While Bournemouth certainly showed Aston Villa they will be no pushovers during the opening weekend, it’d be fair to say Arsenal will be expected to win on the south coast.
Back in 2019, a trip to Bournemouth saw Arteta take his first game in charge of the club. So much has changed since, with the club sticking by him during good times and bad, and this game offers so many reminders about just how far this team have come.
Gabriel Jesus is in excellent form and Scott Parker himself has spoken of the difficulty his side face in keeping the Brazilian at bay.
Here’s everything you need to know about the game.
Date, kick-off time and venue
The Premier League game is scheduled for a 5.30pm kick-off on Saturday August 20th, 2022.
The Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth will host.
Where to watch Bournemouth vs Arsenal
TV channel: The game will be broadcast on Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports ULTRA HDR.
Live stream: Sky Sports subscribers will be able to watch the game through the Sky Go App.
LIVE coverage: Get minute-by-minute updates via Standard Sport’s dedicated match blog.
Bournemouth vs Arsenal team news
Bournemouth XI: Travers, Mepham, Senesi, Kelly, Smith, Lerma, Billing, Zemura, Tavernier, Pearson, Moore
Subs: Cook, Christie, Marcondes, Neto, Stacey, Lowe, Dembele, Hill, Anthony
Arsenal XI: Ramsdale, White , Saliba, Gabriel, Zinchenko, Odegaard, Partey, Xhaka, Saka, Jesus, Martinelli
Subs: Turner, Tierney, Tomiyasu, Holding, Elneny, Lokonga, Vieira, Smith Rowe, Nketiah
Bournemouth vs Arsenal prediction
The home side looked solid enough against Villa, though Arsenal look a different challenge entirely.
Arsenal to win 3-0.
Head to head (h2h) history and results
Bournemouth wins: 1
Arsenal wins: 9