferson Lerma, Lewis Cook, Philip Billing (Jaidon Anthony, min.77), Ryan Christie and Dominic Solanke (Kieffer Moore, min.90)
Leicester City:Danny Ward, Timothy Castagne (Daniel Amartey, min.67), Jonny Evans, Wout Faes, James Michael Justin (Ayoze Perez, min.86), James Maddison, Boubakary Soumare (Kelechi Iheanacho, min.79), Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall, Youri Tielemans, Harvey Barnes and Patson Daka (Jamie Vardy, min.67)
Stadium:the Vitality Stadium
Goals:Patson Daka (0-1, min. 10), Philip Billing (1-1, min. 68) and Ryan Christie (2-1, min. 71)