Stoke are found currently in 12th position in the ranking of the Premier League with 13 points accumulated in 11 matches of the championship.
The hosts are in a very good shape, with three victories recorded last 4 games of the Premier League. Previous round, Stoke drew on the field at West Ham, with the score 1-1.
Welshman Joe Allen is the team’s leading scorer in the championship, it has four successful, so far.
The hosts can not rely on accidentatii Stephen Ireland, Ibrahim Afellay and Glen Johnson.
On the other side, Bournemotuh ranks 13th of the league first English leagues, the team managed to collect 12 points after 11 rounds.
Guests through a difficult period in the championship with two straight losses. They were defeated by Middlesbrough 2-0 and Sunderland last round 2-1.
J. and C. Wilson Stanislas team are top scorers in the Premier League, with three goals by each, in 11 games.
Guests can not rely on this trip on the suspended Adam Smith and Lewis accidentatii Cook and Brad Smith.
Stoke Probable team: Grant – Pieters, Indi, Shawcross, Bardsley – Adam Imbula – Arnautovic, Allen, Walters – Bony
Bournemouth Probable team: Boruc – Francis, Ake, Cook, Daniels – Surman artery – Stanislas, Wilshere, Ibe – Wilson