The English Premier League’s high two sides go head-to-head this weekend, because the EPL returns in full following a weekend off for the FA Cup Third Round.
Manchester City and Chelsea sq. up on the Etihad Stadium for the Saturday lunchtime kick off, with the hosts having prized open a yawning hole on the summit in current weeks because of an insatiable 11 wins on the spin.
Four attracts within the final 5 for Thomas Tuchel’s Blues have nearly stored them second, albeit now ten factors adrift of Pep Guardiola’s defending champions.
There’s a North London Derby to get caught into on the different finish of the weekend, too, with a lot greater than pleasure driving on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium contest between Spurs and Arsenal.
Antonio Conte’s hosts would go above the Gunners into fifth with a win, to not point out the 2 video games in hand of their again pocket.
Liverpool are additionally pressed into Sunday service at Anfield, with the objective to benefit from any Chelsea or Manchester City-related slip-ups down the M62.
Brentford are the opposition for Jurgen Klopp’s Reds, who even have a match in hand on these round them.
West Ham and Leeds full Sunday’s hat-trick of EPL fixtures once they renew hostilities on the London Stadium, with the Hammers having come out on high of Marcelo Bielsa’s facet within the Cup final weekend.
Manchester United hit the highway for the Saturday night kick off once they go to Aston Villa.
The high 4 cost has stalled in current weeks for boss Ralph Rangnick, with Steven Gerrard the Red Devils’ previous foe within the house dugout.
A rival conflict between Brighton and Crystal Palace begins the weekend’s programme on Friday evening, because the south Londoners head right down to the Amex Stadium on the south coast.
Four extra Saturday afternoon fixtures, in the meantime, see Wolves proceed their high six chase with a house sport in opposition to Southampton at Molineux.
Everton can solely dream of such ambitions as they limp alongside below Rafa Benitez however, bolstered by a number of January switch window signings already, the Toffees go to Carrow Road to play a Norwich facet that may’t purchase a objective, let alongside a Premier League win.
Burnley are additionally deep within the relegation dogfight and had a job on their fingers with Leicester visiting Turf Moor, just for a Covid-19 outbreak to see the match postponed.
And absolutely Newcastle can’t be as dangerous as they had been at St James’ Park final weekend, can they?
We’ll discover out should you can see by way of the stress, as Claudio Ranieiri’s ailing Watford limp as much as Tyneside with a little bit of hope after League One Cambridge dumped the Toon Army out of the FA Cup per week in the past.
(*16*)English Premier League predictions for 14 – 16 January
Prediction methodology defined: The anticipated win share is predicated off publicly out there odds. For instance, if a group’s odds are 2.30, the anticipated likelihood of profitable is 43%. If the percentages are 1.62 the anticipated likelihood of profitable is 62% and so on. These are correct on the time of writing however are topic to vary. Where there isn’t any worth listed, the percentages weren’t out there on the time of writing.
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