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Bournemouth heads to Aston Villa on Saturday, riding a surge of momentum that could help it escape the Premier League's bottom three with another result.

Aston Villa controlled Bournemouth in a straightforward 3-0 win that sent the Cherries back to earth on Saturday at Villa Park.

The relegation-threatened Cherries beat Liverpool 1-0 last time out but trailed by the seventh-minute and only once looked a threat to score, when Dominic Solanke took too many touches on a long second-half dribble.


Douglas Luiz scored that first-half marker and match star Jacob Ramsey fittingly got Villa’s second goal in the win, which propels Villa into 10th place with 38 points before Chelsea (37 points) kicks off vs Everton.

Villa’s claimed 10 of its last 12 available points as Unai Emery’s men can dream of Europe in realistic-enough fashion.

Bournemouth’s 24 points are good for 19th place, one point off safety.

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Unai Emery’s Aston Villa makes jam of sour Cherries

Bournemouth is not dead in the water but Villa sure made them look like a team not fit for the level.

Villa’s expected goals of 3.20 really piled up late but that’s a big figure, and Tyrone Mings led a defense that only allowed Bournemouth nine shot attempts and an 0.59 xG total over 90 minutes.

Villa literally looked like a European candidate on Saturday, and only some of that has to do with Bournemouth. The Villans were in the ascendancy from Moment No. 1 and probably could’ve scored five on another day (Mings had a late in-tight shot saved by Neto, in fact).

This all happened with Boubacar Kamara, Leander Dendoncker, and Philippe Coutinho injured and Diego Carlos and Lucas Digne as unused subs.

Watch out for Villa, who has a lot of reasonable points ahead of them on the fixture list.

David Brooks return a feel-good moment

The vibes didn’t last too long, and that’s why we want to make sure we acknowledge David Brooks’ return to Bournemouth following a lengthy and scary absence.

Brooks, 25, announced his diagnosis with Stage 2 Hodgkin lymphoma in October 2021 and missed the rest of last season, then missing most of this season with a dreadful hamstring injury.

His entrance to this game was greeted with very warm applause around Villa Park. It’s just that Villa then scored within minutes.

Aston Villa vs Bournemouth player ratings: Stars of the Show

Douglas Luiz: Scored early, dominated throughout.

Jacob Ramsey: This isn’t exact math, but it feels like he spent approximately 15% of this game with the ball in space.

Jefferson Lerma, Philip Billing, and Dango Ouattara: For the most part, if Bournemouth is playing these are the  players you can count on to play well (Lerma certainly has his days, but most of the time). Sometimes Neto joins in. It’s just not enough.

Aston Villa vs Bournemouth player ratingsfotmob.comWhat’s next?

Bournemouth returns to the pitch on April 1 versus Fulham, while Villa goes to Chelsea the same day.

Douglas Luiz goal video: Villans in control earlyJacob Ramsey goal video: MOTM adds a goal to his performanceEmi Buendia goal video: Ex-Norwich man turns in Luiz cornerHow to watch Aston Villa vs Bournemouth live, stream link and start time

Kick off: 11am ET, Saturday
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Key storylines & star players

Leon Bailey will be looking to make amends for the penalty he conceded in a 1-1 draw with West Ham. Bailey’s looked quite good under Unai Emery, and his connection with in-form and sneaky postseason honors candidate Ollie Watkins could prove vital to this game and the top-half charge.

Philip Billing looks the sort of leader that can help prod a big finish out of Bournemouth, who has in Dango Outtara the electric injection it wanted from the January transfer market. Neto will matter quite a bit, too, for a team which is still conceding chances.

Aston Villa team news, injuries, lineup options

OUT: Philippe Coutinho (thigh), Jed Steer (calf), Boubacar Kamara (ankle), Leander Dendoncker (undisclosed)

Introducing your Aston Villa team to face Bournemouth! ???? #AVLBOU

— Aston Villa (@AVFCOfficial) March 18, 2023

Bournemouth team news, injuries, lineup options

OUT: Junior Stanislas (undisclosed), Marcus Tavernier (thigh), Illia Zabarnyi (foot), Adam Smith (groin)

We're unchanged for #AVLBOU ????

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— AFC Bournemouth ???? (@afcbournemouth) March 18, 2023

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Can Chelsea continue its upward momentum when ornery Everton visits Stamford Bridge for Week 28 of the Premier League season (watch live, 11am ET Saturday on USA Network and online via

The Blues’ top-end defending — fourth-fewest goals allowed — is finally getting some offensive help with five goals scored in back-to-back wins over Borussia Dortmund and Leicester City.


And that has Chelsea eyeing a return to the Europa League places and maybe, just maybe, a surprising surge into the top four discussion by season’s end. The Blues have 37 points through 26 games, good for 10th place, and that’s 11th points off fourth-place Tottenham with a match-in-hand on Spurs.

