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Eddie Howe was adamant speculation linking him with England had not been a distraction in a week which ended with his Bournemouth side drawing 2-2 at Watford.
Watford and Bournemouth drew for the fifth time in six matches as the Hornets twice came from behind at Vicarage Road.
Diego Costa got Chelsea's season back on track with a superb second-half performance to sink Hull at the KCOM Stadium.
Patrick van Aanholt came off the bench to relieve the pressure on manager David Moyes as Sunderland collected just their second point of the season in a 1-1 draw against West Brom.