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A. King
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A. Mawson
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M. van der Hoorn
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J. King
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R. Fraser
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Just the one more game remains for Bournemouth; they face Burnley next weekend on the final day of the season, as they head to Turf Moor looking to cap off their campaign with a win. As for Swansea, they have two mammoth encounters, and both against teams lower in the league; relegation-threatened Southampton on Tuesday and then relegated Stoke a week tomorrow. Will they still be in the Premier League this time next Sunday? Until then, thank you and have a good weekend.
In the end, Ryan Fraser's first-half strike proved to be the difference as Eddie Howe confirmed another year of Premier League football in Dorset with a sterling win over Carlos Carvalhal's side. Swansea face a massive week ahead as they look to keep their top-flight position intact, after they failed to find a way past Asmir Begovic - and all eyes will turn to that crunch game with Southampton in midweek. Full-time at the Vitality Stadium, it finishes Bournemouth 1-0 Swansea City.
90' + 5' A free-kick to Swansea after a foul from a short corner which then goes out for a Bournemouth throw-in. Mousset goes for goal from distance and misses - but it will be the last attempt of the game as the full-time whistle goes! Bournemouth confirm their Premier League status for next season and pile the pressure on the Swans!
T. Mings
C. Wilson
90' + 4' Tyrone Mings gets his first appearance since early September after an awful back injury as Wilson departs.
90' + 3' Andy King concedes a corner and that could be the game. Bournemouth are in no hurry to take it.
L. Mousset
J. King
90' + 1' Joshua King makes way for Lys Mousset as Bournemouth look to eat up the clock.
90' Three additional minutes of injury time are on the way as Carroll tries to collect a neat through-ball on the edge of the Bournemouth box and falls over his feet to allow the Cherries to come away unscathed.
89' Fernandez gets first touch in the box, but Lewis Cook is able to break free with the ball. Swansea get enough men back to check any counter-attack but that could have been their last chance of the day.
88' Two minutes plus added time for Swansea to find an equaliser. Surman concedes a corner for the Cherries.
86' Another let-off for the Swans; Daniels slips a through-ball in for Wilson and the striker is pinged for offside.
85' What a save from Fabianski! Fraser snakes through the Swansea half on a brilliant run and pokes a ball through for Joshua King on the left of the box. He sqaures a perfect pass in for Wilson - and the keeper somehow covers his strike at close range to push it away for a corner.
84' Swansea get a free-kick deep in their own half now as Andre Ayew goes down under pressure from Simon Francis as the Cherries man tries to snatch the ball away from under his feet.
A. King
Yellow Card
82' It's deep to Mawson on the left; he crosses back to the right and Bournemouth are able to break away through Joshua King. He is fouled by Andy King on halfway; the latter is shown a yellow card for his efforts.
80' A corner for Swansea now; do they have a late score in them to collect at least a point?
D. Gosling
M. Pugh
78' Bournemouth make one of their own; Marc Pugh departs it what could be his final home game for the club and Dan Gosling takes to the field.
L. Narsingh
Ki Sung-Yeung
78' The final change now for Swansea; Ki makes way for Luciano Narsingh.
77' Pugh loses the ball on the left wing as he looks to break, only for Daniels to back him up. Swansea nip in through Abraham, who puts it wide for Olsson; he draws level with the box and returns a long cross for the substitute who can't keep it in under pressure from Ake. Throw-in to Bournemouth.
75' Again, it's a short effort to Ake from Lewis Cook; this time, the flick-on goes straight to a waiting Fabianski.
74' Lewis Cook puts it short to the near-left post, looking for Ake, but Andre Ayew deflects it out for another corner.
73' It's another Bournemouth corner, this time as Surman sees his effort from outside the box take a deflection on the back of a Joshua King cut-back.
A. King
M. van der Hoorn
72' Andy King arrives for Swansea in place of van der Hoorn as they make their second change.
71' The Swans steer it away from danger through Fernandez but the Cherries come again, earning a throw out on the right wing.
70' Corner to Bournemouth now as van der Hoorn puts out a Wilson cross on the left.
A. Mawson
Yellow Card
69' A booking for Mawson now after a clumsy challenge on King.
67' Close from Carroll! The Swansea man comes on for a half-volley after a first cross in is cleared by Steve Cook and he just blasts it over. The visitors are still making chances as they look for a leveller.
65' Swansea are pinged for offside now as a Roberts through-ball is collected by Abraham ahead of the defence.
63' It's a short tap from the free-kick for Francis to strike from 30 yards away - and he goes close too, just skimming it over the crossbar. The defender only has three goals for the Cherries in over 200 games; he hasn't netted since September 2014.
62' King wins a soft free-kick off Carroll after the Swansea man appears to plant a hand into the lower back of the Bournemouth player. A chance for the Cherries with a free-kick 28 yards out on the left.
T. Abraham
N. Dyer
59' A change for the Swans now as Dyer makes way for Tammy Abraham.
59' Steve Cook! The defender goes close for the hosts with a header from a King cross off the corner sailing over the crossbar from the centre of the box.
