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By Thomas Mallows

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  1. Thank you and goodbye

    Bournemouth 0-1 Man City

    There's hugs all round for a pumped-up Pep Guardiola and his players. They know how big that win could be. Over to you, Liverpool!

    That's it from me, for all the reaction to this game and the rest of the Premier League action, head over here.

  2. FULL-TIME

    Bournemouth 0-1 Man City

    Another huge win for Manchester City, who go two points clear at the top of the Premier League!

    Guardiola and Sterling
  3. Post update

    Bournemouth 0-1 Man City

    City take it short, then win a throw in. All still by the corner flag.

  4. Post update

    Bournemouth 0-1 Man City

    Manchester City have the ball exactly where they want it - near the Bournemouth corner flag. Raheem Sterling then wins a free-kick which they will take their time to take.

  5. Post update

    Bournemouth 0-1 Man City

    Mark Mitchener

    BBC Sport at Vitality Stadium

    The sponsors have chosen Bournemouth goalkeeper Artur Boruc as man of the match - and it's difficult to disagree with the view that the big Pole, who has kept Asmir Begovic out of the side since mid-January, has kept the scoreline down to manageable proportions, particularly since half-time.

  6. Post update

    Bournemouth 0-1 Man City

    Four minutes to be added on.

  7. SUBSTITUTION

    Bournemouth 0-1 Man City

    Final change for City as Gabriel Jesus comes on for Sergio Aguero.

  8. 'Boruc keeps Bournemouth in it'

    Bournemouth 0-1 Man City

    Nigel Reo-Coker

    Former West Ham midfielder on BBC Radio 5 Live

    Another great save from Artur Boruc to keep the numbers down for Bournemouth.

    Mahrez did the right thing, heading it back across the goal but Boruc did well to keep the effort out.

  9. Post update

    Bournemouth 0-1 Man City

    That's a great run from Sergio Aguero as space opens up on the edge of the box, but his shot is poor and drifts wide.

  10. GREAT SAVE!

    Bournemouth 0-1 Man City

    Well played Artur Boruc! Bernardo Silva flicks on a Manchester City towards Riyad Mahrez at the far post, but his powerful header is well pushed away by the Bournemouth goalkeeper!

  11. YELLOW CARD

    Bournemouth 0-1 Man City

    Kyle Walker is rightly booked for a late tackle on Joshua King on the far touchline. King reacts angrily but Pep Guardiola quickly steps in to separate the two players, wary of any further punishment for the City defender.

    Pep Guardiola
  12. SUBSTITUTION

    Bournemouth 0-1 Man City

    Double sub for Bournemouth as Jordon Ibe and Diego Rico come on for Nathaniel Clyne and Jack Simpson.

  13. HITS THE WOODWORK

    Bournemouth 0-1 Man City

    That was outrageous from Sergio Aguero, who nearly catches Artur Boruc out with a lofted effort from distance that smacks off the crossbar.

    Sergio Aguero
  14. Post update

    Bournemouth 0-1 Man City

    Into the last 10 minutes. Can Bournemouth find an equaliser? City going two points clear at the top as it stands......

    Pep Guardiola
  15. Post update

    Bournemouth 0-1 Man City

    Meanwhile, Nathan Ake goes down and needs treatment for what looks like a knee injury. He hobbles off the pitch but is soon able to continue.

  16. Post update

    Bournemouth 0-1 Man City

    Mark Mitchener

    BBC Sport at Vitality Stadium

    Eddie Howe will be pleased to have got nearly 75 minutes out of David Brooks, who's not played since the end of January and had only just returned to training. The Wales midfielder's craft and guile will be needed when they face - with respect to Huddersfield and Newcastle - lesser opposition than Manchester City in the coming weeks.

  17. Post update

    Bournemouth 0-1 Man City

    Chance! It's all a bit of a mess as Jack Simpson's poor back header is seized upon by Raheem Sterling. Artur Boruc does really well to palm the ball away from the onrushing City man but the ball only falls to Riyad Mahrez, who blazes the ball high and wide.

    Boruc and Sterling
  18. SUBSTITUTION

    Bournemouth 0-1 Man City

    Sub for Bournemouth: Lys Mousset comes on for David Brooks. Time for a change of approach for the Cherries in the final 15 minutes.

  19. Post update

    Bournemouth 0-1 Man City

    Lovely skill from Raheem Sterling as he breaks down the Bournemouth right. His cross finds Sergio Aguero, whose stabbed effort it well saved by Artur Boruc.

    Raheem Sterling shoots
  20. 'Bournemouth lacking belief'

    Bournemouth 0-1 Man City

    Nigel Reo-Coker

    Former West Ham midfielder on BBC Radio 5 Live

    It seems like a training session for Manchester City. Bournemouth not showing any belief in themselves.

    Bournemouth team