Stoke City vs Bournemouth
English Premier League
Saturday 26th September 2015 - Kick Off 3pm
Mark Bowen, the Assistant Manager at Stoke City, has promised fans there's no reason to panic rapidly poor start manufactured by the side inside the Premier League. A 0-1 win at Fulham from the Capital One Cup has seen Stoke City move in to the Fourth Round of their competition and Mark Hughes will probably be hoping an initial win of the year can spark their Premier League form.
The Potters have acquired 3 points from your possible 18 inside the Premier League understanding that has dropped them into 18th place within the League table. Last weekend ought to have been the 1st League win of the year when Stoke City led Leicester City 2-0 at half time, but The Foxes fought back to the 2-2 draw and left Stoke which has a 0-1-2 home record in 2010, scoring 2 goals and conceding 4.
Stoke City had neglected to win any one of their first 7 games in most competitions ahead of the victory at Craven Cottage and in many cases the Capital One Cup Second Round win had come via penalties before beating Fulham. The side finished last season having won 3 of these last 4 games on the Brittania Stadium, but Stoke City want to win their first game here within the new campaign.
Ryan Shawcross is expected to miss the opportunity, while Mame Biram Diouf is often a major doubt.
There will do to like about Bournemouth and how they go relating to business under Eddie Howe and also a 2-0 wow Sunderland the other day was their first recorded top flight home win. No one will doubt that is going to be a difficult season for Bournemouth when they look to avoid an instant return to the Championship, but there are lots of positive signs to believe they can achieve that.
The three points last weekend means Bournemouth at the moment are up to 14th inside Premier League plus the 7 points earned means they 4 away from Stoke City inside final relegation place. They generate a 1-0-2 away record inside the Premier League where Stoke City have scored 5 goals and conceded 7 in those games.
Bournemouth conceded late in regulation and late in an extension cord, but nevertheless won a lack of success shoot-out at Preston North End to maneuver into the Capital Cup Fourth Round through the week away from the back of the conquer Sunderland inside the League. They have lost 1 of the last 4 away games in all of the competitions, although that did can be found in Bournemouth's last trip inside Premier League when beaten 3-1 by Norwich City.
Tyrone Mings and Max Gradel tend to be missing now, but Tommy Elphick could return from your knock.
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