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Bournemouth v Southampton & Spurs v Leicester

10,62510,625viewing this pageGot a TV Licence?You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.Find out moreLive Reporting Emma SandersAll times stated are UKPosted at 12:4312:43The best of the statsBournemouth v Southampton (14:00 BST)Bournemouth have won just once in 11 Premier League matches (D2, L8) and they have lost 21 in total this season – their highest tally since suffering 22 defeats in League One in 2007-08.And no side has kept fewer clean sheets in the Premier League this season than Bournemouth’s five.Meanwhile, Southampton have earned 28 points on the road, matching the club top-flight record last achieved in 1983-84.They have scored in a league-high 16 away fixtures and could go six league games unbeaten for the first time under Ralph Hasenhuttl today.Posted at 12:4112:41commentsGet Involved#bbcfootball or text 81111 (UK only)Roberto: Cmon Bournemouth, plz get that win today!Amar: Come on Southampton!

Up the Hornets!!!Posted at 12:3812:38’The players haven’t lived up to the price tag’Bournemouth v Southampton (14:00 BST)Karen CarneyFormer England and Chelsea winger on BBC Radio 5 LiveBournemouth have spent £130m in two seasons and you live and die by your signings. Unfortunately, the players haven’t lived up to the hefty price the club have paid for them. Even this season, their best player Ryan Fraser’s head was turned and it has been a difficult season for them. Posted at 12:3412:34Banging them in!Tottenham v Leicester (16:00 BST)The good news is this is unlikely to be a boring game later. There have been 28 goals scored in the past six Premier League meetings between these sides, at an average of 4.7 per game.GOALS.Posted at 12:3112:31Early team newsTottenham v Leicester (16:00 BST)Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli will miss a fifth match with a hamstring injury and may not feature again this season.Lucas Moura is a doubt after picking up a knock against Newcastle.Leicester must continue their pursuit of Champions League football without James Maddison, Ben Chilwell and Christian Fuchs, who are all ruled out for the rest of the season.Caglar Soyuncu is suspended, while Marc Albrighton is an injury doubt.Posted at 12:2712:27’It hasn’t worked out’Bournemouth v Southampton (14:00 BST)Steve SidwellFormer Chelsea midfielder on BBC Radio 5 LiveEddie Howe was a very sought after manager a few years ago but has it got to the time where the club need a break? He seems to be a manager that wants total control, and he has that at Bournemouth, but it just hasn’t worked out. Posted at 12:2612:26Post updateBournemouth v Southampton (14:00 BST)The players are out warming up. Southampton look like they’re doing the YMCA during their stretches.Posted at 12:2312:23Saints playing nice footballBournemouth v Southampton (14:00 BST)BBC SportCopyright: BBC SportSouthampton are playing some really nice football at the moment and look confident on the ball, which is great to see.But Bournemouth are having a good spell too, and they were decent even in defeat at Manchester City on Wednesday.The Cherries have been struggling for results on the road – they have lost nine away games in a row – but their home form has been better, plus they will be full of confidence after their recent run.This is the biggest game of the season for them and it happens to be a local derby, albeit without any fans again.So, all things considered, I am backing Eddie Howe’s side to nick a win, which would make things very interesting at the bottom of the table.Prediction: 2-1Lawro’s full predictions v Doves frontman and Man City fan Jimi GoodwinPosted at 12:2012:20FA Cup actionBBC OneTwo games of Premier League action followed by another FA Cup semi-final today.Don’t forget you can watch Manchester United v Chelsea, which is a repeat of the 2018 final, on BBC One at 18:00 BST. The winner of that match will take on Arsenal, who knocked out holders Manchester City yesterday.Posted at 12:1712:17’Full of confidence’Bournemouth v Southampton (14:00 BST)Steve SidwellFormer Chelsea midfielder on BBC Radio 5 LiveBournemouth will be coming into this game full of confidence. They beat Leicester and they were the team pushing and