Premier League Logo
AFC Bournemouth 2-0 Brighton & Hove Albion

Match summary

22 Dec 2018
AFC Bournemouth v Brighton & Hove Albion

David Brooks' double secured just a second win in eight matches for AFC Bournemouth, who beat Brighton & Hove Albion 2-0 at Vitality Stadium.

There were early chances for both sides, with Brighton's Yves Bissouma denied by Asmir Begovic and AFC Bournemouth forward Callum Wilson having a shot cleared off the line.

Brooks gave AFC Bournemouth the lead when he ran at the visiting defence and buried a left-footed shot from the edge of the penalty area on 21 minutes.

Shortly after Brighton defender Lewis Dunk was sent off for a second bookable offence on 73 minutes, Ryan Fraser found Brooks, who doubled the lead with a looping back-header.

AFC Bournemouth climb to eighth on 26 points, while Brighton stay 13th on 21 points.

See: AFC Bournemouth report | Brighton report

Next fixtures:

AFC Bournemouth: 26 Dec v Spurs (A)
Brighton: 26 Dec v Arsenal (H)

See: Play for your club in the ePremier League (UK residents aged 16+ only)

Latest News

More News: Latest News

Latest Videos

More Videos: Latest Videos

Cookies on premierleague.com

The Premier League website employs cookies to make our website work and improve your user experience. Essential cookies are required for the operation of our website. You may disable these but this may affect website functionality. Non-essential cookies help us improve the functionality of our website by collecting information and reporting on your use of the website as well as improving your user experience. You can manage your cookie settings and switch off non-essential cookies via the “Manage Settings” below.

Manage Settings
I accept cookies from this site