Crystal Palace and AFC Bournemouth will face off on Saturday the 13th of May at 3:00 pm in the 36th week of the Premier League. The match is going to be staged in London at the Selhurst Park. The encounter will be officiated by Michael Salisbury.
Crystal Palace is in the 12th place in the table with 40 points. It comes from a 1-0 loss against Tottenham Hotspur in its last match in the Premier League. Up to now, it has won 10 times, draw 10 times, and lost 15 times.
AFC Bournemouth occupies the 14th position in the standings with 39 points. It comes from a 1-3 loss against Chelsea in its last match in the Premier League. To date, it has won 11 times, draw 6 times, and lost 18 times.
These are the projected line-ups according to our predictions.
Crystal Palace has mostly adopted the 4-3-3 line-up most used during the season (15 times or 42.86%).
Overall, it adopted the following line-ups: 4-3-3 (15 times), 4-2-3-1 (14 times), 4-1-4-1 (2 times), 5-4-1 (2 times), 4-4-2 (once) and (once).
Roy Hodgson is expected to play against AFC Bournemouth with the following players: Sam Johnstone, Tyrick Mitchell, Marc Guehi, Joachim Andersen, Joel Ward, Jeffrey Schlupp, Eberechi Eze, Cheick Oumar Doucouré, Wilfried Zaha, Michael Olise and Jordan Ayew.
Granting that this will be the line-up, the projected average age of Crystal Palace would be 27.45.
Roy Hodgson will probably not be able to employ James Tomkins, Naouirou Ahamada and James McArthur because of injury.
Nathan Ferguson will definitely miss the match.
AFC Bournemouth has mostly adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up most used during the season (9 times or 25.71%).
Overall, it adopted the following line-ups: 4-2-3-1 (9 times), 4-4-1-1 (7 times), 4-4-2 (7 times), 3-4-2-1 (6 times), 5-4-1 (2 times), 5-3-2 (2 times), 3-5-1-1 (once) and 3-1-4-2 (once).
Gary O\’Neil is expected to play against Crystal Palace with the following players: Neto, Matías Viña, Lloyd Kelly, Marcos Senesi, Adam Smith, Jefferson Lerma, Joe Rothwell, Ryan Christie, Philip Billing, Dango Quattara and Dominic Solanke.
Assuming that the line up is confirmed, the projected average age of AFC Bournemouth would be 28.10.
Gary O\’Neil will probably not be able to employ Hamed Junior Traorè and Kieffer Moore because of injury.
Jordan Zemura, Junior Stanislas and Marcus Tavernier will definitely miss the match.