Bournemouth 3-0 Norwich (16.01.2016) Live Commentary

We have been witnesses to an uneventful game without many stirring situations. There is a space for improvement in other games. Both teams’ performances were more or less even. The home side’s tactic was what is called kick and rush football, and the same goes for the away team.
Nothing more will happen in this game because it is over.
Glenn Murray (Bournemouth) commits a foul after unfairly battling his opponent for the ball.
Substitution. Dan Gosling will be replaced by Yann Kermorgant (Bournemouth).
Robbie Brady (Norwich) sends a cross into the box, but the opposition’s defence quickly intercepts the ball.
4 min. of stoppage-time to be played.
Robbie Brady (Norwich) produces a lovely ball into the penalty area but the defender manages to intercept and comfortably averts the danger.
Cameron Jerome (Norwich) produces a solo run, but he fails to create a chance as the opposition player cuts him out.
Nathan Redmond (Norwich) takes the corner, but the opposition’s defence is ready to clear the ball to safety.
Robbie Brady (Norwich) gets to the ball from the resulting corner and tries his luck with a shot, but one of the defenders steps in to block the effort. Corner kick. Norwich will have an opportunity.
Nathan Redmond (Norwich) lifts the ball into the box from the corner, but one of the defending players gets there first to head it clear. Norwich will take a corner kick.
Jonathan Howson (Norwich) passes the ball from the edge of the box in order to find his teammate, who is in a good scoring position, but the defender blocks the pass and spanks the ball to safety. Norwich get a corner.
Eddie Howe has decided to substitute Benik Afobe and he is replaced by Glenn Murray (Bournemouth).
The attendance for today’s match is 11056.
The ball is out-of-play. Norwich will take a throw-in.
Substitution. Eunan O’Kane (Bournemouth) in, Harry Arter out.
A lofted cross from Robbie Brady (Norwich) was unsuccessful as the opponent’s defence quickly gets the ball out of the penalty area.
Flag up against Dieumerci Mbokani (Norwich). He had space to move into behind the defence, but he went too soon.
Goal! Charlie Daniels puts a cross into the box and finds Benik Afobe (Bournemouth), who latches on to it and strikes the ball into the middle of the net. He makes it 3:0.
Graham Dorrans (Norwich) gets the ball and drives a shot from the edge of the area which goes high over the bar.
Dieumerci Mbokani (Norwich) is the one to unleash a good effort, aiming towards the bottom right corner. His shot, however, is denied by the goalkeeper. What a save!
Dieumerci Mbokani (Norwich) knew what to do with the ball, but was just a bit unlucky. After receiving a pass, he sent the ball goalwards from some 20 metres out, but he missed the right post by a whisker.
Dan Gosling (Bournemouth) attempts to find Benik Afobe (Bournemouth) with a through ball, but one of the defending players makes a timely intervention.
Robert Madley calls for a foul. Nathan Redmond (Norwich) comitted a foul as he was too aggressive in the battle for the ball.
Dan Gosling (Bournemouth) slams the ball to the middle of the goal, but it doesn’t surprise Declan Rudd (Norwich) who is equal to it.
Alex Neil decides to make a substitution. Wesley Hoolahan is going off the pitch and Graham Dorrans (Norwich) is coming on.
Benik Afobe (Bournemouth) gets to the ball from the resulting corner and tries his luck with a shot, but one of the defenders steps in to block the effort.
Junior Stanislas (Bournemouth) goes over to take a corner kick after one of the defenders makes a good clearance.
Steve Cook (Bournemouth) outjumps the defence to meet the resulting corner and heads the ball towards the right side of the goal. The long-range header is not powerful enough, and the keeper comfortably makes a save. Bournemouth have been awarded a corner kick.
Junior Stanislas (Bournemouth) will take a corner kick.
Benik Afobe (Bournemouth) latches on to a pin-point through ball, but one of the defending players dispossess him. Brilliant defending. The ball is out-of-play and Bournemouth manage to earn a corner.
Cameron Jerome (Norwich) is obviously not following the Golden Rule: „Treat others as you want to be treated.“ He makes a bad challenge, and Robert Madley is left with no other option than to blow for a foul.
Dan Gosling (Bournemouth) is moving again okay after that injury scare.
Robbie Brady (Norwich) floats the ball in from the corner which is intercepted.
