Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe criticised his facet for his or her poor ending in opposition to Everton on Sunday, because the Cherries misplaced 2-Zero at Goodison Park.
The guests had been arguably the higher facet for a lot of the sport, with Welsh starlet David Brooks rattling the publish with a primary half effort. Nonetheless, Kurt Zouma’s 61st minute effort gave Everton the lead, earlier than – regardless of a spirited try by the Cherries to search out an equaliser – substitute Dominic Calvert-Lewin made it 2-Zero with a stoppage time purpose.
Talking after the loss, by way of Sky Sports, Howe stated: “It was actually harsh on us right now. I am actually happy with the gamers’ efforts. We competed in a extremely robust recreation and we had our moments as nicely however we did not take our probabilities. The scoreline would not replicate the efficiency. We pressed nicely, we competed nicely and we nullified Everton‘s strengths for giant elements of the sport.
“The purpose was an enormous second that we did not defend nicely sufficient. Our goalkeeper hasn’t needed to make a save in the whole match. It has been the same theme in latest weeks – we concede out of nowhere and do not take our probabilities once they come.”
Bournemouth‘s loss noticed them end the weekend in 12th place, with their hopes of reaching Europa League qualification fading quickly. Having struggled on the street of late, Howe’s facet will probably be relieved that their subsequent two matches are at Vitality Stadium, as they tackle West Ham subsequent weekend, earlier than an enormous midweek conflict in opposition to Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea.
In the meantime, the Cherries are believed to be preparing to offer Brooks a new contract doubling his current pay, regardless of him becoming a member of the membership simply final summer time. The 21-year-old is believed to on the radar of Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur, and the south coast facet are regarded as determined to maintain their participant on the membership.