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Raheem Sterling Sergio Aguero Man City

Manchester City vs Tottenham Hotspur – Saturday 17th

In the Premier League’s showpiece fixture of the weekend, current champions Manchester City welcome Champions League runners-up Tottenham Hotspur to the Etihad Stadium.

Both City and Spurs picked up maximum points in their first games of the new season against West Ham and Aston Villa respectively, though it was Pep Guardiola’s men who provided the most powerful signal of intent with a 5-0 obliteration of the Hammers in London.

Man City did the double over Tottenham in the Premier League in 2018/19, though Spurs got their revenge by dumping the Citizens out of the Champions League at the Quarter Final Stage. Discover why our experts are tipping the Citizens to extend their recent string of league victories over Tottenham this weekend in our extensive match preview.

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Results

  • Manchester City have won their last four Premier League games against Tottenham Hotspur – they have never won five consecutive league games against them, with this their 141st meeting.
  • Spurs have taken just four points from their last nine Premier League visits to the Etihad Stadium against Manchester City (W1 D1 L7).
  • Spurs lost their last six away Premier League matches of the 2018-19 season – they haven’t lost seven in a row since December 2000 under George Graham.
  • Manchester City won 19 of their last 20 Premier League home fixtures.

Goals

  • When conceding no more than one goal in a Premier League match, Manchester City are unbeaten in 83 Premier League games since a 0-1 loss at Liverpool in December 2016. However, when conceding more than one goal, the Citizens have lost their last six Premier League matches.
  • Man City’s Sergio Aguero has scored 96 Premier League goals at the Etihad Stadium. One more will see him go joint-third with Alan Shearer and St James’ Park for most Premier League goals scored at a specific stadium.
  • Raheem Sterling – who scored a hat-trick on the opening weekend – has been directly involved in six goals in his last six games for Man City against Spurs in all competitions (5 goals, 1 assist), including netting four in his last three against them at the Etihad.
  • Spurs striker Harry Kane failed to score in any of his first 14 Premier League games in August but has since netted in his last three games in the month (four goals), scoring with four of his last five shots on target after failing with his first 10.
  • Under 2.5 goals were scored in three of the last four meetings in all competitions between City and Spurs.

Cards & Corners

  • An average of 3.5 yellow cards were shown across the 4 meetings between Man City and Tottenham last season.
  • Aymeric Laporte was booked just 4 times in total for City last season in all competitions, though 2 of those bookings were picked up in games against Tottenham.
  • Last weekend, Tottenham won a staggering 14 corners against Aston Villa but conceded none at the other end.
  • Man City’s game against West Ham saw only two corners awarded – one for each team.

SATURDAY August 17th

Europa League - Valencia vs Arsenal

Arsenal vs Burnley

Results

  • Arsenal have won their last 10 matches against Burnley in all competitions, a run stretching back to March 2010.
  • Burnley have won just one of their last 19 away games against Arsenal in all competitions, winning 1-0 at Highbury in the top-flight in September 1974 (W1 D3 L15).
  • In the Premier League, Arsenal have won their last nine games against Burnley – they have only had longer runs against Man City (11 between 1994 and 2004) and Newcastle United (10 between 2012 and 2017).
  • Arsenal have lost their first home Premier League match of the season in five of the last eight seasons (W2 D1 L5), losing 0-2 to Manchester City last season.
  • Burnley have never won both of their opening two matches to a Premier League season before, last doing so in the top-flight in 1973-74 and in any division in the 2006-07 Championship.

Goals

  • Among all teams to have featured in more than two Premier League campaigns, Burnley have conceded more goals-per-game in away games vs London clubs than any other side (2.3 – 61 goals in 27 games). The Clarets have taken just one point from their last 21 available in the capital (W0 D1 L6).
  • Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored a brace in all three of his Premier League games against Burnley – only two players have ever scored two or more in four consecutive games against an opponent; Michael Owen vs Newcastle United between 1998 and 2001 and Harry Kane vs Everton between 2017 and 2018.
  • Over 2.5 goals were registered in 4 of the last 5 meetings between Arsenal and Burnley.
  • Arsenal rattled the net a combined 8 times in their last 2 Premier League home fixtures against Burnley.

Cards & Corners

  • An average 6.5 yellow cards were shown in Arsenal’s two Premier League meetings with Burnley last season.
  • Burnley’s Chris Wood, Jack Cork and Arsenal’s Matteo Guendouzi were all booked in both fixtures.
  • A total of 9 corners were awarded in Burnley’s 3-0 win over Southampton last week, though the Clarets won just two of them.
  • Arsenal and Newcastle shared 8 corners between them at St. James’ Park last weekend.

We’ve backed Arsenal to extend their impressive run against Burnley this weekend in their first Premier League fixture at the Emirates this season. Find out why we’re tipping Arsenal to beat Burnley on our detailed match preview.

Sunday August 18th

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder

Sheffield United vs Crystal Palace

Results

  • Sheffield United and Crystal Palace haven’t faced in the Premier League since the 1992-93 campaign – Palace won both matches without conceding a goal.
  • In the top-flight, Sheffield United have lost five of their last six matches against Crystal Palace (W0 D1 L5), though all games were between 1990 and 1993.Sheffield United have never won a Premier League game on a Sunday (P5 W0 D4 L1). They’re the only side to have played more than once on that day of the week without ever winning in the competition.
  • Crystal Palace have won just one of their last 10 Premier League games in August (D2 L7), beating promoted Fulham 2-0 on the opening weekend last season.

