It doesn’t get any easier for Bournemouth. After a heavy defeat to Liverpool was followed by a disappointing loss in the Carabao Cup to Chelsea, the Cherries travel to the Premier League leaders this weekend, Manchester City.
Eddie Howe‘s side have been very inconsistent this term and are going through their second difficult patch of form in the top flight.
They’ve not won in their last five and unless they can do something no other English side has done this season, defeat Pep Guardiola’s men, that run will extend to six games ahead of the busy festive period.
Our unique algorithm has predicted the Bournemouth side it believes will start the game.
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