Southampton push Bournemouth closer to relegation


Eddie Howe (Getty Images)


Eddie Howe (Getty Photos)

Bournemouth have been pushed to the brink of relegation from the Premier League as Danny Ings impressed Southampton’s 2-Zero win over their south-coast rivals on Sunday.

Ings struck late within the first half at Dean Courtroom earlier than Bournemouth’s Sam Surridge noticed his dramatic stoppage-time equaliser disallowed for offside.

Che Adams added Southampton’s second objective with just about the final kick to go away Bournemouth with 9 defeats and just one win from their final 12 league matches.

Eddie Howe’s second-bottom facet are three factors from security with only one sport left, whereas their objective distinction is 4 inferior to fourth-bottom Watford.

Bournemouth’s five-year keep within the top-flight shall be over if Watford take one level from their final two video games in opposition to Manchester Metropolis and Arsenal.

Watford face Metropolis on Tuesday earlier than the ultimate day on July 26 when Bournemouth journey to Everton and the Hornets meet Arsenal.

“The important thing factor is whereas there’s nonetheless hope we now have to imagine, till such time as it’s mathematically inconceivable,” Howe mentioned.

“You by no means know in soccer, loopy issues occur. That is my rapid thought.

“I’m deeply dissatisfied, harm, a great deal of totally different feelings are going by way of my physique proper now.

“A giant chunk of our future and our future was nonetheless type of in our palms. It looks like that has slipped away a little bit bit.”

Ings now has 21 league targets this season, leaving him two behind Leicester’s Jamie Vardy within the race for the golden boot.

The Southampton striker would have been even nearer if he hadn’t missed a second-half penalty, however even that reprieve could not save Bournemouth.

Howe had referred to as Southampton’s go to the “greatest sport” for Bournemouth in a number of seasons as they aimed for the two-goal margin of victory that may raise them out of the underside three.

They began brightly and Lloyd Kelly fired simply huge earlier than the unmarked Callum Wilson headed wastefully over.

Josh King noticed a penalty enchantment rejected by VAR after he was bundled over by Southampton defender Jack Stephens.

For all Bournemouth’s stress, James Ward-Prowse ought to have put Southampton in entrance when he headed straight at Cherries keeper Aaron Ramsdale from a great place.

No facet has stored fewer clear sheets within the Premier League this season than Bournemouth they usually cracked once more 4 minutes earlier than half-time.

It appeared there was barely a sight of objective for Ings when Nathan Redmond discovered him on the sting of the world, however the 27-year-old deftly evaded two defenders earlier than drilling a superb end into the far nook.

Ings nearly made it two with a curling effort simply after half-time.

Southampton got a penalty by VAR within the 59th minute when Harry Wilson blocked Oriol Romeu’s header together with his arm.

Ings tried to idiot Ramsdale with a stutter-step as he ran as much as take the penalty, however his tame shot was too near the keeper, who saved low to his left.

Probabilities have been at a premium for Bournemouth, however substitute Dominic Solanke had a sight of objective when his shot from an acute angle was nicely saved by Alex McCarthy.

McCarthy made a fingertip save to maintain out Wilson’s roller earlier than Surridge noticed his equaliser accurately dominated out by VAR.

In a merciless end, Adams’ scientific end within the 98th minute did extra harm to the Cherries’ objective distinction.

No facet has stored fewer clear sheets within the Premier League this season than Bournemouth they usually cracked once more 4 minutes earlier than half-time.

It appeared there was barely a sight of objective for Ings when Nathan Redmond discovered him on the sting of the world, however the 27-year-old deftly evaded two defenders earlier than drilling a superb end into the far nook.

Ings nearly made it two with a curling effort simply after half-time.

Southampton got a penalty by VAR within the 59th minute when Harry Wilson blocked Oriol Romeu’s header together with his arm.

Ings tried to idiot Ramsdale with a stutter-step as he ran as much as take the penalty, however his tame shot was too near the keeper, who saved low to his left.

Probabilities have been at a premium for Bournemouth, however substitute Dominic Solanke had a sight of objective when his shot from an acute angle was nicely saved by Alex McCarthy.

McCarthy made a fingertip save to maintain out Wilson’s roller earlier than Surridge noticed his equaliser accurately dominated out by VAR.

In a merciless end, Adams’ scientific end within the 98th minute did extra harm to the Cherries’ objective distinction.



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