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QPR vs Bournemouth: Bournemouth Stages Remarkable Comeback, Overcoming QPR’s 2-0 Lead in FA Cup Thriller

In a thrilling FA Cup encounter, Bournemouth orchestrated a stunning second-half comeback to secure a 3-2 victory against QPR, showcasing their resilience and determination. The Championship side had taken a 2-0 lead before the break, with Sinclair Armstrong and Lyndon Dykes finding the net at Loftus Road.

QPR dominated the first half, capitalizing on Bournemouth’s missed opportunities and taking a comfortable lead. Armstrong’s well-placed finish and Dykes’ long-range effort, deflected off Max Aarons, gave the home team a significant advantage.

However, the Cherries roared back in the second half with a spectacular display. Marcus Tavernier, Kieffer Moore, and Justin Kluivert scored three quick goals, securing Bournemouth’s seventh win in nine matches across all competitions.

Tavernier’s deflected effort in the 48th minute ignited the comeback, followed by Moore’s header in the 58th minute that leveled the score. Kluivert, son of former football star Patrick Kluivert, completed the turnaround in the 69th minute with a clinical finish after excellent buildup play from Philip Billing.

Bournemouth manager Andoni Iraola praised his team’s belief and urgency in the second half, highlighting their mental strength. The Cherries, despite a wasteful first half, made amends and now eagerly await the fourth-round draw.

The match showcased the unpredictable nature of the FA Cup, with Bournemouth’s resilience stealing the spotlight in a memorable encounter.

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