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Bournemouth thrash Marseille as King scores double

Bournemouth enjoyed a 5-2 win over Olympique Marseille on Saturday.

Eddie Howe's men ran ragged the Olympians during a one-sided first half at Vitality Stadium and continued to turn on the style early in the second period.

Marseille, fourth in Ligue 1 last season, were convincingly beaten by Joshua King's double and goals from Adam Smith, Ryan Fraser and Callum Wilson.

A slick first-half showing saw Cherries reach the break leading 3-0 thanks to King's finely-taken double and Smith lightning-quick opener.

And efforts from Fraser and Wilson five minutes into the second half saw Cherries race into a 5-0 lead before Valere Germain and Maxime Lopez netted consolations for the visitors.

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