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90' + 4'
Eric García
Yellow Card
88'
D. Brooks
C. Wilson
2 - 1
39'
Gabriel Jesus
David Silva
2 - 0
17'
L. Kelly
Yellow Card
6'
David Silva
Goal
1 - 0

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Possession
72% 27%
4
6
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 4 3
Total Passes 756 275
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Commentary

That is all for now. Goodbye!
Bournemouth have a south coast derby against Southampton coming up next, before they face Everton at Goodison Park in the final game of the season. City will now switch focus to their FA Cup tie with Arsenal.
A valiant attempt at a comeback from Bournemouth, who had more shots than their opponents, but in the end it is not enough for the Cherries, who have just two games left to save themselves. David Silva scored City's opener, with Jesus extending their lead before the break – Brooks' late strike proving a mere consolation.
90' + 7' FULL TIME: MANCHESTER CITY 2-1 BOURNEMOUTH.
90' + 5' Callum Wilson meets a cross from the left, but sends his header looping harmlessly onto the roof of the net.
Eric García
Yellow Card
90' + 4' City defender Garcia has picked up a booking.
90' + 2' Two chances in quick succession for Bournemouth, and both are blocked. First Lewis Cooks’ attempt was deflected, before Lerma’s powerful strike failed to make it through a crowd of blue shirts.
90' + 1' There is going to be six minutes of stoppage time.
S. Surridge
P. Billing
90' A change for Bournemouth – Surridge has replaced Billing.
90' CHANCE! Was that the opportunity for Bournemouth? Garcia’s flick falls to Callum Wilson but, from 18 yards out, the striker snatched at his shot and sent it wide.
C. Wilson
Assist
88' Callum Wilson timed his run to perfection, playing on the shoulder of Stones and using his pace to dart clear before keeping his cool to find Brooks.
D. Brooks
Goal
88' GOOOOAALLLL!!! BOURNEMOUTH PULL ONE BACK! Some poor defending from City allows Callum Wilson to race in behind, with the striker outpacing Stones before laying it off to Brooks, who finishes calmly beyond Ederson. It’s 2-1!
85' CLOSE! Wonderful play from Foden, who took a brilliant first touch to control a looping cross from the opposite flank. Under pressure, he gets the better of his marker with a tight turn, but Ramsdale blocked his close-range effort.
83' Bournemouth have certainly threatened in the second half, but the visitors have lacked the cutting edge to take advantage of their chances. 
81' A well-crafted Bournemouth attack results in Brooks feeding Callum Wilson, but the England international drags his first-time strike wide from the centre of the area.
H. Wilson
J. King
77' Howe, meanwhile, has replaced King with Harry Wilson.
R. Mahrez
Gabriel Jesus
77' Mahrez is also on for the hosts, in place of Jesus.
O. Zinchenko
B. Mendy
77' Another glut of changes. First, Mendy has come off, with Zinchenko replacing City’s left-back.
76' For all their possession, City have only managed one shot in the second half.
74' NO PENALTY! It has been overturned by VAR, with replays suggesting Steve Cook got a toe to the ball before colliding with Jesus, much to Guardiola's chagrin.
72' PENALTY TO CITY! This time, Jesus does win a spot-kick. The striker turned through on goal after taking in Silva’s pass, drawing a tackle from Steve Cook. However, VAR will check it.
L. Cook
D. Gosling
70' Gosling, meanwhile, has made way for Lewis Cook.
D. Brooks
J. Stanislas
69' Stanislas has been Bournemouth's biggest threat so far, but his race is now run. Brooks is on in his place.
C. Wilson
D. Solanke
69' Bournemouth have also took the chance to make some changes – three, in fact. First, Solanke has gone off, to be replaced by Wilson.
Rodri
İ. Gündoğan
68' Another change from City. Rodri is on, replacing Gundogan.
66' A corner is flicked on by Cook, with Lerma rising to meet it, but his header is saved by Ederson.
64' CHANCE! A nervous moment for Ederson, as he fumbles Stanislas’ cross straight back out into a dangerous area. Gosling raced onto the rebound, but his shot was deflected wide by Gundogan.
