Dominic Solanke, the talented striker for AFC Bournemouth, was the hero of the day as he celebrated with his teammates after scoring the team’s first goal in their Premier League match against Newcastle United. The match took place at the Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth, England on November 11, 2023.
Solanke’s impressive performance led Bournemouth to a thrilling 2-0 victory over Newcastle United, allowing them to climb out of the Premier League bottom three. The former Chelsea forward showcased his skill by seizing the opportunity to drill the opening goal past Newcastle’s goalkeeper, Nick Pope, in the 60th minute. Just three minutes later, Solanke struck again, this time from close range, securing a crucial three points for his team.
This victory was well-deserved for Bournemouth, who had only managed to secure their second win of the season. Just a week prior, they suffered a devastating 6-1 defeat at the hands of reigning champions Manchester City. However, they bounced back in style, proving their resilience and determination on the pitch.
With this win, Andoni Iraola’s side now find themselves three points clear of Luton in 17th place, with a total of nine points. On the other hand, Newcastle United, who were plagued by injuries and still reeling from their 2-0 UEFA Champions League loss to Borussia Dortmund earlier in the week, currently sit in seventh place with 20 points.
Overall, it was a remarkable performance by Dominic Solanke and AFC Bournemouth, as they showcased their ability to compete against tough opponents and secure a much-needed victory.