Saturday, 17 December 2016

ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE MATCH-WEEK 17 FIXTURES AND PREVIEW ANALYSIS


The English Premier League will this weekend resume to another match-weekend matches as all twenty teams are to play for their seventeenth game in the league. The BIG GAME of the weekend is at Etihad Stadium on Sunday when Manchester City will welcome Arsenal.

Crystal Palace and Chelsea are to take the first match of the weekend game as Chelsea will be looking forward to extend their winning run to maintain maximum gap at the top of the table.
Total number of 21 Goals were recorded in all centers on Tuesday and Wednesday for the Match-Game 16 between the 20 teams with only Stoke City vs Southampton that recorded a goalless draw.



SATURDAY FIXTURES

CRYSTAL PALACE vs CHELSEA       (13:30pm)
Crystal Palace who are currently sixteenth on the table will welcome Chelsea as  the early kick off match at the Selhurst Park, Palace lost their last Premier League game at home after conceeding a late 88th-minute goal to Manchester United. They will face an in-form Conte side and will want to bounce back to get point out of the game.

Chelsea are currently leading the table with a six point gap to Liverpool and Arsenal who are second and third respectively, Chelsea last Premier League lose was at the Emirate Stadium when the Gunners defeated them by 3-0 and since then, Conte's men have gone TEN PREMIER WINNINGS with EIGHT clean-sheets.
Chelsea are three matches away to Break Arsenal's record of 13 Premier League matches winning. Can they continue their good run against Crystal Palace?.


MIDDLESBROUCH vs SWANSEA CITY         (16:00)
Middlesbrough and Swansea City will play for a battle of relegation threatened as Middlesbrough are sitting seventeenth on the table log with three points above of Swansea City who are eighteenth on the table. Both teams lost their last match in match-week sixteen.
Middlesbrough lose at home to Liverpool while Swansea City played away to Westbrom and were defeated.


STOKE CITY vs LEICESTER CITY        (16:00)
The defending champion, Leicester City are currently poor in the Premier League as they were struggling from day one of the ongoing league tournament While Stoke City have not gotten it right so far as they are currently sitting 12th on the table with 20 point from 16 games and Leicester City were 14th on the table with sixteen points.


SUNDERLAND vs WATFORD            (16:00)
David Moyes men are at the bottom of the table and still finding it hard to escape out of the relegation zone. Watford are averagely good so far but are not convincingly good so far frm each game but they are sitting Eleventh on the table with 21-points, ten points better than their opponent.


WEST HAM UNITED vs HULL CITY        (16:00)
Slaven Billic men have been finding it difficult this season to perform better in their matches, they are fifteenth n the table and will want to take chances this weekend over Hull City who found themself in the relegation zone.


WEST BROMWHICH ALBION vs MANCHESTER UNITED       (18:00)
Jose Mourinho led United will travel to West Brom in a race to continue their winning form after they've won their last two Premier League game. United are four points clear above Westbrom as both teams are sixth and seventh respectively on the table.



SUNDAY FIXTURES


AFC BOURNEMOUTH vs SOUTHAMPTON          (14:30)
Bournemouth are averagely good in the league so far and some of their result have been proving strong for them, the dramatical win over Liverpool and a strong performance win in their last game against Leicester City have put them strong to play at home on Sunday against Southampton.



MANCHESTER CITY vs ARSENAL.            (17:00)
Pep Guardiola will host Arsene Wenger's men at Etihad Stadium to battle it out as the big game of the weekend. Arsenal are third on the table while Manchester City are fourth, Arsenal are strong in the League so far after their lose to Liverpool at the Opening of the league campaign and have played fourteen Premier League matches without a lose before they suffered their second league defeat to Everton on Tuesday.

Manchester City were strong in the begining of the season but have drop form recently as they are finding it difficult to win games easily in the Premier League, City will play without their main Striker Aguero who is serving match suspension for the ugly tackle on Chelsea's David Luiz, also Fernadinho will miss the game due to suspension too.



TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR vs BURNLEY             (17:00)
Tottenham Hotpure will host Burnkey at White Hart Lane, the London team are said to be the favorite in this encounter due to their good form this season as they are pushing hard to get into the top four so far but Burnley's performance so far has been convincingly good and can give Tottenham a run to their game.


MONDAY FIXTURE

EVERTON vs LIVERPOOL          (21:00)
Everton will welcome Klopp's Liverpool for a rivalry derby encounter. Both team are strongly playing fine so far this season and this is a game that is said to prove rivalry champion between Ronald Koeman and Jurgen Klopp.
Everton came frm a goal down on Tuesday night to defeat Arsenal by 2-1 score line while Liverpool won by 3-0 away at Middlesbrough on Wednesday night. Liverpool are second on the table having same point with Arsenal and Everton are eight on the stand.







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