Bournemouth v Newcastle player ratings: Vurnon Anita has shocker as Rob Elliot shines

Vurnon Anita tackles Dan Gosling
Vurnon Anita tackles Dan Gosling

Rob Elliot was undoubtedly the man of the match for Newcastle United against Bournemouth, but who else starred in their 1-0 win – and who was poor?

Daryl Janmaat: Not at his best, and wasn’t able to get forward.......................... 6

Chancel Mbemba: Recovered from a difficult first half-hour and grew into game....................... 6

Fabricio Coloccini: The pick of United’s defence, and led his team to a hugely-important first away win of the season............... 6

Paul Dummett: Kept at it on an uncomfortable afternoon against Matt Ritchie............ 6

Moussa Sissoko: Never found his stride...................... 5

Cheick Tiote: Just one booking away from a one-match ban after his latest yellow card.............. 6

Vurnon Anita: Poor game, uncharacteristically careless with the ball.................. 4

Georginio Wijnaldum: Instrumental in Perez’s goal, but didn’t see enough of the ball.................. 6

Ayoze Perez: Took his goal well, and a tireless worker all over the pitch........ 7

Aleksandar Mitrovic: It was his clever backheel that led to Perez’s winner, but was otherwise quiet............ 5

SUBSTITUTES

Papiss Cisse (for Mitrovic, 63): Struggled to make an impression up front........... 5

Florian Thauvim (for Perez, 77): Didn’t see much of the ball.................. 6

Kevin Mbabu (for Anita, 90): Came on in added time........ 6

Subs not used: Woodman, Lascelles, Gouffran, de Jong.

BOURNEMOUTH: Adam Federici 5, Adam Smith 6, Simon Francis 6, Sylvain Distin 6, Charlie Daniels 6, Matt Ritchie 8, Dan Gosling 7, Andrew Surman 6, Harry Arter 7, Junior Stanislas 6, Joshua King 7.

Subs: Lee Tomlin (for Stanislas, 73), Yann Kermorgant (for King, 73), Tokelo Rantie (for Arter, 79).

Subs not used: Boruc, Cook, Bennett, MacDonald.

REFEREE

Lee Mason (Bolton): Should have awarded a first-half penalty against Newcastle................. 5

ATTENDANCE

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