New boys Cardiff humbled by Bournemouth

first_imgNewly promoted Cardiff City marked their return to the top flight with a 2-0 defeat against Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium on Saturday afternoonBournemouth dominated possession and deservedly took the lead in the 24th- minute as Scotland international Fraser latched on to Wilson’s low pass inside the penalty area and slotted past goalkeeper Neil Etheridge.Wilson failed to double the advantage from the spot as his weak effort was comfortably saved by Etheridge, following a clumsy challenge by Cardiff defender Bruno Ecuele Manga.The Bluebirds showed attacking intent after the break and had a couple of chances to equalize but failed to take their chances.However, Wilson made amends for his first miss with a stoppage time goal that ended the hopes of an equaliser thanks to defender Simon Francis’ cross from close range.AFC Bournemouth v Manchester City - Premier LeagueMatch Preview: Bournemouth vs Manchester City Boro Tanchev – August 24, 2019 English champions Manchester City travel to Bournemouth for their encounter of the third Premier League Matchday.Bournemouth take on West Ham United at the London Stadium next Saturday afternoon, while, Cardiff face Newcastle at the Cardiff City Stadium in their first home match on their return to the top flight.FULL-TIME Bournemouth 2-0 CardiffGoals in each half from Ryan Fraser and Callum Wilson get Bournemouth off to a winning #PL start against promoted Cardiff#BOUCAR pic.twitter.com/boDCHXQm2X— Premier League (@premierleague) August 11, 2018last_img

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