Info

Competition
Premier League
Date
4 December 2016
Game week
14
Kick-off
14:30
Half-time
0 - 2
Full-time
4 - 3

Goals

0 - 1
20' S. Mané (G) (assist by: E. Can)
0 - 2
22' D. Origi (G) (assist by: J. Henderson)
C. Wilson (PG) 56'
1 - 2
1 - 3
64' E. Can (G) (assist by: S. Mané)
R. Fraser (G) 76' (assist by: B. Afobe)
2 - 3
S. Cook (G) 78' (assist by: R. Fraser)
3 - 3
N. Aké (G) 90'+3
4 - 3

Commentary

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Liverpool will be kicking themselves. They dominated the first half and appeared to have stymied Bournemouth's first comeback attempt with Emre Can found the net, but lapse defending and mistakes from Loris Karius have seen them lose the game from a 3-1 winning position in the 64th minute.
WHAT A GAME! Bournemouth looked dead and buried at 3-1 down midway through the second half, but the Cherries produced one of the most memorable comebacks in Premier League history to win the match at Dean Court this afternoon. An incredible feat by Eddie Howe's men.
FULL-TIME: BOURNEMOUTH 4-3 LIVERPOOL
90'+5 THAT'S IT! BOURNEMOUTH HAVE WON THE MATCH!
Liverpool have one last foray forward as Henderson finds Milner on the left. However, his cross is claimed with ease and that should be it.
90'+3 GOAL!!!!! AKE SCORES AND BOURNEMOUTH LEAD! Incredible scenes at Dean Court as Karius makes a howler, palming Cook's blast from distance into the path of Ake. The first effort is stopped, but Ake persists and bundles the ball over the line. An incredible comeback from the home side.
90'+2 Lucas has to be on hand to clear a loose ball away from Ake as the ball almost bounced the way of the Bournemouth defender in the Liverpool box.
90' There will be five minutes of added time.
CHANCE! Origi almost wins the game for Liverpool as he controls the ball in the box and tries a volley on the turn, but sends his effort inches over the bar.
89' Afobe meets Arter's cross from the left ahead of Karius, but the flag is up for offside anyway. The Cherries are putting the visitors under real pressure here.
88' Francis does well down the left to win a corner off Henderson. Bournemouth get a chance to pile bodies into the penalty area. Can Liverpool hold out?
87' Can goes into the book for a high boot on Fraser.
85' The visitors are attempting to find their passing rhythm again and are sending men in the Bournemouth half, although it will leave them open on the counter.
83' Liverpool have completely unravelled here. Their composure has gone and are now in a battle to take a point from the contest.
81' OVER! Wilshere collects the Liverpool clearance from the resulting corner and smashes an effort with his left foot, but sends his strike well over the bar.
80' CHANCE! Afobe turns Lovren with ease on the edge of the box and shoots with power, but Karius makes the block with his body to send the ball over the bar.
78' Fraser has made a great impact since coming on and notches an assist to go with his goal and run to win the penalty.
GOAL!!!! BOURNEMOUTH ARE LEVEL!!! Cook scores a great goal to get his side's equaliser. Wilshere sent Fraser down the right flank and his cross found the defender in the box, who took one touch to control it out of the air and then steered his strike past Karius. Game on!
76' Afobe inadvertently knocks WIlson's cross into the path of Fraser, who does the rest.
GOAL!!!! Bournemouth are back in the game again. Fraser latches on to Wilson's cutback after Afobe missed the ball. He takes one touch to get the ball out of his feet before firing the second into the bottom corner. A sublime finish from the midfielder.
75' Afobe replaces Gosling for the home side.
73' CLOSE! Milner lifts the corner into the box and it travels towards the near post. Boruc claims it, but almost takes it over the line, keeping just a fraction of the ball out of the net.
72' Milner does well on the left flank to keep an attack alive and wins a corner off the legs of Fraser. His workrate has been impressive this afternoon.
70' CHANCE! Fraser almost brings the hosts within touching distance again as he latches on to a loose ball on the edge of the box and fires at goal. However, Karius beats his effort over the bar.
69' Lallana replaces Mane for the visitors.
68' Arter wastes a good position as he collects the ball from a clearance on the edge of the box, hammering his strike well over the bar.
67' Henderson shoves Smith and gives away a free-kick 35 yards from goal. The Liverpool skipper just has to be careful, having already been booked.
66' Can gets in down the left flank and sends a low ball across the face of goal, but Francis is there to clear the danger.
64' Mane is fortunate to retain possession on his forward run before he lays the ball off to Can, who finishes in style.
GOAL!!!! CAN SCORES A STUNNER! Liverpool restore their two-goal cushion as Can collects Mane's pass on the edge of the box before curling an effort beyond the outstretched hand of Boruc into the top corner. A super finish from the German.
62' SHOT! Firmino sends the ball over to the right flank and Clyne collects before firing at goal. His effort has power, but not the accuracy needed to find the net, sailing well over the bar.
61' Fraser bursts forward through the middle and lays the ball into the path of Wilson. The striker looks for the offload to Wilshere, but the two are not on same page and Liverpool clear the danger.
59' Liverpool have taken their foot off the gas in the second half and have lacked the fluency in their passing game that they displayed in the first.
