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Everton v Manchester United Premier League Preview 01/01/2018

The late kick-off in the EPL on Monday is a clash between Everton and Manchester United at Goodison Park. Everton The Toffees have staged an astonishing revival since Sam Allardyce was appointed. They have moved clear of the relegation zone and are now comfortably in the top half of the table. Everton thrashed West Ham […]

West Brom v Arsenal Premier League Preview 31/12/2017

Arsenal drew level on points with North London rivals Tottenham when beating Crystal Palace 3-2 on Thursday evening. Arsenal The Gunners now travel to the Midlands to face struggling West Brom. Only goal difference separates Spurs and Arsenal in fifth and sixth place respectively. Arsene Wenger’s mandate for this season must surely be to guide […]

Crystal Palace v Manchester City Premier League Preview 31/12/2017

Runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City will bid for a remarkable nineteenth consecutive victory at Crystal Palace on Sunday. Manchester City A relatively comfortable 1-0 win at Newcastle on Wednesday night extended their lead to 15 points over local rivals United. It has already been generally accepted that City will be Champions this season. Their […]

Newcastle United v Brighton Premier League Preview 30/12/2017

Struggling Newcastle United are at home to Brighton & Hove Albion in the EPL on Saturday. Newcastle United The Magpies are in a poor run of form with just one victory in their last eleven matches. That came in a dramatic 3-2 win over West Ham just before Christmas. The win was enough to keep […]

Watford v Swansea City Premier League Preview 30/12/2017

EPL bottom club Swansea City face Watford on Saturday with newly-appointed Carlos Carvalhal in charge. The former Sheffield Wednesday boss was officially announced as the replacement for Paul Clement on Thursday. Swansea City The club acted swiftly following last weekend’s 5-0 thrashing by Liverpool when Leon Britton was in temporary charge. Carvalhal had been sacked […]

Huddersfield Town v Burnley Premier League Preview 30/12/2017

Burnley were cruelly denied a famous victory at Old Trafford on Boxing Day by a late leveller. Burnley The high-flying Clarets had raced into a shock 2-0 lead but were guilty of sitting back with a famous victory within their grasp. Even so, it was a fine result for a side that were easy prey […]

Bournemouth v Everton Premier League Preview 30/12/2017

Everton are unbeaten in six EPL games under Sam Allardyce and seven in total ahead of Saturday’s trip to Bournemouth. Everton Allardyce was called in to stop the Toffees from sliding towards the bottom of the table. They had gone into freefall while the club sought a replacement for Ronald Koeman, conceding nine goals in […]

Manchester United v Southampton Premier League Preview 30/12/2017

Manchester United have suffered a couple of frustrating draws in their Christmas EPL fixtures. Manchester United Their failure to beat Leicester City and Burnley has handed local rivals City a massive advantage at the top of the table. Jose Mourinho reacted angrily to suggestions that United were going through a tricky patch. He argued that […]

Liverpool v Leicester City Premier League Preview 30/12/2017

Liverpool have already announced the £75million signing of Virgil Van Dijk in the forthcoming January transfer window. Liverpool The former Celtic and Southampton defender is not eligible to start against Leicester City on Saturday but his signing is a big statement by the club. The Reds are in fourth position in the EPL but their […]

Chelsea v Stoke City Premier League Preview 30/12/2017

Chelsea moved to within a point of second-placed Manchester United with a 2-0 win over Brighton on Boxing Day. Chelsea The Champions were not at their best in the first half but goals from Morata and Alonso sealed a comfortable win after the break. The vain pursuit of runaway leaders Manchester City is unrealistic, barring […]