Cameron Jerome (Norwich) is first to the rebound but his shot is blocked. Wow, what an escape there for the opposition. The ball goes out-of-play. Norwich are awarded a corner kick.
Robbie Brady (Norwich) flights in the cross, but the defender is alert and clears to safety.
Junior Stanislas (Bournemouth) goes for goal, but his effort isn’t precise at all and it flies yards wide of the right post.
Dan Gosling (Bournemouth) requires medical treatment, so the referee stops play and signals for the physio to come onto the pitch.
Alexander Tettey (Norwich) manages to dispossess his opponent of the ball, but he commits a foul in the process and the referee blows the whistle.
Wesley Hoolahan (Norwich) attempts to find his teammate with a pass from outside the box, but the opposition’s defence is quick to react and thwarts the attack.
Alex Neil has decided to introduce fresh legs, with Nathan Redmond (Norwich) replacing Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe.
It will be the substitution. Cameron Jerome (Norwich) is ready to enter the pitch as Matthew Jarvis walks off.
Charlie Daniels (Bournemouth) gives no chance to the goalkeeper and luckily converts a penalty kick. His shot went into the bottom right corner, bouncing in off the post. Declan Rudd didn’t reach the ball.
Charlie Daniels (Bournemouth) will take the responsibility and he is already preparing the ball.
Foul! Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe (Norwich) is penalised for pulling back his opponent. The referee points to the penalty spot. PENALTY to Bournemouth!
Junior Stanislas (Bournemouth) works the corner short instead of sending the ball into the penalty area.
Marc Pugh (Bournemouth) gets in a good opportunity as he meets a cross on the edge of the six-yard box and heads it towards the target. One of the defenders stands on the goal line and manages to keep the ball out. The assistant referee points to the corner flag, Bournemouth are going to take it. The ball goes out for a corner. Bournemouth can continue in their attacking effort.
Jonathan Howson (Norwich) carelessly plunged himself under the feet of his opponent and couldn’t expect to avoid punishment. This time, Robert Madley keeps the cards in his pocket, but he blows for the foul.
A pass by Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe (Norwich) ends up in no man’s land, and the attacking effort comes to an end.
Robbie Brady (Norwich) sends a cross into the box, but Artur Boruc (Bournemouth) comes off his line to gather the ball.
Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe (Norwich) sends a beautiful cross into the penalty area. The opposition’s defence manages to clear the ball to safety.
A yellow card for mouthing off! Harry Arter (Bournemouth) couldn’t remain silent and the result is obvious.
Harry Arter (Bournemouth) races towards goal but the defender gets back well to make a challenge.
Marc Pugh (Bournemouth) goes on a mazy run, skips past two defenders and pulls the trigger in front of the keeper. Declan Rudd (Norwich) makes a great save to deny his effort directed low to the middle of the goal.
The half-time break is over and the second half is about to start.
Most of the fans probably aren’t overly pleased with the development of the game. It hasn’t been very exciting show so far. There wasn’t any evident superiority on either side during the first half. The home side’s tactic are what is called kick and rush football, and the same goes for the away team.
There will be nothing more to see in the first half. The whistle blowing of Robert Madley has ended it.
Dieumerci Mbokani (Norwich) is offside and the linesman raises his flag.
We will have 2 min. of added time.
Benik Afobe (Bournemouth) has picked up a minor injury, but it looks like he will be able to continue.
A decent effort by Junior Stanislas (Bournemouth) from a close-range free kick! His attempt flies narrowly over the crossbar.
Benik Afobe (Bournemouth) is clearly asking for some medical attention with his painful gestures. How serious is his injury is yet to be found out.
Declan Rudd (Norwich) has tested the patience of referee Robert Madley and goes into the book for a previous late challenge. Bournemouth have a free kick from a promising distance.
Artur Boruc displays his ability to read the game and clears the danger after Matthew Jarvis (Norwich) was about to latch on a through ball.
Robbie Brady (Norwich) swings a cross into the box, but is far too close to Artur Boruc (Bournemouth), who smothers the ball.
Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe (Norwich) put a cross into the box which wasn’t a bad decision, but he failed to achieve what he wanted as none of his teammates managed to meet it.
Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe (Norwich) sends a cross into the box that is cleared.
Robbie Brady (Norwich) puts a cross into the box from the free kick, but the defender gets there first.
