AFC Bournemouth are hoping to give their home fans a repeat of last week’s big win over Chelsea as they host Manchester United at the Vitality stadium on Saturday.
The cherries win against the Blues has been spread widely as their greatest win in history of AFC Bournemouth.
Whereas Manchester United will be hoping to mend their broken pieces into one piece after they disappointedly crashed out of the Champions League in the midweek. United have been without a win for five games, all competitions included, and their last victory was a 2-1 win against Watford.
Bournemouth vs Manchester United : Team Form Guide
Bournemouth :Team News
Sylvain Distin is likely to be excluded from the starting line up as His bad health is a bit of a threat and Adam Smith has been impressive so far in the couple of weeks as he changed the game against Everton and the same against Chelsea.
The next concern on the Cherries side is the goal drought being suffered by Joshua King, who has scored only 1 goal in 13 Premier League appearances this campaign. The manager Howe has another option; Murray on the bench as he was superior with the winning goal against Chelsea.
Bournemouth : Expected Line-up
Manchester United : Team News
Manchester United are hit with series of injuries and suspension; starting with Schweinstiger who is suspended for three games on act of violent against Winston Reid,
Matteo Darmian’s fitness is also a doubt after being taken off in the midweek champions league game with a suspected hamstring.
Wayne Rooney, Ander Herrera and Phil Jones are all doubts for the fixture as Luke shaw is still on his long term recovery.
Manchester United : Expected Line-up
Bournemouth vs Manchester United : Prediction
Even after beating Chelsea last week, AFC Bournemouth are still the under dogs in this fixture, but they hope to replicate their last week victory in front of their home fans as they are out of the relegation zone and will be determined to stay out of the zone.
United come into the game just three points below the league leaders Leicester City and they hope to get an away win and grab all three points.