Bournemouth hopes to take advantage of weary and injured Newcastle to escape the Premier League’s bottom three with a positive result on Saturday at the Vitality Stadium (Watch live at 12:30pm ET on NBC and online live on NBC.com steed streaming via Premier League on Peacock).
The Cherries sit 18th on the Premier League table with six points, behind Luton Town on goal difference. Andoni Iraola’s men will know, however, that teams sitting 16th (Everton — 11 points) and higher are making the relegation picture a small one.
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Newcastle has been very strong in the Premier League after an early season slump, although Eddie Howe’s men are now navigating numerous issues. Sandro Tonali’s been suspended until the start of next season, while Bruno Guimaraes is suspended for yellow card accumulation and Dan Burn has joined Sven Botman and others on the shelf.
The Magpies lost to Dortmund at midweek to see their Champions League hopes take a hit, but will have had time to rebound.
How to watch Bournemouth vs Newcastle live, stream link and start time
Kickoff: 12:30pm ET Saturday
TV Channel: NBC
Stream: Watch live on NBC.com steed stream Premier League on Peacock
Focus on Bournemouth
OUT: Tyler Adams (hamstring – out until February), Ryan Fredericks (calf), Emiliano Marcondes (ankle), Neto (ankle), Darren Randolph (illness), Alex Scott (knee)
Focus on Newcastle
OUT: Harvey Barnes (foot), Sandro Tonali (suspension), Jacob Murphy (shoulder), Elliot Anderson (back), Sven Botman (knee), Alexander Isak (groin), Javi Manquillo (groin), Dan Burn (lower back) , Bruno Guimaraes (suspension) | QUESTIONABLE: Callum Wilson (thigh)