Date: 28th January 2015 at 4:01pm
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After our cup defeat to Aston Villa, it is back to bread and butter business of the league.

On Friday night Watford are the visitors live on Sky Sports, Watford beat Blackpool at the weekend by 7-2 at Vicarage Road, with 4 goals from Odion Ighalo, previous to that Charlton were the visitors and left with a 5-0 drubbing.

On their recent away travels Watford lost at Huddersfield 3-1, before that they had won the last 3 away games.

AFC Bournemouth Team News:

Expect Eddie Howe to go back to his normal starting 11 if all are fit after the 8 changes he made at Aston Villa, although Shaun MacDonald and one or two others had good games.

Good to see Elliott Ward available again, could be an important player for us in the remaining games.

Dan Gosling and Marc Pugh missed the Aston Villa game due to injuries, Pugh expected to be fit for Friday as is Andrew Surman who was a sub at Aston Villa even though he had a dead leg.

Player to watch: Callum Wilson

Callum Wilson, scored at Aston Villa on Sunday with a well taken finish.

Watford Team News:

The match comes too soon for Joel Ekstrand, Almen Abdi and Fernando Forestieri who look set to return to training next week.

Sean Murray will also be unavailable following an operation on his knee.

Player to watch: Odion Ighalo

Odion Ighalo has scored 7 goals in his last 3 games for Watford and seems their form striker at the moment.

The Nigerian was signed permanently last October after being initially on a season long loan from Udinese.

Match Facts & Stats

In our encounters with Watford at home we have W20 D17 L11 F84 A55.

All competitions we have W36 D32 L38 F143 A139.

In our match earlier this season at Vicarage Road, which was also shown live on Sky Sports the game ended 1-1.

Last season we drew 1-1 at Dean Court and lost 6-1 at Vicarage Road.

 
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