Goals

  • Only Manchester City (24) have scored more away Premier League goals in 2019 so far than Crystal Palace (20).
  • In his third Premier League appearance, Sheffield United striker Billy Sharp scored his first goal in the top-flight with his first shot against Bournemouth – the last Englishman to score with his first two shots in the Premier League was Marcus Rashford in February 2016.
  • Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha has scored six goals in his last seven away Premier League games. Indeed, of players to score more than five goals in the Premier League last season, Zaha scored the highest percentage of them away from home (90% – 9/10).
  • Over 2.5 goals were scored in only 32% of Palace’s Premier League home games last season – the lowest figure in the division.
  • Both teams scored in 63% of Palace’s away games however – the joint 3rd highest figure in the Premier League.
  • Sheffield United were the second highest scoring team away from home in the Championship last season (36 goals in 23 away matches).

Cards & Corners

  • 5 yellow cards and 1 red card were brandished in Crystal Palace’s game against Everton last weekend. Only Man Utd’s game against Chelsa racked up more bookings.
  • There were only 2 bookings handed out in Sheffield United’s draw at Bournemouth.
  • 8 corners were awarded in Palace’s meeting with Everton last week, and just 7 were awarded in Sheffield United’s match at Bournemouth.
  • An average of 12.28 corners were awarded in Sheffield United’s Championship games last season – which was the highest figure in the entire division for the 2018/19 campaign.

Frank Lampard Chelsea

Chelsea vs Leicester City

Results

  • Chelsea’s 0-1 home defeat to Leicester in the Premier League last season was only their second against the Foxes in 13 meetings in the competition (W7 D4 L2) and their first since September 2000.
  • Leicester are looking to win consecutive away league matches against Chelsea for the first time since October 1961.
  • Chelsea have won their opening home league match of the season in 14 of the last 16 seasons (W14 D1 L1), with their only defeat coming as reigning champions in 2017-18 against Burnley.
  • Chelsea have only lost one of their last 22 home league games (W13 D8), though that defeat did come against Leicester in December 2018.
  • Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers has only faced Aberdeen and Rangers more often during his managerial career (13 games) than Chelsea (12 games) – however, he is still yet to register a win over the Blues, drawing six and losing six of his meetings; he has only lost more often against Manchester United (eight defeats).

Goals

  • Only one of the last 86 shots in Premier League games between Chelsea and Leicester has been converted – the one converted was scored by Leicester’s Jamie Vardy in a 1-0 win in December 2018.
  • Leicester have failed to score in their last three Premier League games, with their last two finishing goalless. They last had three consecutive 0-0 draws in league competition back in March 1973.
  • Since the start of 2014-15, Leicester forward Jamie Vardy has scored 12 away Premier League goals against the ‘big six’ – three more than any other player.
  • Under 2.5 goals were scored in 3 of the last 4 meetings between Chelsea and Leicester in all competitions and in 100% of the clubs’ last trio of Premier League encounters.
  • Both teams scored in 68% of Leicester City’s EPL away games last season – which was the 2nd highest figure in the division behind Arsenal (79%)

Cards & Corners

  • Just 3 bookings were handed out across Leicester’s two Premier League meetings with Chelsea last season.
  • That pair of Premier League contests also averaged 11.5 corners per 90 minutes.
  • In terms of bookings, Chelsea and Leicester ranked among the 6 best behaved teams in the Premier League last season, picking up 49 and 57 yellow cards across the campaign respectively.
  • Leicester did however, have more men sent off (5) than any other Premier League team in 2018/19.

MONDAY August 19th

FA Cup - Wolves vs Shrewsbury

Wolves vs Manchester United

Results

  • Wolves lost none of their three games against Manchester United in all competitions last season (W2 D1 L0), winning both of their games at Molineux against the Red Devils.
  • In the Premier League, Wolves are one of only four teams Man Utd have faced away from home five or more times and lost more games than they’ve won (W2 D0 L3), along with Chelsea, Arsenal and Sheffield Wednesday.
  • Wolves are unbeaten in eight Premier League home games (W6 D2), a run which includes a victory over Manchester United. Wolves are looking to win three consecutive top-flight games at Molineux for the first time since November 1980.
  • Manchester United are winless in their last four Premier League away games (D1 L3). They last had a longer such run on the road between April-November 2014 (seven games under David Moyes, Ryan Giggs and Louis van Gaal).
  • Manchester United have won more Premier League games on a Monday than any other side (43). In fact, they’ve won 68% of their Monday games in the competition (43/63), the highest win rate for any team on a specific day of the week (min. 10 games on that day).

Goals

  • Wolves’ Raúl Jiménez was involved in seven Premier League goals against ‘big six’ sides last season (4 goals, 3 assists). Only Sergio Aguero (9) and Raheem Sterling (8) were involved in more.
  • Anthony Martial has scored 49 goals for Manchester United in all competitions, more than any other player at the club in that time. He could become the 53rd player to reach a half-century for the club.
  • Over 2.5 goals hit the net and both teams scored in 68% of Manchester United’s Premier League matches last season.
  • United’s clean sheet against Chelsea last weekend was their first since Feburary (0-0 vs Liverpool, Feb 24th).
  • Over 2.5 goals were scored in only 37% of Wolves’ Premier League home matches last season – the second lowest figure in the division behind Crystal Palace (32%).

Cards & Corners

  • Wolves meetings with Man Utd last season were heated affairs – 14 yellows and 1 red card were shown to their players across their three clashes in league and cup.
  • An average of 11 corners were awarded in that trio of keenly contested fixtures.
  • Ruben Neves, Luke Shaw and Diogo Dalo were all booked twice each in those three matches.
  • Wolves and Man Utd were among the most ill-disciplined teams in the Premier League last season, picking up 72 and 73 yellow cards respectively over the course of the campaign.

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