Bournemouth vs Arsenal Preview, Predictions
English Premier League,
Date: Sunday, 14th January 2018
Kick off at 13:30 [UTC/UK]
Venue: Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth, England
Bournemouth will be welcoming Arsenal for their 23rd game in the English Premier League. An exciting match awaits as Arsenal is struggling hard for entering the top four and Bournemouth is putting their best to stay out of relegation zone.
Bournemouth vs Arsenal Possible Lineups
Bournemouth vs Arsenal Preview, Predictions, Lineups: Following players are expected to start for this Premier League game from both sides in the given formations:
Bournemouth vs Arsenal Recent Performance
Bournemouth vs Arsenal Preview, Predictions: Here is a quick look at how Bournemouth and Arsenal have performed in their recent games in the English Premier League, EFL Cup, and FA Cup:
Bournemouth Recent Form:
Their recent performance is pretty poor, yet better than rest of the season. In their last five games, Bournemouth managed one win, lost one game and rest three were draws. Their recent home game against Wigan Athletic in FA Cup was a 2-2 draw. In Premier League, Bournemouth clashed with Brighton in an away game, which resulted in a 2-2 draw as well. They surprisingly defeated Everton with 2-1 at home. Another of their home clash against West Ham was an action packed 3-3 draw. Bournemouth faced a thrashing 4-0 away defeat against Manchester City.
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Arsenal Recent Form:
Arsenal is struggling a lot recently compared to how they performed at the beginning of the season. In their last five games, they won one, lost one and rest three were draws. Their recent EFL Cup encounter against Chelsea was a 0-0 away draw. Arsenal was thrashed by Nottingham Forest with a 4-2 score in their FA Cup clash. Both of their last two games in Premier League was drawn against Chelsea [2-2] and West Bromwich Albion [1-1]. The only win Arsenal Managed was about two weeks ago, against Crystal Palace, which was a 2-3 away win.
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Bournemouth vs Arsenal Team News, Tactical Analysis
Bournemouth vs Arsenal Preview, Predictions, Team News: Here is some injury/suspension news from both Bournemouth and Arsenal. Let us also understand how this game will affect their standings in the English Premier League. Have a look at points table here:
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Bournemouth Team News:
There are three casualties for Bournemouth ahead of this Premier League game. They will miss striker Jermain Defoe, LB Brad Smith and CB Tyrone Mings due to injuries.
Bournemouth is on 17th rank with 21 points. They are only 1 and two points ahead of Stoke and West Brom. If Bournemouth wants to avoid the relegation zone, they need to win this game. They are only one point behind Southampton who has already played their 23rd game, thus even a draw can take Bournemouth one position up.
Arsenal Team News:
Gunners will enter the game without LB Sead Kolasinac and CMFs Jack Wilshere and Santi Cazorla due to injuries. Striker Olivier is expected to make a return in this game. CMF Francis Coquelin has left for Valencia.
Arsenal is on 6th rank with 39 positions. They are pretty safe for now as they are 5 points ahead of Burnley, who’s 23rd game is wrapped up already. However, on the other side, they are 5 points behind Tottenham. If Gunners want to keep their quest for top four alive, a win is a must for them.
Bournemouth vs Arsenal Head to Head Stats
- They have clashed only five times before, in which, Arsenal has four wins and a draw
- In 2017, they clashed twice, Gunners won one game and rest one was a 3-3 draw
Bournemouth vs Arsenal Predictions
Arsenal’s recent performance is pretty average than their potential level. However, they have many weapons at their disposal to thrash Bournemouth away. We expect Bournemouth to remain winless in their record against Arsenal. However, we also expect goals from both sides.
Final Score 1 – 3
Can you predict the score?
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