Aston Villa Vs Liverpool

Aston Villa continued their miserable run of form by losing at bottom side Leicester on Saturday. Paul Lambert’s side have been dreadful away from home but have gone 5 matches without defeat at Villa Park. Scoring has been Villa’s problem of late and the visit of Liverpool will be a huge challenge. Brendan Rodgers’ side visit The Midlands in fine form. The Reds have won their last two Premier League matches away from home with an identical 0-1 scoreline. Score draw.

Prediction 1-1

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Burnley Vs Crystal Palace

Burnley picked up a huge 2-1 win over fellow strugglers QPR in Gameweek 21. The Clarets were able to leapfrog Harry Redknapp’s side and are clear of the Relegation Zone – For now. Next to face a trip to Turf Moor will be Alan Pardew’s Crystal Palace side. Fresh from their 2-1 win over Tottenham, The Eagles will be brimming with confidence. Palace have failed to even score a goal in their last four matches on the road and Burnley have a good opportunity to pick up consecutive wins. Home win expected.

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Leicester Vs Stoke

Leicester City closed the gap on the rest of the pack by picking up a priceless win over Aston Villa in Gameweek 21. The Foxes remain bottom of the Premier League but another win could see them climb the standings. Nigel Pearson’s side are on a good run of form picking up 7 points from a possible 9. Stoke were outclassed when they visited Arsenal on Sunday. The Potters were unable to contain Alexis Sanchez who ran riot. All square.

Prediction 0-0

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QPR Vs Manchester United

Queens Park Rangers continued their dismal run of not picking up a single point away from home in the Premier League this season. The R’s went down 2-1 at Burnley heaping even more pressure onto their home fixtures. Manchester United visit coming off a very disappointing defeat when Southampton visited Old Trafford in Gameweek 21. The Red Devils had been in excellent form, particularly at home but dropped to 4th in the table on Sunday. Away win expected.

Prediction 1-2

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Spurs Vs Sunderland

Tottenham Hotspur took an early lead and seemed to be in control at Crystal Palace before conceding twice to leave Selhurst Park empty handed. Spurs had been in excellent form prior to that defeat having won four of their previous five outings in the Premiership. Sunderland were beaten infront of their own fans by Liverpool on Saturday which saw them end Gameweek 21 sitting 16th in the Premier League table. Spurs to bounce back with a win over the Black Cats at White Hart Lane.

Prediction 3-1

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Swansea Vs Chelsea

Swansea City played out an entertaining 1-1 draw against West Ham on Saturday which left them sitting 9th in the Premier League heading into Gameweek 22. Wilfried Bony has been the subject of much transfer speculation and may have departed the Club by the time this game gets underway despite playing in the African Cup of Nations. Chelsea got back to winning ways by avenging their defeat against Newcastle at St James’ Park. Mourinho’s side never looked in danger of losing their lead but could face a tougher game at The Liberty Stadium. Away win expected.

Prediction 1-2

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Newcastle Vs Southampton

Newcastle United were well beaten when they visited Chelsea in Gameweek 21. The Magpies away form has slumped of late but home form continues to be good. Southampton picked up an excellent away win at Old Trafford on Sunday and will enter this game hoping to pick up another 3 points. Papiss Cisse misses out for Newcastle due his involvement in the African Cup of Nations. Home win expected at St James’ Park.

Prediction 2-1

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West Ham Vs Hull

West Ham United played out a 1-1 draw at Swansea in Gameweek 21 which leaves them in 7th place in the Premier League. The Hammers have had a terrific start to the campaign and will hope to get back to winning ways at Upton Park when Hull visit East London. Steve Bruce’s side went down 1-0 at West Brom and have picked up just a single victory from their last 6 away outings. Home win expected.

Prediction 2-0

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Manchester City Vs Arsenal

The pick of the Gameweek 22 fixtures takes place at The Etihad Stadium when Manchester City entertain Arsenal. City appeared to be heading for a good win at Everton before Joe Hart blundered and allowed Naismith to bring Everton level. That slip up saw City fall two points behind League leaders Chelsea. Arsenal picked up a comfortable 3-0 win over Stoke on Sunday. The Gunners were always in charge thanks to two early goals. Alexis Sanchez is a real handful and City will need to keep close tabs on the Chilean forward. Home win expected.

Prediction 2-1

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Everton Vs West Brom

Everton picked up a creditable point when Manchester City visited Goodison Park thanks to a header from Steven Naismith. The Toffees have had a disastrous season to date and are rooted in the bottom half of the table unable to maintain any sort of momentum. West Brom picked up an important 1-0 victory over Hull in Gameweek 21 which moved them onto 21 points. The Baggies have struggled on the road picking up just two points from a possible fifteen away from home. Everton to pick up a much needed home win.

Prediction 1-0

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