Leicester City v Bournemouth

Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare hopes that his side's thrashing at the hands of Tottenham Hotspur was a one-off ahead of Sunday's final Premier League clash against Bournemouth.

19/05/2017 - 18:45 -

Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare hopes that his side's thrashing at the hands of Tottenham Hotspur was a one-off ahead of Sunday's final Premier League clash against Bournemouth.

The Foxes were demolished 6-1 by the Lilywhites in a performance that was their worst since Shakespeare took over as interim manager from Claudio Ranieri.

Shakespeare told reporters: "We haven't had many performances like that. They (the players) have been excellent in the time that I've been in charge. Hopefully this is a one-off. We need to put it right for Sunday because we want to finish as high as we can."

Meanwhile, Cherries boss Eddie Howe still has hopes of making his side even more competitive next season. He said: "We don't want to lose our best players, we want to bring in more so, hopefully, that will be achieved. I believe we can keep all our players and we are under no pressure to sell."

Both City and Bournemouth could finish as high as eighth if either wins and results go their way. In team news, Robert Huth, is doubtful with a foot injury while Wes Morgan, Danny Drinkwater, Molla Wague and Nampalys Mendy remain out.

For the visitors, Bournemouth could bring back midfielders Dan Gosling and Andrew Surman after their respective calf and knee problems. Benik Afobe is out with injury while Lewis Cook is with the England U20 team at the World Cup.

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