Bournemouth advances in Premier League beating Nottingham Forest

LONDON: Bournemouth has been promoted in English Premier League after beating his host 1-0 in Nottingham Forest in second division on Tuesday, securing second place with one round to go. Bournemouth, along with second-tier champion Fulham, have secured direct qualification, while Nottingham Forest will play playoff games to win third place in the top flight qualifiers. Striker Kiefer Moore scored the winning goal in the 83rd minute with a low kick from inside thearea penalty, after his teammate Philip Billing deftly passed him the ball from a free kick. “We closed our eyes and saw space,” Moore told Sky Sports. Luckily Phil (Billing) passed me the ball and the rest went down in history ”. Bournemouth started well and two minutes later created the first chance, but Bryce Samba, Forest goalkeeper, saved a Belling attempt. Sam Sturridge found space in the ninth minute after a superb long pass from defender Djid Spence, but his powerful shot bounced off the crossbar. The two teams created several scoring chances in the first half, which ended goalless. After a quiet start to the second half, Bournemouth pushed hard but Forrest held out until defender Jordan Zimora secured a decisive kick on the edge of thearea of rigor. “I didn’t really enjoy sleeping this week,” winger Ryan Christie told Sky Sports. The first half was exciting. When we had a magical moment from Kiefer (Moore) we were in Premier League. “Bournemouth will close the season in home when they host Millwall in eighth place on Saturday, while Forest will move to Hull City at 18. (Reuters)