Previewing Bournemouth v West Ham United: Latest updates, past encounters, statistical insights and forecast
Bournemouth will take on West Ham United on the 1st July 2020 at the Vitality Stadium. Both teams are fighting hard to avoid relegation this season. With only six matches left in the Premier League, every point is crucial for both teams. In this blog post, we will be previewing the match with the latest updates, past encounters, statistical insights, and a forecast for the game.
Bournemouth will be without Charlie Daniels, who has been ruled out for undisclosed reasons, while Steve Cook is still recovering from a hamstring problem. There are no new injury concerns for Eddie Howe. On the other hand, West Ham will be without Robert Snodgrass and Felipe Anderson, who are both out with back injuries. However, Sebastian Haller has been included in the squad after returning to training following a hip injury.
Bournemouth and West Ham have faced off 11 times in the Premier League. West Ham has won six of those fixtures, while Bournemouth has won three, and two of them ended in a draw. The last time they met was in September 2019, when West Ham won 2-0 at London Stadium.
Bournemouth is currently in 18th place with 27 points, while West Ham is in 16th place with 31 points. Bournemouth has lost their last four games in the Premier League and has only won one of their last ten fixtures. On the other hand, West Ham is coming off a 3-2 victory against Chelsea on 1st July and has won two of their last five games.
Another interesting stat is that Bournemouth has conceded 56 goals this season, which is the third-worst defensive record in the Premier League, while West Ham has conceded 54 goals. Bournemouth will need to keep a clean sheet if they want to win this match.
This match is crucial for both teams. A win for Bournemouth would take them level on points with West Ham, while a win for West Ham would give them a bit of breathing space between them and the relegation zone.
Bournemouth will be looking to bounce back from their recent defeats, but they will meet a West Ham side that has momentum on their side after defeating Chelsea. However, West Ham has struggled on the road this season and has only won three away games. Bournemouth has a good record at Vitality Stadium and has only lost three of their last ten home games.
With everything at stake, this match has the potential to be a thrilling encounter with lots of goals. We forecast a close match, with a final score of 2-1 in favor of Bournemouth.
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Summarizing it all, Bournemouth and West Ham United will face off on the 1st of July at the Vitality Stadium. Bournemouth has a poor defensive record this season, while West Ham has struggled away from home. Our forecast suggests that the match will be a close encounter, with a final score of 2-1 in favor of Bournemouth. #NEWS