BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Substitutes Josh King and Lys Mousset struck second-half goals as in-form Bournemouth came from behind to beat Stoke 2-1 in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Struggling Stoke looked on course to make it seven points from nine under new manager Paul Lambert when Xherdan Shaqiri headed the visitors into a deserved early lead at Vitality Stadium.
STOKE, England (AP) — Stoke gave its manager Paul Lambert a winning start with a 2-0 home victory against Huddersfield on Saturday which took the team out of the Premier League relegation zone.
Stoke started brightly but had to wait until the second half for the goals to come as Joe Allen and then Mame Biram Diouf got their names on the scoresheet.
LONDON (AP) — Chelsea left Eden Hazard on the bench and still overwhelmed Stoke in a 5-0 win in the Premier League on Saturday, with the first three goals coming in the opening 23 minutes.
Goals by Antonio Rudiger, Danny Drinkwater — with a thumping shot from the edge of the area — and Pedro Rodriguez put Chelsea in charge at Stamford Bridge.
Willian converted a penalty to make it 4-0 before Davide Zappacosta completed the rout with a strike from outside the area.
HUDDERSFIELD, England (AP) — Tom Ince's first English Premier League goal since February 2014 was canceled out by Ramadan Sobhi's second in four days as Huddersfield and Stoke drew 1-1 on Tuesday.
Ince ended his drought with his 45th shot in the league this season in the 10th minute.
STOKE, England (AP) — Stoke beat West Bromwich Albion 1-0 and eased the pressure on manager Mark Hughes in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Stoke had fallen closer to the relegation zone after five losses in six league matches, and Hughes said in the buildup he didn't believe another loss would end his 4 1/2-year tenure. But club chairman Peter Coates regarded the match as a must-win.
STOKE, England (AP) — Stoke earned a little relief by beating fellow struggler Swansea 2-1 in the English Premier League on Saturday.
Stoke's second win in eight matches moved it up to 13th.
Swansea fell to the bottom of the league. It has taken only a point from its last seven matches.
LONDON (AP) — Watford striker Troy Deeney has been banned for three games for grabbing the face of Stoke midfielder Joe Allen during a Premier League match at the weekend.
The English Football Association said Tuesday that Deeney admitted to a charge of violent conduct for the incident on Saturday, which took place in stoppage time of Stoke's 1-0 win at Vicarage Road.
STOKE, England (AP) — Stoke and West Ham finished a scoreless draw in the English Premier League on Saturday and goalkeeper Jack Butland achieved his first clean sheet in his second game back.
Butland broke his ankle playing for England 13 months ago, and injury setbacks delayed his return until this month. His second game in Stoke's goal was attended by England coach Gareth Southgate.
Butland was relatively busy, and impressed with a leg save from Manuel Lanzini, West Ham's most creative player.
STOKE, England (AP) — Struggling champion Leicester conceded twice after Jamie Vardy was sent off before staging a late comeback to draw 2-2 at Stoke in the Premier League on Saturday.
Vardy saw red in the 28th minute for a tackle on Mame Diouf. Danny Simpson's hand ball then gave Stoke a penalty that Bojan Krkic converted, and Joe Allen sent the hosts into a two-goal lead at halftime.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United's stumbles in the Premier League continued Sunday with a 1-1 home draw against struggling Stoke, which left Old Trafford without losing for the first time in 36 years.
United, which has won just one of its last four league games, took the lead in the 69th minute through Anthony Martial's curling strike — two minutes after he came on as a substitute.