Bournemouth host Nottingham Forest at the Vitality Stadium on Tuesday – looking to continue their unbeaten home record in the Championship this season.
Jason Tindall’s side produced an impressive second-half comeback to beat Reading on Saturday and climbed above the Royals and temporarily topped the second-tier standings, prior to Norwich City’s win at Middlesbrough later in the day which saw them slip down to second.
Following on from the disappointment of suffering relegation, the Cherries have performed excellently – losing just once this term, the 1-0 defeat at Sheffield Wednesday earlier this month.
Next on the horizon for Tindall’s Bournemouth is the visit of Forest, who’re struggling themselves.
However, the South Coast outfit continue to be without striker Josh King after the Norwegian recently returned a positive Coronavirus test whilst on international duty, and is therefore self-isolating.
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In better news, Adam Smith and Philip Billing both weren’t involved against Reading having come in close contact with King, but Tindall told Bournemouth’s official website that he’s hoping to have the duo available to face the Royals.
On paper, King is probably the best striker in the Championship, but he hasn’t yet scored this term – with Dominic Solanke stepping up to the plate with some impressive goalscoring form.
With Bournemouth now scoring goals at a frequent rate, Tindall’s side should have more than enough to beat an out of sorts Nottingham Forest side without King.