M. van der Hoorn
Yellow Card
58' A corner again to Bournemouth now after the Cherries make a sparky break down the left; van der Hoorn is booked for an collision in the build-up where he came together with Wilson.
57' Fernandez is the man who gets the first header to the set-piece and he steers it down at the far-left post; a scramble on the line from Francis manages to get it away from the goal-line and Bournemouth come away intact.
56' Corner to Swansea as Jordan Ayew sees his attempted cross from the right squeezed out by Ake.
55' Carroll loses the ball in midfield to Lewis Cook who brings it close to the Swansea box; an effort to bring it around the defence from Wilson is met by Mawson though who coolly brings it out of danger.
53' Fernandez and van der Hoorn combine to defuse the set-piece effort from Francis and Swansea clear their lines.
52' This time, King plays it short to Lewis Cook who swings it into the box above the defence. Fabianski takes no chances and punches it out for a corner over the crossbar.
J. King
Yellow Card
51' Bournemouth find their rhythm again with a sudden jolt and win a free-kick 23 yards out on the right. They take it quickly through King - but the referee had not blown for the set-piece and books the Cherries man for going early.
49' King slips a low, flat cross in for Wilson to collect just inside the Swansea box; Fabianski comes off his line to dive in and scoop it up.
48' Olsson wins a throw deep in opposition territory and from it, Dyer tries to chip over the defence. Bournemouth pick it out through Wilson and look to counter; Mawson checks his progress and cuts off any potential of a breakaway attack.
47' Pugh is able to clear for the Cherries and Swansea can't press an immediate second attack, allowing Bournemouth a moment to breathe.
46' We're back underway at the Vitality Stadium and Swansea start with intent; barely 30 seconds in and Jordan Ayew's half-volley has to be pushed away by Begovic for a corner.
It's not been an encounter low on energy, but despite the best efforts of the Swans, they trail on the south coast, with Ryan Fraser netting from a smart set-piece in the 37th minute. Both sides have had their chances - but who will come up with the goods in the second half? At the break at the Vitality Stadium, it's Bournemouth 1-0 Swansea City.
45' + 1' The free-kick is cleared only as far as van der Hoorn, who puts another cross in, which Begovic picks out. Bournemouth counter down the right and King almost gets the better of Fabianski, before the referee blows for half-time as the keeper collects the forward's low effort.
45' A late free-kick for Swansea now as Fraser brings down Jordan Ayew. Can the visitors grab a late equaliser? A single added minute on the clock in this first half.
43' Alas not; Ki's ball has the distance, but not the angle, and the chasing van der Hoorn can't hook it back in before it goes out for a goal kick on the right flank.
42' Free-kick to Swansea now just inside the opposition half as Steve Cook fouls Jordan Ayew. It's 45 yards out but with Ki, they could easily put this one into the box.
40' Jordan Ayew! That should have been the equaliser as the Swansea striker meets a through-ball from his brother Andre and promptly pushes it over the top-left corner from close range, in a one-on-one with Begovic.
A. Surman
Assist
37' Clever play from Surman who most assumed would go for goal himself; his sqaure ball to Fraser was so casual that it caught out the entire backline. There was a deflection off Mawson as the ball went in; Bournemouth won't be complaining about that.
R. Fraser
Goal
37' Ryan Fraser gives Bournemouth the lead! The Cherries fake-out the Swansea defence by playing a flat pass to the waiting winger who is directly in front of the penalty area, and he curls a beauty of a right-footer in past Fabianski. The hosts are out in front, 1-0, after 37 minutes.
M. Olsson
Yellow Card
36' Olsson goes in the book as the defensive wall is formed, for dissent to the referee.
35' Free-kick to Bournemouth as Wilson is fouled on the very edge of the Swansea penalty area by Mawson. It's a fractional call - but the right one too.
33' Andre Ayew tracks a van der Hoorn through-ball and peels back upon realising he was in an offside position; Begovic collects on the edge of his box with no problem.
31' Jordan Ayew tries to shoot from outside the box, 25 yards away on the left; his effort dips too late and sails over the crossbar.
29' A late call for a corner against Fernandez means Bournemouth have a half-chance with the set-piece; Fraser can't stick the swing on the ball however and Dyer clears for the Swans.
27' Offside against the Cherries now as from the goal-kick, Wilson is caught ahead of the defence chasing the long ball from Begovic.
26' Chance for Swansea at the end of the counter-attack; Andre Ayew lofts an excellent cross from the right to the far-left post where an umarked Olsson just heads it over the crossbar.
26' The sweeping set-piece comes out to Daniels on the far-left edge of the box; Carroll sticks a foot out to deflect the attempted pass back into the penalty area and Swansea clear their lines.
25' King wins a free-kick outside the right flank of the Swansea box as he goes down under pressure from Fernandez.
23' Goal-kick to Swansea as Bournemouth's latest attack down the left edge sees Wilson pushed wide by van der Hoorn and Roberts.
