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BOOTROOM MID­WEEK SPE­CIAL

- By WILL JEANES Sports · Bournemouth · Huddersfield · Poland · A.F.C. Bournemouth · Crystal Palace F.C. · The Crystal Palace · Watford F.C. · West Ham United F.C.

BOURNEMOUT­H v HUD­DER­S­FIELD KO: 7.45pm, Vi­tal­ity Sta­dium Ref­eree: Roger East

BOURNEMOUT­H: (4-4-2) Be­govic; Fran­cis, Cook, Ake, Daniels; Brooks, Lerma, Sur­man, Fraser; Wil­son, King. Out: Gosling and Adam Smith (both knee). HUD­DER­S­FIELD: (3-5-1-1) Lossl; Jor­gensen, Schindler, Kon­golo; Hadergjona­j, Billing, Hogg, Mooy, Durm; Pritchard; De­poitre. Out: Lowe (shoul­der). Doubt: Pritchard (knock). PL HEAD TO HEAD: Bournemout­h wins 1, draws 0, Hud­der­s­field wins 1.

MATCHSTAT

Bournemout­h have lost their last four league games — they last lost five on the spin in 2013.

BRIGHTON v CRYS­TAL PALACE KO: 7.45pm, Amex sta­dium Ref­eree: Kevin Friend

BRIGHTON: (4-3-2-1) Ryan; Bruno, Duffy, Dunk, Bernardo; Prop­per, Bis­souma, March; Gross, Izquierdo; Mur­ray. Out: Ja­han­bakhsh (thigh), Stephens (ban). CRYS­TAL PALACE: (4-4-2) Hen­nessey; Wan-Bis­saka, Tomkins, Sakho, Van Aan­holt; McArthur, Milivo­je­vic, Kouy­ate, Meyer; Townsend, Zaha. Out: Ben­teke (knee). Doubt: Dann and Wick­ham (both fit­ness) PL HEAD TO HEAD: Brighton wins 0, draws 1, Crys­tal Palace wins 1.

MATCHSTAT

Each of Brighton’s last seven Premier League vic­to­ries have been by a one-goal mar­gin.

WAT­FORD v MANCH­ESTER CITY KO: 8pm, Vicarage Road Ref­eree: Paul Tier­ney

WAT­FORD: (4-2-2-2) Fos­ter; Fe­me­nia, Mari­appa, Cath­cart, Hole­bas; Doucoure, Chalobah; Hughes, Pereyra; Deulofeu, Deeney. Out: Capoue (ban), Clev­er­ley (calf), Pe­naranda (an­kle). MANCH­ESTER CITY: (4-3-3) Eder­son; Walker, Stones, La­porte, Delph; Fer­nand­inho, D Silva, Gun­do­gan; Ster­ling, Je­sus, Mahrez. Out: Mendy, De Bruyne, Man­gala (all knee), Bravo (achilles). Doubt: Zinchenko (nose), Aguero (mus­cle). PL HEAD TO HEAD: Man City wins 6, draws 2, Wat­ford wins 0. MATCHSTAT

Wat­ford have won just two of their last 10 league games, af­ter win­ning their first four of the sea­son.

WEST HAM v CARDIFF KO: 7.45pm, Lon­don Sta­dium Ref­eree: Gra­ham Scott

WEST HAM: (4-3-3) Fabi­an­ski; An­to­nio, Diop, Bal­buena, Ma­suaku; Noble, Rice, Wil­shere; Sn­od­grass, Ar­nau­tovic, Anderson. Out: Yar­molenko (calf), Sanchez, Reid, Lanzini (all knee), Fred­er­icks (an­kle). Doubt: Cress­well (ham­string).

CARDIFF: (3-5-2) Etheridge; Manga, Mor­ri­son, Bamba; Ca­ma­rasa, Ralls, Gun­nars­son, Arter, Hoi­lett; Pater­son, Mur­phy. Out: Richards (thigh). Doubts: Cunningham (fit­ness), Zo­hore (calf).

PL HEAD TO HEAD: West Ham wins 2, draws 0, Cardiff wins 0.

MATCHSTAT

Cardiff are hop­ing to se­cure con­sec­u­tive top-flight vic­to­ries for the first time since April 1962.

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