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Barclays Premier League Reviews

Published:Monday | March 14, 2016 | 3:00 AM
Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane (left) shoots, while Aston Villa’s Joleon Lescott reacts during the English Premier League match at Villa Park, Birmingham, England,. yesterday.

AFC BOURNEMOUTH 3 SWANSEA CITY 2

GOALS:- BOURNEMOUTH: GRADEL 37th; KING 50th; COOK 78th. SWANSEA: BARROW 39th; SIGURDSSON 62nd.

Bournemouth claimed valuable points with a third successive league win against Swansea. Max Gradel put the home side ahead. Modou Barrow replied for the Swans, before Joshua King restored Bournemouth's lead, only for Gylfi Sigurdsson to level. But Steve Cook headed in late on to clinch the win for the Cherries.

NORWICH CITY 0 MANCHESTER CITY 0

Manchester City's title hopes suffered a huge setback as they drew at struggling Norwich and are now nine points behind leaders Leicester, who play tonight. Norwich came closest to a goal when a 25-yard Patrick Bamford shot hit the crossbar. The home side might even have stolen a late winner, but Graham Dorrans put a shot wide when well placed.

STOKE CITY 1 SOUTHAMPTON 2

GOALS:- STOKE: ARNAUTOVIC 52nd. SOUTHAMPTON: PELLE 11th, 30th.

Graziano Pelle scored twice to send Southampton up to seventh place in the Barclays Premier League. Pelle, who had not scored in his previous 12 league games, struck twice in the first half with a header and a low shot. Stoke replied in the second half when Marko Arnautovic flicked in from close range. The Saints finished with 10 men when Sadio Mane was

dismissed for an elbow late on.