Premier League Fixtures this Weekend
By Omolosho Fatai Olamilekan
Watford vs Liverpool 12:30pm
Claudio Ranieri’s new side will host Liverpool at Vicarage Road stadium.
Watford may come back stronger as their new manager insists his appetite for football remains strong and determined to lead Watford to achieve bigger things this season.
Liverpool will be without their Brazilian players, goalkeeper Alisson Becker and midfielder Fabiano today. The duo after the international break had flown to Spain for next week’s Champions League match to avoid UK quarantine restrictions.
Aston Villa Vs Wolve 3pm
Aston Villa will fight for three point with Wolverhampton at Villa park 3pm today. Aston Villa only won one of their last seven home league games against Wolves, winning 4-1 in a Championship match in March 2018.
Wolves are looking to secure three consecutive away league wins for the first time since June 2020, while the last time they won three in a row without conceding in the top-flight was back in March 1960.
Leicester city vs Manchester United 3pm
Leicester city will host the red devils at kings park stadium.
The two highly rated sides will like to have a new beginning after their poor start to season. Leicester are currently having poor run of results, having won twice in the last seven premiership games this season.
United occupied 4th position on the table but their current form has become a concern as a result of a defeat to Aston Villa and a subsequent draw with Everton.
Manchester city vs Burnley 3pm
Man city will face Burnley at Etihad stadium. Pep Gaurdiola’s last four home games against Burnley finished 5-0 to the city.
No premiership team has ever win 5 home games in a row against an opponent by 5 goals before.
Burnley has lost each of their last eight games against City in all competition by an aggregate of 30-1. Man city has taken 28 points from their last 30 available against Burnley in premiership.
Norwich vs Brighton 3pm
Norwich will play Graham Potter’s side at their own ground.
Norwich are now sitting at the bottom of relegation, having earned a point in the last seven matches.
Brighton is one of best side in premiership this season; it will be difficult for a struggling team like Norwich to defeat potter’s lads.
Leeds United vs Southampton 3pm
Southampton Will face Leeds at Elland road stadium. Marcelo Bielsa’s side are in the 16th place and will be looking for a good result to move up the table, while Southampton will be fighting to be back to winning ways after 3-1 lose to Chelsea. It will be a tough game between the two sides.
Chelsea vs Brentford 5:30pm
Brentford are winless in their last six meetings with Chelsea in all competitions since a 3-1 away win in February 1939. This is the first league meeting between the sides since a 2-0 win for the Blues in March 1947. Chelsea have won their last two meetings with Brentford by a 4-0 scoreline. The fixtures were in the FA Cup.
Everton vs West ham 2pm
Both teams will seek a return to winning ways in the Premier League by locking horns at Goodison Park.
Everton managed to take a point home from their clash with Manchester United before the international break, while the Hammers fell against Brentford.
New castle vs Tottenham 4:30pm
New castle will host tough visitor at st.James park stadium.
New castle occupied 19th place on premiership table and have earned 3 points in last 7 games. Tottenham will also like to claim three point at st.James park as they are striving to be at the top of the table.