Relive the Cherries dramatic win at The Vitality: AFC Bournemouth 3-2 West Ham United

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Live text commentary from The Vitality Stadium as The Cherries welcome Slaven Bilic’s West Ham.

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:54pm

A Josh King hat-trick after an early penalty miss cancelled out goals from Antonio and Ayew. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:53pm

FULL TIME: 3-2 to Bournemouth. Another historic win for the Cherries after coming from behind and a huge 3 points!! bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:51pm

90+4: Another Lanzini free kick finds Boruc and the Cherries hold on to the ball once more. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:50pm

90+2: Cook is booked. Lanzini crosses in but Boruc gathers…nearly there! bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:48pm

In the last minute of the game, King fires it home from close range for his third of the day and sparks jubilant scenes at The Vitality! Five minutes added on. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:47pm

GOAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! KING HAT TRICK!!!!

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:45pm

87: Huge appeal for a handball as Carroll flicks one into the oncoming Smith but it was probably more ball to hand. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:43pm

86: Arter tries one from long range but pulls it wide of the right post. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:41pm

85: Double change for the Cherries, Afobe comes off for Wilshere and Mousset comes on for Fraser. 5 mins to go. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:40pm

83: Andre Ayew equlaises for the Hammers, Byram who assisted appeared miles offside but cut it back to the substitute who fired it home. 2-2. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:39pm

GOAL TO WEST HAM!

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:38pm

81: The Clarets continue to pile on the pressure with 2 corner kicks in a row. Both are cleared by the Cherries. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:37pm

79: The Vitality is roaring as the home fans can smell victory. Gosling is booked for taking down Antonio as West Ham attempt to counter. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:35pm

78: Cherries break through King and find themselves 6 on 3 but can’t make a killer pass. Sam Byram has replace Kouyate for the Hammers. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:33pm

76: Fraser passes it in from the right to Smith whose cross is met by Afobe who can’t keep his header down. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:32pm

75: With 15 minutes to go and a huge 3 points in sight, the Cherries just need to hold on to the ball a bit more as they’re giving away possession cheaply too many times. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:30pm

72: Boruc has appeared to have briefly thought he was playing in the Six Nations and hoofs one into touch. West Ham try to pass it around the back but a stray pass from Fonte leaves Randolph in danger, Afobe catches him though and is booked. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:28pm

71: After a lengthy time down, the visitors goalscorer is back on his feet and we’re back under the way. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:26pm

69: Antonio is now down after a clash with Adam Smith and is receiving treatment. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:25pm

68: Antonio down the other and forces a safe from Boruc who manages to hold onto it under pressure. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:25pm

68: King passes to Afobe who cuts in and takes an age to pull the trigger but the save is comfortable for Randolph. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:23pm

66: Push is carded for a foul on the right. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:20pm

63: Ayew makes an immediate impact and works it well down the left and crosses in, the Cherries clear their lines effectively. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:17pm

60: Snodgrass has managed to run off the nasty looking knock and is back on the pitch. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:16pm

57: Snodgrass has been on the pitch for about 20 seconds but has appeared to have twisted his ankle and the stretcher is needed. Play goes on as the incident happened off the pitch. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:15pm

57: SUB – West Ham make the first changes of the day, Ayew comes on for Feghouli who has had a shocker! Noble, who hasn’t fared too well himself, is replaced by January signing Robert Snodgrass bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:12pm

54: Feghouli attempts a strike from long range but gets it all wrong and the ball ends up going out of the ground and somewhere in Boscombe! bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:11pm

53: West Ham have responded well but AFC Bournemouth get another chance through Fraser who’s shot is deflected into the hands of Randolphy. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:07pm

West Ham players and fans are fuming at Robert Madley about the legitimacy of the goal as the ball appeared to be handled by Benik Afobe in the build up. Early second half drama at The Vitality!! bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:06pm

48: Josh King is at it again, a Fraser free kick is whipped in and glanced on by Cook. The ball falls into the path of King who slots the ball home. 2-1! bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:04pm

GOAL FOR THE CHERRIES!!!!

