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Get the factz you need on West Ham United v Leicester City including kick-off time and TV channel

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Friday night football is back in the Premier League, and sees West Ham United play Leicester City, with both sides needing the points to move up the table. Kick-off is 8pm and the match is live on Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Ultra HD. Here are the factz you need to know:

• Leicester did the double over the Hammers last season – winning 2-3 at the London Stadium and 1-0 at the King Power.
• The Foxes have won 5 of their last 6 against West Ham – drawing the other – and have also scored 2 or more goals in 5 of those games.
• West Ham’s start to the season (9 points from 12 games) is their worst since 2010/11, when they had 8 points at the same stage. That season, they ended up being relegated.
• The Hammers also have the PL’s leakiest defence – 25 goals conceded so far.
• Leicester are unbeaten in their last 4 away from home, although they have drawn three of those matches.

Get the factz on Manchester City v Arsenal in the Premier League

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The second match in the Premier League today sees Manchester City play Arsenal. Kick-off is 2.15pm and the match is live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League. Here are the factz you need to know:

* City have won just 1 of the last 7 PL matches between the sides. Arsenal have won 3.
* City have won 8 PL matches on the spin.
* Arsenal have won 10 of their last 12 matches in all competitions.
* City are averaging more than 4 goals per game at home – 21 goals in 5 matches.
* Arsenal have lost 3 of their opening 5 away matches in the PL.

All the factz for the Stoke City v Leicester City Premier League match

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The first match in the Premier League this week is an East Midlands derby between Stoke City and Leicester City. Kick-off is 12.30 and the match is live on Sky Sports Main Event. Here are the factz you need to know:

* Leicester came from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 at the Bet365 Stadium last season. Leicester won the return fixture 2-0.
* Stoke have the second-worst defence in the PL, having conceded 20 goals in their 10 matches. Only Crystal Palace have conceded more.
* Leicester have won 3 successive matches in all competitions since Craig Shakespeare was sacked.
* This is the 100th meeting between the sides in all competitions, and their record couldn’t be closer: They both have 33 wins apiece, with 33 draws.
* Leicester have scored 2 or more goals against Stoke in each of the last 4 games.