Liverpool issue Joe Gomez update after injury in Burnley victory

Joe Gomez suffered a serious injury in Liverpool’s win over Burnley (Picture: Getty)Joe Gomez is expected to be ruled out for around six weeks after sustaining a leg fracture in Liverpool’s victory over Burnley.

The Reds came back from 1-0 down to clinch a 3-1 win over Sean Dyche’s side at Turf Moor on Wednesday night.

Gomez was substituted off after only 23 minutes following a challenge from Burnley defender Ben Mee.

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Liverpool said in a statement: ‘Gomez’s injury was further assessed by the Reds’ medical team at Melwood on Thursday.

‘Initial indications suggest the 21-year-old is facing a spell of up to six weeks out of action, though it’s dependent on how his treatment and rehabilitation programmes progress.’

Jurgen Klopp criticised Burnley’s tackling after the 3-1 victory, which saw Liverpool remain two points below defending champions Manchester City.

Gomez battles with Burnley’s Ben Mee (Picture: Getty)‘We won the game but the challenges from the beginning, the sliding tackling on that wet ground, I really think the referee should have said something earlier,’ Klopp said.

‘The injury threat is massive. That was hard.

‘You get the ball, nice, but it’s like bowling because you get the player as well. It happened four or five times.

‘The first three or four challenges everybody likes it. I know that. It’s part of football but it lead to the situation. OK, no foul but Joe Gomez is injured.’

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How Jurgen Klopp angered Sean Dyche during Liverpool’s win over Burnley

Sean Dyche appeared unhappy with Jurgen Klopp after Liverpool beat Burnley (BPI/REX)Jurgen Klopp and Sean Dyche were involved in a heated exchange after Liverpool’s 3-1 victory over Burnley on Wednesday evening.

Liverpool kept pace with Manchester City at the top of the Premier League following goals from James Milner, Roberto Firmino and Xherdan Shaqiri.

But after the final whistle, Dyche appeared unhappy with Klopp and the pair exchanged several words on the touchline.

Dyche claimed that he simply said ‘well done’ to Klopp, despite their exchange lasting for over 30 seconds.

But Dyche may have been frustrated with Klopp constantly voicing his complaints to Mike Dean, the fourth official, during the second half of the match.

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Klopp was unhappy with the ferocity of the challenges from Burnley’s players throughout the game and made his feelings clear to the officials.

The Liverpool manager angry with the tackle from Ben Mee on Joe Gomez, who now faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines.

‘We won the game but the challenges from the beginning, the sliding tackling on that wet ground, I really think the referee should have said something earlier,’ said Klopp.

Klopp was unhappy with Burnley’s robust tackles (Getty Images)‘The injury threat is massive. That was hard.

‘You get the ball, nice, but it’s like bowling because you get the player as well. It happened four or five times.

‘The first three or four challenges everybody likes it. I know that. It’s part of football but it lead to the situation. Okay, no foul but Joe Gomez is injured.’

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Is Burnley v Liverpool on TV? Live stream, kick-off time, odds and team news

Jurgen Klopp enjoyed Liverpool’s win over Everton on Sunday (Picture: AMA/Getty Images)Liverpool travel to Burnley in the Premier League on Wednesday night coming off their dramatic last-minute winner against Everton on Sunday.

The memorable victory kept the Reds in touching distance with Manchester City at the top of the table, although they are five points behind the champions going into Wednesday’s contest.

How Alexis Sanchez went from Arsenal talisman to Manchester United flopBurnley are enduring a dreadful campaign so far, with just two wins from 14 games and they are now 19th in the table after their latest defeat to Crystal Palace.

However, the Clarets beat the Reds as recently as 2016, so all hope is not lost for Sean Dyche and his men.

Sean Dyche is struggling with Burnley this season (Picture: Getty Images)When is Burnley vs Liverpool?

The match is on Wednesday 5 December with kick-off at 7.45pm at Turf Moor.

Is Burnley vs Liverpool on TV and is there a live stream?

Unfortunately not. There are no games on Sky Sports on Wednesday night, with BT Sport showing Manchester United vs Arsenal.