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:02pm

And we’re off, Afobe gets us under the way..

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20174:02pm
Players are back out, second half to start shortly…The game is still very much in the balance!
Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:47pm

HALF TIME: An eventful first half comes to an end. The Cherries will me disappointed not to be out in front after missing two spot kicks, but a Josh King goal cancelled out Antonio’s 9th minute strike. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:45pm

45: 2 minutes added on bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:43pm

42: Andy Carroll still seems to be sluggish following time out from an injury. He gives away another cheap foul whilst the away side were in a dangerous position. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:41pm

40: As half time looms, the game has stepped up a notch. End to end stuff as King can’t get a shot away after an opening down the right. Down the other end, Boruc makes a great save low to his left from a Feghouli shot. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:37pm

37: PENALTY MISSED AGAIN!!!!! DEJA VU as Randolph dives to his right and saves a weak strike from Afobe. Howe might be changing next week’s training schedule a bit…..

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:36pm

Pugh appears to be caught by Jose Fonte, Afobe steps up…..

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:36pm

36: PENALTY TO AFC BOURNEMOUTH!

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:34pm

34: King has sprung into live following the goal. He beats his man and was running at the Clarets defence with pace but a nasty challenge from behind results in a yellow card for Obiang. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:33pm

King will feel relieved having missed a penalty earlier but redeemed himself with a wonderful finish. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:32pm

30: On the half hour mark, a lovely piece of skill from King in the area sees the Cherries front man bury a half volley home and bring Howe’s men level!! bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:31pm

GOAL!!!! 1-1 – JOSH KING SCORES!!!

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:29pm

28: Quiet period of the game ends with a long shot from Fraser who works Darren Randolph into action. The resultant corner is taken short and the wee man whips one in to Steve Cook who’s header forces Randolph into an acrobatic save. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:25pm

24: Noble plays in goalscorer Antonio down the left who cuts it back to Lanzini who fires it over the bar from about 10 yards out. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:23pm

23: Cresswell swings across in which clatters in to Smith’s hand and a free kick in a dangerous position is dealt well with by Artur Boruc. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:20pm

20: Obiang plays a tasty ball down the right into Feghouli who cuts in but drags an attempt wide. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:16pm

16: Afobe shows his presence and wins the ball to get it out wide to Pugh who plays it on to Daniels. The left back swings in a dangerous low ball but is not met by a Bournemouth player. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:14pm

14: Afobe is in behind and dinks one over Clarets keeper Randolph but ref Robert Madley says he used his hand bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:14pm

Quickly back at a lively 2 minutes, Josh King will rue a missed penalty as he dragged an early chance wide of the post. West Ham then rushed down the other end and Antonio pounced on an Arter mistake to make it 0-1!

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:12pm

11: It’s all happening here, Noble on a yellow makes a late challenge but the ref just gives him a warning. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:11pm

My word, in a blink of an eye Harry Arter passes astray and Michail Antonio picks up the ball and finds the bottom right corner. 1-0 West Ham bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:10pm

10: GOAL – 1-0 West Ham

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:09pm

Early drama at the Vitality, Noble is booked whilst contesting the penalty and King pulls it wide!!

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:09pm

9: PENALTY MISSED BY KING!!

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:08pm

8: PENALTY TO THE CHERRIES!! Daniels is adjudged to be fouled by Feghouli in the 18 yard box bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:06pm

6: For the second time already Andy Carroll loses a challenge in the middle of the park due to pressure from the home side. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:04pm

4: Bright start by the Cherries, keeping possession well and the all familiar press is in full force. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:02pm

2: Early opening for afcb, Afobe works it well down the left and Pugh gets something on it at the back post but the Visitors clear. bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20173:00pm

KICK OFF: We’re under the way, West Ham get us going from right to left playing in white.

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20172:56pm

The teams are out, kick off is just moments away! bouwhu

Chuck Adolphy Chuck Adolphy 11 March 20172:48pm

Good afternoon and welcome to the Vitality Stadium. The players are back in to the dressing room’s and kick off is just over 10 minutes away. Come on the Cherries!!