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R. Brady
Yellow Card
J. Ibe
J. Stanislas
J. King
R. Fraser
2 - 1
S. Vokes
J. Guðmunds­son
1 - 1
J. Stanislas
L. Cook
1 - 0

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Shots On Target 6 3
Total Passes 488 397
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FULL-TIME! Bournemouth close out a hard-fought 2-1 win in their final Premier League home game of the season, with Burnley unable to hold onto the point which would have confirmed their survival. Goals from Stanislas and King were enough for the hosts, with the second coming just a minute after a fantastic late equaliser from Vokes. Dyche's men made it a tight contest, but Howe's men were deserving of the three points in the end. That's all that we have time for, we hope to see you again next time!
Ward sums up his afternoon, with the Irishman miscontrolling the ball straight out of play for a throw in. The home fans cheer. Ibe breaks down the right for the hosts, stretching his legs well, before a set-back from the ex-Liverpool winger is directed too far behind two of his teammates.
Burnley are looking to try and create an opportunity for themselves at the death, with Howe feverishly ordering his players around from his technical area. He wants to see a home win in their final game of the campaign at the Vitality Stadium.
There are five minutes of stoppage time.
R. Brady
Yellow Card
Brady picks up a yellow card for simulation. Good spot from the referee.
After that goal from King, the atmosphere has really lightened up a lot. Burnley attempt to cause some problems with a long throw from the right, but Vokes can't get the ball under his spell.
J. Ibe
J. Stanislas
Stanislas takes his leave to a standing ovation, with Jordon Ibe given a run out during the last five minutes. Even the Burnley fans are clapping their former player off.
R. Fraser
Fraser escapes down the left and then angles a brilliant cross into a pocket of space inside the penalty area. He takes Tarkowski out of the game with it.
J. King
GOOOOOOOOAL! KING MAKES IT 2-1! The former Blackburn Rovers man gets a goal just a minute after Vokes' equaliser! The Norway international is picked out by a great ball from the left-hand side, before dancing past Tarkowski and slotting a neat finish between Heaton's legs!
J. Guðmunds­son
Gudmundsson curls in a devilish, powerful cross from the right-hand side.
S. Vokes
GOOOOOOOAL! VOKES MAKES IT 1-1! Brilliant from the Burnley striker. He is found peeling off his man and picks his spot well to direct home a calm header! The away side are about to snatch the point that they need to confirm their Premier League safety, and that is what the travelling fans are now shouting about.
Pugh sees a shot blocked! King and Gosling play an improvised one-two, but yet again it is a bit of good defending that protects Heaton. L. Cook takes aim from about 25 yards out, but the young Englishman's effort sails harmlessly over the crossbar.
D. Gosling
H. Arter
We're into the final ten minutes, and Howe has chosen to freshen things up a little in midfield. Arter takes his leave, and takes his time to leave the field of play, with Gosling introduced.
Burnley win their first corner of the game, but a good delivery from Brady from the right-hand side is headed over by Vokes! The visiting striker appeared to be impeded a little by Long, with the two not communicating well enough there. Encouraging signs in these late stages for the Clarets.
Stanislas curls a good ball in behind for Fraser to chase, but the substitute is caught a yard or two offside. Burnley search down the other end for an opening, after a great cross from the left by Gudmundsson! His delivery is scrambled away, before Hendrick gets onto the loose ball on the edge of the box and hammers it into a ruck of bodies.
J. Guðmunds­son
S. Arfield
Gudmundsson is introduced on the right-hand side for the visitors, with Arfield replaced for the final quarter of an hour or so. Dyche wants his team to continue to fight for a share of the spoils, barking out constant encouragement from the touchline.
Smith is found in space in the penalty area, and takes a lovely touch to lift the ball over a sliding challenge from Brady. His second touch, however, escapes him and allows for Heaton to gather. Bournemouth are still hunting for this second goal, with Pugh the latest man to see a shot blocked.
Vokes tries to escape on the break, but Fraser tracks back to do just enough to put the Wales international off his stride. Bournemouth counter down the other end, with Pugh marauding down the left and curling a great cross into the six-yard box, but nobody is on hand to apply a finishing touch.
