Southampton can move back to within four points of Premier League leaders Chelsea if they can take victory away to out-of-form Aston Villa.
After six consecutive defeats, a draw and a clean sheet away to West Ham United last time came as a massive relief to the home side and their manager Paul Lambert, who was coming under some pressure despite signing a new contract as recently as September.
But there is still plenty to be done to ...More
It’s a time of uncertainty, nerves and contradictions at Liverpool, amplified by the weekend’s 3-1 defeat at Crystal Palace. It’s the second straight year the Reds have collapsed at Selhurst Park and while their Premier League title aspirations are unharmed this time - but only because they didn’t exist in the first place - Sunday’s reverse may be equally as damaging as last year’s.
Quite where the Liverpool side that for much of las...More
Two more sides in desperate need of a result meet in the Premier League on Sunday as Hull City meet a Tottenham side coming under increasing pressure to regain form.
The Tigers have had a number of injuries to contend with in recent weeks, but that does not excuse their performance in the last game at Burnley. They were strangely lethargic and created very few chances, so Steve Bruce will be demanding a reaction, as well as more of g...More
Two sides who have performed significantly below expectations so far this season clash at the Emirates Stadium as Arsenal face Manchester United.
The Gunners were shell-shocked after their last game as they gave away a 1-0 lead to lose to a resurgent Swansea City, having looked very comfortable following yet another goal from Alexis Sanchez, who is quickly turning into one of the players of the season.
It was yet more frustration fo...More
Victory for out-of-form Leicester City against Sunderland would see them move out of the Premier League’s bottom three and leapfrog their opponents.
The international break perhaps came at a good time for the East Midlands club, as it provided a chance to regroup and reassess matters in the wake of a run of poor results which has left their positive start to the season in tatters.
The biggest concern for manager Nigel Pearson is the...More
Burnley will be looking to build on their first win back in the Premier League as they travel to the Britannia Stadium to face Stoke City.
The home supporters will undoubtedly wondering which Stoke side will turn up on Saturday, with the Potters having produced a number of inconsistent displays so far this season, but the win over Tottenham last time out did show that they are a very strong side and capable of competing with the Prem...More
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