A full round of midweek English Premier League fixtures sees the battle intensify at the top of the table, as top two Tottenham and Liverpool collide at Anfield.
The pair meet on Merseyside on Wednesday with Jose Mourinho’s Spurs pipping the reigning champions on goal difference at the summit, with both held to draws last weekend.
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Chelsea kick off the midweek action on Tuesday evening when they go to play Wolves at Molineux, with both sides tasting defeat last time out.
They are followed on Tuesday night when Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City face West Brom at the Etihad Stadium.
City held rivals Manchester United to a goalless derby draw at Old Trafford at the weekend, with the Red Devils waiting until Thursday night for their trip to rock-bottom Sheffield United.
Elsewhere on Wednesday, festive cheer is in scant supply for Mikel Arteta and his Arsenal side, who take their howling run of bad form into an awkward home match with high-flying Southampton.
Across the capital, West Ham and Crystal Palace meet at the London Stadium for their rival clash later in the evening.
Leicester are among the teams jostling for a tilt at the top when they face tricky customers Everton at the King Power Stadium.
Leeds host Covid-19-stricken Newcastle at Elland Road at the same time, with Fulham welcoming Brighton on a busy night of EPL fixtures.
Aston Villa and Burnley contest the other Thursday game in a claret-and-blue-fest at Villa Park.
English Premier League predictions for this week
Prediction methodology explained: The expected win percentage is based off publicly available odds. For example, if a team’s odds are 2.30, the expected chance of winning is 43%. If the odds are 1.62 the expected chance of winning is 62% and so on. These are accurate at the time of writing but are subject to change. Where there is no value listed, the odds were not available at the time of writing.
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The English Premier League reaches the third round of fixtures in its new season this weekend, with reigning champions Liverpool once again taking centre stage as they do battle with Arsenal at Anfield on Monday night.
Jurgen Klopp’s Reds breezed to their second win of the new campaign at Chelsea last Sunday as Sadio Mane struck twice to seal a 2-0 victory.
They go up against a Gunners side that also maintained their 100% start with a win over West Ham at the Emirates Stadium.
Manchester United kick off the EPL weekend on Saturday lunchtime when they go to Brighton, chastened by last weekend’s Old Trafford slip up at the hands of Crystal Palace.
Palace host much improved Everton at Selhurst Park on Saturday, while Frank Lampard’s Chelsea make the trip to promoted West Brom, who were stuffed by the Toffees last Saturday.
Burnley and Southampton polish off Saturday’s Premier League action with a clash under the lights at Turf Moor.
Sunday sees Manchester City face the tricky challenge of Leicester at the Etihad Stadium, ahead of West Ham vs Wolves in the evening kick off.
A tasty Yorkshire derby between Sheffield United and Leeds – reunited in the top flight at long last – is a Sunday lunchtime treat.
Tottenham are also back on home turf under Jose Mourinho, as they take on Newcastle with all eyes on the potentially returning Gareth Bale.
Premier League fixtures and predictions for this weekend
Prediction methodology explained.
The expected win percentage is based off publicly available odds. For example, if a team’s odds are 2.30, the expected chance of winning is 43%. If the odds are 1.62 the expected chance of winning is 62% and so on. These are accurate at the time of writing but are subject to change. Where there is no value listed, the odds were not available at the time of writing.
All times listed are South African Standard Time. Predictions not available at the time of writing will be updates when they are released.
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