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90' + 1'
A. Semenyo
J. Anthony
4 - 1
D. Solanke
3 - 1
P. Bamford
W. Gnonto
2 - 1
J. Lerma
2 - 0
J. Lerma
1 - 0

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42% 57%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 7 6
Total Passes 371 500
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That's all from Bournemouth today, so thank you for joining us and goodbye!
While Bournemouth, who have moved onto 39 points by picking up three more today, next meet Chelsea at the Vitality Stadium, Leeds' upcoming fixtures pitch them against Manchester City and Newcastle United - a sobering thought for their supporters.
Capitalising on an abject defensive display from their ailing visitors, Bournemouth take another huge stride towards safety with a three-goal home win - their fourth Premier League victory in five matches. Lerma's first-half double was followed by goals from Solanke and Semenyo after the break, as Leeds crumbled under the pressure once again. They are now facing a four-game scrap for survival, while the Cherries are surely staying up.
90' + 4' Both Outtara and Lerma linger too long on chances to strike from the edge of the Leeds area. The Whites are in disarray now, and it's difficult to see how they can recover from this setback in the coming weeks.
J. Anthony
90' + 1' Anthony makes an impact from the bench, by picking out Semenyo to provide Bournemouth's fourth goal of the game.
A. Semenyo
90' + 1' BOURNEMOUTH HAVE A FOURTH! Capping a grim game for the Leeds goalkeeper, Meslier makes a mess of Semenyo's low drive from 15 yards, allowing the ball to slip under his body and past him into the net! After latching on to his fellow substitute Anthony's pass, the Cherries striker scores his first Premier League goal: 4-1!
J. Stacey
D. Solanke
89' Having scored his sixth league goal of the season to virtually secure victory, Solanke's shift comes to a close; Stacey comes on for the final stages.
87' Summing up their frustration today, Kristensen thumps an ambitious long ball out of play, ending another fruitless move for Leeds.
85' For all their pressure after going 3-1 down, Leeds have rarely looked like breaking through since Neto's series of saves almost 15 minutes ago. Surely, their race is run.
A. Semenyo
K. Moore
83' Having made an all-too-brief cameo, second-half substitute Moore is subbed due to injury. Semenyo replaces him up front.
82' Not long after coming on from the bench, Moore has sustained an injury - it does not look good for the Bournemouth striker, who seems set to be replaced.
80' CLOSE! Lerma steals the ball deep in Leeds territory, but then opts against trying for a hat-trick. When the ball is recycled and is sent in from the right, Moore's diving header misses the target by a whisker!
78' Defending with great determination, Anthony deals well with the threat of Summerville on the edge of his own area, drawing a foul and earning his side a free-kick to both ease the pressure and eat up a little more time.
75' Over the last 15 minutes, Leeds have had 83 per cent of possession and 43 per cent of the action has been in Bournemouth's defensive third. They are throwing everything at their hosts now.
L. Cook
J. Rothwell
73' O'Neil now makes a switch in midfield, as Rothwell is replaced by Cook.
72' DOUBLE STOP! Again, Neto preserves his team's advantage. The Bournemouth skipper first punches away a close-range header by Koch, then Gnonto's follow-up is saved in the bottom-right corner! Great goalkeeping!
A. Forshaw
W. McKennie
70' Forshaw is also introduced; McKennie will be withdrawn.
P. Bamford
70' Leeds make a double substitution in search of some much-needed inspiration. First, Bamford makes way for Rodrigo up front.
69' SAVE! Alert to the danger, Neto has to dive down to his left in order to parry away Roca's stinging shot from the edge of the box!
67' Leeds look deflated by their latest setback, and Gracia is deep in discussion with his staff on the bench. Can anything be done to salvage something from this game? It certainly seems bleak for the visitors now.
65' GOAL STANDS! A prolonged pause while the VAR reviews whether Solanke's goal would be ruled out for offside ends with a roar of approval from the home fans: Bournemouth's third goal stands!
D. Solanke
63' SOLANKE STRIKES! Bournemouth regain their two-goal lead! Latching on to a long ball, Outtara pulls the ball back from the right flank, then Solanke bundles through a couple of challenges and rattles the ball unerringly into the bottom-left corner from 10 yards! That's 3-1 to the Cherries!
K. Moore
P. Billing
62' Moore is also thrown on up front; Billing is the second player replaced.
J. Anthony
M. Viña
62' O'Neil introduces fresh legs in order to preserve his side's lead. First, Vina makes way for Anthony on the left.
60' WIDE! After Ayling rises highest on the right side of the Bournemouth box, his nod-down reaches Gnonto, who can only place his own header wide of the left-hand post from close range!
