Bournemouth are on a worrying downhill trend – and things only get harder when they host runaway Premier League leaders Liverpool on Saturday.
Liverpool have passed every test of their 2019-20 title credentials with flying colours so far, and they did the same at the start of a daunting December on Wednesday night as Merseyside rivals Everton were swept aside.
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In a month that will see them play nine times in four different competitions, Klopp took a relatively early and bold decision to rest some key players for the midweek derby as Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Jordan Henderson all sat out.
Bournemouth: Ramsdale; Stacey, Mepham, Ake, Rico; Groeneveld, Lerma, Billing, Fraser; Solanke, Wilson
Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson; Oxlade-Chamberlain, Henderson, Keita; Salah, Firmino, Origi
Bournemouth vs Liverpool Match Info
Date: Saturday December 7 2019
Kick-off time: 4.00pm EU
Venue: Vitality Stadium
Referee: Chris Kavanagh
Bournemouth vs Liverpool Head-To-Head Record
Last 4 matches
- February 9 2019: Liverpool 3-0 Bournemouth
- December 8 2018: Bournemouth 0-4 Liverpool
- April 14 2018: Liverpool 3-0 Bournemouth
- December 17 2017: Bournemouth 0-4 Liverpool
Total head-to-head league matches played: 8
- Bournemouth wins: 1
- Liverpool wins: 1
- Draws: 6