Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has urged his players to “come out fighting” in order to arrest a slump in form which has seen them win only one of their last nine Premier League games.
Crystal Palace vs AFC Bournemouth
Roy Hodgson is not getting carried away with Crystal Palace’s position in the Premier League table despite the Eagles flying high up in fifth.
Jeffrey Schlupp’s strike 14 minutes from time helped Crystal Palace’s 10 men earn a 1-0 win over Bournemouth and temporarily move up to fifth in the Premier League.
Roy Hodgson is delighted Crystal Palace are not 100 per cent dependent on Wilfried Zaha and Andros Townsend and is happy to have a player like Jeffrey Schlupp pushing the pair for a starting berth.
Crystal Palace will be without Gary Cahill, Scott Dann and Joel Ward for Tuesday’s home fixture with Bournemouth in the Premier League.
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has no concerns over Mamadou Sakho’s fitness, with the centre-back set to return to the starting line-up for Tuesday’s visit of Bournemouth.