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All the factz for today’s Premier League 3pm kick-offs

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There are only 4 Premier League matches that kick-off at 3pm today, but they are between closely matched sides. Here are the factz you need to know on these matches:

Huddersfield Town v West Bromwich Albion

* This is the first league meeting between the sides since April 2001, and in any competition since 2010.
* Huddersfield have won 1 of their last 8 in the PL – but that win came last time out against Manchester United.
* The Baggies haven’t won in their last 8 PL matches.
* Goalscoring is The Terriers main problem – 6 blanks in their last 8 PL matches.
* However, West Brom haven’t kept a clean sheet in 6 matches.

Newcastle United v AFC Bournemouth

* After a good start to the season, Newcastle have won just 1 of their last 5 matches (2 defeats).
* Bournemouth have also won just 1 in their last 5 but have lost on 3 occasions.
* If Jermaine Defoe scores, it will be the 200th league goal of his career.
* The sides have met just 4 times before in league matches, with both sides claiming 2 wins.
* Matt Ritchie is Newcastle’s main man this season with 5 assists – just one behind David Silva and Kevin De Bruyne who have 6.

Southampton v Burnley

* Saints won this fixture 3-1 last season. Burnley won the return at Turf Moor 1-0.
* Saints are in poor form – they’ve won just 4 of their last 18 PL matches.
* They’ve also failed to score in 9 of their last 16 matches.
* Burnley’s matches have produced just 18 goals so far this season, so don’t expect a goal-fest today.
* Burnley have won more matches and points away from home in 5 matches this season than they did in the entire 2016/17 season.

Swansea City v Brighton & Hove Albion

* Swansea have lost 4 of their last 5 PL matches.
* Meanwhile Brighton have suffered one defeat in their last 5 – and that was to Arsenal.
* Tammy Abraham’s form has earned him an England call-up – he’s got 4 goals and one assist so far for the Swans.
* Pascal Gross is the Seagulls’ main man – 5 assists so far this season.
* The last time the sides met in a league match was May 2008, when they were in League 1.

All the factz and stats for today’s 3pm Premier League kick-offs

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Arsenal v Swansea City

* Arsenal did the double over Swansea last season, winning 3-2 at the Emirates and 0-4 at the Liberty.
* Arsenal have won their past 9 matches at the Emirates, scoring 22 goals.
* Swansea are good on the road – losing just one of their last 6 and winning twice.
* This is Arsene Wenger’s 800th Premier League game in charge of the Gunners.
* Swansea have scored just 6 goals this season – only Palace have scored fewer.

Crystal Palace v West Ham United

* West Ham did the double over Palace last season: winning 0-1 at Selhurst Park and 3-0 at the London Stadium.
* Palace’s awful run continues – losing 8 of 9 matches in the PL this season.
* West Ham are yet to win away from home this season – 3 defeats and 2 draws.
* The Eagles are the only side in the PL not to keep a clean sheet yet this season.
* The Hammers start – 8 points from 9 matches – is their worst for 7 years.

Liverpool v Huddersfield Town

* This is the first league meeting between the sides since 1972, and the first in any competition since 1999.
* For all the talk of Liverpool’s defensive problems, they have conceded just once at home this season in the PL.
* The Terriers have won just 1 of their last 7 PL matches – but that victory was against Manchester United last time out.
* Liverpool have never lost consecutive matches under Juergen Klopp.
* Aaron Mooy is key for Huddersfield – he’s had a hand in 10 goals for the club this year, 4 more than any other player.

Watford v Stoke City

* Stoke did the double over Watford last season, winning 0-1 at Vicarage Road and 2-0 at the Bet365 Stadium.
* Watford have only kept one clean sheet at home this season, conceding 10 in 4 matches.
* But Stoke have the worst defensive record in the division, conceding 20 in 9 matches.
* Richarlison is Watford’s form player – with 3 goals and 2 assists this season.
* Stoke have won 1 of their last 12 away matches in the PL – losing 8 of them.

West Bromwich Albion v Manchester City

* City have dominated West Brom recently – winning the last 11 PL matches between the sides.
* West Brom haven’t won in their last 7 league matches (3 losses)
* City have dropped just two points in the league so far this season.
* But the Baggies are unbeaten at home in the league this season – 1 win and 3 draws.
* City have 32 goals so far this season – only City in 2011/12 have scored more (33) at the start of a PL season.

