Stadium: Vitality (Bournemouth)
Referee: Peter Bankes
Bournemouth will face West Ham United on August 12 in the first round of the EPL. The chances of winning are equal according to the bookmaker companies. However, Bournemouth failed to hold back the opponents' attack in the last face-to-face games. Will the guests again score at least twice?Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
In pre-season, Bournemouth played five friendlies and alternated wins with defeats. The Cherries beat Hibernian (4:0), Southampton (3:2), and Lorient (2:0). Unsatisfactory results for the club were recorded in duels with Maccabi Tel Aviv (0:1) and Atalanta (1:3). In the previous campaign of the English Premier League Bournemouth was marked by an unstable game, gave out positive and failed series. As a result, the club finished in 15th place in the EPL.
West Ham has six control meetings in the pre-season tour. The team started with three victories - over Borham (4:1), Perth Glory (6:2), and Tottenham (3:2). In the fourth meeting, the club exchanged goals with Dagenham & Redbridge (2:2) and then suffered two losses from Rennais (1:3) and Bayer Leverkusen (0:4). The Hammers finished 14th in the last EPL campaign, they focused on doing well on the European stage. They achieved their goal of the Conference League trophy.
Expert Betting Tips
This summer, West Ham lost their main player - Declan Rice went to defend the colors of Arsenal London for a huge price. Nikola Vlasic, Gianlukka Scamacca, and Manuel Lanzini also left the location of the Hammers. The club's management continues to work on the transfer window and will make several purchases shortly. The candidates Maguire and McTominay from MU are figuring. At the moment, we can say that the collectives are close in level. We suggest considering the options with yellow cards and the goals of both teams.