Divock Origi scoring a dramatic winner for the Reds against Everton (Picture: Getty Images)What are the odds? (Courtesy of Betfair)

12/1 Burnley

9/2 Draw

2/7 Liverpool

Joe Hart has been one of Burnley’s better players this season (Picture: Getty Images)Team news

Liverpool have doubts over first team regulars Sadio Mane and Andy Robertson, although neither have been officially ruled out. Jordan Henderson returns from suspension.

Burnley have concerns over Ben Gibson and Steven Defour, but James Tarkowski should be available again.

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Head-to-head in last five meetings

01 Jan 2018 – Burnley 1-2 Liverpool – Premier League

16 Sep 2017 – Liverpool 1-1 Burnley – Premier League

12 Mar 2017 – Liverpool 2-1 Burnley – Premier League

20 Aug 2016 – Burnley 2-0 Liverpool – Premier League

04 Mar 2015 – Liverpool 2-0 Burnley – Premier League

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Jurgen Klopp praises Fabinho impact ahead of Liverpool vs Burnley

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Jurgen Klopp suggested Fabinho and Georginio Wijnaldum are set to keep their place in midfield for Liverpool’s Premier League clash with Burnley on Wednesday.

Jordan Henderson is available for selection again after missing the Merseyside derby victory over Everton, but may have to make due on the bench.

Klopp praised Fabinho’s impact during the Everton game, in which the Brazilian put in arguably the best performance of his season so far.

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Asked if Liverpool could field the same midfield, Klopp replied: ‘Yeah, no problem.’

But the Liverpool boss stopped short of saying club captain Henderson would not be involved.

Klopp did, however, heap praise on Fabinho after a slow start to his Liverpool career.

Fabinho was good against Everton (Picture: Getty)‘I don’t judge it on big steps or small steps, it was just a good performance from him. It was exactly what I expected,” Klopp said.

‘So far, Gini (Wijnaldum) and Fabinho have worked really well together on the defending side.

‘The most important thing about that game was how we defended up front – that was the biggest difference to other games. The high pressure was really brilliant.

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Henderson could come back into the side (Picture: Getty)‘I don’t know if you have seen many of the other Everton games this season, but nobody so far could really deny their build up like we did, and they’ve played away at Chelsea.

‘That was really brilliant. You have to be in the right spaces and that looked really good.

‘On the other side, playing football was good. It can be better, like it always can be, but he was calm on the ball and it was a really good performance.’

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Rafa Benitez takes swipe at Chelsea fans after Newcastle defeat Burnley

Rafa Benitez had a dig at Chelsea fans after Newcastle’s win (Picture: Getty)Rafa Benitez aimed a not-so-subtle swipe at Chelsea supporters in the aftermath of Newcastle’s 2-1 victory over Burnley.

Ciaran Clark doubled Newcastle’s lead in the 23rd minute following an early Ben Mee own goal and the home side managed to hold on for the win despite Sam Vokes’ stunning long-range header just before half-time.

Unsurprisingly, Benitez was in a playful mood after a crucial three points for his side and the 58-year-old had a dig at Chelsea fans when discussing the match.

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A long-running feud between Benitez and Jose Mourinho, when the managers were in charge of Liverpool and Chelsea respectively, made the Spaniard’s appointment at Stamford Bridge an awkward one.

Benitez was famously booed and jeered during his first home match after replacing Roberto Di Matteo in November 2012 and was never truly accepted by Chelsea’s fanbase, even after leading them to the Europa League title.

Asked if he would like to stay on at Newcastle immediately after Monday’s win, Benitez told Sky Sports: ‘Yeah, I’m really pleased in England, I’m really pleased here with the fans here behind me.

‘So I have had three spells in England with the Liverpool fans, that I mentioned and the Newcastle United fans – that I mentioned too.’

Forget anyone, Rafa?

Rafa Benitez was never fully accepted by Chelsea supporters (Picture: Getty)As recently as last December, Benitez’s name was met by boos when Chelsea hosted Newcastle in the Premier League.

He was even subjected to a derogatory chant during the clash but insisted he took no notice of their goading.

