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Arsenal v Leicester

Saturday 3 p.m. Venue Emirates Stadium last season Arsenal 2 Leicester 0

Arbitrator Darren England last season G15 Y60 R1 4.06 cards/set

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Odds H 1-2 A 6-1 D 37-10

Probable starters in bold, contenders in light

Arsenal

Followers of Turner, Rúnarsson, Bellerín, Tierney, Holding, Soares, Tomiyasu, Lokonga, Elneny, Maitland-Niles, Vieira, Pépé, Nketiah, Marquinhos

Doubtful None

injured Nelson (knock, unknown)

Suspended None

Discipline Y2 R0

Form O

Best striker Martinelli 1

Leicester

Followers of Iversen, Stolarczyk, Albrighton, Vestergaard, Soyuncu, Thomas,
Soumaré, Braybooke, Praet, Iheanacho, Perez, Daka

Doubtful Fofana (groin), Pérez (illness)

injured Barnes (knee, August 27), Bertrand (knee, September), Pereira (achilles, January)

Suspended None

Discipline A0 R0

Form D

Top scorers Castagne, Dewsbury-Hall 1

Aston Villa v Everton

Saturday 12:30 p.m. BTSport 1 Venue Villa Park last season Aston Villa 3 Everton 0

Arbitrator Michael Olivier This season G1 Y1 R0 1 cards/set

Odds H 13-15 A 4-1 D 11-4

Aston Villa v Everton
Probable starters in bold, contenders in light

AstonVilla

Followers of Olsen, Marschall, Mings, Young, Chambers, Augustinsson, Feeney, Kesler Hayden, Chrisene, Iroegbunam, Sanson, Buendía, Nakamba, Ramsey, El Ghazi, Traoré, Ings, Archer, Davis

Doubtful None

injured Hause (knee, sept.)

Suspended None

Discipline Y3 R0

Form L

Best striker n / A

Everton

Followers of Begovic, Lonergan, Coleman, Keane, Nkounkou, Vinagre, Onana, Allan, Davies, Alli, Gbamin, Gray, Warrington, Welch, Mills

Doubtful Begovic (fitness), Coleman (groin), Davies (fitness)

injured Gomes (August 20), Mina (ankle, September), Calvert-Lewin (knee, September), Godfrey (leg, December), Townsend (knee, January)

Suspended None

Discipline Y3 R0

Form L

Best striker n / A

Brentford v Manchester United

Saturday 5:30 p.m. Sky Sports Premier League Venue Brentford Community Stadium last season Brentford 1Manchester United 3

Arbitrator Stuart Atwell last season G20 Y70 R1 3.55 cards/set

Odds H 3-1 A Pairs D 27-10

Brentford v Manchester United
Probable starters in bold, contenders in light

Brentford

Followers of Strakosha, Stevens, Roerslev, Goode, Sorensen, Onyeka, Baptiste, Peart-Harris, Damsgaard, Dasilva, Lewis-Potter, Dervisoglu, Ghoddos

Doubtful None

injured Ajer (thigh, August 20), Canós (thigh, August 20), Pinnock (knee, unknown)

Suspended None

Discipline A0 R0

Form D

Top scorers Dasilva, Toney 1

Manchester United

Followers of Heaton, Wan-Bissaka, Malacia, Martínez, Garner, Van de Beek, Bailly, Hannibal, Elanga, Garnacho, Fred

Doubtful None

injured Martial (hamstring, Sept.), Lindelöf (match fitness, unknown)

Suspended None

Discipline Y4 R0

Form L

Best striker n / A

Brighton v Newcastle

Saturday 3 p.m. Venue Amex Stadium last season Brighton 1 Newcastle 1

Arbitrator Graham Scott last season G12 Y40 R1 3.42 cards/set

Odds H 20-13 A 28-13 D 12-5

Brighton v Newcastle
Probable starters in bold, contenders in light

Brighton

Followers of Scherpen, Steele, McGill, Lamptey, Colwill, Maupay, Alzate, Sarmiento, Enciso, Undav, Mitoma, Clarke, Van Hecke, Kozlowski, Mwepu, Andone, Ferguson

Doubtful None

injured Moder (knee, February)

Suspended None

Discipline Y1 R0

Form O

Best striker Gross 2

Newcastle

Followers of Dubravka, Darlow, Botman, Dummett, Lascelles, Murphy, Ritchie, Fraser, Anderson, Longstaff, Bois, Manquillo, Watts, Gillespie

Doubtful Manquillo (groin), Lascelles (hamstrings)

injured Fernández (calf, August 21), Lewis (calf, August 21), Krafth (hamstring, August 21), Shelvey (hamstring, December)

Suspended None

Discipline A0 R0

Form O

Top scorers Schar, Wilson 1

Chelsea v Tottenham

Sunday 4:30 p.m. Sky Sports Premier League Venue Stamford Bridge last season Chelsea 2Tottenham 0

Arbitrator Anthony Taylor This season G1 Y3 R0 3 cards/set

Odds H 25-19 A 23-10 D 13-5

Chelsea v Tottenham
Probable starters in bold, contenders in light

chelsea

Followers of Arrizabalaga, Bettinelli, Pulisic, Chalobah, Broja, Hudson-Odoi, Ziyech, Gallagher, Chukwuemeka, Cucurella, Emerson, Azpilicueta

Doubtful None

injured Kovacic (knee, unknown)

Suspended None

Discipline Y2 R0

Form O

Best striker Jorginho 1

Tottenham

Followers of Forster, Austin, Emerson, Spence, Perisic, Sanchez, Davies, Tanganga, Bissouma, Sarr, Lucas, Gil

Doubtful None

injured Skipp (foot, August 28)