21' Jordan Ayew is given space to run again and he lets loose with a shot from the edge of the Bournemouth box that Steve Cook manages to deflect before it can threaten Begovic.
19' Bournemouth defend the set-piece well through Francis and then spark another swift-counter effort that ends when Wilson sees his chance for a strike on the edge of the opposition box foiled by an excellent Mawson slide tackle.
18' Another corner now for Swansea as Francis manages to edge out Jordan Ayew's run in from the left and deflect it wide.
16' Wilson! A wasted chance from the hosts; the Bournemouth man meets a Fraser cross at the left of the Swansea box following a swift breakaway and duly leathers it somewhere into the stand behind.
15' Swansea win a corner now and go close once more; rising up to meet the effort swung in from the right, Mawson just puts his header wide at the left side of the box.
13' Asmir Begovic, take a bow! Two great stops from the Bournemouth keeper deny firstly van der Hoorn with a monster strike and then Dyer from close range after a scramble in the box. Still 0-0 at the Vitality Stadium.
11' Free-kick to the Swans now as Andre Ayew is brought down by Steve Cook. A chance here for the visitors to create something.
10' Pugh looks to slip through again in what has been a blistering opening 10 minutes from Bournemouth; Carroll checks his stride and turns him around, pinching the ball in the process.
8' Pugh finds the back of the net from a long ball off King; the linesman's flag is up well before however and Swansea get a free-kick just outside their own box.
7' Mawson looks to undercut the Bournemouth midfield by pumping a long crossfield ball out to the right wing for the speedy Dyer. It catches the hosts out - but runs away from the right-forward before he can reel it in and the Cherries get a throw-in.
5' Corner to the hosts now as Wilson sees Fernandez deflect his shot after Surman teed him up with a lovely ball. It's the defender again who heads away for a second corner after Fraser swings it into the box.
4' The Cherries come again through King and van der Hoorn manages to slip in to stop the forward from letting off a shot on the right edge of the box.
2' It's Bournemouth who are out of the blocks quickest though; within the opening 120 seconds, they sneak in behind the Swansea back-line through Wilson and King, with Fernandez having to turn both attempts for way in a hurry.
1' We're underway in Dorset; can Swansea find three points on the south coast to keep their Premier League status intact?
The teams are out at the Vitality Stadium and we're moments away from kick-off.
Swansea are winless in six Premier League games (D3 L3), failing to score on four occasions in that run.
Bournemouth are on the longest current run without a Premier League clean sheet, conceding at least once in each of their last 11 games.
The Swans have lost both of their Premier League visits to the Vitality Stadium, last winning there in a League One match in October 2007 (4-1).
Subs: Andy King, Tammy Abraham, Luciano Narsingh, Sam Clucas, Angel Rangel, Renato Sanches, Kristoffer Nordfeldt
SWANSEA CITY (3-4-3): Lukasz Fabianski; Alfie Mawson, Mike van der Hoorn, Federico Fernandez; Ki Sung-yueng, Tom Carroll, Connor Roberts, Martin Olsson; Nathan Dyer, Andre Ayew, Jordan Ayew
Subs: Dan Gosling, Artur Boruc, Tyrone Mings, Brad Smith, Jermain Defoe, Lys Mousset, Jordon Ibe
AFC BOURNEMOUTH (3-4-3): Asmir Begovic; Steve Cook, Simon Francis, Nathan Ake; Charlie Daniels, Lewis Cook, Andrew Surman, Ryan Fraser; Callum Wilson, Marc Pugh, Joshua King
As for the hosts, they make a pair of visitors; Dan Gosling and Lys Mousset both drop to the bench, with Andrew Surman and Mark Pugh named in their places on the field. Also among the substitutes? Tyrone Mings, who is named for the first time in almost eight months by the Cherries.
Team news now and there's changes for both sides ahead of this crucial clash. Three new faces come in the visitors; Tom Carroll, Federico Fernandez and Nathan Dyer all make the starting XI in place of Kyle Naughton, Andy King and Sam Clucas, whilst Tammy Abraham is named on the bench having been ineligible to face parent club Chelsea last time out.
Eddie Howe has been mooted as a potential successor to Arsene Wenger's throne at Arsenal in recent weeks but the Englishman will have his eye firmly trained on the here and now; a win for Bournemouth will see him secure another season in the Premier League for the Cherries, extending their tenure to a fourth consecutive campaign.
The appointment of Carlos Carvalhal in late December raised more than a few eyebrows around the Liberty Stadium, given his departure from a flagging Sheffield Wednesday side earlier in the month; but the Portuguese manager has helped to revive fortunes in Wales and looks to be on the cusp of keeping them at English football's high table. Does he have what it takes to stave off relegation though?
Hello and welcome to live coverage of the penultimate weekend of the 2017-18 Premier League as Swansea City look to avoid the drop to the Championship against AFC Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium. The visitors lie a point above 18th-placed Southampton with three games of the season to go; can they find three points on the Dorset coast to keep their top-flight survival hopes alive?