Here is a little match preview and stats of the game for the coming matches of the big teams. Predict now.
Manchester City v Crystal Palace
An easy match for Manchester City. Palace are on 17th place with 16 points. Six players from Palace are injured including Jack Hunt, Paddy McCarthy and Glenn Murray while City’s top scorer Sergio Aguero is also sidelined due to a calf injury. City have not dropped a point at home since the final day of last season.
Stat: “Palace last won at City 23 years ago, in December 1990, at City’s old Maine Road ground.”
Norwich City v Manchester United
Manchester United made a great come back by beating Hull City from 2-0 down to 3-2 on the Boxing Day. Norwich City will host defending Premier League Champions on Saturday. United’s players Michael Carrick and Robin Van Persie are out due to Achilles and thigh injuries.
Stat: “Red Devils have scored five goals in their final Premier League game of the year on three occasions in 1992, 1993 and 2009.”
Newcastle United v Arsenal
League leaders Arsenal will face Newcastle United in an early game on Saturday. Newcastle recently trashed Stoke City by 5 goals to 1. While Arsenal are back on track after beating West Ham 3-1. Both have only one player injured Laurent Koscielny for Arsenal and Ryan Taylor for Newcastle United.
Stat: “Newcastle have conceded 24 goals in their last seven end of year games in the Premier League.”
Chelsea v Liverpool
Liverpool played an outstanding game at the Etihad on the Boxing Day and will now face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Liverpool have lot of problems, Daniel Sturridge, Steven Gerrard, Jose Enrique and John Flanagan are out due to injuries. While Chelsea’s Brazilain midfielder Ramires will not be able to play due to suspension. Liverpool will probably go with the same line-up as of last match.
Stat: “Liverpool have netted 29 goals in their last 14 visits to London in the Premier League.”
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