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All the factz for today’s Premier League 3pm kick-offs

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There are only 4 Premier League matches that kick-off at 3pm today, but they are between closely matched sides. Here are the factz you need to know on these matches:

Huddersfield Town v West Bromwich Albion

* This is the first league meeting between the sides since April 2001, and in any competition since 2010.
* Huddersfield have won 1 of their last 8 in the PL – but that win came last time out against Manchester United.
* The Baggies haven’t won in their last 8 PL matches.
* Goalscoring is The Terriers main problem – 6 blanks in their last 8 PL matches.
* However, West Brom haven’t kept a clean sheet in 6 matches.

Newcastle United v AFC Bournemouth

* After a good start to the season, Newcastle have won just 1 of their last 5 matches (2 defeats).
* Bournemouth have also won just 1 in their last 5 but have lost on 3 occasions.
* If Jermaine Defoe scores, it will be the 200th league goal of his career.
* The sides have met just 4 times before in league matches, with both sides claiming 2 wins.
* Matt Ritchie is Newcastle’s main man this season with 5 assists – just one behind David Silva and Kevin De Bruyne who have 6.

Southampton v Burnley

* Saints won this fixture 3-1 last season. Burnley won the return at Turf Moor 1-0.
* Saints are in poor form – they’ve won just 4 of their last 18 PL matches.
* They’ve also failed to score in 9 of their last 16 matches.
* Burnley’s matches have produced just 18 goals so far this season, so don’t expect a goal-fest today.
* Burnley have won more matches and points away from home in 5 matches this season than they did in the entire 2016/17 season.

Swansea City v Brighton & Hove Albion

* Swansea have lost 4 of their last 5 PL matches.
* Meanwhile Brighton have suffered one defeat in their last 5 – and that was to Arsenal.
* Tammy Abraham’s form has earned him an England call-up – he’s got 4 goals and one assist so far for the Swans.
* Pascal Gross is the Seagulls’ main man – 5 assists so far this season.
* The last time the sides met in a league match was May 2008, when they were in League 1.

All the factz on tonight’s Premier League clash between Burnley and Newcastle United

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The final match of this round of Premier League fixtures sees Burnley play against Newcastle United. The match kicks off at 8pm and is live on Sky Sports Premier League. Here are the factz you need to know:

• Turf Moor was a fortress for Burnley last season, but they have only won 1 of 4 home PL matches so far this season.
• Newcastle are in form – winning 4 of their last 7 PL matches, and losing just one.
• A win for either side could see them go 6th in the PL, although Burnley would need to win by 3 clear goals to do so.
• Sean Dyche is celebrating his 5th anniversary in charge of the Clarets. He is the Premier League’s 3rd longest serving manager, behind Arsene Wenger at Arsenal and Eddie Howe at Bournemouth.
• Newcastle’s Matt Ritchie has 5 assists so far this season – only Manchester City’s David Silva and Kevin De Bruyne have more (both 6).

All the factz for today’s 3pm kick offs in the Premier League

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There are 5 Premier League matches kicking off at 3pm today, including title contenders Manchester United and Manchester City. Here are the factz and stats you need to know about these matches:

Huddersfield Town v Manchester United

* This is the first league meeting between the sides since 1972.
* Huddersfield may have won their two opening matches, but they haven’t won since, with 3 losses and 3 draws.
* United have conceded a goal in just 1 PL game so far.
* The Terriers have scored just once in their last 6 matches.
* If United win, this will be their best start to a PL season – 23 points from 9 matches.

Manchester City v Burnley

* Last season, City did the double over Burnley, winning 2-1 on both occasions.
* City have scored 5 or more goals in each of their last 4 league matches.
* Burnley have more away points now (8) than they got in the whole of last season.
* Burnley are unbeaten in their last 6 PL matches – although 4 have been drawn.
* City have won their last 10 matches in all competitions.

Newcastle United v Crystal Palace

* Newcastle are a bogey side for Palace – they’ve won just one of the past 13 matches against them in all competitions.
* Newcastle have won 2, drawn one and lost one at home so far this season.
* Palace have lost their last 6 away matches in the PL, scoring just once.
* Palace have yet to keep a clean sheet this season – the only PL side not to do so.
* The last 0-0 draw between the sides came in 1982 in the old Division 2.

Stoke City v AFC Bournemouth

* Bournemouth won this fixture 0-1 last season, with the return at Dean Court ending 2-2.
* Stoke have conceded 18 goals in the PL so far this season, although 7 of those came against Man City last time out.
* Bournemouth have lost all 4 of their PL away matches this season.
* The last 0-0 draw between the sides came in 1990 in the old Division 2 (now the Championship).
* The Cherries have kept 1 clean sheet in their last 11 PL matches.

Swansea City v Leicester City

* Swansea won this fixture 2-0 last season, with Leicester taking a 2-1 win at the King Power Stadium.
* Swansea began the season with 3 straight home defeats, before beating Huddersfield last weekend.
* Leicester have won just 3 of their last 16 PL matches, losing 8, which was enough to cost Craig Shakespeare his job as manager.
* The last draw between the sides in any competition came in February 1980 – 13 games ago.
* Foxes caretaker Michael Appleton has managed one game previously in the PL – Taking caretaker charge of West Brom in 2011 versus West Ham, which ended 3-3.

