Everton Vs Bournemouth
Everton had no Premier League commitments in Gameweek 35 due to their FA Cup Final date with Manchester United. The Toffees performed well but conceded in injury time to leave Wembley empty handed. Bournemouth hosted Chelsea on Saturday and were on the wrong end of a 1-4 scoreline. The Cherries have lost four of their last five and will be low on confidence heading to Merseyside. Everton fans will be keen to see their side bounce back after a shocking 4-0 defeat in the Derby. Narrow home win expected at Goodison Park – Back an Everton victory here.
Newcastle Vs Crystal Palace
Newcastle fans were fearing the worst when their side went 2-0 in the first half at Anfield. The Magpies showed plenty of determination to fight their way back and claim an unlikely point. Crystal Palace were in FA Cup action on Sunday where they booked their place in the FA Cup Final by beating Watford. The Eagles are eight points clear of the Relegation Zone heading into Gameweek 36 and are almost certain of Premier League football next Season. Unbeaten in three home matches, Newcastle will be hopeful they can land all three points on Saturday. Home win expected at St James’ Park – Back a Newcastle victory here.
Stoke Vs Sunderland
Stoke were on the wrong end of a 4-0 thrashing for the second consecutive week when they visited Manchester City in Gameweek 35. The Potters have conceded 12 goals in their last three Premier League outings and need to tighten things up defensively. Sunderland moved themselves out of the bottom three with a hard fought point on Sunday. The Black Cats have picked up four points in their last two games and have given themselves a good chance of staying up. All square at The Britannia – Back a score draw here.
Watford Vs Aston Villa
Watford were in FA Cup action this weekend but were unable to progress to the Final when they went down 2-1 against Crystal Palace. The Hornets return to Premier League action hoping to register three points having gone five home matches without a victory. Aston Villa lost once again and the Season cannot end soon enough as far as they are concerned. The Villains will be preparing to play Championship football next Season and have lost five straight road games. Home win expected at Vicarage Road – Back a Watford victory here.
West Brom Vs West Ham
West Brom were away at Spurs on Monday Night Football and picked up an unlikely point. The Baggies have lost their last two home fixtures 1-0 and will have their work cut out against a West Ham side chasing European Football next Season. The Hammers had a weekend off and will have had plenty of time to prepare for this fixture. Slaven Bilic has seen his side go four away fixtures without losing and will be full of confidence heading into this clash. Away win expected at The Hawthorns – Back a West Ham United victory here.
Arsenal Vs Norwich
Arsenal were unable to break down a stubborn Sunderland side on Super Sunday and settled for a share of the spoils. The Gunners have drawn three of their last four to throw away any remote possibility of winning the League and now have to fight to secure a Top 4 finish. Norwich have lost their last two Premier League outings and have dropped into the Relegation Zone. The Canaries have plenty to work to do to secure their Premier League survival but will find the going tough against an Arsenal side desperate for three points. Home win expected at The Emirates – Back an Arsenal victory here.
Swansea Vs Liverpool
Swansea went behind early at Leicester and ended up going down heavily at The King Power Stadium. The Swans have shipped seven goals in their last two matches and are in danger of ending the Season on a sour note. Liverpool let a golden opportunity slip through their fingers when they failed to see off Newcastle United despite leading 2-0. The Reds are in good form right now and will be full of confidence heading to South Wales. Away win expected at The Liberty Stadium – Back a Liverpool victory here.
Manchester United Vs Leicester
Manchester United booked their place in The FA Cup final courtesy of a late Martial goal at Wembley last weekend. The Red Devils are in good form with wins in four of their last five Premier League outings in recent weeks. Leicester took a huge step towards claiming the Title with an important victory over Swansea in Gameweek 35. Jamie Vardy will again be unavailable due to suspension and Claudio Ranieri will hope his side can repeat the performance shown last weekend. The Foxes have not conceded in three away fixtures but face tough opposition on Sunday. All square at Old Trafford – Back a score draw here.
Southampton Vs Manchester City
Super Sunday continues when Southampton host Manchester City. The Saints made it three matches without defeat when they visited Aston Villa and picked up all three points. Southampton have enjoyed a solid campaign and will be keen to end the Season on a positive note. Manchester City took a big step towards securing a Top 4 finish with their 4-0 demolition of Stoke on Saturday. The Sky Blues have won four of their last five Premier League fixtures and will be keen to secure Champions League football for next Season as soon as possible. Away win expected at St Marys – Back a Manchester City victory here.
Chelsea Vs Spurs
Chelsea bounced back from two consecutive defeats when they visited Bournemouth and won by a comfortable 1-4 scoreline in Gameweek 35. Eden Hazard turned on the style and was back among the goals which left many wondering where such form was earlier in the campaign. Spurs needed all three points on Monday Night Football but came up short against West Brom and had to settle for a share of the spoils. Pochettino’s side will be kicking themselves for letting a golden opportunity slip through their fingers and they will be well aware that Chelsea are in no rush to do them any favours. Home win expected at Stamford Bridge – Back a Chelsea victory here.