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In numbers: AFC Bournemouth 4-0 Middlesbrough

Joshua King strikes the first goal against Middlesbrough.

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AFC Bournemouth produced a fantastic display as they thrashed Middlesbrough 4-0 at Vitality Stadium.

Joshua King, Benik Afobe, Marc Pugh and Charlie Daniels were all on the scoresheet, whilst Gaston Ramirez was sent off for the visitors inside 20 minutes.

Here are the all the stats, facts and figures from the memorable encounter:

97 – Adam Smith had the highest pass completion rate of any other player who played 90 minutes in the game with 97%.


57 – Vitality Stadium has seen 57 goals scored this season, the joint highest alongside Anfield and the Liberty Stadium.

100 – Today marked Eddie Howe’s 100th win in his second spell as Cherries boss.

11 – King is now on 11 Premier League goals in 2017, with only Romelu Lukaku (14) and Harry Kane (12) having more.

4 – Man of the match Pugh had more dribbles than any other player on the field with four.

31 – Bournemouth have netted 31 goals at Vitality Stadium this season, with only four other sides scoring more at home: Tottenham (43), Everton (41), Liverpool (41) and Chelsea (39). 

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