Everton’s now 15th on the Premier League table but that’s just one point off 18th and three points off the PL cellar. Taking seven of the last 15 points available has helped, but Sean Dyche will know that consistent performances are the key to belief.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Chelsea vs Everton.

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Kick off: 11am ET Saturday
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Key storylines & star players

Might we see more of Christian Pulisic? The American playmaker looked bright in a cameo against old club Borussia Dortmund following a long spell out but did not play against Leicester City. Kai Havertz has scored in consecutive games and is rewarding Graham Potter for faith as the Chelsea boss continued to start the ex-Bayer Leverkusen man despite a run of ineffective play.

Everton has wins over Leeds and Brentford in recent weeks but has had trouble with Big Six teams including shutouts at the hands of Liverpool and Arsenal. Dyche won’t have to look too far back to see a 1-0 win over Arsenal, a day which saw Jordan Pickford star between the sticks. Pickford has been instrumental in Everton’s last three wins but has also allowed multiple goals in the other four matches since the start of December. He must show up at Stamford.

Chelsea team news, injuries, lineup options

OUT: Thiago Silva (knee), Cesar Azpilicueta (head), Armando Broja (knee), Raheem Sterling (hamstring), Mason Mount (abdominal), Edouard Mendy (shoulder), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (back)

Your Chelsea side today! ????#CheEve

— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) March 18, 2023

Everton team news, injuries, lineup options

OUT: Andros Townsend (knee), Dominic Calvert-Lewin (thigh), Nathan Patterson (fitness)

⚠️ Team news is in! ⚠️

Sean Dyche names an unchanged XI from the win against Brentford.#CHEEVE

— Everton (@Everton) March 18, 2023

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Christian Pulisic, now healthy, drew his first Premier League start since New Year’s Day when he joined the Chelsea XI for Saturday’s match with pink-clad Everton.

A knee injury kept him out of a Premier League lineup from Jan. 12 to March 11, when he made a cameo off the bench against Leicester City.


Those 17 minutes came after six against old club Borussia Dortmund in the second leg of a UEFA Champions League tie.

Pulisic made some waves this week when he seemed to endorse the USMNT return of head coach Gregg Berhalter, calling actions taken against the former boss by Giovanni Reyna’s family “extremely childish” and “youth soccer.”

Below is our minute-by-minute analysis of Christian Pulisic after his display for Chelsea against Everton at Stamford Bridge.

Christian Pulisic Watch, live: Minute-by-minute focus on USMNT star vs Everton

3rd minute: Pulisic fizzes a cross toward goal but Kai Havertz can’t get his head on it as Chelsea has almost immediately claimed territory in the Everton end.

10th minute: A Reece James cross is just a bit too high for the Pulisic, as the diminutive leaper finds himself looking to make the most of dangerous service.

16th minute: Pulisic drops deep to get an incisive pass from Mateo Kovacic, turning and dribbling through the center to lay off to Ben Chilwell, but the move dies soon afterward.

26th minute: The American is cut down by Idrissa Gana Gueye in a nasty sliding challenge, and stays down for a minute as he helped Chelsea keep possession. Gana Gueye will get booked at the next whistle.

28th minute: Pulisic has the ball in a half-space and gets it to Joao Felix in the same spot, but the Atleti loanee’s bright dart into the box is cut out by the Toffees.

31st minute: The USMNT winger scoops a little pass into traffic that Havertz does well to get his foot to, but the flag is up.

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Manchester United will continue their pursuit of a cup treble when they host fellow Premier League side Fulham at Old Trafford in the quarterfinals of the FA Cup on Sunday (watch live, 12:30 pm ET). [ LIVE: Follow the FA Cup scores here ]

Having already secured the League Cup this season, Erik ten Hag’s side is also into the last-eight of the Europa League after finishing off Real Betis on Thursday, as they turn their attention to domestic matters once again.

Manchester United haven’t won the FA Cup since the 2015-16 season. Fulham, on the other hand, have never lifted England’s most famous trophy in a knockout competition.

Here’s everything you need to know ahead of Manchester United vs Fulham, live on Sunday. 

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How to watch Manchester United vs Fulham live, stream link and start timeKick off: 12:30 pm ET, Sunday
Online: ESPN+Key storylines & star players

The fixtures continue to come thick and fast for Manchester United, who will play their 14th game since the start of February (47 days – a game every four days, on average, for a month and a half) before a brief respite in the form of the international break next week. They will, however, be without Casemiro, perhaps the most important player (and summer signing) at the club after the Brazilian picked up his second red card of 2023 in a 0-0 draw with Southampton last weekend. He featured, and starred, in the second leg against Betis, but will almost certainly give way to the Scott McTominay-Fred double pivot which often roamed the field at Old Trafford prior to his arrival. The Red Devils have lost just two of their last 26 games in all competitions (to Arsenal and Liverpool, in Premier League play).

