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Yeovil vs Bournemouth: Preview, Prediction, Team Lineup

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Yeovil is set to host Bournemouth in the FA Cup at Huish Park on Saturday. Bournemouth would look for a win to continue their good form.

Yeovil will look forward to ending their two-match losing streak. They had to face back-to-back defeats where they were able to score only once and concede 5 goals.

Yeovil Town has won two out of the last 5 matches played and is currently in the 11th position in Conference Premier. They have managed to secure 31 points out of the 20 matches played in the English fifth-tier.

However, Yeovil has managed to defeat its rivals in the FA Cup and would be looking forward to giving a tough time to the visitors.

On the other hand, Bournemouth is in a great run of form. They are currently sitting in the top position of the EFL Championship.

The Cherries have won two of their last five games and have secured 49 points in 25 matches. They would be looking forward to keeping up their winning streak against the fifth-tier side.

Yeovil vs Bournemouth Team News, Suspensions, Injuries

Both the squad had to face the wrath of COVID and injuries. Yeovil is set to miss Matt Worthington and Morgan Williams.

On the other hand, The Cherries might miss Jordan Zemura due to AFCON and Lloyd Kelly and Will Dennis due to COVID.

Head to Head

Both sides have faced each other 18 times in the past. The Cherries hold an upper hand in the clash between the two sides with 11 wins.

Meanwhile, Yeovil managed to win on two occasions, and 5 times the games ended in a draw.

Yeovil Town form in all competitions: W-W-W-L-L

Bournemouth form in all competitions: D-L-L-W-W

Predicted Lineup

Yeovil Town possible lineup:
Smith; Williams, Hunt, Staunton, Robinson; Barnett, Gorman, Worthington; Knowles, Wakefield, Yussuf

Bournemouth possible lineup:
Travers; Stacey, Cahill, Hill, Zemura; Cook, Lerma, Billing; Christie, Solanke, Anthony

Prediction

As it stands, Bournemouth should see themselves through in the encounter against Yeovil Town. There is a huge difference looking at the quality and the recent form, and the visitors can walk away with all three points if they don’t make many mistakes.

So, we predict the visitors to win by a margin of one goal or more and concede none because of the good defensive record of the Cherries.

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