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(Video) Bournemouth 2-0 Middlesbrough: Has Arter’s bullet sent Bournemouth to the brink of the Premier League?

Bournemouth took a massive step towards the Premier League, after Harry Arter’s bullet put them 2-0 ahead against promotion-chasing rivals, Middlesbrough at the Goldsands Stadium.

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After Aitor Karanka’s side went into half-time a goal down, thanks to a Yann Kermorgant penalty, he would have been keen to see a positive reaction at the start of the second period, but Arter’s strike doubled the Cherries lead within three minutes of the restart, and left Boro needing a miracle to salvage anything from the game.

The 25-year-old hit a wonderful shot first time from outside the away side’s area straight into the top corner, and giving Dimi Konstantopoulos no chance in the Boro goal.

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