sport news Bournemouth must prioritise points over performances - Nathan Ake

Nathan Ake insists points are more important than performances at this stage of the season as Bournemouth came from behind to rescue a late draw at Watford.

The Cherries trailed twice at Vicarage Road but fought back and sealed a share of the spoils when substitute Jermain Defoe made it 2-2 in stoppage time.

Watford had led through Kiko Femenia's first goal for the club, only for Joshua King to level with a penalty on the stroke of half-time following Jose Holebas' handball.

Nathan Ake believes points are more important than performances at this point of the season

Nathan Ake believes points are more important than performances at this point of the season

Roberto Pereyra restored the Hornets' advantage soon after the restart and Javi Gracia's side looked like taking all three points before Defoe turned home Ake's flick-on at the death.

Eddie Howe's Bournemouth have now taken 17 points from losing positions this season, more than any other Premier League club, and should be safe given they now sit on 37 points with six games remaining.

'I think that it was good to get a draw, it is a

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