It was always going to be difficult - Howe

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe feels "it was always going to beat difficult" against Premier League leaders Manchester City after they lose 4-0 at the Etihad.

MATCH REPORT: Manchester City 4-0 Bournemouth

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