Suspended None

Discipline Y3 R0

Form O

Best striker Dier, Kulusevsky 1

Liverpool v Crystal Palace

Monday 8 p.m. Sky Sports Premier League Venue Anfield last season Liverpool 3 Crystal Palace 0

Arbitrator Paul Tierney This season G1 Y5 R0 5 cards/set

Odds H 2-9 A 17-1 D 6-1

Liverpool v Crystal Palace
Probable starters in bold, contenders in light

liverpool

Followers of Adrian, Ramsey, Tsimikas, Gomez, Bajcetic, Van den Berg, Phillips, Keïta, Milner, Firmino, Carvalho

Doubtful Tsimikas (fitness match)

injured Jota (thigh, Aug. 22), Kelleher (groin, Aug. 22), Jones (calf, Aug. 27), Thiago (hamstrings, Sept. 10), Konaté (knee, Sept.), Oxlade-Chamberlain (hamstrings , unknown)

Suspended None

Discipline A0 R0

Form D

Top scorers Nuñez, Salah 1

crystal palace

Followers of Johnstone, Ward, Milivojevic, Mateta, Hughes, Ebiowei, Riedewald, Plange, Richards

Doubtful None

injured Olise (ankle, August 27), McArthur (groin, August 30), Butland (hand, September), Ferguson (foot, December), Tomkins (hitting, unknown)

Suspended None

Discipline Y1 R0

Form L

Best striker n / A

Manchester City v Bournemouth

Saturday 3 p.m. Venue Etihad Stadium last season n / A

Arbitrator David Coute last season G20 Y93 R2 4.75 cards/set

Odds H 1-10 A 41-1 D 13-1

Manchester City v Bournemouth
Probable starters in bold, contenders in light

Manchester City

Followers of Ortega, Carson, Palmer, Silva, Alvarez, Gundogan, Mbete, Wilson-Ebrand, Stones, Lewis

Doubtful palm (foot)

injured Laporte (knee, seven), Phillips (hit, seven)

Suspended None

Discipline Y1 R0

Form O

Best striker Haaland 2

Bournemouth

Followers of Neto, Dennis, Marcondes, Stacey, Stanislas, Dembele, Moore, Hill, Saydee, Hill, Christie, Anthony, Lowe

Doubtful None

injured Fredericks (calf, August 27), Rothwell (hamstring, September), Brooks (fitness match, October)

Suspended None

Discipline Y3 R0

Form O

Top scorers Lerma, Moore 1

Nottingham Forest v West Ham

Sunday 2 p.m. Sky Sports Premier League Venue City land last season n / A

Arbitrator Robert Jones This season G1 Y2 R0 2 cards/set

Odds H 17-5 A Even D 11-4

Nottingham Forest v West Ham
Probable starters in bold, contenders in light

Nottingham Forest

Followers of Smith, Hennessey, Soh, Laryea, Surridge, Mighten, Cafú, Yates, Lolley, Da Costa, Taylor, Biancone, O’Brien, Cook

Doubtful Yates (knee)

injured Richards (veal, October)

Suspended None

Discipline Y3 R0

Form L

Best striker n / A

West Ham

Followers of Areola, Trott, Randolph, Scamacca, Lanzini, Vlasic, Downes, Ogbonna, Cardoso, Odubeko, Ashby, Coventry, Johnson, Dawson, Cornet

Doubtful Dawson (thigh), Fabiankski (hip)

injured Ogbonna (fitness match, Aug 28), Aguerd (ankle, Oct)

Suspended None

Discipline A0 R0

Form L

Best striker n / A

Southampton v Leeds

Saturday 3 p.m. Venue St. Mary’s Stadium last season Southampton 1 Leeds 0

Arbitrator Tony Harington last season G3 Y7 R0 2.33 cards/set

Odds H 5-4 A 9-4 D 13-5

Southampton v Leeds
Probable starters in bold, contenders in light

Southampton

Followers of McCarthy, Caballero, Stephens, A Armstrong, Adams, Redmond, Mara, Djenepo, Elyounoussi, Diallo, Lis, Simeu, Bella-Kotchap

Doubtful None

injured Livramento (knee, Jan), Walcott (fitness match, unknown), Lyanco (knee, unknown)

Suspended None

Discipline A0 R0

Form L

Best striker Ward-Prowse 1

Leeds

Followers of Klaesson, Christy, Klich, Drameh, Gelhardt, Summerville, Costa, Poveda, Perkins, Cooper, Sinisterra, Forshaw

Doubtful None

injured Firpo (knee, August 30), Dallas (hamstring, January), Ayling (knee, September)

Suspended None

Discipline Y2 R0

Form O

Best striker Rodrigo 1

Wolves v Fulham

Saturday 3 p.m. Venue Molineux last season n / A

Arbitrator John Brooks last season G4 Y21 R0 5.25 cards/set

Odds H 17-12 A 23-10 D 12-5

Wolves v Fulham
Probable starters in bold, contenders in light

wolves

Followers of Sarkic, Campbell, Smith, Boly, Mosquera, Toti, Griffiths, Ronan, Hodge, Cundle, Bueno, Hwang, Guedes, Traore, Semedo

Doubtful Traoré (hamstrings), Semedo (hamstrings)

injured Jiménez (knee, Sep), Chiquinho (knee, unknown)

Suspended None

Discipline A0 R0

Form L

Best striker n / A

Fulham

Followers of Leno, Gazzaniga, Duffy, Solomon, Cairney, Muniz, Francois, Mbabu, Diop, Chalobah, Bryan, Robinson

Doubtful Brian (hand)

injured Wilson (knee, Oct), Solomon (knee, unknown)

Suspended None

Discipline Y2 R0

Form D

Best striker Mitrovic 2

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