Chelsea Vs Sunderland

Chelsea’s Season hit a new low following their 2-1 defeat at Leicester City on Monday Night Football. The Blues now sit just one point clear of the Relegation Zone and seem certain to miss out on a Top 4 finish in May. Mourinho has been sacked and it will be interesting to see if performances improve under new Management. The Black Cats visit West London having lost two in a row in the Premier League and remain in the Relegation Zone. The Mackems could drag themselves out of the bottom three if they pick up an unlikely away win. Home win expected at Stamford Bridge.

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Everton Vs Leicester

Everton picked up their third win in a row when they visited Norwich in Gameweek 16. Lukaku was on target once again for The Toffees and will hope to find the net once again on Saturday. Leicester re-took their place at the top of the Premier League with a hard fought 2-1 win over Chelsea on Monday Night Football. The Foxes have been a revelation this Season and could book themselves a Top 4 finish if they maintain their impressive form. Leicester have scored three goals in their last three matches on the road and will fancy they chances of netting here. That being said this is the day when Leicester’s steam runs out.  WIN FOR EVERTON

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Manchester United Vs Norwich

Manchester United were beaten 2-1 when they visited Bournemouth in Gameweek 16 and Louis Van Gaal is coming under serious pressure. The Dutchman has overseen a huge outlay on players with minimal return on the field with United sitting 4th in the Premier League. Norwich picked up a point when they hosted Everton last weekend but remain in the bottom three. The Canaries have lost four straight matches away from home and this looks like a tough assignment. Home win expected at Old Trafford – Back a Manchester United victory here.

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Southampton Vs Spurs

Southampton are on a terrible run of form with just one point taken from their last four Premier League fixtures. The Saints went down 1-0 at Crystal Palace in Gameweek 16 and will hope to stop the rot when Tottenham visit on Saturday afternoon. Spurs saw their unbeaten run grind to a halt unexpectedly when Newcastle United visited White Hart Lane and emerge unlikely winners. Tottenham remain 3 points adrift of the Top 4 heading into Gameweek 17 and would like to close the gap on the leading pack. All square at St Marys – Back a score draw here.

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Stoke Vs Crystal Palace

Stoke City are in excellent form and have not conceded in either of their last two Premier League outings. The Potters could break into the Top 10 with a win over Crystal Palace on Saturday. Palace will have other ideas following their good run which has seen them lose just once in their last give Premiership matches. Alan Pardew has done a terrific job at Palace and his side are just three points off a Top 4 spot in the standings. Stoke have beaten both Chelsea and Manchester City at home in recent weeks and will fear nobody. Narrow home win expected at The Britannia – Back a Stoke victory here.

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West Brom Vs Bournemouth

West Bromwich Albion have become masters of the draw lately with all of their last three fixtures resulting in a share of the spoils. The Baggies were just seconds away from leaving Anfield with a famous victory only to be denied well into stoppage time. Bournemouth will be brimming with confidence following their impressive win over Manchester United on Saturday evening. The Cherries have secured some big scalps of late but are still flirting with Relegation. Yet another draw expected at The Hawthorns.

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Newcastle Vs Aston Villa

Newcastle United made it back-to-back wins when they picked up three points at White Hart Lane despite being huge underdogs. The Magpies have seen off Liverpool and Spurs in recent weeks and will fancy their chances against an Aston Villa side who are rock bottom of the Premier League table. Villa are in all sorts of trouble and are in danger of losing their Premier League status unless they get their act together. The Villains are already 8 points adrift of safety and face an uphill task this weekend. Home win expected at St James’ Park – Back a Newcastle victory here.

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Watford Vs Liverpool

Watford supporters are in dreamland right now having seen their side win three matches on the bounce to sit 7th in the Premier League table. The Hornets have failed to concede in either of their last two outings and will give Liverpool a stern examination. The Reds travel South with just a single point to show from their two most recent fixtures which has seen them fall to 9th in the Premier League table. Klopp has plenty of work to do to get Liverpool back into the Top 4. All square at Vicarage Road.

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Swansea Vs West Ham

Swansea thought they had secured a point when they visited Manchester City only to see a late goal leave them empty handed. The Swans have sacked Garry Monk as manager and will hope to improve a dismal run that has seen them go without a win since their trip to Aston Villa in October. West Ham played out a 0-0 stalemate against Stoke in Gameweek 16, their third consecutive draw in the Premier League. The Hammers have struggled on the road and Swansea will hope to capitalise. Narrow home win expected at The Liberty Stadium – Back a Swansea Victory here.

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Arsenal Vs Manchester City

Monday Night Football returns with a mouth-watering clash between Arsenal and Manchester City. The Gunners have won two straight games to get their title challenge back on track following a slight dip in form. Arsene Wenger’s side have often flattered to deceive in the big games in recent Seasons but need to put that right if they are to win the Premier League. Manchester City scored late to beat Swansea last weekend and sit just one point behind their hosts heading into this clash. City have failed to win any of their last four road games in the Premier League and face a tough match here. Home win expected at The Emirates.

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