Bournemouth vs Fulham | Premier League | 3:00pm Saturday 20th April | Vitality Stadium
Bournemouth welcome Fulham to the Vitality construction on Sabbatum afternoon, as each groups begin the wind down of their various Premier League seasons.
Last weekend, Bournemouth thumped city 5-0 removed from home to earn the 3 points,
that got them over the unreal 40-point mark to all or any however guarantee their Premier League safety for an additional season.
Fulham picked up simply their fifth win of the season with a surprise 2-0 conclusion over Everton at Craven house last Sabbatum,
because of goals from captain Tom Cairney and Ryan Babel.
The hosts sit in twelfth place within the table and don’t have any realistic danger of relegation looming over them,
whereas Fulham’s unfortunate fate was sealed at the start of the month following a 4-1 defeat to Watford.
Relegated Fulham can hope to realize some late-season momentum and spoil Eddie Howe’s five hundredth game in management after they jaunt face Bournemouth this afternoon.
The Whites, whose immediate come back to the Championship was confirmed at the beginning of April,
over a torrid nine-match streak against Everton last weekend and picked up their maiden win since January – a primary underneath caretaker manager Scott Parker.
They currently meet a Bournemouth team that had recorded only 1 conclusion in their last 9 matches before thrashing relegation-threatened city 5-0 to maneuver six places and ten points on top of very cheap 3.
It was the proper tonic following a dismal home loss to Burnley and Howe’s aspect will for sure currently forestall to a fifth sequent season of Premier League soccer.
Bournemouth don’t have any contemporary injury issues prior the weekend, with captain Steve Cook returning to play eighty seven minutes at city when 2 months on the sidelines.
However, Diego RICO (ankle) and Apostle Surman (calf) area unit each still out, as area unit the trio of Steve Francis, Charlie Daniels and Lewis Cook (all knee).
Fulham are going to be while not loanee Timothy Fosu-Mensah, United Nations agency has came back to parent club Manchester United when undergoing surgery on a knee ligament injury.
Parker aforesaid Marcus Bettinelli was progressing well when a knee issue, whereas Alfie Mawson is additionally getting ready to a come back.
Floyd Ayite may be in rivalry when a muscle injury, however diseased person Markovic (calf) remains within the consultation room.
Bournemouth XI: Boruc, Mepham, Cook, Ake, Smith, Gosling, Lerma, Fraser, Brooks, King, Wilson
Fulham XI: Sergio RICO, Christie, lupus erythematosus Marchand, Ream, Bryan, Chambers, Anguissa , Sessegnon, Cairney, Babel, Mitrovic
The Cherries have beaten Fulham on 13 occasions and are unbeaten against the Cottagers since 1994 when the sides met in the Second Division – today’s League One.
This season’s reverse fixture ended 3-0 to Bournemouth in west London, thanks to a Callum Wilson brace and a goal from David Brooks.
Fulham finished the match with 10 men, as midfielder Kevin McDonald received a second yellow card.
Bournemouth vs Fulham at Premier League on Saturday 3:00 pm on 20th of April 2019 at Validity Stadium.
TV, online and live stream coverage
The match will be televised live on BT Sport 3. BT Sport subscribers will be able to stream the match online via the video player and the BT Sport app.
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