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EPL: City vs AFCB

Manchester City will have their first match since their European Cup ban was lifted and they will host Bournemouth fighting for relegation at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday night. The Citizens will still play in the Champions League next season and has certainly placed second in the Premier League, while Bournemouth still needs points to leave the red light group.

Man City have won all of their last 9 matches with Bournemouth in all competitions and have scored at least 4 goals in their last 3 home games (Premier League). Man City have kept a clean sheet in the last 5 home games (Premier League) and have won in both the first half and full time in those matches as well as have scored at least 3 goals in the last 4 home games. Bournemouth in all competitions. Man City have won 8 of the last 9 home games (Premier League) and there are more than 2.5 goals scored in 6 of the last 7 home games of Man City (Premier League). Man City saw more than 2.5 goals in the last 4 home games against Bournemouth and saw more than 2.5 goals in that circuit. Sergio Aguero remains Manchester City's sole injury concern during Wednesday's encounter with Bournemouth.

Nathan Ake has played his last match this season, and is unlikely to be for the club after being injured in Bournemouth's shock 4-1 win over Leicester on Sunday. His absence is a blow to Bournemouth's chance to beat Man City, Dominic Solanke scored his first Premier League goal for Bournemouth when making his 39th appearance in the tournament in their key win over Foxes and will be rewarded with the starting rate of this match. Joshua King missed the win over Leicester with a minor hamstring injury and doubted his ability to play. After scoring from the bench, Junior Stanislas will start on Wednesday night. Bournemouth have lost all their last 8 away games, (Premier League), The victory over Leicester is the first match of Bournemouth in 10 matches since February 1 and put them only 3 points behind the safety group. Bournemouth have won 4 points from the last 2 matches and still have hope of avoiding relegation.