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Match preview: Bournemouth v Owls

2 February 2021

Club News

Match preview: Bournemouth v Owls

2 February 2021

Wednesday make the long trip south to face Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium in the first fixture of February.

Saturday saw us extend our winning home run to four games with a 1-0 victory over Preston North End and the Owls will be looking for a repeat performance against the Cherries this evening.

A Barry Bannan penalty was the difference between the sides at Hillsborough in November, the Scot slotting home calmly to claim all three points for the Owls.


Bournemouth head into tonight’s fixture in sixth position in the Championship table, eight points off the automatic promotion spots.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of the game:


Date: Tuesday 2 February

Kick-off, 7.00pm


Vitality Stadium



Referee – Andy Woolmer

Assistant referee 1 - Mark Russell

Assistant referee 2 - Robert Hyde

Fourth official - Dean Whitestone


The trip to the Vitality Stadium will be live on iFollow with commentary from Rob O’Neill and John Pearson.


Match passes are available to purchase for £10. CLICK HERE for further details and to buy your pass ahead of the game.

Tonight's game is not available on the Red Button.


SWFC: Wednesday travel south with no fresh injury concerns.

Dominic Iorfa (Achilles) remains out of action, as does Moses Odubajo (hamstring).

Neil Thompson was hopeful that Chey Dunkley may be able available after returning to full training last week.


Bournemouth: Cherries boss Jason Tindall confirmed a fully fit squad ahead of the visit of Wednesday.

Recently injured pair Junior Stanislas and Chris Mepham both featured during Bournemouth’s 3-1 defeat to Reading at the weekend, making it through unscathed and available for tonight’s clash.


Wednesday: WWLLW

Bournemouth: DLLWL


LAST FIVE v Bournemouth

Owls 1-0 Bournemouth – 3 November 2020 – Championship

Bournemouth 2-2 Owls – 18 April 2015 - Championship

Owls 0-2 Bournemouth – 4 November 2014 – Championship

Bournemouth 2-4 Owls – 18 April 2014 – Championship

Owls 1-2 Bournemouth – 21 December 2013 – Championship

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