Bournemouth's Harry Arter misses late penalty in goalless draw against Southampton

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Dusan Tadic had a good chance to find the back of the net after nine minutes but rifled over after getting on the end of a flick-on inside the area.

The Saints then had the ball in the back of the net with 15 minutes gone but any celebrations were cut short by the linesman’s flag for offiside, while at the other end, Dan Gosling blazed wildly over after the ball was parried into his path.

Benik Afobe then wasted the best chance of the game so far for the Cherries after finding himself one-on-one with Fraser Forste, only for his touch to let him down and allow the goalkeeper to race off his line and smother the danger.

Bournemouth looked destined to snatch the points late on after winning a penalty, but Arter was unable to convert from the spot after slipping during his run up and ultimately blazing over the bar.