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Bournemouth vs Man Utd LIVE: Premier League result and reaction as controversial penalty earns visitors a draw

Bournemouth 2-2 Manchester United: Erik ten Hag’s drop further away from the Champions League spot

Chris Wilson
Saturday 13 April 2024 20:14 BST
(Andrew Matthews/PA Wire)

Bournemouth had to settle for a point against Manchester United after a controversial penalty decision allowed the lacklustre visitors to draw level in the second half.

Dominic Solanke’s fizzing effort gave the Cherries the lead before Bruno Fernandes turned a loose ball into the back of the net from close range. The hosts took advantage of some slack defending as Justin Kluivert weaved into the box and slotted the ball past Andre Onana to restore the lead.

With United bereft of creativity and pass bounced up to strike Adam Smith on the arm inside his own box with referee Tony Harrington pointing to the spot and VAR deciding not to overturn. Fernandes scored the penalty and salvaged a draw for Erik ten Hag’s men.

Relive the Premier League action below plus get the latest odds and tips right here:


Bournemouth 2-2 Manchester United

66 mins: Casemiro swings in a cross to Hojlund but it’s just too far above him.

Down the other end, Solanke hits a shot over the bar. The Englishman is moving gingerly here.

Chris Wilson13 April 2024 19:03

GOAL! Bournemouth 2-2 Manchester United

65 mins: GOAL! Fernandes slots the penalty low and to the keeper’s left. 2-2!

Chris Wilson13 April 2024 19:01

Bournemouth 2-1 Manchester United

63 mins: PENALTY! And United are offered a way back into it!

This seems very harsh. Mainoo lines up a shot and it’s blocked by Christie. It bounces up and brushes the arm of Smith, and the referee gives it!

Chris Wilson13 April 2024 19:00

Bournemouth 2-1 Manchester United

62 mins: Diallo is bundled over in the Bournemouth half, and Fernandes takes the free-kick quickly, but it’s wasteful again.

Chris Wilson13 April 2024 18:58

Bournemouth 2-1 Manchester United

61 mins: Almost nice play from United as Rashford’s first-time pass sets Wan-Bissaka into the box, but he can’t create anything with it.

Chris Wilson13 April 2024 18:57

Bournemouth 2-1 Manchester United

60 mins: Fernandes has dropped deep to try and create something, but his long balls over the top aren’t working here.

Chris Wilson13 April 2024 18:56

Bournemouth 2-1 Manchester United

57 mins: Bournemouth send in a cross towards Solanke but Kambwala does well to turn it behind for a corner.

United win a foul from the set-piece.

Chris Wilson13 April 2024 18:54

Bournemouth 2-1 Manchester United

54 mins: Smith dispossesses Rashford on halfway and Bournemouth have a chance to attack, but Ouattara can’t capitalise. Kluivert, whose doing a decent impression of his dad today, skips past two challenges as he surges into the box, but Wan-Bissaka blocks his shot.

Chris Wilson13 April 2024 18:52

Bournemouth 2-1 Manchester United

52 mins: Fernandes tries to send Rashford through, but Cook does well to track back and intercept.

Chris Wilson13 April 2024 18:48

Bournemouth 2-1 Manchester United

50 mins: Nothing doing on the penalty check. Bournemouth still dominant though, as Casemiro gives it away once more.

Chris Wilson13 April 2024 18:46

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