Bournemouth and Swansea City will look to take further steps to securing their Premier League safety when they meet in Saturday’s evening kick-off.
The Cherries ended a poor run with a vital 3-2 win over West Ham last time out, despite missing two penalties!
Joshua King continued his excellent form with a hat-trick as they opened up a decent gap over the bottom three.
Swansea City were beaten by fellow struggling side Hull City, despite Alfie Mawson’s consolation effort.
Two goals from Oumar Niasse ensured Hull City closed the gap on those above them.
Premier League form: Bournemouth W1 D1 L3; Swansea City W2 D0 L3
Premier League top scorers
Bournemouth – Joshua King 11 goals
Swansea City – Fernando Llorente 11 goals
Callum Wilson remains injured, whilst Bournemouth will also be without the banned Tyrone Mings.
Jack Wilshere is set to continue among the subs, especially if Harry Arter is fit to start.
Marcus Olsson and Fernando Llorente are both doubts for Swansea, but should be involved.
Angel Rangel and Nathan Dyer are the only two guaranteed absentees for the visitors.
Expected starting XI’s
Bournemouth (4-2-3-1): Boruc; Smith, Francis, Cook, Daniels; Arter, Surman; Fraser, King, Pugh; Afobe
Swansea City (4-3-3): Fabianski; Naughton, Fernandez, Mawson, Olsson; Fer, Cork, Carroll; Routledge, Llorente, Sigurdsson
Result: Swansea City (12/5 with Coral)
Correct Score: 1-2 (12/1 with Bet 365)
Anytime Goalscorer: Leroy Fer (5/1 with Coral)