King uses his pace and strength to burst into the penalty area from the left-hand side, after Long fails to show the Norwegian away from goal, but a shot from him is deflected wide. The resulting set piece falls to L. Cook on the edge of the box, but his long-range effort bouncing once before heading straight into Heaton's grasp.
Stanislas is found in space on the right-hand side of the penalty area, after a good pass from King, but the opening goalscorer can only wrap his foot around the ball to guide it a long way wide of the target. Burnley threaten down the other end, but a clipped pass to the right byline from Gray is too heavy.
R. Fraser
L. Mousset
Mousset is replaced as a result of that injury problem, with Fraser introduced. King will be leading the line now for the Cherries.
The hosts are camped on the edge of the opposition penalty, with Burnley having no way out as of yet. Mousset goes down with an injury problem, and requires some treatment, with the French striker appearing to be suffering from a bit of cramp. All of the players use the stoppage to grab a drink.
King tries to scramble his way into the penalty area, but Tarkowski comes across brilliantly to get his body in between his man and the ball. Good defending from the ex-Brentford centre-back! Bournemouth are dominating this second half, but the final ball continues to escape them.
Less than half an hour remains for the home side to force a second goal. Bournemouth whip a looping cross into the box from the left flank, but Mousset can only direct a header straight down the goalkeeper's throat. A second goal would really kill Burnley's belief of getting anything on the break. King jinks into the box, after a good ball by Pugh, but then curls a terrible shot a long way wide!
Bournemouth continue to retain the majority of possession, with Burnley's only threat being second balls from Vokes. Smith drives down the right-hand side and thinks that he has done enough to earn his side a corner, but the lineswoman points for a goal-kick. He is incredulous!
Vokes tees up Arfield on the edge of the box with a signature knock-down, but the Canada international curls a devilish effort just whiskers wide of the top-right corner! That was incredibly close. That might spur on the visitors. Moments later, Vokes trickles a tame shot straight at the goalkeeper.
R. Brady
G. Boyd
Dyche's introduction of Gray hasn't had the desired effect, with Boruc not being tested at all. Boyd is replaced by Brady, with the latter offering a bit more quality from set pieces. Westwood shoots from range, but drags the ball wide.
King is given the ball by a neat pass in behind from Mousset, with Bournemouth really cranking up the pressure. The Norway international wriggles free from his man and turns to shoot, with his effort deflected behind for a corner. S. Cook is found in space on the edge of the penalty area as a result, but he shoots straight at Heaton.
Bournemouth open play out to the left-hand side, with King attempting to play a neat one-two with Daniels, but the left-back isn't permitted to get the ball under control at the byline. Moments later, Pugh cuts a dangerous ball into the six-yard box, but nobody is present to tap it home. A second goal is in the offing.
Arfield is forced into a very rushed clearance, with Burnley sitting deep and inviting pressure onto themselves. Heaton is the second man to hoof long to alleviate the pressure on the Clarets, who haven't managed to get on the front foot in the embryonic stages of this second half.
Bournemouth start the second half with some patient possession, with this game having a definite pre-season feel to it. Howe's men immediately look to put a ball in behind Ward, with it clearly a weakness that the Cherries are seeking to exploit.
A. Gray
A. Barnes
Barnes is replaced by Gray at the half-time break for Burnley. He will offer a bit more pace up top.
We are back underway in the second half! Bournemouth will be hoping to kick on and pick up three points to aid their quest for a top-half finish, with Burnley looking for consecutive away wins in the Premier League for the first time this season.
HALF-TIME! Bournemouth hold a narrow 1-0 lead heading into the break, with Stanislas' goal against his former club the difference. Boruc has only had one save to make, with Heaton asked to pick the ball out of his own net but little else. Lots of huffing and puffing, but quality in the final third has been rare.
Vokes directs another effort horribly high and wide of the target, with the Burnley forward not getting his eye in at all this evening. There is one minute of stoppage time.
