Premier League Week 11 Match Preview
Chelsea v Leeds
This Saturday night, Chelsea host Leeds United in a 20:00 kick off.
Chelsea are in honorable form at the moment, the Blues haven’t lost in their last 14 games in all competitions.
Leeds are in mediocre form, the Whites have two wins in their last five, last time out, Leeds enjoyed an emphatic 1-0 win over Everton.
The last meeting between the two sides was in the league cup, back in 2012. Despite the then Championship side taking a 1-0 lead, Chelsea eased to victory in the end, winning 5-1. Luciano Becchio was the scorer for Leeds United on the day. The blues had goals from Juan Mata, Branislav Ivanovic, Victor Moses, Eden Hazard and Fernando Torres.
Leeds’s key player is Patrick Bamford, the English striker has 7 goals and 1 assist in 10 games for the Whites this season.
Timo Werner has begun to find form for Chelsea, subsequent to a tough start to life in the Premier League, Werner has 4 goals and 2 assists in ten games so far for the Blues.
Chelsea are fortunate enough to have an injury free squad
Leeds have 6 injuries, Forshaw, Llorente, Beradi, Harrison, Shackleton and Hernandez.
Chelsea : 8 / 15
Draw : 3
Leeds : 11 / 2
Tottenham v Arsenal
Tottenham host Arsenal on Sunday afternoon at 16:30, for the first North London derby of the season.
Tottenham are in fantastic form, not losing in the league since their opening day defeat to Everton.
Arsenal are in poor form at the moment, currently sitting 14th in the league, the Gunners have just one win in their last five league games.
The most recent meeting between the two rivals was in July. Spurs were victorious on the day, despite having significantly less of the ball, winning 2-1. Arsenal took the lead in the Derby in the 16th minute, with a goal from Alexandre Lacazette, moreover Tottenham equalized just a few minutes later, via Heung Min Son. Spurs scored the winner in the 81st minute, following a header from Toby Alderweireld.
Harry Kane is a player to watch for Tottenham, Spurs’ star man has 7 goals and 9 assists so far this season, however there is doubt whether he will be fit for the fixture.
Gabriel is a key player for Arsenal. The Brazilian Centre half has the highest average match rating in the Gunners squad, with a 6.96.
Spurs have 5 injuries, Lamela, Kane, Regulion, Alderweireld and Vinicius
Arsenal have 3 injuries, Luiz, Martinelli and Partey. Nicolas Pepe is suspended for the fixture.
Tottenham : 10 / 11
Draw : 11 / 4
Arsenal : 14 / 5
Liverpool v Wolves
Wolves travel to Anfield on Sunday, to take on Liverpool in a 19:15 kick off.
Liverpool are in modest form going into the clash, unbeaten in their last seven.
Likewise, Wolves are in decent form, with 1 loss in their last seven.
The last meeting between Liverpool and Wolves was back in January. The Reds were triumphant on the day, winning 2-1. Henderson opened the scoring for Liverpool in the 8th minute of the tie, Jimenez equalized in the 51st minute, the game could have gone either way in the second half, but Roberto Firmino scored the winner for Liverpool in the 84th minute.
Pedro Neto is a key player for Wolves. The Portuguese winger is the most consistent player in the Wolves squad, with an AMR rating of 7.19. Additionally, Neto has 3 goals and 2 assists in the Premier league this term.
Mohamed Salah is a notable name for the Reds, the Egyptian has 8 goals and 1 assist so far this season, not to mention an AM|R of 7.79.
Liverpool have an extensive injury list, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Alisson, Milner, Gomez, Keita, Alcantara, Alexander-Arnold, Van Dijk and Shaqiri are all out.
Wolves have 3 injuries, Jonny, Jimenz and Saiss.
Liverpool : 1 / 2
Draw : 10 / 3
Wolves : 5