CHELSEA resume their European chase with a tough trip to face Bournemouth at the Vitality.
The Blues were outclassed by Bayern Munich in mid-week but come here looking to make it back-to-back Premier League victories after a 2-1 derby triumph over Spurs last weekend.
Eddie Howe's side are right in the thick of a relegation scrap and points at home could be invaluable come the end of the season.
They memorably thrashed Chelsea 4-0 here last term and beat Frank Lampard's side 1-0 at the Bridge in their previous meeting before Christmas.
What time is kick-off?
THIS Premier League clash is set for Saturday, February 29.
Kick-off at the Vitality will be at 3pm GMT.
That's 10am ET for any of you on the other side of the pond.
Apart from that 4-0 embarrassment last season, the Blues have a good record here and have won three of the last four meetings.
Is Bournemouth vs Chelsea on TV?
SADLY this game isn't being broadcast live on TV in the UK.
It falls under the blanket ban of coverage between 2.45pm and 5.15pm which is designed to protect attendances at league games.
But if you're in the US, you can watch on either NBC SN or Universo.
While you can also stream the game live in the USA without cable with a Hulu free trial, or on Sling Blue.
What is the team news?
OLIVIER GIROUD may start his third game in a week after Tammy Abraham limped out of the warm-down against Bayern.
N’Golo Kante, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Christian Pulisic missed that clash and will all be assessed again before kick-off.
Nathan Ake should be fit to face his former club after a head injury in training.
But he Cherries will have to go into this one without Lloyd Kelly, Charlie Daniels, David Brooks, Arnaut Groeneveld and Chris Mepham.
Jefferson Lerma hurt his ribs against Villa but is expected to play some part.
- Bournemouth to win – 18/5
- Draw on the south coast – 13/5
- Chelsea to take the three points – 3/4
- Both teams to score – 3/4
- Over 2.5 goals – 4/5
*All odds from Ladbrokes and correct at time of publication
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