All the factz for today’s Premier League matches including Liverpool v Man Utd

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Here are the factz and stats for all of today’s Premier League matches.

Liverpool v Manchester United (12.30)

* Last season both matches ended all square: 0-0 at Anfield and 1-1 at Old Trafford.
* United are unbeaten in 6 against Liverpool, winning 4.
* The Reds have stuttered recently after a good start to the season – just one win in their last 7 in all competitions (2 defeats).
* United however have 6 wins and a draw in the League this season.
* While Liverpool’s defence is much talked about, it seems to have gone relatively unnoticed that United have kept 8 clean sheets in the last 9.

Burnley v West Ham United

* The Hammers did the double over Burnley last season – in fact they’ve won the last 4 PL matches between the sides.
* However, the Clarets are unbeaten in 5 and on their best start to a PL season.
* West Ham have lost 3 of their 4 away matches this season, drawing the other and conceding 10 goals.
* Turf Moor isn’t the place for goals this season – just two have been scored there so far.
* However, there hasn’t been a 0-0 between the sides – in any competition – since 1928!

Crystal Palace v Chelsea

* Last season both sides took an away win apiece – as they did in 2015/16.
* Palace are on the worst start in football league – not just Premier League – history: no wins or goals in their first 7 matches.
* Chelsea have won 8 of their last 9 away from home – their solitary defeat came at the hands of Manchester United.
* Palace have lost 5 of their last 7 matches at home.
* If Cesc Fabregas scores today he will become the 3rd Spaniard to score 50 PL goals, after Diego Costa and Fernando Torres.

Manchester City v Stoke City

* Stoke earned a 0-0 draw at the Etihad last season. But City won the return fixture 1-4.
* City are unbeaten in 19 at home in all competitions (13 wins)
* Stoke have won just 1 of their last 11 PL away matches – and have drawn a blank in 7 of those.
* If Sergio Aguero plays and scores, he will equal the club’s all-time goalscoring record, currently held by Eric Brook with 177.
* Conversely, Stoke’s Saido Berahino has gone more than 31 hours without scoring in the PL.

Swansea City v Huddersfield Town

* This is the first league meeting between the sides since 2008, and the first ever in the top flight.
* Swansea have one win in their last 7 PL matches.
* After a good start, Huddersfield haven’t won in 5 PL matches (2 defeats).
* Swansea have lost their opening 3 home League matches for the first time in their history.
* Huddersfield haven’t scored in their last 3 matches.

Tottenham Hotspur v AFC Bournemouth

* Spurs won 4-0 in this fixture last season. It ended 0-0 in the reverse fixture.
* Bournemouth have beaten Spurs once in their history – an FA Cup tie back in 1957.
* Spurs have yet to win at Wembley in the league this season – 2 defeats and a draw so far.
* However, the Cherries have lost all 3 of their PL away matches this season.
* Harry Kane is in great form for Spurs – but not at home. His last 13 PL goals have come on the road.

Watford v Arsenal (5.30)

* Last season’s matches ended with an away win apiece.
* Arsenal have beaten the Hornets in their last 5 visits to Vicarage Road.
* Watford haven’t won at home in their last 5 PL matches, losing 3.
* Arsenal have yet to score away from home this season.
* But the Gooners have kept 4 successive clean sheets.

All the factz for Sunday’s Premier League games

There are 3 Premier League games today, all of which are live on either BT Sports1 or Sky Sports Premier League. Here are the factz you need to know about today’s match-ups:

Arsenal v Brighton & Hove Albion (12.00 Live on BT Sport1)

* This is the first league meeting between the sides since March 1983.
* Arsenal have won their past 8 PL matches at the Emirates.
* Brighton have yet to win away from the Amex this season.
* Arsenal have kept 3 consecutive clean sheets.
* This is only the 9th league meeting between the sides – all have been in the top flight.

Everton v Burnley (2.15 Live on Sky Sports Premier League)

* Everton won 3-1 in this fixture last season. Burnley won the reverse fixture 2-1.
* Everton ended a run of 3 straight league defeats with victory over Bournemouth last time out.
* Burnley are unbeaten away from home this season.
* Everton have won 11 of their past 13 league matches.
* Everton have won 4 of the 6 PL marches between the sides – Burnley have won the other two.

Newcastle United v Liverpool (4.30 Live on Sky Sports Premier League)

* Newcastle have won 2 of their 3 home matches so far this season.
* Their recent home record against Liverpool is good too – winning 4 and losing 1 of the last 6.
* But Liverpool are good away from home, having won 5 and lost 1 of their last 8 PL games away from Anfield.
* Rafa Benitez has never lost as a manager against Liverpool – two wins for Valencia, and draws for Newcastle and Chelsea.
* Expect goals today – there hasn’t been a goalless draw between the sides since 1974.