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Feb 2, 2016 at 8pm UK at Selhurst Park
Crystal Palace
1-2
Bournemouth
Dann (27')
FT(HT: 1-1)
Pugh (34'), Afobe (57')

Result: Benik Afobe nets winner as Bournemouth fight back to win at Crystal Palace

Benik Afobe scores his third Bournemouth goal in four games as the Cherries fight back from a goal down to win 2-1 at Crystal Palace in the Premier League.

Benik Afobe scored his third goal in four games since joining Bournemouth tonight as the Cherries fought back from a goal down to win 2-1 at Crystal Palace in the Premier League.

Benik Afobe celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Bournemouth on February 2, 2016© Getty Images

Throughout the match Palace caused Bournemouth plenty of problems, but they could not add to the first-half goal scored by Scott Dann.

The defender put the home side in front after 26 minutes by turning home Wilfried Zaha's fierce cross from close range.

Scott Dann celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Bournemouth on February 2, 2016© Getty Images

The Eagles' lead lasted just six minutes, with Marc Pugh working some space for himself in the box before finishing past Wayne Hennessey.

Afobe's winner - the third game in a row in which he has scored - arrived in the 57th minute when he pounced on a loose ball after Hennessey could only parry a shot from Matt Ritchie.

Marouane Chamakh spurned Palace's best chance of earning something from the match when he fired straight at Artur Boruc, while Emmanuel Adebayor was thrown on for his debut late on and also went close.

Bournemouth held out, though, and Eddie Howe's side are unbeaten in four matches. Palace, meanwhile, have lost four league games in a row and the Cherries are now just three points behind them and seven clear of the drop zone.

Harry Arter celebrates during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Bournemouth on February 2, 2016© Getty Images

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