Bournemouth v Crystal Palace: When is it, where can you watch it, team news and what are the odds?

Date published: Friday 12th June 2020 3:18

When is Bournemouth v Crystal Palace?

Barring any health emergencies, the game is scheduled to take place on Saturday June 20.

What time does Bournemouth v Crystal Palace kick-off?

The game is part of a bumper four-match live bonanza on June 20. Bournemouth v Crystal Palace is the last of four matches and kicks off at 7.45pm.

What is at stake?

Crystal Palace have the luxury of going into the game without any real pressure. The Eagles are currently sat safe in mid-table and not in any danger of being sucked into the relegation dogfight.

It is a very different story for Bournemouth, though. Eddie Howe’s side are languishing in the relegation zone on goal difference and will have earmarked this game as one of their best chances to push themselves up the table.

Where can I watch Bournemouth v Crystal Palace?

Bournemouth and Crystal Palace are sharing in a slice of history for this fixture, as it will be the first ever Premier League game to be broadcast live on the BBC.

Is Bournemouth v Crystal Palace free-to-air?

Yes. Expect to be able to watch this one both online and on terrestrial television.

What is the team news?

Bournemouth may have to digest a bitter bow with Ryan Fraser refusing to sign new short-term contract that would allow him to help the Cherries’ survival bid. The winger Is worried about picking up an injury that may scupper a summer move to Arsenal, so should that situation not be resolved he will play no further part in Bournemouth’s season.

Crystal Palace, meanwhile, report a clean bill of health.

What happened in the reverse match?

Crystal Palace overcame a first-half red card to Mamadou Sakho to secure a battling 1-0 win over Bournemouth back in December Jeffrey Schlupp bagged the only goal.

What are the odds?

Despite their respective league positions, Bournemouth are the 7/5 favourites with most bookies for this. Those odds are likely driven by need rather than the league table though. Crystal Palace are priced at 15/8, and the draw can be backed at 23/10.

 

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