Live match preview – B’mouth vs Chelsea 29.02.2020

Team news, key stats and ways to follow ahead of Bournemouth vs Chelsea in the Premier League.

Team news

Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake could return to face his former club Chelsea at the Vitality Stadium.

Dutchman Ake, who left the Blues on a permanent deal during June 2017, sat out last weekend’s defeat at Burnley because of concussion. Midfielder Jefferson Lerma (back) could also be in contention after returning to training.

Wales international David Brooks (ankle), forward Arnaut Danjuma (foot), defender Chris Mepham (knee), Lloyd Kelly (thigh) and Charlie Daniels (knee) all continue their own recovery.

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Tammy Abraham will miss Chelsea’s trip to Bournemouth

Tammy Abraham will miss Chelsea’s Premier League trip to Bournemouth with a recurrence of his ankle injury.

The England striker hobbled out of the warm-down after Chelsea’s 3-0 loss to Bayern Munich at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday night.

Christian Pulisic (adductor), N’Golo Kante (adductor) and Callum Hudson-Odoi (hamstring) are all still sidelined

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A look at some of the key stats surrounding this weekend’s Premier League games

How to follow

Follow the match in our dedicated live blog, while highlights will also be published on the Sky Sports digital platforms and the Sky Sports Football YouTube channel at 5.15pm.

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