Bournemouth manager Andoni Iraola admitted man-of-the-match David Brooks came up with the perfect answer to being left out of his team during the 5-0 FA Cup thrashing of Swansea.
Wales international Brooks made the most of a rare start this season by scoring one goal and making two more as the Cherries cruised into round five on Thursday night.
Iraola said: “The wing position is where we have more options and they are all playing really well.
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“Sometimes it is difficult to leave players out. David played really well tonight.
“We were really clinical and started very strongly. It was strange to score five goals in the first half.
“We did not want to start slowly as we have in other cup