Premier League Week 21 Preview
As we approach gameweek 21 of the Premier League season, we will preview three key clashes of the weekend.
Arsenal v Manchester United
Arsenal host Manchester United at the Emirates at 17:30 on Saturday evening. The Gunners go into the tie in moderate form, winning 3 of their last 5.
Aside from their disappointing 2-1 to Sheffield United on Wednesday, the Red Devils go into the game in good form, 2nd in the league and 4 wins in their last 6 matches.
The last meeting between the two sides resulted in a 1-0 for Arsenal at Old Trafford. Pierre Emerick Aubamyang converted a spot kick in the 69th minute, securing all 3 points for Mikel Arteta’s side.
Alexandre Lacazette could prove to be a decisive player for Arsenal. The Frenchman has been one of the Gunners top performers this season, scoring 8 goals in 17 matches.
There’s no debate on who Arsenal need to watch out for, Bruno Fernandes. The Portuguese creator is enjoying, arguably the best season of his career, scoring 11 goals and assisting 7 in 20 matches so far.
Arsenal : 37 / 20
Draw : 5 / 2
Manchester United : 6 / 4
Leicester City v Leeds United
Leeds travel to the King Power stadium on Sunday to take on the Foxes. The Whites go into the tie in great form, with 3 wins in their last 5 games.
Leicester are in preposterous form at the moment, unbeaten in seven and sitting third place in the Premier League.
The most recent clash between the two sides was in November ended in an emphatic 4-1 win for Brendan Rodgers’ side. Youri Tielemans was the man of the match on the day scoring 2 goals and picking up a match rating of 8.9.
Patrick Bamford is a player to watch for Leeds United, the centre forward has 10 goals in 17 games for the Whites, and has an average match rating of 7.10.
James Maddison is a key player for Leicester City, Maddison has been pivotal in the Foxes’ success this season, scoring 6 and assisting 2.
Leicester City : 5 / 6
Draw : 3
Leeds : 3
Brighton v Tottenham Hotspur
Brighton take on Spurs at the Amex stadium at 19:15 on Sunday night. Graham Potter’s side go into the game with 1 win in their last 5.
Spurs went a month unbeaten, but their defeat to Liverpool last night ended their run.
The last meeting between the two sides saw Spurs win 2-1 at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium. Harry kane and Gareth Bale were the goalscorers on the day as Jose Mourinho’s side claimed all 3 points.
Neal Maupay is a player to watch for Brighton. The Frenchman has been a successful acquisition for the Seagulls since arriving in 2019, scoring 17 Premier league goals.
Harry Kane is an essential player for Spurs. The Englishman has scored 12 goals in 18 games this season. Kane is one of the main contenders to break the all time Premier league goal scoring record of 260 goals, set by Alan Shearer.
Brighton : 12 / 5
Draw : 12 / 5
Tottenham : 23 / 10