57' Klopp did not look too pleased on the touchline and referee Madley has given him a final warning over his conduct. Any more outbursts and the Liverpool boss will be forced to watch the rest of the match from the stands.
56' GOAL!!! GAME ON! Wilson sends Karius the wrong way and sends his strike into the bottom corner. A cool penalty and just what the home side need to get back into the contest.
PENALTY TO BOURNEMOUTH! Fraser makes an immediate impact as he is brought down by Milner and wins his side a penalty.
55' Stanislas is helped off the pitch and Fraser replaces him in the Bournemouth midfield.
54' It's a sore one for Stanislas and it looks as though he will be forced from the field.
53' Henderson catches Stanislas' ankle and goes into the book.
The Cherries' struggles with retaining possession continue as Cook launches a long ball forward for Wilson, but it skips off the surface and lands straight in the hands of Karius.
51' Cook has to take action in front of Boruc to clear the resulting free-kick away from goal, but he concedes a corner in the process.
50' Francis goes into the book for his late lunge on Milner.
Liverpool win a free-kick in a dangerous position on the left flank as Milner is sent tumbling to the deck by a poor challenge from Francis.
48' Wilshere goes into the book for dissent. Needless booking for the midfielder.
47' Not the best start to the half for the Cherries as Smith loses possession under no pressure on the left flank, sending the ball out for a Liverpool throw-in.
46' Ibe comes on to replace King against his former club.
We're back underway at Dean Court.
The players are back out for the second half, so we should be underway shortly.
Eddie Howe will be concerned about how easy Liverpool's goals were to score, although the deficit could have been halved had they been awarded a penalty when Nathan Ake was brought down by Roberto Firmino, but referee Madley dismissed their claims. The Cherries will have to improve in the second half to get a positive result out of this one.
Liverpool hold a comfortable 2-0 lead at the break over Bournemouth thanks to goals from Sadio Mane and Divock Origi. The Reds dominated the opening 30 minutes with the home side struggling to get a touch of the ball. Jurgen Klopp's men were clinical when the opportunities came, which will leave him delighted with their exploits in the first period.
HALF-TIME: BOURNEMOUTH 0-2 LIVERPOOL
45'+2 It's a poor free-kick and Wilson just loses out to Milner before the referee ends the first half.
Bournemouth will get a late chance to throw men forward into the box from a free-kick after Wilshere is fouled by Firmino.
45' There will be two minutes of added time.
Smith recovers well on the left flank to dispossess Mane just as the Senegalese was about to cross the ball into the middle after breaking clear of the Bournemouth defender.
44' The Cherries press down the right and King lays the ball off to Francis, who gets two chances to hit a cross into the box, but he fails to find Wilson in the middle.
42' Arter and Wilshere combine well in the middle of the park to send the Republic of Ireland international into the final third, but a perfectly-timed challenge from Lucas quells the attack.
40' Liverpool manage to regain possession, but then give it back to the home side almost immediately as Lucas overhits his throughball for Firmino in the channel, sending it out for a goal-kick.
39' Liverpool waste another free-kick in a decent position as this time Can latches on to a low pass, but his cross fails the beat the first man.
37' PENALTY SHOUT! The ball falls to Ake inside the box and as he attempts to turn Firmino he goes down in the box. Bournemouth want a penalty but referee Madley dismisses their appeals. There was contact there from the Brazilian.
36' CHANCE! Stanislas sends a incisive throughball to King in the inside right channel and he fires a low ball across the face of goal, but Karius makes the save, although the ball deflects off Milner and trickles just past the post.
34' Frustration for the home side as they finally string a series of passes together, but King's lay-off to Wilshere goes astray and allows the Reds to break forward.
33' Firmino picks up the ball on the right and is allowed to cut in on his left foot. With few options around him the Brazilian fires at goal, only to send his effort well past the post.
32' The Cherries cannot get anywhere near Liverpool to disrupt their passing game. It has been a very tentative performance from Howe's men thus far.
30' A rare misplaced ball from Henderson as he surges down the right. The Liverpool skipper sends his cross straight into the hands of Boruc, failing to hit any of his team-mates in the box.
29' Stanislas has Bournemouth's first shot in anger of the contest, but his effort is well blocked by Lucas on the edge of the area and Liverpool come forward again.
26' Wilson takes the ball into feet on the edge of the box, but as he attempts to raid past Lovren he loses possession and allows the visitors to clear the danger.
24' Bournemouth need a response here as they have been dominated by Liverpool thus far. They need to get men higher up the pitch to put the Reds under pressure in possession to disrupt their rhythm.
22' Henderson spots Origi in space before the striker does the rest with the finish.
GOAL!!!! Origi finishes brilliantly on the break to double Liverpool's lead. Henderson sends a simple ball over the top and the striker is through on goal. Boruc commits himself and races off his line, but Origi rounds him before firing his strike into the net from an awkward angle with the aid of the post.
