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All the factz on Manchester United v Everton, including which TV channel its on

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There are three fixtures in the Premier League today, with the opener seeing Everton make the relatively short trip to Old Trafford to take on Manchester United.

United have found some form in recent weeks and will be looking to continue that today. However, Everton rediscovered their fight last time out under caretaker boss Duncan Ferguson, so this is set to be an intriguing clash.

The match kicks off at 2pm and it is live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League. Here are the factz you need to know:

* United won this fixture 2-1 last season. However, the Toffees thumped them 4-0 in the return at Goodison Park.
* The Red Devils are unbeaten in their last 10 matches in all competitions at Old Trafford.
* Meanwhile Everton have lost 6 of their last 7 away matches in the Premier League.
* United haven’t registered a clean sheet in their last 10 Premier League matches.
* Everton best Chelsea last time out, but haven’t won consecutive matches in the Premier League since April.

All the factz on Aston Villa v Newcastle United, including which TV channel its on

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The final match of this round of Premier League fixtures sees Newcastle United travel south to take on Aston Villa under the lights at Villa Park.

This match sees former Villa manager Steve Bruce make his first return to Villa Park since he was sacked a little over a year ago. His successor, Dean Smith, oversaw a remarkable run of form that culminated in Villa returning to the Premier League.

Newcastle’s form has picked up recently with a couple of wins, while Villa have been strong at home so far. Both sides will be confident of picking up three points and moving further away from the bottom of the league.

The match kicks off at 8pm and it is live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League. Here are the factz you need to know:

  • Newcastle have a great recent record against Aston Villa: they are unbeaten against them in their past 12 meetings (6 wins).
  • Villa can get a lead – keeping it is another matter. They have lost 11 points from winning positions so far this season.
  • Trezeguet has scored in his last two matches for the Villa – the last player to score in three successive matches was Tom Cleverley back in May 2015.
  • Newcastle haven’t won back-to-back away matches since January 2018.
  • There may be worries over the Toon’s attacking options scoring rate, but their defenders are chipping in – seven of their last nine goals have come courtesy of the back four.

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

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The second match in the Premier League today sees Tottenham Hotspur travel north to Goodison Park to take on Everton.

Both sides have had indifferent starts to the season, and both Marco Silva and Mauricio Pochettino are under some pressure and could use a win to relieve some of it.

The match kicks off at 4.30pm and it is live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League. Here are the factz you need to know:

* Spurs enjoy playing Everton – they’re unbeaten in their last 13 matches against them (7 wins) – a run stretching back to 2012.
* Everton have lost 5 of their last 6 PL matches.
* However, Spurs haven’t won any of their last 11 league matches on the road – suffering 9 defeats in that run.
* Defence is Everton’s main problem – they’ve conceded 16 so far. Before this weekends fixtures, only the bottom 3 had conceded more.
* Harry Kane loves Everton – he’s scored 2 goals against them in each of his last 4 appearances against them.

All the factz on Crystal Palace v Leicester City, including which TV channel its on

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There are two matches in the Premier League this Sunday. First up is Crystal Palace v Leicester City at Selhurst Park.

Both sides have had great starts to the season and will be gunning to ensure it continues as the table starts to take a recognisable form.

The match kicks off at 2pm and it is live on Sky Sports Premier League. Here are the factz you need to know:
* Leicester broke the record for biggest top-flight away win last time out versus Southampton.
* Crystal Palace did the double over the Foxes last season, winning 1-0 at Selhurst Park and thumping them 1-4 at the King Power Stadium.
* The Eagles are slow starters – only 3 of their 10 Premier League goals this season have come before the break.
* A win today would mean Leicester have their best start ever to a top-flight season – better than their title-winning season.
* Jamie Vardy has had a new lease of life under Brendan Rodgers’ management – he’s got 18 goals in 20 matches since he took over.

All the factz on Southampton v Leicester City, including which TV channel its on

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We have Friday night football in the Premier League this week as Leicester City travel to the south coast to take on Southampton at St Mary’s.

The sides are looking at different ends of the table currently. A win for Leicester could take them above Manchester City into 2nd place. Meanwhile a win for Saints would take them to 14th and some breathing space above the relegation zone.

The match kicks off at 8pm and it is live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League. Here are the factz you need to know:

* In this fixture last season the Foxes came away with all three points thanks to a 1-2 win. Saints gained revenge at the King Power Stadium with a win by the same score.
* Saints have won just one point at home all season.
* Leicester have won 3 of their last 4 PL matches – the other was a narrow defeat to Liverpool.
* Danny Ings is Southampton’s form man – he has 5 goals in his last 4 appearances.
* Leicester haven’t kept a clean sheet in the road in their last 12 matches.