59' MISS! Outtara and Chrisite combine on the right side of the area, before the latter's cross is stood up invitingly for Billing at the back post. He attempts an ambitious bicycle kick, but barely makes contact and spurns a great chance for Bournemouth to score a third!
57' Another stray pass from Outtara results in Bournemouth's latest attempted attack fizzling out. Despite already having two goals in the bag, the Cherries have been quite careless in possession inside the final third today.
A. Smith
Yellow Card
55' For hauling back Gnonto, who had cleverly turned him and was sprinting clear into space, Smith is shown the game's first yellow card.
54' Rather stiffly, Harrison returns to the action, which has already resumed.
53' Adding to Gracia's injury woes, Harrison is now down on the deck with what seems to be a hip problem. The game comes to a halt while he receives treatment.
52' After Leeds' corner reaches Summerville, whose shot on the turn is blocked behind, Billing is then on hand to head away a second set-piece at the back post.
50' Wonderfully deft movement by Gnonto leaves three defenders for dead, opening up space on the left for Leeds. Ultimately, the visitors' move results in a corner-kick out on the right.
48' Early Bournemouth pressure sees Christie have a shot blocked on the edge of the area, before Outtara's wayward cross eases the pressure on Leeds' back line.
46' Leeds kick off, and we are back under way at the Vitality Stadium!
Leeds not only have a record of W1, D1, L8 when trailing at half-time in the Premier League this season, but only Nottingham Forest have won fewer away points than them to date. It will take something special, then, to turn things around during the second half in Bournemouth.
Despite a frenetic first half at the Vitality Stadium featuring just six shots on target, three have found the net, and Bournemouth lead by a goal at the break. There has been little between the teams so far, with Lerma's clinical finishing earning the Cherries their half-time advantage. Leeds have been bright enough going forward, and their one moment of real quality from Gnonto split the hosts' defence and found Bamford for a goal which gives them hope of fighting back after the interval.
45' + 4' Following Harrison's inswinging free-kick from the right touchline, the ball falls to Ayling, who swipes at it wildly and sends his shot spinning far over the crossbar.
45' + 3' In the closing stages of additional time, Leeds have Bournemouth penned into their defensive third, and Christie's foul on Ayling offers them a chance to deliver into the box from the right.
45' + 1' There are to be at least four minutes of stoppage time at the end of this first half. An enforced substitution and three goals account for that.
44' The game has become ever more disjointed, with either side willing to toss hopeful balls forward and also rushing in possession. Given the relegation picture, it's high-stakes stuff on the south coast, so perhaps that's understandable.
42' With commendable confidence, Neto sidesteps a fast-closing Bamford on the edge of his six-yard box, then picks out a team-mate with his subsequent pass.
40' Bournemouth's momentum has been disrupted since seeing their lead cut, and they can't exert any control on the game now. O'Neil appears increasingly agitated on the touchline.
38' Following Bamford's strike, Bournemouth have not only conceded 35 first-half goals in 34 games so far - more than any other team in the Premier League this season - but they have also shipped 13 in the final 15 minutes of the first half too.
36' Another Leeds attack peters out, as they are denied a free-kick claim and then a corner on the left byline. Still, they are very much in this game and could yet equalise before the break.
M. Wöber
L. Cooper
34' As soon as Leeds finally have some good news in the form of Bamford's goal, bad news arrives on its tail. Their captain, Cooper, has picked up an injury and will have to be replaced by Wober.
W. Gnonto
32' Showing great vision and delivering a precise cross from the left touchline, Gnonto sets up Bamford's header.
P. Bamford
32' LEEDS STRIKE BACK! Partly atoning for his abject miss in midweek, Bamford finds the net! Following an inviting cross from the left by Gnonto, the Leeds striker's eight-yard header is steered into the bottom-left corner, leaving Neto well beaten! The Whites are back in it: they now trail 2-1!
29' The game resumes, with Christie returning to his position in the Bournemouth midfield. Can the home side now hold onto their two-goal advantage, at least until the half-time break?
28' The action is paused temporarily, as Christie has sustained an injury and requires attention from the medics.
26' A chant of "We are staying up!" echoes around the Vitality Stadium, as Bournemouth's fans believe another Premier League season could soon be confirmed. Leeds, meanwhile, must be in despair - they had started the game brightly before crumbling so spectacularly.
J. Lerma
24' LERMA BAGS A BRACE! Again in the right place at the right time, Lerma crashes a close-range shot into the top of the net to put Bournemouth two goals ahead! An awful flap at Christie's corner sees Meslier present the ball to the Cherries' Colombian midfielder, and he stays cool to apply the finishing touch: 2-0!
22' Slipping as he shoots from around 20 yards out, Vina only finds Meslier's waiting gloves in the centre of the goal. He has, though, been a regular attacking outlet for Bournemouth from left-back.
