Bournemouth v Arsenal: when is kick off and how to watch Premier League game on TV

Arsenal face Bournemouth at the Vitality stadium with the game being shown live on Sky Sports

Newly-promoted Bournemouth host Arsenal in the Premier League this Saturday, in what will be the second televised Premier League game over the weekend.

Arsenal will be looking to maintain their perfect run after a 2-0 win away at Crystal Palace on the opening day of the season was followed up by a 4-2 win at home to Leicester City.

Bournemouth, meanwhile, suffered a 4-0 defeat away at Manchester City last time out, but managed to beat Aston Villa 2-0 on the opening day of the season.

The South Coast side are certainly no pushovers when playing at home, as Arsenal must be at their best when the two sides meet this weekend.

Here’s all you need to know.

When is Bournemouth v Arsenal?

Bournemouth will host Arsenal at the Vitality Stadium on Saturday, 20 August with kick-off at 5:30pm.

The last meeting between the sides finished in a 1-1 draw at the Vitality as Pierre Emerick Aubameyang’s second half goal cancelled out a Dan Gosling strike on Boxing Day 2019.

How to watch on TV

The game will be broadcast live on Sky Sports, with build-up starting from 5pm, with the match immediately following Gillette Soccer Saturday.

How to sign up to Sky Sports and Now TV

You’ll need a Sky subscription to watch Sky Sports and there are different options to choose from.

For brand new customers you can get Sky TV and Sky Sports for £44 a month for 18 months instead of £51/month.

The price includes a Netflix subscription and will incur a £20 set up fee.

If you’re already a Sky + or Sky Q customer the cheapest option will cost you £18 extra a month in the 2 for 1 Football Channel Offerand is the ideal option for those who only want football.

If you’re a fan of all sports however, and want to have access to all 8 Sky Sports channels including Premier League, F1 and more then that will be an extra £25 a month on top of your current contract.

If you’re already in contract with another provider then you can also sign up to access Sky Sports through a Now TV membership.

There are two options to choose from - a monthly subscription which is at the discounted price of £25 a month, down from £33 a month, or a single day subscription which is £11 a month.

On the Now TV website, it will show a sports membership and another option.

A daily subscription grants you 24 hour access to 11 sky sports channels, whereas a monthly subscription will allow you to watch all Sky channels whenever you wish, on upto three devices at any given time.

Who do Arsenal play next?

Arsenal have a run of favourable fixtures coming up, in games that they believe they can win, and arguably should.

After Bournemouth, they played another newly promoted team in Fulham at home, which is one of two consecutive home games, playing Aston Villa just four days later.

Due to an international break, the Gunners will play just three matches in September.

First up is Manchester United before hosting Everton and then travelling south of London to face Brentford.

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