Premier league week 5 preview
After what feels like forever, we are back for another round of Premier league fixtures. In this article we will preview some of the key games coming up.
Everton v Liverpool
Liverpool make the short trip to Goodison park, for a 12 30 kick off on Saturday. Everton have had their best start to a Premier League season in years, with a flawless record so far. Nonetheless, Liverpool have also had a positive start to the season, despite suffering a humiliating 7-2 defeat to Aston Villa, last time out.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin is a player to watch for the Toffees, the Englishman has had an exceptional start to the season, scoring 6 goals in 4 games, making him premier league scorer, not to mention an AMR of 8.25.
Likewise for Liverpool, Mohamed Salah is key to their success. The Egyptian has 5 goals in 4 games for Liverpool this season, and has an AMR of 8.40.
Everton will be without the services of 6 first team players, Cenk Tosun, Jean-Phillippe Gbamin, Jonjoe Kenny, Mason Holgate, Seamus Coleman and Yerry Mina.
Liverpool have 3 first team players unavailable for selection, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Alisson Becker and Naby Keita.
Liverpool : 5 / 6
Draw : 16 / 5
Everton : 11 / 4
Souce : Bet365
Manchester City v Arsenal
Manchester City host Arsenal at the Etihad for a 17:30 kick off on Saturday night. Arsenal fans will be pleased with their improved start to the season compared to recent years, winning 3 and losing 1. On the other hand Manchester City fans will be wondering what went wrong in pre season, with 1 win, 1 draw and 1 loss.
Kevin De Bruyne has been a crucial player for Manchester City ever since signing, the Belgian has 1 goal and 1 assist so far this season, as well as an AMR of 7.89. However there are some doubts on whether De Bruyne will be playing as he picked up a muscle injury on International duty.
Alexandre Lacazette has been a pivotal player in Arsenal’s start to the season, the Frenchman has scored 3 goals in 3 games so far, and has an AMR of 7.5.
Manchester City are coming to the end of their injury crisis, the Citizens have no definite injuries but have 5 players who are doubtful, Oleksandr Zinchenko, Gabriel Jesus, Kevin De Bruyne, Raheem Sterling and Sergio Aguero.
Arsenal have an extensive injury list, Calum Chambers, Gabriel Martinelli, Shkodran Mustafi, Emile Smith – Rowe and unavailable for selection, and Aubamyang and Kieran Tierney are doubts.
Manchester City : 2 / 5
Draw : 17 / 4
Arsenal : 6
Source : Bet365
Tottenham v West Ham
Tottenham host West Ham on Sunday at 16:30. Both sides have had similar starts to the season, Spurs have won 2, drawn 1 and lost 1, whereas West Ham have had 2 wins and 2 draws.
Heung-Min Son has had a remarkable start to the season, the South Korean has scored 6 goals and picked up 1 assist, as well as having an AMR of 8.20.
Michael Antonio is a key player for West ham, the centre forward has 2 goals so far, and has the highest AMR in the West Ham squad with 7.31.
Tottenham have Eric Dier who is unavailable for the tie, Giovani Lo Celso and Japhet Tanganga are both sides.
West Ham have Ryan Fredricks who is a doubt, but other than that the Hammers have an injury free squad.
Tottenham : 11 / 18
Draw : 57 / 17
West Ham : 5 /1
Souce : Bet365