Havertz scores as Arsenal thump winless Bournemouth

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Kai HavertzKai Havertz scored from the spot for his first Arsenal goal

Kai Havertz scored his first goal for Arsenal with a penalty as they comfortably beat winless Bournemouth in the Premier League at Vitality Stadium.

Havertz, who has struggled since arriving from Chelsea in the summer, converted the second of two Gunners penalties to ensure their third consecutive away victory.

Bukayo Saka opened the scoring, heading in the rebound from Gabriel Jesus' effort and Martin Odegaard scored a penalty to give Mikel Arteta's side a comfortable lead at the break.

The Gunners' dominance continued into the second half, and after Havertz scored, Ben White headed home from Odegaard's free-kick in added time to add gloss to a comprehensive victory for Arsenal.

Bournemouth drop into the bottom three, with no wins from their first seven league matches under new manager Andoni Iraola.

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AFC Bournemouth

Squad number1Player nameNeto

Squad number37Player nameAarons

Squad number27Player nameZabarnyi

Squad number25Player nameSenesi

Squad number3Player nameKerkez

Squad number10Player nameChristie

Squad number4Player nameL Cook

Squad number16Player nameTavernier

Squad number29Player nameBilling

Squad number19Player nameKluivert

Squad number9Player nameSolanke

Squad number8Player nameRothwell

Squad number11Player nameOuattara

Squad number15Player nameA Smith

Squad number17Player nameSinisterra

Squad number24Player nameSemenyo


Squad number22Player nameRaya

Squad number4Player nameWhite

Squad number2Player nameSaliba

Squad number6Player nameGabriel Magalhães

Squad number35Player nameZinchenko

Squad number8Player nameØdegaard

Squad number41Player nameRice

Squad number29Player nameHavertz

Squad number7Player nameSaka

Squad number14Player nameNketiah

Squad number9Player nameGabriel Jesus

Squad number10Player nameSmith Rowe

Squad number18Player nameTomiyasu

Squad number20Player nameJorginho

Squad number21Player nameFábio Vieira

Squad number24Player nameNelson



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7Brooks8Rothwell11Ouattara15A Smith17Sinisterra20Radu21Moore22Traorè24Semenyo


Formation 4-3-3

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1Ramsdale10Smith Rowe15Kiwior18Tomiyasu19Trossard20Jorginho21Fábio Vieira24Nelson25Elneny

Referee:Michael Salisbury

Live Text

Match ends, Bournemouth 0, Arsenal 4.

Second Half ends, Bournemouth 0, Arsenal 4.

Foul by Ben White (Arsenal).

Luis Sinisterra (Bournemouth) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Neto.

Attempt saved. Emile Smith Rowe (Arsenal) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Gabriel Jesus.

Goal! Bournemouth 0, Arsenal 4. Ben White (Arsenal) header from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Martin Ødegaard with a cross following a set piece situation.

Fábio Vieira (Arsenal) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Luis Sinisterra (Bournemouth).

Corner, Arsenal. Conceded by Neto.

Attempt saved. Emile Smith Rowe (Arsenal) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Reiss Nelson.

Foul by Fábio Vieira (Arsenal).

Adam Smith (Bournemouth) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution, Bournemouth. Adam Smith replaces Ryan Christie.

Substitution, Bournemouth. Antoine Semenyo replaces Milos Kerkez.

Martin Ødegaard (Arsenal) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Luis Sinisterra (Bournemouth).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Substitution, Arsenal. Jorginho replaces Declan Rice.

Substitution, Arsenal. Emile Smith Rowe replaces Kai Havertz.

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