Sheffield United need to be wary of Bournemouth threat

Bournemouth striker Dominic Solanke is eager to contribute more goals to aid the Cherries in climbing up the Premier League table, targeting success in the upcoming match against Sheffield United after the international break. 

The 26-year-old, formerly of Liverpool, played a crucial role by scoring both goals in Bournemouth’s recent 2-0 victory over Newcastle United, lifting them out of the relegation zone. 

As they prepare to face Sheffield United at Bramall Lane, Solanke aims to maintain his goal-scoring form and help propel Bournemouth further up the league standings.

“Obviously we haven’t had the best of starts to the season, but I think we’re in a place now to kick on. We’ve had two back-to-back wins at home in the league now. We’re looking to push forward and hopefully I can keep scoring,” Solanke said live on Sky Sports after the match against Newcastle.

The 26-year-old has been a pivotal player for Bournemouth, as 11 of his 15 Premier League goals for the club have either leveled the score (three times) or given them a one-goal lead (eight times). Notably, the recent 2-0 victory over Newcastle marked the first time Bournemouth has won a Premier League game when Solanke has scored since April (4-1 against Leeds), breaking a streak of four matches without a win (D2 L2) in such situations.

To add, Solanke has been a standout contributor for Bournemouth, accounting for an impressive 55% of the team’s Premier League goals this season, scoring six out of their total of 11 [SofaScore]. This marks the highest individual goal share by a player in the competition.

The Blades will need to be wary of his presence at Bramall Lane on November 25th. 

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