‘I didn’t realise [their reaction]. I was focused on the game,’ he said at the time.

Ciaran Clark scored what turned out to be the winner at Turf Moor (Picture: Getty)Newcastle’s victory over Burnley on Monday night lifted them to 13th in the league and Benitez admitted the result was ‘massive’ for his side.

‘Every game for us is like a final. Winning is massive because it gives us more confidence.

‘There is still a long race ahead but we are doing well and hopefully we can continue that,’ he said.

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‘We needed to win and to perform well. The players did it and were amazing in terms of effort, organisation and team spirit.

‘We were working in the week trying to manage Burnley’s two big centre-forwards and the players did really well.

‘The main thing for us is to make sure we can get something out of these games. We have confidence now and the players will continue pushing and working hard.’

Michael Owen’s Premier League predictions, including Tottenham v Chelsea and Bournemouth v Arsenal

Michael Owen has delivered his predictions for the Premier League weekend (Getty/PA)The Premier League returns following the international break and the standout match of the weekend sees Tottenham host Chelsea at Wembley.

Maurizio Sarri’s side remain unbeaten in all competitions while Spurs have only played four Premier League games at Wembley as they wait to move into their new stadium.

Elsewhere, Manchester United host Crystal Palace at Old Trafford, Arsenal are looking to extend their unbeaten run at Bournemouth, while Liverpool face a tricky test at Watford.

Premier League champions Manchester City travel to West ham, while Claudio Ranieri has returned to England and will be looking to secure a first win as his Fulham side host Southampton at Craven Cottage.

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Tottenham v Chelsea

None of Spurs’ last 16 Premier League games has finished in a draw but I think it will be honours even when Chelsea visit Wembley.

Chelsea’s title rivals Manchester City and Liverpool have already won at Wembley this season, but I feel the hosts will get a draw in what promises to be a feisty London derby.

Michael’s Prediction: Tottenham 1-1 Chelsea

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Bournemouth v Arsenal

Arsenal have drawn their last three in the league and have conceded first in each of those games which shows there is nothing wrong with the spirit or resilience under Unai Emery.

Callum Wilson has scored in all three Premier League games he has played against the Gunners and the Bournemouth striker will not lack for confidence after his goal for England against the United States during the international break.

I feel Arsenal will take all three points in another game where I would think there will be plenty of goalscoring opportunities at both ends.

Michael’s Prediction: Bournemouth 1-2 Arsenal

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Manchester United v Crystal Palace

Manchester United are unbeaten in their last 20 league games against Palace and it is hard to make a case for the Eagles who have never beaten United in the Premier League.

Roy Hodgson’s side haven’t won in their last seven and the game could see Anthony Martial become just the fourth player to score in six successive Premier League games for the club alongside Eric Cantona, Ruud van Nistelrooy and Cristiano Ronaldo – some company that!

Michael’s Prediction: Manchester United 2-0 Crystal Palace

Anthony Martial has been in fine form for Manchester United (Getty Images)Watford v Liverpool

Liverpool have failed to concede more than once in their last 15 Premier League games and it is their improved defensive displays that have led to the Reds going unbeaten in their first dozen league games of the campaign.

Watford have conceded 17 times in their last five winless games against Liverpool but they have improved this term, and this will be another stiff test of the Reds’ title credentials – an examination I expect they will pass in what promises to be a cracking game.

Michael’s Prediction: Watford 1-2 Liverpool

Michael Owen’s Premier League predictions, including Chelsea and Manchester City

Michael Owen has delivered his predictions for the Premier League weekend (Picture: Getty/PA)Defending champions Manchester City can move back to the top of the Premier League when they welcome Southampton to the Etihad on Sunday.

Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool were held to a 1-1 draw by Arsenal at the Emirates on Saturday, meaning City will reclaim top spot for themselves if they beat the Saints.

Chelsea could also move above Liverpool with victory over struggling Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge.

On Monday evening, newly-promoted Fulham make the trip to Huddersfield Town, with both clubs currently in the relegation zone.

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Manchester City v Southampton

Champions City have conceded just three times in their first 10 Premier League games of the season and they entertain a Southampton side who have failed to score in their last five league games.

