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All the factz on the December 30 Premier League 3pm kick-offs

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There are six Premier League matches kicking off at 3pm today, with several teams looking to reverse poor runs of form. Here are the factz you need to know:

AFC Bournemouth v Everton

* Everton beat Bournemouth 2-1 earlier in the season, thanks to 2 goals from Oumar Niasse.
* The Cherries are winless in 8 matches in the PL.
* Meanwhile Everton have yet to be beaten under Big Sam: 4 wins and 3 draws.
* Bournemouth have lost half of their 10 home matches this season, winning just 2.
* Everton have conceded just 2 goals in their last 7 matches.

Chelsea v Stoke City

* Stoke were thumped 0-4 at the Bet365 Stadium by Chelsea earlier in the season, largely thanks to an Alvaro Morata hat-trick.
* Chelsea have won 8 of their 9 home PL meetings with Stoke, drawing the other.
* Chelsea have won 7 of their last 10 PL matches, losing just 1.
* Stoke have lost 5 of their last 10 PL matches, winning just 2.
* Stoke also have the PL’s leakiest defence, with 41 goals conceded so far.

Huddersfield Town v Burnley

* Fans will be hoping for a more entertaining match than the one these two sides served up earlier in the season: a 0-0 draw with just 13 shots attempted.
* But don’t expect a goal-fest: both sides have scored 18 goals this season, only 3 sides have scored fewer (Brighton, West Brom and Swansea).
* Huddersfield are on a decent run – 2 wins and 2 draws in their last 5 matches.
* Burnley haven’t won in 3 matches, but have only lost one of those.
* Burnley have won 16 points away from home this season – a record only bettered by the top 4.

Liverpool v Leicester City

* Liverpool beat Leicester 2-3 earlier in the season – 4 days after the Foxes had knocked the Reds out of the Carabao Cup.
* The Reds are unbeaten in 11 league matches.
* Leicester have lost 2 of their last 3 matches, having won their previous 4 on the spin.
* Philippe Coutinho, Roberto Firmino and Mohammad Salah have scored or assisted 36 of Liverpool’s 46 league goals this season.
* Leicester have kept 1 clean sheet in their last 10 matches.

Newcastle United v Brighton & Hove Albion

* Brighton won the reverse fixture 1-0 earlier in the season thanks to a Tomer Hemed goal.
* Newcastle have won just 1 of their last 11 matches.
* Brighton are on a similarly bad run: 1 win in their last 9.
* Newcastle have lost 6 of their 10 home matches this season, including the last 5 on the bounce.
* But Brighton can’t win away from home – 4 consecutive defeats without scoring.

Watford v Swansea City

* Watford beat Swansea 1-2 at the Liberty Stadium earlier this season.
* Watford beat Leicester last time out – their first win in 7 (5 defeats).
* Meanwhile Swansea have won 1 of their last 12 PL matches.
* Watford have had 13 different scorers this season – more than any other club in the league.
* Swansea have lost their last 7 away matches.

All the factz on Burnley v Tottenham Hotspur

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In the 5,30pm kick-off, Burnley take on Tottenham Hotspur. Here are the factz you need to know for this match:

* The sides drew 1-1 at Wembley earlier in the season.
* Spurs did the double over Burnley last season, winning 2-1 at White Hart Lane and 0-2 at Turf Moor.
* In their last 6 PL matches, Spurs have won 2, lost 2 and drawn 2.
* Burnley have won 5 of their last 10 PL matches, losing 4.
* There have been just 28 goals in the 18 matches involving Burnley this season.

All the factz you need on December 16th’s Premier League 3pm kick-offs

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There are 5 matches kicking off at 3pm in the Premier League today, with fixtures affecting both ends of the table. Here are the factz you need to know on each match:

Arsenal v Newcastle United

* Arsenal have won their last 9 PL matches against Newcastle.
* But the Gooners aren’t in form – just one point from the last 3 matches.
* However, Newcastle’s form is worse: 7 defeats in their last 8 matches.
* Arsenal have kept 8 clean sheets this season – only Manchester United have more – but still only have the joint 6th best defensive record in the division.
* Newcastle have won just once away from home this season – against struggling Swansea.

Brighton & Hove Albion v Burnley

* This is the first league meeting between the sides since April 2012, and the first clash to take place in the top flight – previously their meetings have been in what is now the Championship or League 1.
* Brighton have lost their last 3 and are without a win in 6 (4 defeats).
* Burnley are one of the PL’s form sides with 6 wins in 8.
* Lewis Dunk has scored 3 own goals this season – 1 behind Martin Skrtel’s unwanted record.
* Burnley have conceded just 12 goals this season – only the Manchester clubs have let in fewer.

Chelsea v Southampton

* Chelsea did the double over Southampton last season.
* Chelsea have won 7 of their last 9 matches, losing 1.
* Saints have just 2 wins in their last 10 matches, with 4 defeats.
* The last 0-0 draw between the sides came in 2002. So expect goals today.
* Southampton in 11th are as many points from 10th as they are 19th – 4.