The referee has been asked to make a few decisions in the last few minutes, with Tarkowski most recently going in quite hard on King. Arfield is fed through on goal, after Arter lost possession far too easily in the middle of the park. He has the chance to slot a finish beyond an exposed Boruc, but can't make telling contact.
Howe won't be pleased with how deep his side are playing at times, as it is forcing the Cherries to go long a little more often than they'd like. Tarkowski and Long aren't getting turned enough, with Ward showing what can happen if Bournemouth manage to get in behind in the build-up to the game's opening goal.
Daniels cuts in from the left-hand side, before unleashing a powerful effort from around 25 yards out, but his effort sails over the crossbar. Narrowly over five minutes remain in the first half, with Burnley doing well to come back into this contest a little since Stanislas' opener.
Over the top from Vokes! The former Wolves striker gets the slightest sight of goal from the edge of the penalty box, after holding Mousset off well using his strength, but a half volley from the Welshman is sliced harmlessly behind for a goal kick. Dyche's front two haven't been given the best service.
Pugh is found in space on the left-hand side, before sliding a pass into King. Bournemouth hold onto the ball on the edge of the box, bouncing it between their front four, before Pugh musters up a poor effort that heads straight down Heaton's throat. The crowd applaud, as their side have looked quite neat in flashes.
Good block from Francis! Arfield and Barnes link up brilliantly on the edge of the penalty area, resulting in a tee up from the latter. The Canadian international shoots, but the Bournemouth defender gets in the way. Moments later, Arfield shoots wide once again, after finding himself in a pocket of space on the edge of the box.
Brilliant play from Burnley! The away side move the ball nicely in the final third, with Boyd then released into the penalty box by a delicately weighted pass. He tries to cut back a cross from the byline, but Francis slides in to make a vital intervention. There is a brief stoppage in play, as Arter goes down feeling an injury problem, but he will be okay to continue.
Bournemouth turn possession over in the midfield third, with Stanislas finding Smith on the overlap down the right, but Arfield tracks back nicely to help out his full-back and make an interception. Howe's men are playing with real confidence now, with Burnley struggling to get a foothold in this contest.
Heaton hasn't had anything to do aside from pick the ball out of his own net this afternoon, with Burnley having a mountain to climb if they want to turn this around. Their away form is poor generally, let alone needing to come from a goal behind. Bournemouth press on immediately after the restart.
L. Cook
A good diagonal pass from Lewis Cook allows Stanislas to get in behind Burnley's left-back.
J. Stanislas
GOOOOOOOAL! STANISLAS MAKES IT 1-0! Brilliant finish against his former club! The Englishman is found striding into the penalty area, with L. Cook providing the pass. Ward didn't track his man whatsover, with the Bournemouth winger allowed to drift infield and slot the ball into the bottom corner.
Stanislas tries to pick out King with a dipping cross from wide on the right-hand side, but the ex-Manchester United youngster cannot quite stretch enough to get near it. He raises a thumb to thank his teammate for the delivery, but Heaton escapes without being tested once again. Stanislas is doing very well against his former club.
King is found racing in behind Tarkowski, but the Norwegian winger was penalised for pushing the Burnley defender in the back. Vokes is then picked out by a ball over the top, which he attempts to bring down using his forehead, but the linesman has his flag raised for offside. The visitors' direct approach hasn't come off so far.
The offside flag has been up a couple of times so far, with high lines ensuring that all of the four strikers on the field have struggled to get in behind without incurring the wrath of the linesman. Bournemouth continue to see the bulk of possession, but mistakes in midfield are common for both the Cherries and Burnley.
Hendrick spins well in midfield to escape the clutches of two players, but an attempted throughball from the Irishman is cut out neatly by S. Cook. Bournemouth head up the other end, but Ward is the man required to step out and make an interception for the visitors. The quality hasn't been there in the final third for either team.
This game is lacking any kind of tempo, with it clear that both of these sides will be safe from relegation come the end of the campaign. Mousset tries to wriggle away from Long, forcing the Burnley defender to clip his heels together to stop a bursting run, and that's the first time that the Frenchman has got the wrong side of his markers.
