BOURNEMOUTH. AFC Bournemouth conquers Liverpool 1-0 after P. Billing scored just 1 goal (28′). Liverpool was truly better in terms of ball possession (69%).
Mohamed Salah squandered a decisive penalty (69′). That would have allowed Liverpool to draw the match.
The match was played at the Vitality Stadium stadium in Bournemouth on Saturday and it started at 12:30 pm local time. The referee was John Brooks assisted by Darren Cann and Matthew Wilkes. The 4th official was Stuart Attwell. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold at 6 degrees Celsius or 42.82 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 89%.
- ! 31 Ball Possession 69
- 5 Total 15
- 2 On Target 6
- 3 Off Target 8
- 0 Shots blocked 1
- 82 Attack 136
- 30 Dangerous attack 71
- 95 Ball safe 89
- 13 Free Kicks 8
- 0 Penalties 1
- 3 Corners 8
- 2 Off Sides 4
- 9 Total 9
- 2 Yellow Cards 1
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 5
Liverpool had a superior ball possession 69% while AFC Bournemouth was struggling with a 31% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Liverpool was putting more pressure with 71 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 6 were on target. Anyhow, AFC Bournemouth managed to find the solution to win this contest.
AFC Bournemouth shot 5 times, 2 on target, 3 off target. Regarding the opposition, Liverpool shot 15 times, 6 on target, 8 off target.
AFC Bournemouth received 2 yellow cards (Philip Billing and Jaidon Anthony). On the other side, Liverpool received 1 yellow card (Ibrahima Konaté).
After playing this contest, AFC Bournemouth will have 24 points like Leicester City to remain in the 17th place. Regarding the opposition, Liverpool will stay with 42 points to sit in the 5th place.
In the next match in the Premier League, AFC Bournemouth will play away against Crystal Palace on the 13th of May with a 5-2 head to head in favor of Crystal Palace (5 draws).
Liverpool will play away agasint Leicester City on the 13th of May with a 11-5 head to head record in favor of Liverpool (3 draws).
AFC Bournemouth – Formation
AFC Bournemouth started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).
The manager Gary O\’Neil decided to play with the following team: Neto, Adam Smith , Jack Stephens , Marcos Senesi , Lloyd Kelly , Dango Ouattara , Joe Rothwell , Jefferson Lerma , Jaidon Anthony , Philip Billing and Dominic Solanke .
The home team had on the bench: Matías Viña, Kieffer Moore, David Brooks, Lewis Cook, Ryan Christie, Chris Mepham, Mark Travers, Ryan Fredericks and Antoine Semenyo.
AFC Bournemouth could not rely on the presence of Lewis Cook (injured).
AFC Bournemouth made 5 changes: Philip Billing for Ryan Christie (70′), Adam Smith for Ryan Fredericks (80′), J. Lerma for Lewis Cook (81′), Dominic Solanke for Antoine Semenyo (88′) and Jaidon Anthony for Matías Viña (88′).
Best player: Philip Billing
The player that probably impressed the most for AFC Bournemouth was Philip Billing.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 25 passes (80% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 6 duels out of 11. He performed 2 crosses.
Liverpool – Formation
Liverpool started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Jürgen Klopp played with: Alisson, Trent Alexander-Arnold , Ibrahima Konaté , Virgil van Dijk , Andrew Robertson , Harvey Elliott , Fabinho , Stefan Bajčetić , Mohamed Salah , Cody Gakpo and Darwin Núñez .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Arthur, Adrián, Fabio Carvalho, Roberto Firmino, James Milner , Jordan Henderson , Diogo Jota , Konstantinos Tsimikas and Joël Matip.
Liverpool could not rely on the presence of Fábio Carvalho (injured).
Liverpool made 5 changes: H. Elliott for Diogo Jota (46′), Trent Alexander-Arnold for James Milner (65′), Fabinho for Jordan Henderson (65′), Darwin Núñez for Roberto Firmino (66′) and Stefan Bajčetić for Fabio Carvalho (88′).
Best player: Trent Alexander-Arnold
The most impressive player for Liverpool was Trent Alexander-Arnold.
His rating iswith 56 passes (76% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 7. He performed 7 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League.
- Tottenham Hotspur – Nottingham Forest – 3-1
- Leicester City – Chelsea – 1-3
- Leeds United – Brighton & Hove Albion – 2-2
- Everton – Brentford – 1-0
- Crystal Palace – Manchester City – 0-1
- AFC Bournemouth – Liverpool – 1-0