Date: 10th January 2015 at 8:20pm
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AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe found the last few minutes of the game against Norwich difficult to watch.

The Cherries crashed to their first defeat in 14 games against ten man Norwich City at Dean Court.

After initially going ahead through Matt Ritchie, the visitors equalised through Gary Hooper after Michael Turner had handled the ball in the build up.

On the hour mark Norwich had Jonny Howson dismissed for a off the ground challenge on Yann Kermorgant. But whilst the Cherries pushed for a winner, they couldn’t find a way through a very well drilled, organised and high pressing Norwich side.

With ten minutes remaining Norwich hit the Cherries on the counter attack with Cameron Jerome curling in an excellent effort just beyond the reach of Artur Boruc.

Howe told BBC Radio Solent

“I think the key moment was the sending off, It didn`t have the desired effect for us and our game probably deteriorated against ten men.

“Usually, we are very good with an extra man because we are such a good footballing team.

“But, for whatever reason, our decision making wasn`t what it could have been and previously has been.

“The goal deflated us and the last few minutes were tough to watch.”


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