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Team news: AFC Bournemouth v Everton - Tommy Elphick starts for the Cherries

Posted: Sat 20 Feb 2016

AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe makes seven changes to the side that were defeated by Stoke City last weekend.

Captain Tommy Elphick returns for his first game since the Emirates FA Cup fourth round win over Portsmouth, alongside Sylvain Distin in the heart of the defence.

Juan Iturbe also makes his second start for the club while Eunan O'Kane and Shaun MacDonald return to the starting XI.

Assistant manager Jason Tindall explains the team selection in the video below.

Cherries: Federici, Francis, Elphick, Distin, Daniels, Iturbe, O'Kane, MacDonald, Gosling, Stanislas, King.

Subs: Boruc, Wiggins, Smith, Butcher, Pugh, Ritchie, Murray.