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All the factz on Manchester United v Stoke City in the Premier League

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The final match of this week’s round of Premier League fixtures sees Manchester United host Stoke City. Paul Lambert has been named as Stoke’s new manager, but he will not be in charge of the team tonight. The match kicks off at 8pm, and it is live on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event. Here are the factz you need to know:

• The past three matches between the sides have ended all square, most recently 2-2 at the Bet365 Stadium in September.
• United have drawn their last two home matches, having won 9 of their previous 10. The only defeat in that run came against Manchester City.
• Stoke have only have one win and 3 draws away from home this season – only West Brom have an equally poor record.
• United haven’t lost at home to Stoke since April 1976 in all competitions – a run of 17 matches.
• If Peter Crouch scores, he will become Stoke’s record goal scorer in the Premier League. He is currently level with Jonathan Walters on 43.

All the factz you need on Liverpool v Manchester City, including which TV channel its on

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The second game in the Premier League today sees Liverpool take on Manchester City at Anfield. The match kicks off at 4pm and is live on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event. Here are the factz you need to know:

* City walloped Liverpool 5-0 at the Etihad earlier in the season.
* However, Anfield isn’t a happy hunting ground for City: they haven’t won there since 2003.
* Liverpool are unbeaten in 13 league matches.
* However, City are unbeaten in 22 league matches this season and 30 in all.
* Liverpool have kept 9 clean sheets in their last 13 away matches.

All the factz on AFC Bournemouth v Arsenal in the Premier League, including what TV channel its on

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The early kick-off in the Premier League today sees Arsenal travel to the Vitality Stadium to take on AFC Bournemouth. The match kicks off at 1.30pm and is live on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event. Here are the factz you need to know:

* Arsenal won 3-0 earlier in the season. Last season’s encounter at the Vitality was memorable: Bournemouth were 3-0 up with 20 minutes to go before Arsenal came back to draw 3-3.
* Bournemouth are unbeaten in 3 PL matches – 1 win and 2 draws.
* Arsenal have drawn 5 of their last 7 PL matches, winning and losing 1.
* Bournemouth haven’t kept a clean sheet in their last 9 matches.
* Arsenal aren’t good on their travels – just 3 wins in 11 matches this season.

All the factz on the Tottenham Hotspur v West Ham United Premier League clash

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Just one match in the Premier League tonight and its another London derby with Tottenham Hotspur taking on West Ham United. Kick off is 8pm and the match is live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League. Here are the factz you need to know:

• Tottenham won 2-3 at the London Stadium earlier in the season. Although the Hammers gained some revenge by winning by the same score in the last 16 of the Carabao Cup.
• If Spurs win tonight, they will close the gap to Liverpool in 4th to just one point. Meanwhile, a win for the Hammers will see them leap from 16th place to 11th – although they will still be only 4 points clear of the relegation zone.
• Spurs have lost just one of their last 29 home matches – although that has come across two ‘homes’ – White Hart Lane and Wembley Stadium.
• West Ham have won 12 points in the 10 games since David Moyes took over as manager, including a dramatic last-gasp win against West Brom last time out.
• The last 0-0 draw between the sides came in March 2011 – 13 games ago in all competitions (11 PL, 2 League Cup).

All the factz you need on Arsenal v Chelsea including which TV channel its on

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Just one Premier League game today, and its a London derby between Arsenal and Chelsea. The match kicks off at 7.45pm and it is live on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event. Here are the factz you need to know:

• The reverse fixture ended 0-0 earlier in the season, with Chelsea ending the game with 10 men after David Luiz was sent off late on.
• Chelsea are a bogey side for Arsenal – beating them in 7 of their last 12 meetings and only losing once. Arsenal have also failed to score in 7 of their past 9 meetings with Chelsea.
• Arsenal have won 13 of their last 15 PL home matches, and have scored in each of their last 24 at the Emirates.
• Chelsea have won 4 and drawn one of their last 5 PL matches.
• Chelsea have kept 4 consecutive clean sheets – no team has had 5 consecutive shut-outs this season in the PL.