All the factz you need for the Southampton v West Bromwich Albion Premier League clash

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In today’s 5.30pm kick off, Southampton take on West Bromwich Albion, which is live on BT Sports 1. Here are the factz you need to know:

* Last season’s games ended in a pair of away wins: Albion won 1-2 at St Mary’s and the Saints gained a 0-1 revenge at the Hawthorns.
* But Saints have won just one of their last 10 home PL matches, losing 5.
* Saints have also failed to score in 8 of those matches.
* However, the Baggies are terrible away from home – just one win in the last 13 PL matches.
* West Brom have scored in 6 of their 8 PL matches this season, but only scored more than once in one occasion.

All the factz on Leicester City v West Bromwich Albion

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Monday night Premier League action is between Leicester City and West Bromwich Albion. Kick-off is 8.00pm and it is live on Sky Sports Premier League. Here are the factz you need for this match.

* Last season, this fixture ended in a 1-2 win for the Baggies. The Foxes gained a 0-1 revenge at the Hawthorns later in the season.
* West Brom are a bogey side for Leicester – that haven’t beaten them at home since 1994 – 8 games ago. West Brom have won 6 of those.
* Leicester have won just one of their last 10 PL matches, losing 6.
* However, West Brom are terrible away from home currently – just 1 win in 12 PL away matches in 2017.
* Leicester have lost their last 2 matches at the King Power Stadium.

All the factz for today’s seven Premier League matches

There are seven Premier League matches today, with the big match coming at tea-time, when Manchester City take on Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. But there are plenty of other interesting games as clubs look to build on good starts – or put bad ones behind them. There are the factz you need:

Huddersfield Town v Tottenham Hotspur (12.30) Live on Sky Sports Premier League

* This is the first top-flight meeting between the sides since 1972.
* The Terriers are unbeaten at home this season with one win and 2 draws and have conceded just once.
* However, Spurs have won all 3 of their away matches so far.
* Huddersfield have kept 4 clean sheets in 6 PL matches.
* Harry Kane has scored more goals on his own than 7 PL team’s have managed in total this year in all competitions. He’s bagged 34 so far.

AFC Bournemouth v Leicester City

* Bournemouth won this fixture 1-0 last season. The return fixture ended 1-1.
* Both sides have had awful starts to the season – Bournemouth have had 5 defeats and Leicester 4.
* The Cherries have kept just 2 clean sheets in 14 home PL matches.
* Leicester’s last 6 defeats have all come against last season’s top 6.
* Don’t expect a goal-fest – the past 4 matches have only garnered 5 goals.

Manchester United v Crystal Palace

* The omens aren’t good for Palace, who have lost all 6 PL games without scoring – the first side to do that in any of the four divisions.
* United meanwhile have won all 3 home matches without conceding.
* The Eagles have also never beaten United in the PL – losing 13 of their 16 meetings.
* Palace have lost 9 of their last 10 PL matches – failing to score in each defeat.
* Romelu Lukaku have scored 6 goals in 6 PL matches for United this season.

Stoke City v Southampton

* Last season, this fixture ended 0-0. At St Mary’s, Stoke won 0-1. So don’t expect a goal-fest.
* Stoke aren’t on a good run – losing 9 of their last 16 PL matches, including 3 of 6 this season.
* But Saints aren’t faring much better – they’ve lost 11 matches in 2017 so far (23 matches)
* Saints have also failed to score in 10 of their last 14 matches.
* Five of the 10 PL matches between these sides have ended all square.

West Bromwich Albion v Watford

* West Brom beat Watford 3-1 in this fixture last season. Watford gained revenge with a 2-0 win at Vicarage Road.
* The Baggies are unbeaten at home this season – 2 draws and 1 win.
* However, Watford have won all 3 away games.
* Watford’s start – 11 points from 6 games – is their best start to a top flight season since 1982/3. That season they finished 2nd in the old Division 1.
* West Brom have yet to score more than once in a PL game this season, and haven’t scored in their last 2.

West Ham United v Swansea City

* The Hammers did the double over Swansea last season, winning 1-0 at the London Stadium and 1-4 at the Liberty Stadium.
* Swansea have never kept a clean sheet at West Ham.
* Both sides have had poor starts the season – West Ham losing 4 so far and Swansea 3.
* Swansea have scored just 3 goals in the PL this season so far.
* If the Hammers lose, they will replicate their start from last season (1 win, 1 draw and 5 defeats).

Chelsea v Manchester City (5.30) Live on BT Sports1

* Chelsea did the double over City last season – the only team to do so.
* Chelsea have won 10 of their last 12 PL matches, with their only defeat coming on the opening day to Burnley.
* City have become the first side to score 5 or more goals in 3 consecutive top-flight games since Blackburn Rovers in 1958.
* City are unbeaten in their last 14 PL matches (11 wins) – the last side to defeat them was Chelsea.
* Chelsea had scored in 27 consecutive home matches under Antonio Conte – until their 0-0 draw against Arsenal.