I can’t see past another comfortable home win and I would imagine City would want to maintain their proud defensive record.

Michael’s Prediction: Manchester City 3-0 Southampton

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Chelsea v Crystal Palace

Maurizio Sarri became the first Chelsea manager to go unbeaten in his first 10 Premier League games when they thrashed Burnley 4-0 at Turf Moor on Sunday.

They can maintain their excellent start to the season at the expense of Roy Hodgson’s Crystal Palace in this London derby.

The Eagles thoroughly deserved their point against Arsenal on Sunday and could have won at Goodison but for a missed penalty in their last away league game.

They are likely to find this Blues side a different proposition however.

Michael’s Prediction: Chelsea 2-0 Crystal Palace

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Huddersfield Town v Fulham

A massive game near the foot of the table and something must give at the John Smith’s Stadium. The hosts have failed to score in their last seven home Premier League games whilst Fulham are the only side in the division without a clean sheet this term.

The Terriers have hit the woodwork (6) more times than they have scored goals (4) so far this term and they may have to settle for a point against the Cottagers in a game that is sure to be tense.

Michael’s Prediction: Huddersfield Town 1-1 Fulham

Fulham face fellow relegation-battlers Huddersfield Town (Picture: Getty)Michael Owen is a brand ambassador for BetVictor. For more tips from Michael read his column here.

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Michael Owen’s Premier League predictions, including Arsenal v Liverpool, Man Utd and Chelsea

Michael Owen has delivered his predictions for the Premier League weekend (Picture: Getty/PA)Arsenal face high-flying Liverpool this weekend in the Premier League’s stand-out fixture.

The Gunners had won 11 consecutive games in all competitions before drawing to Crystal Palace last weekend.

Liverpool, meanwhile, are currently joint-top of the table, alongside defending champions Manchester City.

City welcome Southampton to the Etihad on Sunday, while Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham are all in action over the weekend.

Leicester City also play their first game since a helicopter crash outside the King Power Stadium led to the deaths of their chairman, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, and four other people.

Ahead of the weekend’s fixtures, former England striker Michael Owen has delivered his predictions for every Premier League game.

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Bournemouth v Manchester United

Bournemouth begin the weekend sixth in the table and have kept three successive clean sheets in the Premier League.

Eddie Howe’s side will look forward to the visit of Manchester United despite the fact that they have only won one of the six Premier League games played between the clubs.

United had fortune on their side against Everton on Sunday but the bottom line is they are beginning to get results in the Premier League and the outstanding recent form of Anthony Martial is a big plus.

This is a big test for the Cherries, but if there is to be a winner at the Vitality Stadium I feel it will be the hosts.

Michael’s Prediction: Bournemouth 1-1 Manchester United

Anthony Martial is enjoying a fine run for Manchester United (Picture: Getty)Cardiff City v Leicester City

It is sure to be a difficult week for all at Leicester City following Saturday evening’s tragedy.

The players must be prepared mentally as well as physically for their visit to south Wales.

I don’t expect to see many goals at the Cardiff City Stadium in a game that is likely to prove difficult for both players and supporters of both clubs.

Michael’s Prediction: Cardiff City 0-1 Leicester City

Leicester is in mourning following the tragic helicopter crash (Picture: Rex Features)Everton v Brighton

I am sure Marco Silva would have felt United were there for the taking at Old Trafford on Sunday, but his Everton side fell short in one or two key areas and they are not yet good enough to mount a serious challenge to break into the top six.

Brighton rode their luck at home to Wolves at the weekend – scored with their only shot on target – and only had one shot on target until deep into injury time when winning 1-0 at St James’s Park in their last away game.

I expect to see Everton get back to winning ways and it would not surprise me to see Ademola Lookman get a start for the Blues with Theo Walcott disappointing at Old Trafford at the weekend.

Michael’s Prediction: Everton 2-1 Brighton

Everton were beaten by Manchester United last weekend (Picture: Getty)Newcastle United v Watford

Under normal circumstances a good point for Newcastle at Southampton at the weekend.

