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Sheffield United vs Bournemouth: Can Sheffield Maintain their Form?

14:05, 06 Feb 2020

SheffieldUnited and Bournemouth will play the twenty-sixth match of the Premier Leagueseason on Sunday, 9th February at Bramall Lane. 

Sheffield United and Bournemouth meet thisweekend at Bramall Lane for the twenty-sixth match of the Premier Leagueseason. Sheffield United are sixth in the league with 36 points having won 9games, drawn 9 and lost 7. Bournemouth are sixteenth in the league with 26points having won 7 games, drawn 5 and lost 13.

Sheffield United have been impressive sincethe start of the season and recent weeks have been no exception. They defeatedCrystal Palace 0 – 1, Millwall 0 – 2, and West Ham 0 – 1. They also drew 1 – 1with Arsenal but did lose 0 – 1 to Manchester City. Bournemouth have had mixedresults. Last weekend they defeated Aston Villa 2 - 1 and before that, theylost 1 – 2 to Arsenal. Earlier in January they defeated Brighton & HoveAlbion 3 – 1 and lost 1 – 0 to Norwich City and 0 – 3 to Watford.

The reverse fixture in August 2019, whichended in a 1 - 1 draw was the first meeting between these teams since February2013, when Sheffield won 0 – 1. Sheffield have been far more impressive thisseason and have the home advantage, so Bournemouth will have to work hard ifthey are to secure any points.