Premier League Weekend Preview
Liverpool v Everton
Everton make the short journey to Anfield, to take on Liverpool at 17:30 on Saturday. The Reds go into this game in terrible form, losing their last 3 league games. The Toffees are also in poor form, winning just once in their last five.
The last meeting between the two sides was a 2-2 draw, back in October. Liverpool struck first with a goal in the third minute from Sadio Mane, but Michael Keane responded for Everton fifteen minutes later. Salah netted in the 72nd minute to put Liverpool back in front, but again it didn’t take Everton long to respond, as Calvert-Lewin scored in the 81st minute.
Mohamed Salah is a player to watch for Liverpool. The Egyptian has scored 17 goals in 23 matches for the Reds this season.
James Rodriguez has been in fantastic form, in his debut season for Everton. The Columbian has 5 goals and 3 assists and an AMR of 7.24.
Liverpool : 4 / 9
Draw : 10 / 3
Everton : 11 / 2
Arsenal v Manchester City
Arsenal host league leaders, Manchester City, at 16:30 on Sunday. Arsenal are in mediocre form, winning 2 out of their last 5. City are in preposterous form, with not a single loss since November.
The last time the two sides met was in an EFL cup tie in December. Pep’s men enjoyed an emphatic victory, winning 4-1, with goals from Jesus, Mahrez, Foden and Laporte.
Bukayo Saka is a player to watch for the Gunners, The winger has scored 5 goals and assisted 2 this season, at just 19 years of age, Saka is one of England’s most promising talents.
Ilkay Gundogan has been in unbelievable form for the Citizens this season. The box to box midfielder has scored a staggering 11 goals this season and has an AMR of 7.87.
Draw : 16 / 5
Manchester City : 1 / 2
Arsenal : 5 / 2
Manchester United v Newcastle
Manchester United take on Newcastle at Old Trafford, at 19:00 on Sunday. Losing just once in their last 18 league games. The Magpies are in inconsistent form, most recently losing 2-0 to Chelsea.
The last meeting between the two sides was in October, where United were trailing, but ended up winning the game 4-1. Luke Shaw scored an own goal in the third minute, giving Newcastle an early lead, but Man United began to dominate the game and Harry Maguire equalized in the 23rd minute. Then there were no goals until the 86th minute, Bruno Fernandes scored. Aaron Wan-Bissaka then scored in the 90th minute and Marcus Rashford sealed the victory with a goal in the 96th minute.
Bruno Fernandes is a player to watch for the Red Devils. The Portuguese creator has 14 goals and 9 assists in 24 matches this season.
Jonjo Shelvey is a key player for Newcastle. The central midfielder has 1 goal and 1 assist this season, and an Amr of 6.99.
Manchester United : 1 / 4
Draw : 9 / 2
Newcastle United : 9 / 1