Bournemouth need to tighten things up after conceding 34 goals in 16 Premier League matches ahead of Saturday’s contest against Crystal Palace at Vitality Stadium.
Crystal Palace’s last league match saw them beaten 3-0 by Fulham at Selhurst Park, putting them in 11th spot on 19 points through 15 matches.
Bournemouth sit in 14th place on 16 points after 16 matches. Bournemouth were defeated 2-0 in their last Premier League match at Stamford Bridge against Chelsea.
The previous Premier League fixture between the clubs saw Crystal Palace come out on top 2-0 at Vitality Stadium in June 2020. Luka Milivojevic scored first for the Eagles in the 12th minute. Jordan Ayew also was on target.
Crystal Palace have got the better of Bournemouth of late with wins in three straight encounters, dating to May 2019. The eagles have outscored the Cherries 8-3 during their winning streak.
Wilfried Zaha has been the most prolific player for Crystal Palace, netting on six occasions, including two match-opening goals.
Bournemouth have been indebted to Kieffer Moore, Philip Billing, and Dominic Solanke. Moore and Billing are the team’s joint top scorers with four goals, followed by Solanke with three.
On home soil this season, Bournemouth have three wins, two draws, and three losses in eight Premier League contests. Crystal Palace have played away from Selhurst Park seven times in the league this season, earning six points from 21 available (W1 D3 L3).
In their last six league matches, Bournemouth have won one and lost five. Crystal Palace, meanwhile, have won three and lost three in their last six.