62' While Bournemouth’s full focus is on attempting to maintain their Premier League status, City also have the FA Cup to think about. They are in action against Arsenal – and former assistant coach Mikel Arteta – in the semi-finals on Saturday.
60' Well, the replay showed King was very much level with Stones, though perhaps his toe was just millimetres ahead of the City defender, and it stays 2-0. 
59' OFFSIDE! Could this be a response for Bournemouth, as King tucks in from Stanislas’ cross-shot? The Norway striker immediately puts his head in his hands, thinking he was ahead of the play, though there will be a VAR check… It looked extremely tight.
57' David Silva is the third oldest player in Premier League history to reach 10 assists in a single campaign (34 years 189 days), after Dennis Bergkamp in 2004-05 (35 days 263 days) and Paolo Di Canio in 2003-04 (35 years 262 days).
55' Silva whips in a corner which Stones attempts to meet, but under pressure, Ramsdale does well to gather it in.
53' Stones dribbles down the left and flicks a pass on towards Jesus, though it is knocked out for a throw-in. There remains plenty of doubt over Stones’ City future, but the England international has been impressive today.
50' City have started the second half in the way they finished the first – in cruise control. Bournemouth have actually had more shots so far than Guardiola’s side, but City are playing in second gear.
48' David Silva has 93 assists since his debut in the Premier League in August 2010, 29 more than any other player in that time.
46' Kick-off! We are back underway for the second half.
R. Sterling
Bernardo Silva
46' Sterling is also on, in place of Bernardo Silva.
Eric García
K. Walker
46' City have made two changes at the break, with Walker one of the players going off. He has been replaced by Garcia.
Bournemouth will need something special to turn their fortunes around in Manchester, and their chances of survival seem increasingly unlikely. City, meanwhile, will now have the chance to pick the Cherries off on the break as the visitors push out.
So far, so good for City, who lead 2-0 thanks to goals from David Silva and Jesus. Bournemouth enjoyed a good spell of pressure prior to Jesus' goal, but bar a shot against the woodwork, have failed to test Ederson.
45' + 3' HALF-TIME: MANCHESTER CITY 2-0 BOURNEMOUTH.
45' + 1' There will be two minutes of stoppage time.
44' No penalty! That looks like a lucky escape for Bournemouth, after Lerma appeared to trip Jesus in the area following a spell of pinball after a poor attempted punch from Ramsdale.
42' Bournemouth have picked up just two victories in their 12 Premier League games on a Wednesday, losing each of their last four such matches in a row and shipping 14 goals in those defeats. It doesn't look like that record is going to improve today.
Gabriel Jesus
Goal
39' GOOOOAAALLL!! JESUS MAKES IT 2-0! Just as Bournemouth had been building up some momentum, they have been dealt another blow – Jesus cutting into the area from David Silva's pass, getting the better of his markers with some excellent footwork and drilling a low finish into the bottom-right corner.
David Silva
Assist
39' After opening the scoring, David Silva has now added an assist to his name.
37' CHANCE! Ederson rushes out but misses the ball, with the rebound bobbling to Solanke. However, his shot is blocked by a desperate lunge from a City defender.
35' Bournemouth keep up the pressure, with Solanke meeting a cross from the left, but he sends his header over.
33' OFF THE POST! Out of the blue, Bournemouth are just inches away from equalising! Stanislas hammers in a free-kick which Ederson just manages to get a hand on, tipping it onto the woodwork.
30' City click through the gears as they attack down the left – Mendy drilling a low cross into Foden. The youngster goes for goal, but slices his effort over.
27' It is no surprise to see City have had almost 80 per cent of the possession so far, with Bournemouth limited to very little in the way of attacking opportunities. 
25' We've reached the drinks break. 
23' King gets a shot off as Bournemouth counter, but he drags it well off target.
20' Bournemouth manage to thread a move together in the final third, with Solanke getting a shot off on the turn, but it is blocked at source and City are swiftly back in control.
19' Bournemouth have lost all nine of their Premier League meetings with City – in English top-flight history, only one side has lost each of their first 10 games against an opponent; Wigan Athletic against Manchester United.
