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All the factz on the October 6 3pm kick offs in the Premier League

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There are 5 matches in the Premier League kicking off at 3pm today, involving clubs at both ends of the table. Here are the facts you need to know:

Burnley v Huddersfield Town
* Last season, both matches between the sides ended 0-0.
* Burnley have won their last 2, having had no wins in their opening 5 matches.
* Huddersfield have yet to win in the PL this season, and have gone 11 without a win, counting last season.
* The Terriers are the lowest scorers in the PL, with 3 goals and have conceded the joint highest – 16.
* Burnley have gone 50 matches without being awarded a penalty – much to The annoyance of manager Sean Dyche.
Crystal Palace v Wolverhampton Wanderers
* This is the first time the teams have met in the top flight since 1981.
* Palace have yet to score at Selhurst Park this season.
* Wolves are unbeaten in 5 matches – 3 wins in that run.
* Wilfried Zaha is the man to stop for the Eagles – he has 8 goals and 2 assists in his past 12 matches.
* Wolves have named that same starting XI in their opening 7 matches – no side has gone unchanged for 8 matches from the start of a season in the PL.
Leicester City v Everton
* Last season, Leicester Best Everton 2-0 at the King Power Stadium. Everton gained revenge at Goodison, winning 2-1.
* Leicester have won their last 3 matches in all competitions and 3 of their last 4 at home.
* Everton are consistently inconsistent: 3 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses in all competitions this season.
* Jamie Vardy has scored 14 goals the PL in 2018 – only Mo Salah and Harry Lane have scored more.
* Everton are poor away from home – just 3 wins in their last 30 on the road, with 15 losses.
Tottenham Hotspur v Cardiff City
* Last time the sides met in the PL, in 2013/14, Spurs recorded a pair of 1-0 wins.
* Spurs haven’t won at Wembley in their last 4 matches there.
* Cardiff have failed to win any of their opening 8 league games on only 2 occasions before.
* Of the 27 sides Harry Kane has faced in the PL, it is only Cardiff he has failed to score against.
* Cardiff have conceded 16 goals in 7 matches, the joint highest in the division, alongside Huddersfield and Fulham.
Watford v AFC Bournemouth
* Expect a draw: 5 of the last 6 meetings have ended all square. Bournemouth won the other match.
* Watford are without a win in 3 in the PL, having won their first 4.
* Bournemouth haven’t kept a clean sheet in 9 away matches.
* A win for either side could take them into the top 4.
* If Watford win, it will be their 50th in the PL.

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 Watford v Manchester United, including kick-off time and which TV channel its on

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The final match in the Premier League today sees Watford play Manchester United at Vicarage Road. Watford want to maintain their excellent start to the season, while Manchester United have had a stuttering start so far. The match kicks off at 5.30pm and it is live on BT Sport1. Here are the factz you need to know:

* United won this fixture 2-4 last season.
* The Red Devils love playing Watford – they’ve won 14 of the last 15 matches they’ve played against them in all competitions. Watford won the other match, back in 2016.
* Watford’s 4 consecutive wins at the start of the season is their best start in the top flight.
* However, they’ve only kept 1 clean sheet in their last 7 matches.
* United have lost 4 of their last 10 in the PL – to Spurs, West Brom and Brighton (twice) – but have won 5 of the others in that run.

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

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Watford play Tottenham Hotspur at Vicarage Road in the other 4pm kick off in the Premier League – with two teams in form. The match is live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League. Here are the factz you need to know:

* Both sides have 100% records so far and either could go top on goal difference with a convincing win.
* Watford haven’t beaten Spurs in the league since 1987, and in any competition since 1994.
* The Hornets have only once before won their opening 4 matches in a season, which was back in 1988/9, when they were in the old Division 2 (now Championship).
* Tottenham have won 49 points in 2018 – only Manchester City with 51 have won more.
* Spurs have won 7 of their last 10 in the PL – their only defeat in that run coming against Manchester City.

All the factz on Watford v Crystal Palace in the Premier League

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In the opening match in the Premier League today, Watford take on Crystal Palace at Vicarage Road, looking to build on their great start to the season. After Roy Hodgson’s outburst against Watford mascot earlier in the week, it could be a feisty game. It kicks off at 1.30pm and it is live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League. Here are the factz you need to know:

* Last season, this fixture ended 0-0. At Selhurst Park, Palace ran out 2-1 winners.
* Palace have a great recent record against Watford – winning 10 of their last 16 encounters and losing just 2.
* Watford have won their first 2 matches – they’ve never won their first 3 in a row in the top flight.
* The Hornets have lost just once at Vicarage Road this year in 9 matches (5 wins).
* Crystal Palace are unbeaten in their last 5 away matches.