Freshly promoted Bournemouth start their first Premier League season since 2020 with the go to of Aston Villa on Saturday afternoon.
Bournemouth’s first ever Premier League match in 2015 was additionally at dwelling to Villa. Steven Gerrard was nonetheless taking part in again then however is poised to pit his wits in opposition to his former England teammate Scott Parker from the dugout forward of his first full season on the helm of the Midlands giants.
Here is the whole lot you have to find out about Saturday’s match.
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Broadcast Time: 15:00 (BST)
Streaming Service: Peacock Premium
Broadcast Time EST: 10:00
Broadcast Time PST: 07:00
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Broadcast Time (EST): 10:00
The place are you able to watch Bournemouth vs Aston Villa Highlights?
Channel: Sky Sports activities Soccer
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H2H Outcomes (Final 5 Video games)
Bournemouth: 3 Wins
Aston Villa: 2 Wins
Attracts: 0 Attracts
Present Kind (Final 5 Video games)
Aston Villa: WWWDW
Bournemouth staff information
Bournemouth have not been the busiest membership within the low season and their first two signings of the summer time, Joe Rothwell and Ryan Fredericks, are anticipated to overlook out on the opening weekend with niggling issues they picked up on the finish of July.
Parker careworn the necessity to “tread fastidiously” with David Brooks after the winger revealed he was cancer-free in Might.
The annoyed Bournemouth boss has expressed a want to line-up with a back-three for the upcoming season but has simply three senior centre-backs to select from given Bournemouth’s inactivity available in the market.
Bournemouth Beginning 11: Travers; Mepham, Hill, Kelly; Smith, Cook dinner, Lerma, Tavernier; Christie, Solanke, Anthony
Bench: Dennis, Zemura, Stacey, Billing, Stanislas, Moore, Bevan
Aston Villa staff information vs Bournemouth
Gerrard has the luxurious of coming into the brand new season with a squad largely unblemished by accidents. Kortney Hause is not set to return till the top of August on the earliest after present process a minor operation on his knee in July.
Nonetheless, the travelling Villa followers could also be handled to the skilled debut of summer time arrival Diego Carlos at centre-back.
Aston Villa Beginning 11: Martinez; Money, Konsa, Carlos, Digne; McGinn, Kamara, Ramsey; Bailey, Watkins, Coutinho
Bench: Olsen, Younger, Iroegbunam, Augustinsson, Luiz, Ings, Archer
Per week earlier than the brand new Premier League season, Parker didn’t precisely fill Bournemouth’s assist with an awesome glut of optimism when he admitted his facet are “approach wanting the place we have to be”.
Whereas Parker continues to be ready (hoping, praying) for reinforcements, Gerrard might revel within the “entrance foot” strategy of his recruitment division which introduced Villa’s new arrivals to the Midlands early within the window.
Both sides’s switch methods will not be the one elements forward of this match, however Villa’s proactive work solely serves to strengthen a mid-table Premier League facet who’re favourites in opposition to a staff weakened in comparison with its Championship success.
Prediction: Bournemouth 1-2 Aston Villa