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Match Info | Season 2019/20

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Bournemouth B'mouth
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STER CRAZY: Raheem almost doubles our lead with a rasping shot

STER CRAZY: Raheem almost doubles our lead with a rasping shot

Everything you need to know ahead of our trip to Bournemouth...

When and where

The match kicks-off at 2pm on Sunday 25 August at the Vitality Stadium.

In the UK it will be broadcast live on Sky Sports and you can also keep up-to-date with all the action via our Matchday Centre or on Twitter: @ManCity.

If you’re watching from abroad, check out our TV listings to find out how you can tune in wherever you are in the world.

Team news

John Stones (thigh) and Leroy Sane (knee) will miss the game for City, but Oleksandr Zinchenko is fit enough to play, with fears he picked up an injury last weekend unfounded. 

Benjamin Mendy is back in training, but Pep Guardiola indicated at Friday's press conference that it may be a few more weeks before he is ready to feature.

Lewis Cook, Simon Francis (both knee), Junior Stanislas (hamstring), David Brooks (ankle), Dan Gosling (hip), Arnaut Danjuma (foot) and Lloyd Kelly (ankle) have been unavailable for Bournemouth recently.

Match officials 

Referee: Andre Marriner
Assistants: Scott Ledger; Simon Long
Fourth official: Simon Hooper
VAR: Kevin Friend
Assistant VAR: Matthew Wilkes

Last time out

City’s first home game ended in a 2-2 draw with Tottenham Hotspur.

TWO IN TWO: Sergio Aguero celebrates his goal against Spurs.

Highlights

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Short Highlights: City 2-2 Tottenham

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Raheem Sterling and Sergio Aguero got the goals, but the champions were twice pegged back by the visitors and saw Gabriel Jesus’ late match-winner chalked off after VAR ruled the ball to have hit Aymeric Laporte's hand in the build up.

Bournemouth got their first win of the season away at Aston Villa, with Josh King converting a penalty and Harry Wilson netting from distance in a 2-1 victory.

Last meeting

Ilkay Gundogan made his 100th City appearance as we won 1-0 at Bournemouth in March.

Riyad Mahrez scored the decisive goal in a game Guardiola’s side dominated, with the hosts failing to register a single shot on target.

STER CRAZY: Raheem almost doubles our lead with a rasping shot

Highlights

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Bournemouth v City: Brief highlights

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Men's Team

Incredible student Sterling delights Pep

MODEL PUPIL: Pep Guardiola has praised Raheem Sterling's willingness to learn.

Pep Guardiola says Raheem Sterling’s willingness to embrace the advice of his coaches is responsible for the winger’s transformation into one of the Premier League’s most clinical marksmen.

Sterling has become increasingly prolific with each passing season and his development has been one of the most striking aspects of the Catalan’s City tenure.