Bournemouth 2 Sunderland 0 reaction: Player ratings and moan of the match

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STAR PLAYER

Callum Wilson: Scored his fifth goal in just four Premier League appearances having held off Kaboul and he continued to torment the France international for the remainder of the game. So much so that Kaboul was dismissed for picking up two yellow cards - both for last-ditch fouls on the Cherries' forward.

PLAYER RATINGS

Bournemouth -

Artur Boruc: 6 (out of 10)

Simon Francis: 7

Steve Cook: 7

Sylvain Distin: 7

Charlie Daniels: 6

Matt Ritchie: 8

Andrew Surman: 6

Dan Gosling: 7

Marc Pugh: 6

Lee Tomlin: 6

Callum Wilson: 7

Substitutes -

Eunan O'Kane: 6

Glenn Murray: 6

Adam Smith: 5

Sunderland -

Costel Pantilimon: 6

Billy Jones: 6

Sebastian Coates: 6

Younes Kaboul: 4

Patrick van Aanholt: 5

Yann M'Vila: 6

Jordi Gomez: 5

Jeremain Lens: 6

Ola Toivonen: 5

Fabio Borini: 6

Jermain Defoe: 5

Substitutes -

Jack Rodwell: 6

Steven Fletcher: 5

Adam Johnson: 5

MOMENT OF THE MATCH

Matt Ritchie: His goal not only established a two-goal lead for the hosts but is an early contender for goal of the season. The winger chested down a half-cleared corner before hammering an inch-perfect volley past Pantilimon.

VIEW FROM THE BENCH

Howe will be delighted to pick up a first home Premier League win and banish the poor performance at Norwich a week ago. But for Advocaat it was more poor defending and wastefulness in attack, with Newcastle's home defeat to Watford not even offering any comfort as the Dutchman saw his side slip to the bottom of the table.

MOAN OF THE MATCH

Only a few little grumbles. Sunderland's anaemic defending in the opening stages, Kaboul's entire performance, the decision to chalk off Lens' second-half header and the copious amount of roadworks to be overcome en route to the stadium.

WHO'S UP NEXT

Preston North End v Bournemouth (Capital One Cup, September 22)

Sunderland v Manchester City (Capital One Cup, September 22)

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