Junior Stanislas (Bournemouth) knocks his opponent down with a harsh tackle. Norwich have been awarded a free kick.
Dangerous play by Jonathan Howson (Norwich). Robert Madley blows his whistle for a foul.
Alexander Tettey (Norwich) tries to hit a shot towards goal from long-range, but he miskicks the ball and it flies high over the crossbar.
Artur Boruc reacts well to deny a long-range free kick from Robbie Brady (Norwich). The effort goes low to the middle of the goal and the goalkeeper is there to stop it.
Simon Francis (Bournemouth) is penalised for tripping, a poor challenge. Robert Madley, blowing his whistle for a foul, makes it clear he won’t tolerate such behaviour. Another situation results in a direct free kick for Norwich.
What an opportunity! Harry Arter (Bournemouth) picked the ball up and fired a projectile of a shot from long range which threatened the goalkeeper. The shot went painfully close to the left post!
Oh, this didn’t go well. Matthew Jarvis (Norwich) tried his luck from the edge of the box, but his effort directed to the middle of the goal was too weak to get past Artur Boruc, who keeps it out easily.
Robbie Brady (Norwich) sends a lofted cross into the penalty area. Unfortunately for him, the opponent’s defence deals with his cross comfortably and intercepts it.
Some great controlled play and passing in the middle of the pitch from Norwich.
Junior Stanislas (Bournemouth) swings in the corner, but the goalkeeper does a brilliant job to intercept the effort.
Charlie Daniels (Bournemouth) didn’t find any of his teammates inside the box as his pass was blocked. The referee signals for a corner kick, Bournemouth are awarded.
A cross into the penalty area from Vadis Odjidja-Ofoe (Norwich) would have to be more accurate in order to create a goal-scoring opportunity for his team.
Junior Stanislas (Bournemouth) found some space to dink a cross from the side into the box, but it would have to be more precise to threaten the opponent.
Junior Stanislas (Bournemouth) takes the corner kick but the ball finds only the head of an opponent.
Simon Francis (Bournemouth) attempts to whip in a crossfield pass, the defence does well to intercept the ball. Bournemouth earn a corner.
A cross from the free kick is whipped in by Junior Stanislas (Bournemouth), but one of the defenders steps in and averts the threat.
Sebastien Bassong (Norwich) should calm his temper, this was too much! He robbed the opponent of the ball, but Robert Madley calls for a foul. Bournemouth are awarded the free kick.
Charlie Daniels (Bournemouth) slaloms his way past challenges, but an opposing player does well to get the ball away.
Dan Gosling (Bournemouth) receives a precise pass on the edge of the box and shoots. His poorly placed shot flies way wide of the left post.
A pass by Dieumerci Mbokani (Norwich) ends up in no man’s land, and the attacking effort comes to an end.
Benik Afobe (Bournemouth) commits an ugly challenge. The referee sees it and immediately blows the whistle.
Junior Stanislas (Bournemouth) makes a harsh challenge and Robert Madley calls for a foul.
Adam Smith (Bournemouth) is trying to get into the box. He sends a low pass, but it’s blocked and cleared.
The ball has crossed the sideline. Bournemouth are taking a throw-in.
Charlie Daniels (Bournemouth) finds himself beyond the last defender, but the game is stopped by the referee after the linesman signals for offside.
Wesley Hoolahan (Norwich) takes a shot from the edge of the box, but it’s not a big threat for the goalkeeper as his effort is blocked by a defender.
Marc Pugh showcases his great technique and produces a beautiful lofted cross into the box, where Dan Gosling (Bournemouth) manages to convert it into the goal. He heads it inside the left post and gets on the scoresheet. It is 1:0.
Marc Pugh (Bournemouth) looks to break free, but an opposing player clears.
Matthew Jarvis (Norwich) is flagged for offside.
Wesley Hoolahan (Norwich) slides a pass forward, but one of the defenders cuts it out.
Junior Stanislas (Bournemouth) receives a sweet pass inside the box, but his effort on goal is blocked by the defender.
What a chance that is! Benik Afobe (Bournemouth) finds himself in a promising position after receiving a pass on the edge of the box. His attempt goes just over the bar.
Matthew Jarvis (Norwich) with a teasing cross into the area, but Artur Boruc (Bournemouth) intercepts the ball.
Adam Smith (Bournemouth) skips past his man but can’t keep the ball in play.
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Norwich will kick the game off.
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