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

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The big match is a battle for 1st place in the Premier League with Liverpool playing Manchester City at Anfield. Either side will go top with a win. 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:
* Both league matches were epics last season: Liverpool won 4-3 at Anfield, while City thrashed the Reds 5-0 at the Etihad Stadium. In addition, Liverpool beat City 3-0 and 1-2 in the Champions League semi-finals.
* Liverpool are unbeaten at Anfield in 17 matches in all competitions against City (12 wins). City haven’t won there since 2003.
* The Reds are also unbeaten in 24 PL matches at Anfield.
* City have won 20 of their past 25 PL matches – their only defeat in that run was against Liverpool.
* City have scored 21 goals this season – 5 more than next top scorers Bournemouth, who have played a game more.
* Jurgen Klopp has beaten Pep Guardiola on 7 occasions, more than any other manager.
* Liverpool have not conceded a goal at Anfield since February.

All the factz on AFC Bournemouth v Crystal Palace, including which TV channel its on

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Monday night football returns to the Premier League, with AFC Bournemouth taking on Crystal Palace at the Vitality Stadium. Kick off is at 8pm and the match is live on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event. Here are the factz you need to know:

• Both matches between the sides ended 2-2 last season.
• Bournemouth have won 3 out of their last 4 home matches, drawing the other.
• Palace are improving away from home – they’ve won 3 of their last 4 away from Selhurst Park, as many as they’d won in their previous 20.
• Stop Wilfried Zaha, stop Crystal Palace – the Ivorian has scored 3 of their 4 goals this season.
• Meanwhile Ryan Fraser is the Cherries’ form man – he’s scored 3 and made 2 assists so far this season.

All the factz on West Ham United v Chelsea, including which TV channel its on

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The early kick-off in the Premier League today is a London debt with West Ham United taking on Chelsea at the London Stadium. Kick-off is at 1.30pm and the match is live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League. Here are the factz you need to know:
* The Hammers won this fixture 1-0 last season. It ended 1-1 at Stamford Bridge.
* West Ham have lost both their home matches in the PL this season but they’ve never lost the first three in a row.
* The Hammers have accrued 18 yellow cards – 6 more than any other team got in the first 5 rounds of matches this season.
* If Chelsea win, it will be the third time they’ve won their first 6 matches in the PL era. On the previous two occasions they did it, they went on to win the title.
* Chelsea have won 5 of their last 6 away matches.

All the factz on Fulham v Watford, including which TV channel its on

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The early kick-off in the Premier League today sees Fulham take on Watford at Craven Cottage. The match kicks off at 12.30pm and it is live on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event. Here are the factz you need to know:
* This will be just the third meeting between the sides in the top flight. They previously were together in the PL in 2006/7, when they played out a pair of draws.
* Fulham have the worst defensive record in the PL: they’ve conceded at least 2 in every match, 12 in all.
* If Watford manager Javi Gracia names an unchanged side, it will be just the 5th time in the PL a manager has used the same starting XI in the first 6 matches of a season.
* This is Fulham’s 500th match in the top flight – only 14 other teams have reached this milestone.
* Watford have scored 8 goals in the second half of matches this season – only Chelsea have also scored as many.

All the factz on Southampton v Brighton & Hove Albion, including kick-off time and which TV channel its on

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The final match of this round of Premier League matches is a south coast derby, with Southampton hosting Brighton & Hove Albion at St Marys. Both sides have had OK starts to the season, but are wanting to push into the top half of the table. 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:

* Last season, both matches ended 1-1. The sides have already met this season, in the Carabao Cup, with Saints prevailing 1-0.
* Both sides have 4 points so far, so a win for either side will see them go 10th in the PL. A draw will see them stay in 13th and 14th place.
* Southampton have won just 1 of their past 13 home matches, with 6 defeats.
* However, Brighton are awful away from home. They have yet to pick up a point or even score away from the Amex Stadium this season, and only won 11 points on the road in 2017/18.
* Saints are the only side to not sure in the first half of a PL match this season.