AFC Bournemouth vs Coventry City preview: How to watch, kick-off time, team news, predicted lineups and ones to watch
Dominic Solanke of AFC Bournemouth putting home the ball against Bartosz Białkowski during the Sky Bet Championship match between AFC Bournemouth and Millwall at Millwall Holdings PLC on November 24, 2021 in South East London, England ( Photo by Robin Jones/Getty Images)

AFC Bournemouth's hopes of automatic promotion have started well, they currently sit in second place.

Scott Parker's side have won two, drawn one and lost two of their previous five games.

Their last fixture was a 3-2 loss against Derby County, with the Rams' Tom Lawrence netting the decisive goal. 

Likewise, their opponents Coventry City have enjoyed their Championship campaign as well, with the Sky Blues currently occupying fifth place in the table heading into this game.

Mark Robins' side are in up-and-down form after consecutive 0-0 draws against Birmingham City and Sheffield United.

Their last goal came against Bristol City, as Matt Godden's late winner beat  ensured victory over The Robins.

  • Team news

AFC Bournemouth

Centre-back pairing Gary Cahill and Lloyd Kelly are both doubts for this one, Cahill is more likely to make it.

Robbie Brady and Junior Stanislas could be both available for this weekends fixture.

Coventry City

Jake Clarke-Salter is the only one missing for the Sky Blues this Saturday, with Robins' side having a clean bill of health otherwise.

  • Predicted lineups

Bournemouth:

Travers, Stacey, Mepham, Cahill, Davis, Lerma, Cook, Christie, Anthony, Marcondes, Solanke.

Coventry:

Moore, Hyam, McFadzean, Rose, Maatsen, Kelly, Hamer, Dabo, O'Hare, Gyokeres, Godden.

  •  Ones to watch

Dominic Solanke

He has been one of the best strikers in the Championship this season, with fifteen goals in 17 appearances. How far can the ex-Liverpool man take the Cherries? The aim is back to the Premier League.

Viktor Gyokeres

The Swedish forward has been a big part of Coventry’s strong start to the season, being involved in eleven goals in 19 appearances. Will Gyokeres lead the Sky Blues to the top flight for the first time since 2001?

  • Previous meetings

The last time these two sides met was back in April 2021, where AFC Bournemouth beat Coventry 4-1, courtesy of goals from Dominic SolankeDavid Brooks and two Arnaut Danjuma goals.

  • How to watch

This match is on Saturday, November 28, and kicks off at 15:00 GMT. This match is available to listen to via both club websites, whilst those outside of the UK and Ireland can watch the game live on the streaming service from the club of their choice, both of these can be found on the club websites.

If unable to watch live, the highlights of the clash will be on YouTube as well as the social media platforms of both clubs.

              

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