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MATCH PREVIEW: AFC BOURNEMOUTH (H)

6 March 2019

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All the stats and information ahead of Town’s match against AFC Bournemouth

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Jan Siewert will be hoping his Huddersfield Town side can return to winning ways as the Club welcomes Eddie Howe’s AFC Bournemouth to the John Smith’s Stadium on Saturday 9 March; 3pm kick-off.

The Head Coach will be hoping his side can clinch all three points following Saturday’s 1-0 away defeat to Brighton & Hove Albion.

AFC Bournemouth currently sit 12th in the Premier League table but has failed to win any of the last 10 games on its travels.

The visitors come into Saturday’s game on the back of a 1-0 home defeat to league leaders Manchester City.

Howe has been the man in the dugout for the Cherries since 2012 with the former AFC Bournemouth defender remarkably guiding the Club from League 1 to the Premier League during his second managerial spell in charge of the Dorset side.

The reverse fixture saw AFC Bournemouth clinch a 2-1 victory in December 2018, however, an early Alex Pritchard goal set Town on course for a 4-1 home victory over this weekend’s visitors in February 2018.

AFC BOURNEMOUTH LINE-UP AGAINST MANCHESTER CITY (5-4-1)

GK: Artur Boruc

LWB: Charlie Daniels
CB: Nathan Aké
CB: Jack Simpson
CB: Chris Mepham
RWB: Nathaniel Clyne

LM: Ryan Fraser
CM: Andrew Surman
CM: David Brooks
RM: Adam Smith

ST: Joshua King

Key Players - FPL Form

Joshua King - 2.6

Joshua King joined AFC Bournemouth in May 2015 and has since scored 41 goals in 134 appearances. The 27-year-old has featured in all, but three Premier League matches this season and has found the net on nine occasions.

Artur Boruc - 2.4

Artur Boruc has been with the Cherries permanently since May 2015 after initially joining on an emergency loan in September 2014. The 39-year-old has featured in the last seven Premier League matches after failing to make a league appearance all season prior to the 2-0 victory over West Ham United.

Ryan Fraser - 2.2

Ryan Fraser signed for Bournemouth in 2013 after spending three seasons with Aberdeen in the Scottish Premier League. The 24-year-old has contributed five goals and nine assists for the Cherries during the current Premier League campaign.

TEAM NEWS - AFC Bournemouth

Eddie Howe will be hopeful that striker Callum Wilson will be fit enough to feature in this weekend’s fixture after missing six weeks with a hamstring injury.

FPL Injury News - AFC Bournemouth

Simon Francis - Anterior cruciate ligament
Steve Cook - Groin injury
Junior Stanislas - Thigh injury
Lewis Cook - Anterior cruciate ligament
Callum Wilson - Lack of match fitness
Dominic Solanke - Thigh injury

TEAM NEWS - Town

Huddersfield Town Head Coach Jan Siewert will provide the latest update on his team during Thursday’s Press Conference at PPG Canalside. Tommy Smith is suspended.

FPL Injury News - Town

Demeaco Duhaney - Hip injury
Abdelhamid Sabiri - Lack of match fitness
Adama Diakhaby - Hamstring injury
Danny Williams - Lack of match fitness
Isaac Mbenza - Calf injury
Jonathan Hogg - Knock

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