BOU vs ARS Dream11 Match Prediction: Bournemouth will be playing hosts to Arsenal as both sides are struggling to find form this season in the Premier League. Eddie Howe’s Bournemouth currently resides 14th in the league with 19 points and have four of their last five games. Meanwhile, it will be Mikel Arteta who will be in charge of the Arsenal dugout after being named the permanent manager recently. The Gunners are 11th in the league table with 23 points for now.
Date- Thursday, December 25 | Kick-Off- 8:30 PM (IST) | Venue- Dean Court
Callum Wilson could be back in the in the starting eleven for the hosts. Joshua King, could play on the flanks or behind Wilson. Ryan Fraser might have to settle for the bench. Diego Rico misses out against Arsenal due to an accumulation of bookings. Nathan Ake and Charlie Daniels are on the sidelines due to injury for the Cherries. Harry Wilson’s injury to the leg also makes him sit on the sidelines.
Sokratis has returned from injury and could come in place of Calum Chambers after receiving a one match ban. Kieran Tierney and Sead Kolasinac are ruled out due to injury. As a result Bukayo Saka could once again feature at left-back. Alexandre Lacazette could start up top alongside Aubameyang. Dani Ceballos is back in training but may have to wait to be a 100% fit.
BOU (Expected Playing 11)- Ramsdale; Simpson, Mepham, Francis, Stacey; Fraser, Billing, Lerma, Cook; King, Wilson
ARS (Expected Playing 11)- Leno; Maitland-Niles, Sokratis, Luiz, Saka; Xhaka, Guendouzi, Torreira; Pepe, Lacazette, Aubameyang
Harry Wilson has scored six goals for Bournemouth from 882 minutes in the Premier League with a pass accuracy 79%
Pierre-Emrick Aubameyang has 11 goals and an assist from 18 appearances in the Premier league with a pass accuracy of 69%
Callum Wilson has five goals for Bournemouth with a pass accuracy of 66.4% from 1422 minutes in the league this season.
Alxandre-Lacazette has five goals and an assists fro Arsenal in in 11 appearances this season in the league.
With both sides struggling to find form, the match could turn out to be a cagey draw.
Goalkeeper- B Leno
Defenders- C Mepham, J Simpson, S Papasthopoulos, A M Niles
Midfielders- J Lerma, P Billing (C), G Xhaka
Forwards- J King, P Aubameyang (VC), A Lacazette
Goalkeeper- A Ramsdale
Defenders- J Stacey, C Mepham, D Luiz, A M Niles
Midfielders- P Billing, M Guendouzi, B Saka
Forwards- J King, C Wilson (VC), P Aubameyang (C)
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