J. Lerma
20' BOURNEMOUTH LEAD! Just moments after Bamford has a tame shot repelled at the other end, the Cherries counter with a direct ball; a combination between Billing and Solanke then opens up Leeds' defence, before Lerma fires home from near the penalty spot! He picks out the top-right corner, and it's 1-0 to the hosts!
19' Under little pressure on the edge of his six-yard box, Meslier comes to claim a hopeful high cross from the right flank.
17' A spectacular acrobatic attempt from the left side of the area by Vina, after Outtara's heavily deflected cross loops up into his path, flies well over the crossbar.
16' Penalised for a rugged tackle on Christie in midfield, Kristensen is aghast when the referee awards Bournemouth a free-kick. The visitors are closing down their hosts with great commitment.
14' Leeds are certainly looking the more incisive side at the moment, as numerous white shirts flood Bournemouth's defensive third. Gracia will be quite pleased with how his team have started, considering their dire record on the road this season.
12' A surging run from the right by Gnonto ends with the Italian striker laying the ball off to Harrison, who shoots first time from the left side of the box but hits one of three defenders blocking his route to goal.
10' With Outtara now back in the fold, Bournemouth build some attacking momentum, but Solanke's claims for a free-kick just outside the Leeds area are ignored by the referee.
8' Only called up to replace injury victim Tavernier, now Outtara is struggling with a knock. The game comes to a temporary halt as the Cherries winger peels himself of the turf and hobbles over to the touchline.
6' SAVE! It is Roca who steps up to the set-piece, but after he sees his low driven effort sneak through a crumbling defensive wall, Neto is on hand to parry the ball away!
5' NO PENALTY! After a review of the evidence, the VAR decides that Vina's handball offence took place just outside the area. Instead, Leeds have a close-range free-kick!
4' PENALTY FOR LEEDS? After Summerville plays in Bamford on the edge of the Bournemouth box, the latter's flicked return strikes the outstretched arm of Vina. The VAR is already assessing if the visitors will have an early penalty-kick!
3' Imbued with confidence from posting their third win in four during the week, Bournemouth keep possession in the early stages and Leeds are mostly consigned to their own half.
1' The hosts kick off, and we are under way in Bournemouth!
The players are out on the pitch at the Vitality Stadium, and kick-off is now just moments away!
After Luis Sinisterra was withdrawn with a season-ending ankle injury in midweek - joining Tyler Adams and Stuart Dallas on the Leeds United treatment table - Gnonto starts for the visitors today. In all, Javi Gracia makes three changes from Tuesday's draw with Leicester, as Kristensen and Summerville - the latter of whom scored a late winner in November's reverse fixture - also come in.
Making two changes to the Bournemouth side that started at Southampton, Gary O'Neil replaces injured match-winner Marcus Tavernier with Outtara, while Chris Mepham makes way for Smith. The hosts are also without Hamed Traore, Junior Stanislas and Ryan Fredericks due to injury, but Stephens is back on the bench after being unable to face his parent club in midweek.
SUBS: Joel Robles, Junior Firpo, Georginio Rutter, Adam Forshaw, Rodrigo Moreno, Max Wober, Pascal Struijk, Sam Greenwood, Brenden Aaronson.
LEEDS UNITED (4-2-3-1): Illan Meslier; Luke Ayling, Robin Koch, Liam Cooper, Rasmus Kristensen; Marc Roca, Weston McKennie; Jack Harrison, Wilfried Gnonto, Crysencio Summerville; Patrick Bamford.
SUBS: Mark Travers, Jack Stephens, David Brooks, Illia Zabarnyi, Jack Stacey, Lewis Cook, Jaidon Anthony, Kieffer Moore, Antoine Semenyo.
BOURNEMOUTH (4-2-3-1): Neto; Adam Smith, Marcos Senesi, Lloyd Kelly, Matias Vina; Jefferson Lerma, Joe Rothwell; Ryan Christie, Philip Billing, Dango Ouattara; Dominic Solanke.
Leeds United were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw with Leicester City last time out, despite leading with 10 minutes to go. Nonetheless, they ended a three-game losing run to stay one point above 18th-placed Leicester in a tense Premier League relegation battle. Four defeats from their last five on the road do not bode well for today's game, though, and away from home, the West Yorkshire side have just one clean sheet to their name all season. Leeds have lost only one of their 14 competitive encounters with Bournemouth in the past, including a dramatic 4-3 victory at Elland Road last November.
Entering their final five games of the Premier League season, Bournemouth seek to pull further away from relegation danger by posting a fourth win from five matches today. The Cherries were 1-0 winners in their south-coast scrap with Southampton on Thursday, recording a third away victory on the bounce to sit 14th in the table and some seven points clear of the drop zone. However, they are now aiming to avoid suffering a third successive home defeat for just the third time in their Premier League history.
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