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LONDON: Manchester City directed a new blow to Bournemouth’s hopes of staying in the Premier League football championship, after defeating them 2/1, today, Wednesday, in the thirty-sixth stage of the competition.
The rest of the matches in the stage that took place today resulted in Tottenham Hotspur 3/1 victory over Newcastle United, while Wolverhampton tied 1/1 with Burnley.
Manchester City, who secured second place in the competition ranking, rose to 75 points, achieving its third victory in its last four matches in the tournament.
On the other hand, the balance of Bournemouth, who received its twenty-first loss in the competition during the current season, froze at 31 points in the eighteenth place (third from the bottom) temporarily until the end of the remaining matches of the stage, to tighten his stance in his struggle to avoid relegation to the First Division (League League). ).
Bournemouth must win over Southampton and then Everton in their remaining two matches, hoping that the rest of his opponents will stumble, in order to stay in the tournament.
Manchester City entered the match with high spirits, especially since it was his first in the championship after the International Sports Arbitration Court (Cass) accepted his appeal against the decision of the European Football Association (UEFA) to prohibit him from participating in continental competitions because he violated the rules of fair financial play, to make sure His participation in the next edition of the Champions League competition.
Manchester City advanced with an early goal bearing the signature of his Spanish star David Silva in the sixth minute, before his Brazilian colleague Gabriel Jesus added the second goal in the 39th minute, while David Brooks scored the only goal of Bournemouth in the 88th minute.