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All the factz you need on the 3pm kick offs in the Premier League on 13 January

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There are 6 matches that kick off at 3pm in the Premier League today, with a lot of interest in the tightly-packed bottom of the division. Here are the factz you need to know:

Chelsea v Leicester City

* Chelsea won the reverse fixture 1-2 earlier in the season – with goals from Morata and Kante.
* Chelsea have a great record against Leicester, having won 7 of the last 9 PL matches they’ve played. The exceptions – a loss and a draw – came in Leicester’s title winning season.
* Chelsea are unbeaten in 6 PL matches (4 wins).
* Leicester have won one of their last 5 matches.
* Riyad Mahrez has scored or provided an assist in each of his past 4 matches and in 7 of his last 9.

Crystal Palace v Burnley

* Burnley won 0-1 at Selhurst Park earlier in the season thanks to a goal from Chris Wood.
* Victory for the Clarets would give them their second successive double over the Eagles.
* Palace have lost just 1 of their last 11 PL matches (4 wins).
* Burnley are without a win in 5 PL matches.
* Palace don’t know when they’re beaten – taking 11 points from losing positions this season. Only Everton and Arsenal have won more.

Huddersfield Town v West Ham United

* West Ham notched their first win of the season against the Terriers in the reverse fixture; Obiang and Ayew scoring in a 2-0 win.
* This is West Ham’s first visit to Huddersfield since a League Cup tie in 1997, and first in the league since 1971.
* Huddersfield have lost 3 of their last 4 PL matches, drawing the other.
* Meanwhile, West Ham have lost just one of their last 7, winning 3.
* However, the Hammers have won away from home just once all season (against Stoke).

Newcastle United v Swansea City

* Newcastle won the reverse fixture earlier in the season.
* Newcastle are on a terrible run at home: no wins in 6 at St James’ Park, and they have failed to score in 5 of those matches.
* Swansea aren’t great away from home either: they won last time out, but that was their first win in 8 matches.
* Newcastle have kept successive PL clean sheets – they haven’t kept 3 in a row since 2014.
* Goalscoring continues to be Swansea’s main problem: just 13 in 22 matches.

Watford v Southampton

* Watford beat Southampton 0-2 at St Mary’s earlier in the season.
* Watford have lost 6 of their last 7 PL matches.
* Saints are also out of form – no wins in their last 9 PL matches.
* Vicarage Road isn’t a fortress for the Hornets – they’ve won more games away from home this season.
* meanwhile Saints’ away form is terrible – 1 win and 5 losses in 10 away PL matches this season.

West Bromwich Albion v Brighton & Hove Albion

* Brighton won the reverse fixture 3-1 earlier in the season – their first PL win and goals.
* West Brom are without a league win in 20 matches (losing 10) – a club record.
* However Brighton aren’t in form either – just one win in their last 11, although only 5 defeats.
* A draw would seem the likeliest result – the Baggies have drawn 10 this season and Brighton 8.
* Brighton haven’t scored in their last 5 on the road and have drawn a blank 8 times in total.

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 the December 23 3pm kick-offs in the Premier League

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There are 6 games kicking off at 3pm in the Premier League today. Here are the factz you need to know on all of them:

Brighton & Hove Albion v Watford

* The reverse fixture ended 0-0, with Watford’s Miguel Britos seeing red.
* Brighton haven’t won in 7 PL matches, losing 4.
* The Seagulls’ main problem is goal scoring – only 1 in the last 6 matches, and that was a penalty.
* Watford are also out of form, having lost 4 of their last 5, drawing the other.
* Watford may have lost 4 of their last 5 matches away from home, but they have still won more points away than at home this season.

Manchester City v AFC Bournemouth

* City beat Bournemouth in the reverse fixture, thanks to a 97th minute winner from Raheem Sterling.
* City are looking for their 17th win in a row in the PL today.
* The Cherries haven’t won in 6 matches – losing 3 of those.
* Bournemouth have to find a way of stopping City scoring – they have scored 2 or more goals in their last 11 matches.
* Bournemouth have never beaten City in their history. In 11 matches, City have won 9 of them.

Southampton v Huddersfield Town

* The last top-flight meeting between the sides was in 1971.
* Saints have lost 5 of their last 9 PL matches, winning just one.
* Huddersfield have won two of their last 3 matches.
* Saints striker Charlie Austin is a man in form – 4 goals in his last 4 starts.
* The Terriers have had just 2 away wins this season, but both have been by 3-goal margins (0-3 v Crystal Palace and 1-4 v Watford).

Stoke City v West Bromwich Albion

* The reverse fixture ended 1-1 earlier in the season, with Peter Crouch equalising Jay Rodriguez’s opener.
* Stoke have won 1 of their last 8 PL matches, winning just 1.
* Meanwhile West Brom haven’t won in 16 PL matches, losing 8 of those.
* Stoke have the league’s worst defence, conceding 39 so far.
* Only Swansea, with 10 goals, have scored fewer than the Baggies’ 13 this season.

Swansea City v Crystal Palace

* Last season, this fixture ended 5-4 with Swansea scoring twice in injury time.
* Swansea have lost 9 of their last 11 PL matches, winning just 1.
* Palace are unbeaten in 7 matches.
* Crystal Palace scored their first away goals of the season last time out in their 0-3 win against Leicester City.
* Goal scoring has also been a problem for Swansea – just 10 all season.

West Ham United v Newcastle United

* The Hammers are unbeaten in 3, including a win over Chelsea and draw against Arsenal.
* Newcastle have lost 8 of their last 10 PL matches, winning just 1.
* Newcastle have failed to score in half of those 10 matches.
* Only Stoke have conceded more goals than West Ham’s 33.
* Newcastle have won 4 of their last 6 matches against West Ham.

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.