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  • Chelsea move seven points clear at the summit of the Premier League again after Tottenham briefly shortened the gap to four.
  • Blues led by two after 20 minutes after Eden Hazard strike and Adam Smith own goal.
  • Josh King pulled one back just before half-time with deflected effort.
  • Marcos Alonso settled the game with a superb free-kick after 68 minutes.
Marcos Alonso
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19:21

Full-time: Bournemouth 1-3 Chelsea

19:19

Three minutes of time added on; Conte makes his final change with Kurt Zouma trotting on for Moses.

19:17

And here comes Willian to replace Pedro for a quick run-out. Chelsea are minutes away from another three points.

19:11

A change for Chelsea; Hazard comes off with Cesc Fabregas entering the fray for the final seven minutes.

19:10

Chelsea are strolling towards the final whistle at the moment.

19:08

Moses nearly makes it four! The wing-back is freed down the inside right channel and brilliantly shimmies inside Daniels. He opens up room to shoot but Boruc makes himself big, making an important block.

19:06

Ibe gets the crowd going again, driving into the Chelsea box at speed and winning a corner for his side. It doesn't come too much mind, with Smith's eventual effort on goal blocked.

19:04

It's a real struggle to stay excited over the last 15 minutes of this match. As a contest, it is over; Chelsea are going seven points clear again.

18:58

Here's that change for Bournemouth; Jordon Ibe on for Pugh.

18:56

Brilliant from Marcos Alonso! The Spaniard wins the argument with Luiz to take the free kick and curls a sublime effort over the wall and into the top corner. Outstanding execution, and that might have just killed off Bournemouth.

18:55

Goal! Bournemouth 1-3 Chelsea (Marcos Alonso, 67)

18:54

Chelsea win a free kick on the edge of the Bournemouth box as Costa is cleaned out by Cook. That's a poor challenge but somehow he avoids a booking. Meanwhile, Jordon Ibe is getting ready to come on for the home side.

18:46

The free kick is laid off to Francis who tries to blast one through the wall. A deflection takes it up and over and into the path of King, but he is well offside as the ball drops down to him.

18:45

Kante is penalised 25 yards out from goal after a couple of attempts to clip the heels of King who is surging towards the penalty area. It's a booking for the Frenchman and another chance for Bournemouth to try and test Courtois.

18:44

Alonso whips a terrific low ball across goal with Costa lurking in the six yard area but the Chelsea striker connects with nothing but fresh air as he swings his left peg at it. Another rusty moment from him.

18:38

Close from Fraser! The winger receives the ball on the edge of the D and hits a low effort across goal, but it veers just wide of Courtois' post.

18:37

Chelsea should have just extended their lead perhaps. Smith lunges in an attempt to close down Alonso but the Spaniard easily steps over his challenge. He cuts in from the right with options in the six yard area but his cross is far too close to Boruc who easily collects.

18:32

And we are back underway at Dean Court. Can Bournemouth do Tottenham a favour here and fight back?

18:18

Half-time: Bournemouth 1-2 Chelsea

18:16

Two minutes of time added on here as we approach the end of the first-half.

18:14

Bournemouth pull one back! There is a big slice of luck involved however with Josh King's powerful strike taking a wicked deflection off Luiz to take it past Courtois.

This game needed that; it was looking a bit like a Chelsea training session a few minutes ago.

18:12

Goal! Bournemouth 1-2 Chelsea (Josh King, 41)

18:08

Chelsea should have a third. It is far too easy for the away side as Hazard saunters in from the right unchallenged, dinking a ball into Moses. He leaps across Francis to get to the ball but pings a header past the far post.

18:06

Diego Costa is looking a tad rusty today. In addition to that scuffed effort that led to Chelsea's opener - which will surely go down as a Bournemouth own goal - his first touch has been very loose and has lost his fair share of duels so far.