Bournemouth continue to move the ball around and manipulate their opposition. The ball is being mainly kept in their own half by their back four, however. Burnley's second-choice central defensive partnership is faring quite well in the early stages, with Mousset not having any opportunities to really stretch them.
After a mistake from Pugh, Lowton is able to fizz a quick pass into the feet of Barnes, but yet again Cook is alert to the danger and robs the Burnley striker of possession immediately. Bournemouth have defended very well indeed, with Boruc protected brilliantly inside this opening quarter of an hour.
Howe is taking plenty of notes on the touchline, with Bournemouth donig the bulk of the creation so far. They're in no rush at all, with their back four and goalkeeper seeing plenty of the ball. Mousset is looking a little isolated against both Tarkowski and Long, but the hosts have mainly been dangerous when getting Stanislas on the ball.
Vokes and Barnes try to play a one-two, but the return ball from the former is too heavy for his striker partner to get onto. Cook sweeps up in behind for Bournemouth. Burnley are playing on the counter, with the home side definitely exerting the early control.
The hosts are keeping possession in the early stages, looking to keep it on the deck, but Burnley are happy to do the complete opposite and pump long, direct passes into Vokes. Neither goalkeeper has been forced into a save as of yet, but Howe's side are causing some problems out wide.
Hendrick is tackled in the midfield third, with King then striding forward on the counter. The Norway international slides a great pass in behind Ward to find Stanislas stretching his legs, but a dangerous cross from the Bournemouth wide man is deflected behind for a corner by Long. Mousset was very close to getting on the edge of that! From the resulting set piece, Stanislas sees a shot deflected wide.
Just wide from Boyd! A long ball towards the box from Lowton isn't cleared by the hosts, with a half-clearance cut back to the edge of the penalty area. The former Peterborough winger manages to muster up a snapshot, but he drags his effort beyond the post.
We are underway in the first half! Bournemouth will be hoping to take advantage of Burnley missing some key defensive personnel this afternoon, but Dyche will expect his team to take some momentum from the Clarets' recent away win against Crystal Palace.
Burnley substitutes: Flanagan, Gray, Brady, Defour, Gudmundsson, Darikwa, Pope.
Burnley starting line-up (4-4-2): Heaton; Lowton, Long, Tarkowski, Ward; Arfield, Westwood, Hendrick, Boyd; Barnes, Vokes.
Bournemouth substitutes: Gosling, Gradel, B. Smith, Allsop, Fraser, Mings, Ibe.
Bournemouth starting line-up (4-4-1-1): Boruc; Smith, Francis, S. Cook, Daniels; Pugh, Arter, L. Cook, Stanislas; King; Mousset.
TEAM NEWS: Sam Vokes and Ashley Barnes are the preferred strike force for Burnley this afternoon, with Andre Gray left on the bench. Scott Arfield and George Boyd will offer hard work on the wings, with Ashley Westwood continuing in central midfield after Joey Barton's recent ban. Kevin Long and James Tarkowski make up an inexperienced top-flight central-defensive duo after injuries to Michael Keane and Ben Mee.
TEAM NEWS: Marc Pugh continues to get an opportunity on the right-hand side of midfield for Bournemouth, with Junior Stanislas on the opposite flank. Lys Mousset starts up top, with the in-form Josh King slotting in to support the French striker from a little deeper. Howe has the likes of Ryan Fraser, Jordon Ibe and Max Gradel to bring off the bench if required.
Burnley won their first away fixture of the campaign last time out against Crystal Palace, with a 2-0 scoreline enough to see Sean Dyche's men take three points after some improved performances recently on the road. The Cherries, meanwhile, have only lost one of their last five home games in the English top-flight, and that came against champions Chelsea.
Hello and welcome to live coverage of Bournemouth's Premier League game against Burnley, with both of these sides having little to play for in the closing stages of the season other than prize money for their league finish. Eddie Howe's men will be hoping to finish in the top half, while the visitors are just two points off 10th-placed Southampton themselves.