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Wilson on song in Bournemouth win

Published 22/08/2015

Callum Wilson scored a hat-trick in Bournemouth's 4-3 win at West Ham
Callum Wilson scored a hat-trick in Bournemouth's 4-3 win at West Ham

Callum Wilson grabbed a hat-trick as Bournemouth bagged their first Barclays Premier League points with a thrilling 4-3 victory at West Ham.

Wilson scored Bournemouth's opener with an 11th-minute volley as the Cherries became the 65th team to score in the top flight.

The former Coventry striker then pounced on Aaron Cresswell's awful back pass for a 2-0 interval lead, but a Mark Noble penalty and Cheikhou Kouyate's powerful shot levelled it up within eight minutes of the restart.

Marc Pugh restored Bournemouth's lead after 66 minutes and Wilson completed his hat-trick from the penalty spot 13 minutes later after Hammers defender Carl Jenkinson had been sent off.

Modibo Maiga gave the Hammers hope nine minutes from time but Bournemouth held on for a famous victory.

Leicester lost their 100 per cent record but reclaimed top spot in a 1-1 home draw with Tottenham.

Dele Alli's first Spurs goal gave Tottenham an 81st-minute lead but Riyad Mahrez, who had strong claims for a first-half penalty waved away after being fouled by Jan Vertonghen and hit the post after the break, equalised within 60 seconds.

Manchester United, like Leicester, are also on seven points from three games after limping to a goalless home draw with Newcastle.

After a week in which they failed to land Barcelona target Pedro, who instead headed for Chelsea, Louis van Gaal's side drew a blank and have now scored only twice in their opening three league matches.

Wayne Rooney thought he had ended his goal drought early on but his effort was ruled out for a marginal offside call and Chris Smalling came the closest to breaking the deadlock for United when he headed against the post in the final minutes.

Newcastle defended for their lives but they might have pinched all three points when Aleksandar Mitrovic headed against the crossbar.

Sunderland lifted some of the gloom surrounding them after opening defeats to Leicester and Norwich by drawing 1-1 at home to Swansea.

Bafetimbi Gomis' third goal of the season - and his eighth in nine games - gave Swansea the lead on the stroke of half-time but veteran striker Jermain Defoe took some of the pressure off Dick Advocaat's Black Cats with a 62nd-minute equaliser after Andre Ayew had hit the post for the visitors.

Bakary Sako marked his Crystal Palace debut with an 87th-minute winner as the Eagles beat Aston Villa 2-1 at Selhurst Park to move into the top four.

Palace thought they had taken the lead just after the hour-mark when substitute Dwight Gayle's shot struck James McArthur in the stomach and flew into the net.

The goal was initially awarded before referee Keith Stroud disallowed it after consulting his assistant, but Scott Dann did give Palace the lead 10 minutes later.

Villa levelled when Palace full-back Pape Souare put through his own net after 77 minutes but Sako came up with the decider with a left-footed drive into the bottom corner.

Xherdan Shaqiri marked his Stoke debut with an 11th-minute assist in a 1-1 draw at Norwich, the former Bayern Munich winger's free-kick touched home by Mame Biram Diouf.

Canaries captain Russell Martin scored for the second successive game after 28 minutes when he fired past Jack Butland in the Stoke goal.

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