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AFC Bournemouth vs Arsenal : Team news, predictions, head-to-head, TV live stream info, match details | English Premier League preview

AFC Bournemouth vs Arsenal will take place at Vitality Stadium on Thursday, 26th December.

Arsenal will be playing their first game under the charge of their new manager Mikel Arteta who would be looking to get his team in top half of Premier League table.

Meanwhile, the hosts have had a bad run of their own in past few weeks and are just fours points behind the Gunners.

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Team News

AFC Bournemouth:

Diego Rico will be missing in action due to a one-match suspension. Jack Simpson could play in to fill his spot.

Harry Wilson, who has been suffering from dead leg, remains doubtful.


As for the Gunners, Calum Chambers is serving a one-match ban which means Sokratis Papastathopouloss could return in his place.

Nicolas Pepe and Alexandre Lacazette could come in in-place of Aubameyang and Reiss Nelson.

AFC Bournemouth vs Arsenal Predicted Lineups

AFC Bournemouth:

Ramsdale, Stacey, Francis, Mepham, Simpson, Cook, Lerma, Billing, Fraser, King, C.Wilson


Leno, Chambers, Sokratis, Luiz, Maitland-Niles, Torreira, Xhaka, Guendouzi, Pepe, Lacazette, Saka

Match Predictions AFC Bournemouth vs Arsenal

In their last match against Burnley, AFC Bournemouth did their best to not lose at home, but the winner in the 89th minute by the visitors spoiled their plans.

While, Arsenal were held to a goal-less draw by Everton at their home.

The year is coming to an end, and both the teams would be desperate to record a win as the campaign comes to the halfway mark.

Arsenal are going through a period of unrest as they have to get used to their new coach Freddie Ljungberg’s style of play.

Furthermore, they have only a single win to show for in their last 13 games and just three away wins this season across all competitions.

While the hosts have home advantage and have defeated teams like Manchester United and Everton and more at this venue in recent past.

But looking at their head-to-head games, Arsenal has clearly been the top dog. They have won 7 of the last 9 clashes with the hosts and have recorded 23 goals.

Predicted Score: AFC Bournemouth 1-2 Arsenal

AFC Bournemouth versus Arsenal Head-to-Head

In the last encounter between the two teams, Arsenal came out victorious by 1-0.

The Gunners are in fact on a three games winning streak and have won four of the last five matches.

AFC Bournemouth have defeated Arsenal at this venue just once in the last decade.

AFC Bournemouth versus Arsenal TV Live Stream Info

Where to Watch

AFC Bournemouth vs Arsenal can be watched on Supersport Africa, Sport TV Portugal, beIN Sports, Canal Sport Poland and TRT Sport Turkey.

Fans can log on to the following websites to watch the clash:


Match Details

Competition: English Premier League
Date: Thursday, 26th December 2019
Kick-off at: 15:00 UK / 16:00 CET
Venue: Vitality Stadium

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