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Summary

  1. Man City XI: Caballero, Zabaleta, Otamendi, Mangala, Clichy, Navas, Fernando, Fernandinho, Silva, De Bruyne, Aguero
  2. Bournemouth XI: Boruc, Smith, Francis, Cook, Daniels, Ritchie, Surman, O'Kane, Gradel, King, Grabban

Live Reporting

By Chris Bevan

All times stated are UK

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  1. Cheerio

    Bournemouth 0-4 Man City

    That's it from me - for a developing match report head here, or for reaction from Vitality Stadium, head here instead. See you soon.

  2. Post update

    Bournemouth 0-4 Man City

    BBC Sport's Mark Mitchener at Vitality Stadium: "A good day all round for City as Samir Nasri and especially Kevin de Bruyne impress on their returns from injury, a clean sheet is kept and three points collected.

    "While they dream of Paris and Champions League progression, Bournemouth's focus turns to next Saturday at Villa Park, where the Cherries could not only pass the 40-point mark with a win, but with a combination of other results, they can relegate Aston Villa."  

  3. FULL-TIME

    Bournemouth 0-4 Man City

  4. Post update

    Bournemouth 0-4 Man City

    BBC Sport's Mark Mitchener at Vitality Stadium: "Alexsandar Kolarov puts the seal on a sparkling display for City - and it's virtually the last kick of the game. About a quarter of the home fans had already left to beat the traffic."  

  5. GOAL - Bournemouth 0-4 Man City

    Aleksandar Kolarov (94 mins)

    Aleksandar Kolarov celebrates

    It is City who have the final word, as they should do really. The last kick of the game sees Aleksandar Kolarov surge into the area down the left and fire an unstoppable shot into the opposite corner of the net.

  6. Post update

    Bournemouth 0-3 Man City

    Erm, no. Andrew Surman's free-kick clips the wall and although Lewis Grabban forces Willy Caballero into a sprawling save after getting on the end of the dropping ball, the flag is already up for offside anyway.

  7. Post update

    Bournemouth 0-3 Man City

    This second half has been a bit of a non-event, unsurprisingly, but we have the chance of some late drama - of sorts.

    Bournemouth have a free-kick on the edge of the box after Fernando - who is booked - fouls Marc Pugh. Can the Cherries end a disappointing day on a high?

  8. SUBSTITUTION

    Bournemouth 0-3 Man City

    I'm told that City had the ball for so long before that Tommy Elphick substitution, Bournemouth changed their mind about who was coming on. This time, Dan Gosling is on for Max Gradel.

  9. Post update

    Bournemouth 0-3 Man City

    Manuel Pellegrini

    "Boring, boring City" goes the (ironic) chant from the visiting fans. They are the only ones making any noise at the moment.

  10. SUBSTITUTION

    Bournemouth 0-3 Man City

    A third change by City, again with an eye on Paris with this game long since won. Kelechi Iheanacho is on for Sergio Aguero.

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    Bournemouth 0-3 Man City

    Another City substitute, Aleksandar Kolarov, charges into the box but his low shot is kept out by Artur Boruc's feet. Sergio Aguero cannot dig the rebound out of his feet in time to have a follow-up shot before he is crowded out.

  12. Post update

    Bournemouth 0-3 Man City

    Samir Nasri

    Samir Nasri has shown some nice touches since coming on but City are not looking particularly desperate to add to their tally, and Bournemouth still do not look particularly likely to reduce the deficit.

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    Bournemouth 0-3 Man City

    BBC Sport's Mark Mitchener at Vitality Stadium: "Skipper Tommy Elphick's introduction from the bench for his first league appearance since 12 September is not only greeted with rousing cheers from the home fans - he's immediately handed the captain's armband by Simon Francis who has been deputising in the role but remains on the pitch."

  14. SUBSTITUTION

    Bournemouth 0-3 Man City

    A change for the Cherries too. Tommy Elphick has also been out for a long time - since September in fact - but he replaces Adam Smith here and slots into the Bournemouth defence

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    Bournemouth 0-3 Man City

    BBC Sport's Mark Mitchener at Vitality Stadium: "With City looking ahead to Paris, and damage limitation high on Bournemouth's agenda, the game has fallen a little flat in the last 10 minutes. Only the occasional bout of defensive nerves - mainly from Bournemouth - threatens to affect a game which appears to be over as a contest."

  16. SUBSTITUTION

    Bournemouth 0-3 Man City

    Another bit of good news for City - Samir Nasri replaces David Silva for his first appearance since October.

  17. Post update

    Bournemouth 0-3 Man City

    David Silva

    Half an hour to go and still no sign of a Bournemouth comeback. They are yet to have an effort at goal in this second half, and City remain completely in control.

  18. Post update

    Bournemouth 0-3 Man City

    A standing ovation for City's Kevin de Bruyne as he leaves the field to be replaced by Aleksandar Kolarov. He deserves it too - a brilliant performance on his return after two months out.

  19. Post update

    Bournemouth 0-3 Man City

    City are just passing it around in Bournemouth's half - they don't need to do any more than that at the moment, and I'm sure Wednesday's trip to Paris in the Champions League quarter-finals is on their minds.

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    Bournemouth 0-3 Man City

    Matt Ritchie

    The Cherries started out in a 4-4-1-1 formation but ended the first half playing 4-1-4-1. They are still using that formation now - Andrew Surman is trying to plug the gaps between midfield and defence, substitute Marc Pugh on the left of midfield and Lewis Grabban is on his own up front.

    They have not really put the away side under any pressure since the game resumed.