Premier League In Focus – Bournemouth vs Southampton Preview

When? Sunday 3rd December, 13:30 (UK)

Where? Vitality Stadium

What channel is it on? Sky Sports Premier League

Are tickets still available? SOLD OUT

Head-to-head – last five meetings: Bournemouth W1, Southampton W3, D1
Head-to-head – Premier League meetings: Bournemouth W1, Southampton W2, D1
Head-to-head – all-time meetings: Bournemouth W7, Southampton W12, D6

Bournemouth have had the fewest attempts from set piece situations in the Premier League this season, with just four efforts in 14 matches.

Bournemouth have lost four of their seven home Premier League games this season. They have both scored and conceded eight goals at the Vitality Stadium during this campaign.

Eddie Howe’s men have scored 12 goals this season from 14 matches - an average of 0.86 goals per game.

Bournemouth require an average of 11.3 chances before breaching the opposition’s net in the Premier League this season.

Bournemouth’s run of three clean sheets came to an end after defeat to Burnley on Wednesday night. They have conceded a total of 16 goals this season -an average of 1.14 goals against per game.

Asmir Begovic and Charlie Daniels have played every minute of this Premier League campaign for Bournemouth – 1260.

Southampton have the best average possession of all the teams outside the top half of the Premier League – 54.7%.

The Saints have scored 14 Premier League goals in as many matches this season, averaging just one goal per game.

Southampton have failed to keep a clean sheet in any of their last five Premier League matches, conceding eight goals in the process.

Bournemouth’s only win against Southampton in the Premier League came back in March 2016. Goals from Steve Cook and Benik Afobe gave the Cherries all three points in a game which saw the fourth official Kevin Friend replaced by a fan watching the game due to an injury sustained on the touchline.