AFC Bournemouth - Cherries travel to Leicester
UK time is: 18:52:03
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Leicester vs. AFC Bournemouth

King Power Stadium

26th October 2013

3pm

Cherries travel to Leicester

The Cherries travel to Leicester City to complete back to back away matches against two of the divisions promotion favourites.

Last Saturday, AFC Bournemouth travelled to Nottingham Forest and returned to the south coast with a well earned point and Eddie Howe's side will be hoping to also return to Dean Court this Saturday with more points in the bag following their first visit to the King Power Stadium.

Leicester City are currently third in the Championship table, boasting the second best home record in the division with five victories and one draw from their opening six home games of the season.

Vital Quotes:

AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe told the Daily Echo...

"...I think we have progressed as a team and got better as the season has gone on, and hopefully that continues to be the case.

"I think it will be a different test at Leicester to the one we faced at Nottingham Forest. They play a certain way and have been together for a long period of time, so, if anything, it could be a tougher test.

"We are going to have to perform better because although there was really positive aspects from our display, we knew at the end of the game that we could have played better."

Leicester Team News:

According to Vital Leicester, attacking right full back Ritchie De Laet missed the last game and could be absent for the next six weeks after undergoing surgery on his tibia.

Player to watch: Jamie Vardy

Vital Leicester told AFCB Vital...

Jamie Vardy has caused teams problems at the back, although David Nugent is our top goal scorer so far this season. We seem to be winning a lot of penalties this year so watch out for that!

AFC Bournemouth Team News:

AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has not reported any new injury problems ahead of the game.

Ryan Allsop is expected to return to the side following the dislocated shoulder Stephen Henderson suffered against Nottingham Forest.

Ryan Fraser could be in line for a return after missing the game at the City Ground.

Player to watch: Tokelo Rantie

The South African striker is yet to score his first goal for the Cherries following his club record move from Swedish side Malmo.

He has however caused opposition teams problems and has looked a constant goal threat.

His chance will come.

Match Facts & Stats

Head to Head

Bournemouth wins - 3
Leicester City wins - 4
Draws - 0

Last time out

The Cherries and Leicester haven't met in a league match in over 20 years with the last match at Leicester on Boxing Day 1989 ending 2-1 to the home side.

Next Fixtures:

2nd November 2013, AFC Bournemouth Vs Bolton Wanderers, 3pm.


The Journalist

Writer: DJ Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday October 25 2013

Time: 8:47AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent AFC Bournemouth Articles

Ritchie: We have to bounce back (Saturday February 13 2016)

Potters turn Cherries to clay (Saturday February 13 2016)

Howe: It was a difficult game for us (Saturday February 13 2016)

Stats: AFC Bournemouth v Stoke City (Saturday February 13 2016)

The Potters Come To Dean Court (Friday February 12 2016)

Howe: We have a healthy mix of strikers (Thursday February 11 2016)

Howe: We need Boruc at his best (Thursday February 11 2016)

Archived AFC Bournemouth Articles

List All AFCB Vital Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. billythekid 152
2. The Alchemist 141
3. Garbo 112
4. AFCB Lost in Brum 105
5. northstandmark 104
6. SlowDownDerek 104
7. AFCBade 98
8. Ken Baileys Ghost 93
9. kirsikka 90
10. USCherry 90

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Chelsea 26 8 9 9 2 33
13. Crystal Palace 26 9 5 12 -5 32
14. WBA 26 8 8 10 -8 32
15. AFC Bournemouth 26 7 7 12 -14 28
16. Swansea 26 6 9 11 -10 27
17. Norwich 26 6 6 14 -20 24
18. Newcastle 26 6 6 14 -22 24

AFC Bournemouth Fixtures (view all)

Breaking League News

Ranieri Takes Arsenal Positives
Leicester City : 14/02/2016 18:02:01
Joleon Lescott To Sort Out Tweet, It Wasn't Meant
Aston Villa : 14/02/2016 18:01:00
Liverpool : 14/02/2016 18:00:01
Lescott Should Stick To Spitting Games
Aston Villa : 14/02/2016 17:51:01
Humiliation & An Apology For Garde
Aston Villa : 14/02/2016 17:46:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who has been AFCB's best 2016 winter signing?
Suggested By:  
Juan Manuel Iturbe (loan) 6%
Benik Afobe 84%
Lewis Grabban 5%
Marius Adamonis (loan) 3%
Rhoys Wiggins 2%