Bournemouth have opened up a three-point lead at the top of South League Premier Division 2 West after coming from behind and then weathering late pressure to beat Woking 3-2 at Chapel Gate.
Woking soaked up early pressure to snatch the lead when Harrison Hubbard was first to a rebound off a short corner, initially saved by Jez Baker.
But Bournemouth, who visit third placed Staines on Saturday, with Conor Moors (left) equalising with a neat deflection to climax a fine move.
He almost added a second straight from the restart, but shot inches wide.
Bournemouth were back on the front foot again at the start of the second half and when Ross Hattemore’s skills forced a penalty corer, up stepped Tom Salmon to convert.
Work on the training ground proved the key to Bournemouth’s third goal – Hattemore rifling the ball home after Sam Bury’s initial drag flick had been saved.
With the clock ticking down, Woking’s Juan Trimboli set Bournemouth nerves jangling with a second – his goal prompting late pressure which the Dorset side soaked up to clinch the win points.
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