The Cherries travel to Carrow Road tomorrow to face Norwich City in what is a crucial game in the season.
Bournemouth lie 19th, six points above their opponents who occupy the bottom position of the Premier League.
A win could see Eddie Howe’s men climb out of the relegation zone, but it’s another game he must prepare for without key players available for selection.
When asked about whether injuries have played a part in his team’s poor form Howe said:
“It’s been very difficult this year, as I have felt I’ve never had our strongest group to work with.
“Winning games becomes that much harder with every player you lose.”
The latest player to join the injury list is Chris Mepham, who faces 12 weeks out on the sidelines with a hamstring problem.
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Despite the obstacles facing his team, Eddie Howe believes the players he has available are good enough to get all three points.
“I felt the team against Watford was a very strong team.
“Similarly, I back the team against Norwich to get the job done and pick up all 3 points.”
Howe may turn to experienced heads such as Andrew Surman in tomorrow’s game.
Some fresh legs may add energy to a side which is in desperate need of 3 points.
Cherries have lost nine their last 11 Premier League games and scored just six goals.