Bournemouth are jolted into life by the Liverpool goal and actually send men forward to the edge of the box, but Wilson loses possession.
20' Can does well to spot Mane's run and lifts a great ball over the top to set up his team-mate.
GOAL!!!! LIVERPOOL TAKE THE LEAD! The Reds take a deserved lead as Can lofts a ball over the top of the Bournemouth defence and Mane gets in behind Ake before poking a strike past Boruc into the net.
19' Bournemouth cannot get out of their own half at the moment. The Reds are recycling possession so well in these early stages, retaining 65% of the ball.
17' BLOCK! Not Milner's finest moment as he and Henderson are not on the same page from the free-kick. However, the ball gets pumped back into the box by Lucas and a rebound falls into the path of Firmino. The Brazilian volleys at goal, but Cook makes a good block to stop his strike from testing Boruc.
King catches Milner with a late boot and hands Liverpool a free-kick in a dangerous position on the left flank. The left-back will take the set-piece.
16' Liverpool switch their attack back down to the left flank and Wijnaldum wins a corner by knocking the ball off Smith's legs. Bournemouth are having to dig deep here to fend off this spell of dominance from the visitors.
14' The Reds win four corners on the spin as the home side can only clear the ball behind from Henderson's set-pieces. Eventually the ball is cleared, but the visitors surge forward again to pressure the edge of the Bournemouth box.
13' Ake makes an important challenge at the back to deny Mane after the winger had latched on to a mistake from Gosling at the back. Liverpool maintain the pressure and win a corner on the right.
12' Liverpool are dominating possession to start to the contest and have put the home side well and truly on the back foot.
10' CHANCE! Liverpool should be ahead, but Origi slips at the back post and fails to convert a simple opportunity. Henderson and Clyne carved out the opening with the visitors' skipper playing a nice ball down the flank for the full-back, who in turn put a delightful cross to the back post, but the striker failed to score.
8' The Reds put the squeeze on Bournemouth in their own half and pile men forward. Mane attempts to weave his way through the middle, but he gets crowded out and denied a free-kick on the edge of the box.
7' Liverpool continue to attack down the left and Can hits two crosses towards the near post for Origi, but both lack quality and Francis heads clear with relative ease.
5' Milner sends a direct pass down the line for Firmino, but the Brazilian fails to bring the ball under control, sending it trickling out for play for a goal-kick.
3' Firmino surges towards the edge of the box and he tries to slide a throughball into Mane's path, but Francis makes a vital interception in the penalty area.
2' Liverpool attempt to build an early passing rhythm, but Can is brought down just inside the Cherries' half by King. Referee Madley blows for the first foul of the game.
1' We're underway in this Premier League contest.
There will be a minute's silence before kick-off in memory of the members of the Chapecoense team that were killed earlier this week in a plane crash in Colombia.
The players are making their way out on to the pitch, so we should be underway shortly.
Liverpool are forced into two changes from the side that beat Sunderland last week. Coutinho as previously mentioned is out with an ankle injury, leaving Origi to replace him at the apex of the attack, sending Roberto Firmino on to the flank of the three-man forward line. Joel Matip also has an ankle problem, forcing Klopp to start Lucas Leiva in the heart of the defence alongside Dejan Lovren.
Howe has made two changes to his side from their 3-1 defeat to Arsenal last week. Artur Boruc is fit again and retakes his place from Adam Federici between the sticks, while Jack Wilshere was ineligible to play against his parent club last week, but returns to the fold to replace Brad Smith in the midfield.
Liverpool subs: Mignolet, Moreno, Lallana, Klavan, Alexander-Arnold, Ejaria, Woodburn.
LIVERPOOL (4-3-3): Karius; Clyne, Lovren, Lucas, Milner; Can, Henderson, Wijnaldum; Mane, Firmino, Origi.
Bournemouth subs: Pugh, Afobe, B Smith, Fraser, Mings, Ibe, Federici.
BOURNEMOUTH (4-2-3-1): Boruc; Smith, Francis, Cook, Ake; Gosling, Arter; King, Wilshere, Stanislas; Wilson.
The team news has been announced and we'll start with the home side.
Jurgen Klopp will be desperate for another three points this afternoon to keep pace with Chelsea at the top, although they will have to do so without Philippe Coutinho, who could be out for an extended period with an ankle injury.
The Reds scoring form in front of the net was looking in peril for the second week on the spin against Sunderland after being previously shut out against Southampton. However, Divock Origi spared their blushes at Anfield curling an effort into the net before James Milner secured the points with a late penalty.
Eddie Howe's men have been in inconsistent form of late and are in need of a positive result to avoid getting dragged into the battle at the bottom of the table. Since their 6-1 triumph over Hull in mid-October they've won only once and have suffered defeats to Middlesbrough, Arsenal and Sunderland last time out at home.
Good afternoon and welcome to the live commentary of the Premier League clash between Bournemouth and Liverpool at Dean Court.

