Dean Court will host Manchester City and Manchester City Boss will be aiming to bag maximum points when they take on Bournemouth on Saturday.
Manchester City will be desperate to make a come back with a convincing victory after 1-1 draw with Everton. Bournemouth, on the other hand, are still searching for their first league win of the season, losing their opening two games.
MANCHESTER CITY: Kyle Walker will miss out after receiving second yellow card and sent off in City’s Draw against Everton. Danilo could be on behalf for Kyle Walker. Ilkay Gundogan is close to return to full fitness. But Benjamin Mendy is still another few weeks away from full fitness. Midfielder Fabian Delph is also unavailable..
BOURNEMOUTH: Skipper Simon Francis is still recovering hamstring strain he suffered on opening day. The team will be without Striker Callum Wilson and Junior Stanislas. Defoe could make his first Premier League start.
- Bournemouth in 10 previous meetings have never beaten Manchester (D2, L8).
- Bournemouth have also failed to score in all five of their home league games against City.
- They have also lost all four Premier League meetings with Manchester City, conceding 15 goals and scoring just one in reply.
WHEN AND WHERE?
Bournemouth will host Manchester City on Saturday August 26th with kick-off at 12:30.
The match will be played at Dean Court.
EXPECTED LINE UPS
MANCHESTER CITY: Ederson; Danilo, Kompany, Stones, Otamendi, Sane; De Bruyne, D. Silva, Fernandinho; Aguero, Jesus.
BOURNEMOUTH: Begovic; Daniels, A. Smith, S. Cook, Ake; Surman, Arter, Fraser, Ibe; King, Afobe.