Man City vs Sunderland – Premier League preview and team news

After more disappointment on their travels, Manchester City will look to get themselves back on track with victory at home to Sunderland, who are now five points adrift of safety following three straight defeats. The hosts have not won on the road in the league since a stoppage time goal gave them the honours at Crystal Palace back in mid-September, and Yaya Toure’s sublime finish at Arsenal on Monday was just their second away goal since then. By and large, results have been a whole lot better at the Etihad…

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Arsenal vs Sunderland – Premier League preview and team news

Injury-ravaged Arsenal will be desperate to claim their first Premier League victory in four matches when they host a Sunderland side which is outside the bottom three having won their last two. Already robbed of the services of a number of first-team players, two more were forced off for Arsenal last weekend at Norwich City in the shape of Laurent Koscielny and Alexis Sanchez. The sheer volume of setbacks is seriously threatening to undermine their attempts to win a first league title for 12 years, and manager Arsene Wenger is finding his squad…

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Sunderland vs Tottenham – Premier League preview and team news

There will be a great deal of anxiety at the Stadium of Light on Sunday as slow starting duo Sunderland and Tottenham both target their first Premier League win of the season. Being without a victory after four games of a new term is a situation that the hosts are becoming increasingly used to, and they will be wary of the possibility of this latest sluggish opening sequence leading to another tooth and nail battle to avoid relegation. There is at least more of a goal threat this time around, with the Black Cats having found…

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