L. Kelly
Yellow Card
17' Kelly has received a caution for a foul on Jesus.
16' Bournemouth are trying to get the ball down and play their way out through defence and midfield, yet City are pressing them back deeper and deeper every time. A foul from Gundogan relieves some pressure, though Ramsdale’s free-kick is collected easily by Ederson.
14' Foden cushions a pass back to Fernandinho, but before the City midfielder can get to it, Gosling dives in. Fernandinho gets to the ball, but referee Lee Mason blows up, as the Brazilian’s studs were raised.
12' David Silva has scored with each of his last two direct free-kick attempts in the Premier League, after scoring from just one of his previous 22 in the competition.
10' Howe is already pacing up and down the touchline, trying to spark something from his side, though there was not much any of the Bournemouth players could have done to prevent David Silva’s fine opener.
8' CLOSE! After a patient move, Fernandinho elects to try his luck from 30 yards out. He had a standing start, but still gets plenty of power behind his effort, which beats Ramsdale but flashes just wide.
7' Silva’s exceptional strike received a round of applause from De Bruyne, who has been handed a rest on the bench today. The Belgian is not a bad option to have in reserve, though City may well not need him. They look in the mood for more...
David Silva
Goal
6' GOOOOOAAALLLLL!!! CITY TAKE THE LEAD! In what is set to be his penultimate match at the Etihad, David Silva has just curled in a sublime free-kick from the edge of the area. The playmaker got his effort up and over the wall, and it clattered in off the underside of the crossbar.
5' City have made 137 changes to their starting XI's in the Premier League this season – the next closest side are Chelsea with 95.
4' Bournemouth attack following a throw-in, with Rico picking out Cook, whose header is straight at Ederson. City’s goalkeeper immediately gets the hosts on the counter, finding Jesus, but his pass towards David Silva is overhit.
2' City are straight onto the front foot, with eight outfielders pushed right up into Bournemouth's defensive third. Walker looks to curl a cross to the back post, but he puts too much on it, meaning Foden can't get there.
1' KICK-OFF! City get proceedings up and running.
The teams are out and kick-off is just moments away at Etihad Stadium.
Bournemouth may have ended their long winless run last time out, but Howe does make changes – four in total. Ake, Danjuma, Brooks and Wilson make way, with Steve Cook, Stanislas, Billing and King starting instead.
BOURNEMOUTH SUBSTITUTES: Artur Boruc, Andrew Surman, Callum Wilson, Arnaut Danjuma Groeneveld, Lewis Cook, David Brooks, Harry Wilson, Jack Simpson, Sam Surridge.
BOURNEMOUTH (4-5-1): Aaron Ramsdale; Jack Stacey, Steve Cook, Lloyd Kelly, Diego Rico; Junior Stanislas, Dan Gosling, Jefferson Lerma, Philip Billing, Joshua King; Dominic Solanke.
Six changes in total from Pep Guardiola. Sterling scored a hat-trick in the 5-0 demolition of Brighton and Hove Albion last time out, yet he has to settle for a place on the bench, as do De Bruyne, Rodri, Mahrez, Laporte and Garcia. Foden, Gundogan, Fernandinho, David Silva, Stones and Otamendi come in.
MANCHESTER CITY SUBSTITUTES: Raheem Sterling, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Aymeric Laporte, Rodri, Kevin De Bruyne, Riyad Mahrez, Scott Carson, Eric Garcia, Tommy Doyle.
MANCHESTER CITY (4-3-3): Ederson; Kyle Walker, John Stones, Nicolas Otamendi, Benjamin Mendy; Ilkay Gundogan, Fernandinho, David Silva; Bernardo Silva, Gabriel Jesus, Phil Foden.
Bournemouth, meanwhile, are fighting for survival at the other end of the table. Sunday’s 4-1 win over Leicester City provided them with a vital boost, but Eddie Howe’s side sit 18th, three points behind Watford and West Ham with three games left to play.
Tuesday was a good day for City, with the club winning their appeal to CAS over their two-year ban from the Champions League, meaning they can play in Europe’s elite club competition next term. City will finish second in the Premier League this term, with third-placed Chelsea nine points behind them.
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