Fulham, on the other hand, find themselves suddenly in one of their worst moments all season, having lost back-to-back games while conceding six goals to Brentford and Arsenal. Aleksandar Mitrovic hasn’t scored a goal in his last nine appearances (all competitions) after starting the season with 11 in 15. The 3-0 defeat to Arsenal snapped Manor Solomon’s run of five straight games with a goal, picking up the slack amid Mitrovic’s downturn.

Manchester United team news, injuries, lineup options

OUT: Casemiro (suspension), Alejandro Garnacho (ankle), Christian Eriksen (ankle), Donny van de Beek (knee), Mason Greenwood (suspension – MORE) | QUESTIONABLE: Anthony Martial (hip), Antony (illness)

Fulham team news, injuries, lineup options

OUT: Tom Cairney (ankle), Neeskens Kebano (achilles), Layvin Kurzawa (knee) | QUESTIONABLE: Willian (back)

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The FA Cup continues to deliver plenty of shocks and plenty of Premier League clubs have been on the receiving end as the quarterfinal is set.

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Fourth-tier Grimsby Town shocked Southampton to secure their spot in the last eight for the first time since 1939, while Blackburn Rovers and Sheffield United both beat Premier League opposition to set up their quarterfinal tie.

Manchester United, Manchester City, Brighton, Burnley and Fulham also made it through the last eight as these teams are now just one win away from a semifinal at Wembley.

Below is the FA Cup stream info, fixtures and predictions.

FA Cup live: How to watch, scores, schedule, dates, how to watch

Dates: Quarterfinals – March 18-19
Times: Below
Online: Live updates via
How to watch: ESPN+

FA Cup quarterfinal schedule

Saturday, March 18

1:30pm ET: Manchester City vs Burnley

Sunday, March 19

8am ET: Sheffield United vs Blackburn Rovers
10:15am ET: Brighton vs Grimsby Town
12:30pm ET: Manchester United vs Fulham

FA Cup quarterfinal predictions – By Joe Prince-Wright

Manchester City 3-1 Burnley
Sheffield United 2-1 Blackburn Rovers
Brighton 3-1 Grimsby Town
Manchester United 3-1 Fulham

FA Cup fifth round results

Tuesday, February 28

Stoke City 0-1 Brighton & Hove Albion
Leicester City 1-2 Blackburn Rovers
Fulham 2-0 Leeds United
Bristol City 3-0 Manchester City


— Fulham Football Club (@FulhamFC) February 28, 2023

YOU JUST DON'T SAVE THOSE ⭐️@ISRAELFA international, @Manorsolomon, curls in from an incredible angle for @FulhamFC ????????#EmiratesFACup

— Emirates FA Cup (@EmiratesFACup) February 28, 2023

A well-worked @ManCity move is finished by @PhilFoden ????#EmiratesFACup

— Emirates FA Cup (@EmiratesFACup) February 28, 2023

Target acquired ????@ManCity @KevinDeBruyne#EmiratesFACup

— Emirates FA Cup (@EmiratesFACup) February 28, 2023

Wednesday, March 1

Southampton 1-2 Grimsby Town
Burnley 1-0 Fleetwood Town
Manchester United 3-1 West Ham United
Sheffield United 1-0 Tottenham Hotspur

The Mariners sail into the quarter-finals [email protected] continued their fairytale #EmiratesFACup journey with a 2-1 victory over @SouthamptonFC ✨

— Emirates FA Cup (@EmiratesFACup) March 2, 2023

They CANNOT be stopped ✋@SheffieldUnited upset the odds to defeat Premier League side @SpursOfficial 1-0 and claim their spot in the #EmiratesFACup quarter-final ????

— Emirates FA Cup (@EmiratesFACup) March 2, 2023

Comeback: COMPLETE ✅@ManUtd sealed their #EmiratesFACup quarter-final spot after coming back from a goal down to beat a defiant @WestHam 3-1 ????

