Bournemouth welcome Crystal Palace to the Vitality Stadium in the Premier League on New Year’s Eve.
The Cherries returned to top-flight action with a limp 2-0 defeat to Chelsea which couldn’t be rescued by a squall of pressure far too little and late. Crystal Palace fared even worse.
On an afternoon which Patrick Vieira solemnly described as “one of the worst days since I’ve been with the club”, Palace lost 3-0 at home to Fulham, ending the contest with just nine men.
Here’s everything you need to know about the meeting between two teams with redemption on the brain.