Lineups

R
A
A
1
A. Boruc
1
L. Karius
2
N. Clyne
2
S. Francis
3
S. Cook
4
D. Gosling
5
N. Aké
5
G. Wijnaldum
6
D. Lovren
7
J. Milner
8
H. Arter
11
Roberto Firmino
13
C. Wilson
14
J. Henderson
15
A. Smith
17
J. King
19
J. Stanislas
19
S. Mané
21
Lucas Leiva
23
E. Can
27
D. Origi
32
J. Wilshere
33
24
20
9
C
C
C
C

Additional info

Referee
R. Madley
Assistants
P. Kirkup
Fourth official
S. Attwell

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Match Stats

AFC Bournemouth Liverpool
29 Attacks (Dangerous) 38
4 Corners 9
8 Fouls 15
17 Free Kicks 10
10 Goal Kicks 4
1 Offsides 1
1 Shots (blocked) 0
2 Shots (off target) 5
2 Shots (on target) 1
0 Shots (woodwork) 0
19 Throw Ins 21

Regular Season

# Team MP D P
138+5293
238+6086
338+4178
438+3676
538+3375
638+2569
738+1861
838-746
938-1246
1038-845
1138-1745
1238-1544
1338-1544
1438-1341
1538-2541
1638-1640
1738-2840
1838-4334
1938-2628
2038-4024

Vitality Stadium

Name:
Vitality Stadium 
City:
Bournemouth, Dorset 
Capacity:
12000