Chelsea Vs West Brom

Chelsea continue to lead the pack and are unbeaten this Season after 11 Premier League fixtures. The Blues were able to rest some key men during the International break including John Terry and Diego Costa who was not called up for Spain. Jose Mourinho has seen his side win all 5 home encounters this year and will be keen to maintain their momentum. West Brom make the daunting trip to West London in decent form away from home. The Baggies have won two of their last three matches on the road but Chelsea will provide a sterner test of their credentials. Berahino has caught the eye of many this season and could be the target of larger Clubs in January. Chelsea to maintain their impressive start to the Season with a comfortable home win.

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Everton Vs West Ham

Everton have struggled to get going this Season and sit 10th in the Premier League standings. Two wins on the bounce seemed to kick-start their Season before two disappointing draws followed. The Toffees host West Ham looking to get back to winning ways on Saturday afternoon. The Hammers have enjoyed a tremendous start to the Season and occupy 4th place heading into Gameweek 12. Big Sam’s side are unbeaten in five Premier League encounters and will give Everton an extremely tough game. Baines picked up an injury on International Duty but is expected to feature in this game. Lukaku and Valencia the most likely to score for their respective sides. All square on Merseyside.

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Leicester Vs Sunderland

Leicester City are a Club in free-fall right now. The Foxes have lost four consecutive Premier League matches without scoring a single goal in the process. Due to that run of form, Nigel Pearson’s side occupy 18th place in the Standings heading into Gameweek 12. Sunderland are next to visit The King Power Stadium hoping to keep Leicester on their losing run of form. The Black Cats picked up an impressive 3-1 win at Crystal Palace the last time they played a Premier League game on the road. Gus Poyet will hope star forward Steven Fletcher can expose a weak Leicester City defence which has been leaking goals of late. Away win expected.

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Manchester City Vs Swansea

Manchester City could only manage a draw when they visited QPR in Gameweek 11 and saw Chelsea extend their lead at the Premier League summit. Aguero was on target twice for City and continues to be the top marksman in the Premiership. City have beaten Spurs and Manchester United in their last two League matches at The Etihad and will hope to make it three wins in a row when Swansea visit. The Swans have been one of the surprise packages of this Season and sit 5th in the Table heading into Gameweek 12. The Swans have struggled away from home lately and are without a win in four attempts on the road. Home win expected.

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Newcastle Vs QPR

Alan Pardew has orchestrated a tremendous turnaround in Newcastle United’s fortunes. The Magpies were really struggling and Pardew under increasing pressure before winning four consecutive League games to move into the top half of the Premier League table – Ahead of Everton and Liverpool. The Toon host QPR next and will fancy their chances of notching up a fifth win on the bounce. Harry Redknapp’s side make the long trip North having secured a point against the Champions Manchester City in Gameweek 11. The R’s need to sort out their form away from home having lost all five road games in the Premier League thus far. Newcastle to pick up three more points.

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Stoke Vs Burnley

Stoke City enter Gameweek 12 sitting in the top half of the Premier League table thanks to their impressive 2-1 away win at Tottenham Hotspur in Gameweek 11. The Potters have been solid at home in recent weeks picking up 7 points from a possible 9 at The Britannia. Burnley finally picked up their first win in the Barclays Premier League following a hard fought 1-0 victory over Hull City in their previous fixture. Sean Dyche’s side will hope to build on that foundation and pick up at least a point from their trip to Stoke. Mark Hughes will hope his side can see off a likely Relegation candidate and maintain their unbeaten streak at home. Home win expected.

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Arsenal Vs Manchester United

Arsenal host Manchester United in the pick of the Gameweek 12 fixtures. Arsene Wenger conceded that his side were unlikely to catch Chelsea and mount any serious title challenge this year following their defeat at Swansea in Gameweek 11. The Gunners are already 12 points adrift and are now playing to secure a Top 4 finish and Champions League Football next term. Manchester United have been in decent form at home but have continued to struggle on the road in recent weeks. Alexis Sanchez will be eager to examine the strength of United’s rearguard who will be missing Rafael, Jones, Evans, Rojo and possibly De Gea. Home win expected at The Emirates.

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Crystal Palace Vs Liverpool

Crystal Palace are hovering dangerously above the Relegation Zone following a run of four defeats in five Premier League outings. The Eagles need to pick up some points before they find themselves in the bottom three. The International Break should have given Palace the opportunity to regroup and figure out a way to take advantage of a struggling Liverpool side. The Reds have picked up just a single point from their last three Premier League outings. Brendan Rodgers was the target of much criticism for resting key players away at Madrid before losing against Chelsea the following weekend. Daniel Sturridge could feature in this game at some stage as Liverpool are desperately short of attacking options. Score draw at Selhurst Park.

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Hull Vs Tottenham Hotspur

Hull City picked up the unwanted honour of being the first side to lose to Burnley in the Premier League this season. Steve Bruce will need his side to pick themselves up immediately ahead of the visit of Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. The Tigers have lost two of their last three at The KC Stadium and a victory could see them head towards mid-table. Spurs fans are fast becoming disillusioned with the way their football Club is being run. A poor run of results has seen Spurs lose three of their last four encounters with Adebayor claiming the lack of support at White Hart Lane makes away fixures easier to play. Away win expected.

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Aston Villa Vs Southampton

Aston Villa finally ended their losing streak by holding West Ham to a 0-0 draw at Upton Park in Gameweek 11. Paul Lambert will hope his side can push on following that result but visitors Southampton are in great form heading to Villa Park. The Saints have won four on the bounce keeping four consecutive clean sheets in the process. Ronald Koeman has done a fantastic job at St Mary’s despite the departure of several key players over the Summer. Villa have only managed one goal in their last three matches at Villa Park and Southampton will hope to keep another clean sheet here.

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