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Bournemouth vs. Manchester City: Premier League – Match Preview

by hisham

Both Bournemouth and Manchester City have claimed four points going into their meeting on Sunday.

Bournemouth recorded their first Premier League win of the season when they edged out Aston Villa last time out.

A Joshua King penalty was doubled by a Harry Wilson deflected effort in a 2-1 victory.

Manchester City dominated Tottenham, however were held to a 2-2 VAR effected draw.

Gabriel Jesus’ last minute winner was disallowed after a handball from Aymeric Laporte.

Match history
Manchester City have an incredible Premier League record against Bournemouth, winning all eight meetings at this level.

Riyad Mahrez scored the only goal as Manchester City won 1-0 at Dean Court last season.

Last five Premier League meetings
Bournemouth 0 Manchester City 1 – 02/03/19
Manchester City 3 Bournemouth 1 – 01/12/18
Manchester City 4 Bournemouth 0 – 23/12/17
Bournemouth 1 Manchester City 2 – 26/08/17
Bournemouth 0 Manchester City 2 – 13/02/17

Manchester City & Over 2.5 goals – 1/2 with Coral

Team news
Bournemouth are likely to name the same XI that beat Aston Villa last weekend.

David Brooks, Lewis Cook and Junior Stanislas remain long term absentees.

John Stones missed the draw with Spurs through injury and is unlikely to return.

Benjamin Mendy is back in training, but is probably short of the required fitness.

Expected starting XI’s
Bournemouth (4-4-2): Ramsdale; Smith, Cook, Ake, Daniels; H.Wilson, Billing, Lerma, Fraser; C.Wilson, King
Manchester City (4-2-3-1): Ederson; Walker, Otamendi, Laporte, Zinchenko; De Bruyne, Rodrigo, Gundogan; B.Silva, Aguero, Sterling

Predictions

Result: Manchester City (1/5 with Sky Bet)

Correct Score: 1-3 (10/1 with Bet 365)

Anytime Goalscorer: Sergio Aguero (8/15 with Bet 365)

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