It has been a horrible night for Eddie Howe ‘s team. They weren’t tossing the towel in and under the conditions that they merited credit for it, yet their certainty is shot to pieces.
Just half an hour in, Eddie Howe already cut uninvolved a sad man, scratching and shaking his head, unable to take in what was unfurling before him.
His side was as yet 2-0 down and things weren’t beating that. For Bournemouth, this was another of those melancholy days.
One that could have left Howe again trusting he could restart Project Restart after a third straight misfortune since the resumption.
It would seem that Bournemouth ‘s five-year Premier League stay is finding some conclusion. They were thrashed by an amazing Newcastle who scored some beautiful goals and ought to have won by additional.
Another where the inquiries concerning Bournemouth’s chances of saving themselves possibly increased when they plunged to the second bottom beneath Aston Villa.
The lack of top scorer Callum Wilson, who was already battling for goals, left them understandably looking considerably progressively toothless.
They messed themselves up at the back to intensify that, demonstrating in no way like the sort of protective flexibility required in their precarious position, or compensating for their obtuseness in the attack.
Howe could just gaze with envy at his contrary number, Steve Bruce.
Newcastle was simple on the back before a late blip was immediately excused and great under lock and key.
And just because this season, they scored four in the league, three of their clinically-taken quartet created by the brilliant Allan Saint-Maximin, to gain a victory that took them to 42 points and two off the top 10.
Amid the takeover talk that keeps on thundering and fuelled speculation about his future, Bruce said: ‘This is probably our season’s best outcomes.”