Stoke City v West Ham United

* Stoke and West Ham drew 0-0 at the Bet365 Stadium last season. The sides also drew 1-1 at the London Stadium.
* Stoke are out of form, having lost 4 of their last 5 matches.
* West Ham though are enjoying man uptick in form, with 4 points from their last 2 matches – as many as they won in their previous 8.
* This match sees the meeting of the two sides with the worst defensive records in the division: Stoke have conceded 36 goals, West Ham 32.
* West Ham have yet to win away from home this season in 9 attempts, including losing the last 3.

Watford v Huddersfield Town

* This is the first top flight meeting between the sides.
* Watford have lost 3 of their last 4 matches, drawing the other.
* The Terriers are also struggling for form – losing 5 of their last 6, although winning the other.
* Vicarage Road isn’t the fortress Watford would like it to be – they’ve only won 9 points at home this season.
* Huddersfield have lost their last 5 matches away from home.

All the factz for December 12th Premier League matches

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There are three matches in the Premier League tonight – here are the factz you need to know:

Burnley v Stoke City

* Burnley won this fixture 1-0 last season, gaining some revenge for Stoke’s 2-0 win at the Bet365 Stadium earlier in the season.
* Turf Moor isn’t the place for goals this season – just 9 scored in 8 matches. Six have been scored by Burnley.
* Stoke aren’t good travellers – just 2 wins in their last 16 matches on the road.
* Only Manchester United and Manchester City have conceded fewer goals than Burnley this season.
* Stoke meanwhile have the leakiest defence with 35 goals conceded.

Crystal Palace v Watford

* Palace won 1-0 in this fixture last season. It ended 1-1 at Vicarage Road.
* Palace are unbeaten in 5 matches but 4 of those have been drawn.
* Watford have lost 2 of their last 3 matches.
* Palace have scored 10 PL goals this season – all at home.
* Watford have won 13 points away from home this season, although have only 1 win in their last 5.

Huddersfield Town v Chelsea

* This is the first league meeting between the sides since the 1983/4 season, when both were in the old Second Division.
* The Terriers have one win in their last 6 – but that came last time out against Brighton.
* Chelsea have won 6 of their last 8 matches, with one defeat.
* Only the league’s bottom two sides, Swansea and Crystal Palace, have scored fewer than Huddersfield’s 11 goals this season.
* Chelsea have dropped 16 points already this season – they only dropped 21 in the whole of their 2016/17 campaign.

All the factz on December 9th’s 3pm kick-offs in the Premier League

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There are five matches in the Premier League that kick off at 3pm today, with some crucial face-offs at the bottom of the division. Here are the factz you need to know:

Burnley v Watford

* Burnley won this fixture 2-0 last season. Watford won the return 2-1.
* Watford haven’t won at Turf Moor since 2004.
* Don’t expect a goal-fest: there have only been 8 goals scored in PL matches at Turf Moor so far this season.
* Watford’s away form is good – 13 points from 7 matches – more than they won in the whole of last season.
* There have been 5 draws in the last 10 meetings between the sides, with Burnley winning 3 of the others.

Crystal Palace v AFC Bournemouth

* This fixture ended 1-1 last season, with Palace taking a 0-2 at the Vitality Stadium.
* Palace are unbeaten in 4 matches, although they’ve only won one of those.
* In their last 6 matches, Bournemouth have won 2, lost 2 and drawn 2.
* Palace, along with Swansea are joint lowest scorers in the division – just 8 from 15 games.
* Bournemouth games have resulted in 30 goals this season, only Swansea matches have seen fewer (26).

Huddersfield Town v Brighton & Hove Albion

* The Terriers won this fixture 3-1 last season. Brighton had won 1-0 at the Amex earlier in the season.
* After winning their first two matches, Huddersfield have won just of their next 13.
* Brighton have won half of their 8 away games this season, losing just one.
* Only Crystal Palace and Swansea have scored fewer goals than Huddersfield’s 9.
* Lewis Dunk has scored 3 own goals this season – just one behind former Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel’s unwanted record of 4.

Swansea City v West Bromwich Albion

* Swansea won this fixture 2-1 last season, revenge for the Baggies’ 3-1 win at the Hawthorns earlier in the season.
* Swansea have lost 6 of their last 7 PL matches, and have only won 1 of their last 12.
* But Albion are on similarly terrible run – no wins and 6 defeats in their last 13.
* This match won’t be a goal-fest: Swansea have scored 8 this season and West Brom 12.
* Swansea have won just once at home this season and lost 5.

Tottenham Hotspur v Stoke City

* Spurs hammered Stoke 4-0 on both meetings last season. They also beat them 4-0 in 2015/16 as well.
* However, Spurs aren’t in form: they have won 1 of their last 6 PL matches, and lost 3.
* Stoke are consistently inconsistent: 2 wins, 2 losses and 2 draws in their last 6 matches.
* But the Potters aren’t good away from home – 2 wins and 9 defeats in their last 15 on the road.
* Harry Kane has scored 6 goals in his last 3 appearances against Stoke. He has scored 31 goals so far this year.