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AFC Bournemouth 0-1 Wigan Athletic: Boselli's strike ends Cherries' FA Cup run

By DavidBol  |  Posted: January 16, 2013

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AFC Bournemouth 0-1 Wigan Athletic

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AFC Bournemouth's unbeaten run came to an end as Wigan Athletic narrowly defeated the Cherries in the FA Cup third round replay at The Goldsands Stadium.

Mauro Boselli's first-half strike was enough to send the Latics through to the fourth round.

Bournemouth held their own, hitting the woodwork twice - but couldn't find a way to force extra time.

Harry Arter dwelled on the ball - allowing Boselli to storm through and hit a high shot past Cherries goalkeeper Shwan Jalal.

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Eunan O'Kane hit the woodwork in the first period, before substitute Marc Pugh also rattled the crossbar in after half time.

Both goalkeepers pulled off impressive saves as both sides pushed hard for a decisive goal.

However, the Cherries couldn't score - and Wigan go through to the fourth round of the FA Cup - where they will face Macclesfield Town.

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