All the factz on Brighton v Tottenham Hotspur including which TV channel its on

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In the late kick-off in the Premier League today Brighton & Hove Albion play Tottenham Hotspur at the Amex Stadium. The match kicks off at 5.30 pm. It is live on BT Sport 1. Here are the factz you need to know:
* The sides drew 1-1 at the Amex Stadium last season. Spurs also took. 2-1 win at Wembley Stadium.
* Brighton’s form isn’t good – they have won just 2 of their last 14 PL matches – although both wins came against Manchester United.
* Spurs have lost their last 2 PL matches – something they haven’t done since May 2016.
* Glenn Murray is Brighton’s form man, with 4 goals in 5 games.
* Spurs have scored in all but one of their last 16 away matches.

All the factz on the 22 September 3pm kick offs in the Premier League

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There are 6 matches in the Premier League kicking off at 3pm today. Here are all the factz you need to know on these matches:
Burnley v AFC Bournemouth
* Bournemouth earned their first victory ever over Burnley last time the sides met at Turf Moor.
* One point from 5 matches is Burnley’s worst start to a top flight season.
* Meanwhile 10 points from 5 matches is the Cherries’ best start to a PL season, and to any season since 2009.
* Burnley have conceded 10 in the PL so far – it took them 13 matches to do that last season.
* Bournemouth have kept 1 clean sheet away from home in their last 13 attempts.
Cardiff City v Manchester City
* Manchester City haven’t won in Cardiff in the top flight since 1954.
* Cardiff have scored 3 goals so far this season – only Huddersfield have netted fewer.
* City have won 9 of their last 11 PL matches.
* The side’s last met in the FA Cup last season. Goals from Raheem Sterling and Kevin de Bruyne we’re enough to see City through.
* City have failed to score in an away match just once in their last 29 outings.
Crystal Palace v Newcastle United
* Newcastle are a bogey side for Palace – the Magpies have won 10 of their last 15 meetings, with the Eagles taking just one win.
* Palace’s home form is dodgy – 5 losses in their last 8 at home.
* Newcastle’s 1 point from their opening 5 matches is their joint worst start to a PL campaign.
* A win for Palace would be their 200th in the top flight and 100th in the PL.
* Newcastle have lost 4 of their last 5 away matches, drawing the other.
Leicester City v Huddersfield Town
* Leicester ran out 3-0 winners in this fixture last season. It ended 1-1 at the John Smiths Stadium.
* The Foxes’ home form isn’t great – 2 wins in their last 9 at the King Power, although they’ve only lost 3 in that run too.
* Huddersfield are yet to win this season and in all haven’t won in 9 PL matches (5 defeats).
* The Terriers are the PL’s lowest scorers this season with just 2 goals.
* Leicester play to the end: 4 of their 8 goals this season have come on or after the 88th minute.
Liverpool v Southampton
* The Reds did the double over Southampton last season: they won 3-0 at Anfield and 0-2 at St Mary’s.
* Liverpool have never won their opening 7 matches of a season.
* Saints are consistently inconsistent: in their last 10 PL matches, they have won 3, drawn 4 and lost 3.
* Anfield is a fortress for Liverpool – they haven’t conceded in their last 7 at home.
* Mark Hughes has never won at Anfield as a manager in 11 attempts.
Manchester United v Wolverhampton Wanderers
* Wolves haven’t won at Old Trafford since 1980.
* United lost last time they played at Old Trafford in the PL. Jose Mourinho has never lost consecutive home matches in his managerial career.
* Wolves have won their last two matches – they haven’t won 3 in a row in the top flight since 1980.
* Romelu Lukaku is United’s form man – 4 goals in 4 starts so far.
* The last 0-0 draw between the sides – in any competition – came in, you guessed it, 1980.

All the factz on Fulham v Watford, including which TV channel its on

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The early kick-off in the Premier League today sees Fulham take on Watford at Craven Cottage. The match kicks off at 12.30pm and it is live on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event. Here are the factz you need to know:
* This will be just the third meeting between the sides in the top flight. They previously were together in the PL in 2006/7, when they played out a pair of draws.
* Fulham have the worst defensive record in the PL: they’ve conceded at least 2 in every match, 12 in all.
* If Watford manager Javi Gracia names an unchanged side, it will be just the 5th time in the PL a manager has used the same starting XI in the first 6 matches of a season.
* This is Fulham’s 500th match in the top flight – only 14 other teams have reached this milestone.
* Watford have scored 8 goals in the second half of matches this season – only Chelsea have also scored as many.

David Beckham targets Lionel Messi signing for new Inter Miami MLS franchise

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Bosses at David Beckham’s new MLS franchise, Inter Milan, are targeting signing Barcelona star Lionel Messi in time for the club’s debut season in 2020, according to reports.

Beckham’s club have been linked with a raft of high-profile names as the club seeks to make an instant impression on the league, and apparently executives at several MLS clubs think they will make a bid for the player.

Messi is contracted to Barcelona until the end of the 2020/21 season, and will be 33 by then. It is thought unlikely that Messi would ever move to another European club – he has previously said that he would like to finish his career at the Camp Nou – with the possibility he may return to his boyhood club in Argentina to finish his playing career.

A move to Miami could prove tempting – wages would probably be no object – and high profile stars such as Zlatan Ibrahimovic have thrived in the the MLS.

But Inter Miami have made no contact with Messi as yet – nor any other potential players – but he would be an obvious choice for a club with huge ambition.

All the factz on Southampton v Brighton & Hove Albion, including kick-off time and which TV channel its on

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The final match of this round of Premier League matches is a south coast derby, with Southampton hosting Brighton & Hove Albion at St Marys. Both sides have had OK starts to the season, but are wanting to push into the top half of the table. The match kicks off at 8pm and it is live on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event. Here are the factz you need to know:

* Last season, both matches ended 1-1. The sides have already met this season, in the Carabao Cup, with Saints prevailing 1-0.
* Both sides have 4 points so far, so a win for either side will see them go 10th in the PL. A draw will see them stay in 13th and 14th place.
* Southampton have won just 1 of their past 13 home matches, with 6 defeats.
* However, Brighton are awful away from home. They have yet to pick up a point or even score away from the Amex Stadium this season, and only won 11 points on the road in 2017/18.
* Saints are the only side to not sure in the first half of a PL match this season.