looking for victory against Manchester City.Posted at 12:1412:14Wilson and the SaintsBournemouth v Southampton (14:00 BST)Bournemouth striker Callum wilson likes playing against Southampton.He has scored three goals and assisted one in his last two Premier League games against them.Can he make his mark again today? Getty ImagesCopyright: Getty ImagesPosted at 12:1012:10’Hopefully we can do fans proud’Bournemouth v Southampton (14:00 BST)BournemouthBournemouth manager Eddie Howe: “The two games we have left, hopefully we take care of the first one, that’s the priority. I don’t think there’s been bigger games in this football club in recent seasons.”We are very positive. When we look back at the Man City, Leicester, Tottenham games, we see an upturn in performance. We wil need that today as we know their [Southampton] quality.”We are devastated they [the fans] can’t be with us but we know they will be supporting us and watching the game. Hopefully we can do them proud.”On his team selection, starting Callum wilson and David Brooks: “Freshness, a lot of games in a short space of time. Two top quality players so delighted to bring them in.”Posted at 12:0712:07’We come here to take three points’Bournemouth v Southampton (14:00 BST)SouthamptonSouthampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl: “People think we cannot win anything in football and they are absolutely wrong. We can take three points and we come here to take three points. The rest is not important. Danny [Ings] has a record to break but the most important thing is that he helps the team to win today. “They [Bournemouth] will start very strong so you have to bounce back and to be in time on the pitch and concentrate. We havw to bring our Power on the pitch. This is not what happened in the first 45 minutes [of their last match]. The second half was much better so we must continue now playing a good 90 minutes.”It’s always important to win these games. We want to do it better.”On Jan Bednarek not being in the squad: “Yesterday, he had a light muscle injury and it was too risky to bring him in with a busy week so it doesn’t make sense.”Posted at 12:0412:04Full team newsBournemouth v Southampton (14:00 BST)Bournemouth make two changes from the side who lost 2-1 to Manchester City – as two of their big hitters come back into the XI.Callum wilson and David Brooks replace Dan Gosling and Dominic Solanke.Bournemouth: Ramsdale, S Cook, Stacey, Rico, Kelly, Billing, Lerma, Stanislas, Brooks, King, C wilson..Copyright: .Southampton continue to rotate their squad – with five changes from Thursday’s 1-1 draw against Brighton.Shane Long, Stuart Armstrong, Ryan Bertrand, Jack Stephens and Kyle Walker-Peters replace Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, Jan Bednarek, Jake Vokins, Will Smallbone and Michael Obafemi.Southampton: McCarthy, Vestergaard, Stephens, Walker-Peters, Bertrand, Romeu, Ward-Prowse, Redmond, Armstrong, Long, Ings..Copyright: .Posted at 12:0012:00BreakingTeam news – wilson startsBournemouth v Southampton (14:00 BST)Bournemouth make two changes. In comes Callum wilson and David Brooks.Southampton make five changes. Jack Stephens, Shane Long, Stuart Armstrong, Ryan Bertrand and Kyle Walker-Peters all start.Posted at 11:5611:56Post updateBournemouth v Southampton (14:00 BST)Posted at 11:5311:53Post updateBournemouth v Southampton (14:00 BST)BBC Radio 5 LiveLive commentary on the radio. Winning. Posted at 11:5111:51Post updateBournemouth v Southampton (14:00 BST)Just give him the Ballon d’Or.Getty ImagesCopyright: Getty ImagesPosted at 11:4711:47commentsGet Involved#bbcfootball or text 81111 (UK only)So will Leicester do it? Will they grab a fourth-place spot? Can Bournemouth claw their way out of the relegation zone?Let me know using #bbcfootball Posted at 11:4511:45Europe calling the FoxesTottenham v Leicester (16:00 BST)Leicester are guaranteed a top-four finish, and therefore a place in the Champions League, if they win their remaining two matches.It’s as simple as that.And that’s because they take on Manchester United (currently level on points in fifth place) in their final game next Sunday.A win today and it’s all to play for on the final day.BBC SportCopyright: BBC Sport
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