— Emirates FA Cup (@EmiratesFACup) March 1, 2023

FA Cup fifth round predictions – By Joe Prince-Wright

Tuesday, February 28

Leicester City 2-1 Blackburn Rovers
Stoke City 1-3 Brighton & Hove Albion
Fulham 2-1 Leeds United
Bristol City 1-3 Manchester City

Wednesday, March 1

Southampton 3-1 Grimsby Town
Manchester United 2-1 West Ham United
Burnley 3-0 Fleetwood Town
Sheffield United 0-2 Tottenham Hotspur

FA Cup fourth round replays results


Grimsby Town 3-0 Luton Town
Fleetwood Town 1-0 Sheffield Wednesday
Burnley 2-1 Ipswich Town
Sheffield United 3-1 Wrexham AFC


Sunderland 2-3 Fulham

FA Cup fourth round results

All games 10am ET unless otherwise stated


Man City 1-0 Arsenal – Recap/video highlights

Accrington Stanley 1-3 Leeds United
Walsall 0-1 Leicester City
Fulham 1-1 Sunderland
Bristol City 3-0 West Brom
Sheffield Wednesday 1-1 Fleetwood Town
Blackburn Rovers 2-2 Birmingham City
Luton Town 2-2 Grimsby Town
Ipswich Town 0-0 Burnley
Southampton 2-1 Blackpool
Preston North End 0-3 Tottenham Hotspur
Manchester United 3-1 Reading


— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) January 28, 2023

Leeds march on! [email protected] showed their class as they sealed a 3-1 victory over @ASFCofficial to secure their place in the #EmiratesFACup fifth round! ????

— Emirates FA Cup (@EmiratesFACup) January 28, 2023

Brighton 2-1 Liverpool
Stoke City 3-1 Stevenage
Wrexham 3-3 Sheffield United

???? What an incredible goal from red-hot Kaoru Mitoma to win it for Brighton against Liverpool in stoppage time! #BHAFC 2-1 #LFC #FACup

— Joe Prince-Wright (@JPW_NBCSports) January 29, 2023

Harvey Elliott just delivers in the #EmiratesFACup ????#EmiratesFACup

— Emirates FA Cup (@EmiratesFACup) January 29, 2023

They all count [email protected]#EmiratesFACup

— Emirates FA Cup (@EmiratesFACup) January 29, 2023

Derby County 0-2 West Ham United

FA Cup third round replays


Swansea City 1-2 (AET) Bristol City
Forest Green Rovers 1-2 Birmingham City (original tie postponed due to waterlogged pitch)
Wigan 1-2 Luton
Wolves 0-1 Liverpool
West Brom 4-0 Chesterfield

It's @LFC through thanks to a rocket from Harvey Elliott ????#EmiratesFACup

— Emirates FA Cup (@EmiratesFACup) January 17, 2023


Leeds United 5-2 Cardiff City


It was a 5️⃣ star performance from @LUFC, as their young forward Willy Gnonto shone to help book their place in the #EmiratesFACup fourth round after a 5-2 victory over @CardiffCityFC! ????

— Emirates FA Cup (@EmiratesFACup) January 18, 2023

Tuesday, January 24

Accrington Stanley 1-0 Boreham Wood

FA Cup third round results


Manchester United 3-1 Everton

Marcus Rashford forces an own goal from Conor Coady.

He's playing on another level right now ????

— ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) January 6, 2023


Preston North End 3-1 Huddersfield Town
Reading 2-0 Watford
Tottenham 1-0 Portsmouth
Gillingham 0-1 Leicester City
Forest Green Rovers vs Birmingham City — PPD
Crystal Palace 1-2 Southampton
Hull City 0-2 Fulham
Middlesbrough 1-5 Brighton
Fleetwood Town 2-1 QPR
Ipswich Town 4-1 Rotherham
Bournemouth 2-4 Burnley
Blackpool 4-1 Nottingham Forest
Chesterfield 3-3 West Brom
Millwall 0-2 Sheffield United
Boreham Wood 1-1 Accrington Stanley
Shrewsbury Town 1-2 Sunderland
Brentford 0-1 West Ham
Coventry City 3-4 Wrexham
Luton Town 1-1 Wigan
Grimsby Town 1-0 Burton Albion
Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 Newcastle
Liverpool 2-2 Wolves

Simply ????????????????????????????, @HKane ????‍[email protected] #EmiratesFACup

— Emirates FA Cup (@EmiratesFACup) January 7, 2023

A goal of @FIFAWorldCup winning quality from Alexis Mac Allister [email protected]#EmiratesFACup

— Emirates FA Cup (@EmiratesFACup) January 7, 2023

Signed. Sealed. Delivered ☑️

Shane Long confirms @ReadingFC's spot in the #EmiratesFACup fourth round

— Emirates FA Cup (@EmiratesFACup) January 7, 2023


Bristol City 1-1 Swansea City
Derby County 3-0 Barnsley
Cardiff City 2-2 Leeds
Stockport 1-2 Walsall
Hartlepool 0-3 Stoke City
Norwich 0-1 Blackpool
Aston Villa 1-2 Stevenage
Man City 4-0 Chelsea

The @StevenageFC players are definitely going to enjoy this win ????

— Emirates FA Cup (@EmiratesFACup) January 8, 2023


Oxford United 0-3 Arsenal

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