Bournemouth 2-0 Scunthorpe

Bournemouth claimed their first home league win in seven games as goals from Scott Malone and Wes Thomas gave them a vital victory over Scunthorpe.

Malone scored a fantastic goal to put the hosts ahead when he surged past four Scunthorpe challenges before rolling the ball past Sam Slocombe.

Thomas doubled the Cherries' lead as he pounced on some defensive indecision to grab his fifth goal in five matches.

Scunthorpe almost scored late on but Bobby Grant shot over the crossbar.


Bournemouth boss Lee Bradbury told BBC Radio Solent:

"We wanted to change the home record as soon as possible and the lads have done that now.

"[Scott Malone] has got a lot of pace and the beating of most full-backs in this league. He's a threat and I wouldn't like to mark him.

"You can see that the place is buzzing and the lads are looking forward to the next game; league or cup they are looking to win it."

Scunthorpe United boss Alan Knill told BBC Radio Humberside:

"I thought we looked a threat but it just wasn't, if I'm honest, it just wasn't good enough.

"We concede two really poor goals then we have opportunities to score and don't take them.

"It's just the consistency... we prepare really well, everybody knows what to expect, and I just expect more."

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