Bournemouth v Leicester

Leicester City are enjoying a flying start the Premier League season, and will be in good spirits on their trip south to face top-flight newcomers Bournemouth at Vitality Stadium on Saturday.

Bournemouth were given a harsh introduction to the Premier League with 1-0 defeats in their opening games against Aston Villa and Liverpool, but got their first win in an open 4-3 success over West Ham last weekend.

That will have buoyed the Cherries ahead of their first home match since opening day, and gaffer Eddie Howe said that "at the heart of a successful season is always good form at home in front of your own supporters."

Leicester are second in the standings early on, behind only Manchester City. They remain undefeated and have scored in all three matches so far, including a 4-2 win over Sunderland and 2-1 defeat of West Ham before being held 1-1 by Spurs last weekend. The Foxes have been a dangerous, free-flowing unit under manager Claudio Ranieri so far and will be confident of finding the net again.

Irish midfielder Harry Arter (hip/thigh) is Bournemouth's only injury concern ahead of the tie. The 25-year-old is lacking fitness because of his injury, making him unlikely to feature against the Foxes.

Leicester have no fresh injury concerns, meaning that the league's current top scorer, Riyad Mahrez, will get a chance to look for his fifth goal of the campaign. English midfielder Matty James (knee) is still making a slow recovery from a nasty Anterior Cruciate Ligament injury.

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