But another blank in front of goal and United have failed to win any of their opening 10 matches of a league season for just the second time in their history – last doing so 120 years ago, back in the 1898-99 top-flight campaign.

The Magpies have lost their first five Premier League home games, but I feel they can at least take a point against a Hornets side who have bounced back in recent games after their own poor run.

Nineteen points from their first 10 games is Watford’s best-ever start to a Premier League campaign, but I feel they will have to make do with a draw at St James’s Park.

Michael’s Prediction: Newcastle United 1-1 Watford

Watford have made a fine start to the new season (Picture: Getty)West Ham v Burnley

West Ham have picked up just eight points from their first ten league games, but they have also thrown away eight points from winning positions after their 1-1 draw at Leicester on Saturday – more than any other side.

The Clarets are also on eight points in the table after they were roundly beaten by Chelsea at Turf Moor on Sunday.

This promises to be tight and tense, but I feel it will be the hosts who keep the points in the capital.

Michael’s Prediction: West Ham 2-1 Burnley

Manuel Pellegrini is turning things around at West Ham (Picture: Getty)Arsenal v Liverpool

Arsenal’s long winning run came to an end at Selhurst Park on Sunday and this is their first game against a “big six” club since their losses to Manchester City and Chelsea at the beginning of the season.

The Gunners have not led at halftime in any of their Premier League games so far this season and they will need to be at the top of their game from the off against a Liverpool side who will try and hit the hosts hard on the break.

A big game for both clubs – Arsenal will move to within a point of the Reds with a win, but the gap will be seven if Jurgen Klopp’s side take the points. A Liverpool win for me.

Michael’s Prediction: Arsenal 1-3 Liverpool

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Wolves v Tottenham

Wolves play some lovely football, but they are struggling for goals of late and they need to bounce back having lost back-to-back league games for the first time under Nuno Espirito Santo.

Spurs huffed and puffed but only had the one gilt-edged opportunity against City on Monday night and I think they will lose further ground in the battle for a Champions League spot at Molineux as they may have to settle for a draw.

Michael’s Prediction: Wolves 1-1 Tottenham

Tottenham lost to Manchester City on Monday night (Picture: Getty)Manchester City v Southampton

Champions City have conceded just three times in their first 10 Premier League games of the season and they entertain a Southampton side who have failed to score in their last five league games.

I can’t see past another comfortable home win and I would imagine City would want to maintain their proud defensive record.

Michael’s Prediction: Manchester City 3-0 Southampton

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Chelsea v Crystal Palace

Maurizio Sarri became the first Chelsea manager to go unbeaten in his first 10 Premier League games when they thrashed Burnley 4-0 at Turf Moor on Sunday.

They can maintain their excellent start to the season at the expense of Roy Hodgson’s Crystal Palace in this London derby.

The Eagles thoroughly deserved their point against Arsenal on Sunday and could have won at Goodison but for a missed penalty in their last away league game.

They are likely to find this Blues side a different proposition however.

Michael’s Prediction: Chelsea 2-0 Crystal Palace

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Huddersfield Town v Fulham

A massive game near the foot of the table and something must give at the John Smith’s Stadium. The hosts have failed to score in their last seven home Premier League games whilst Fulham are the only side in the division without a clean sheet this term.

The Terriers have hit the woodwork (6) more times than they have scored goals (4) so far this term and they may have to settle for a point against the Cottagers in a game that is sure to be tense.

Michael’s Prediction: Huddersfield Town 1-1 Fulham

Michael’s weekend wager: Everton, Liverpool and Chelsea at 4/1

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Michael Owen’s Premier League predictions, including Tottenham v Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal

Michael Owen has made his predictions for this weekend’s Premier League action (Picture: Metro.co.uk)As the first international break of the 2018-19 season comes to an end, Michael Owen has delivered his Premier League predictions for the weekend.

Joint-leaders Liverpool travel to Tottenham in Saturday’s early kick-off, while reigning champions Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal are all in action from 3pm.

Manchester United face Watford in the late game on Saturday evening, while struggling Burnley and West Ham are among the teams in action on Sunday.

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Tottenham v Liverpool

This is a real test of Liverpool’s title credentials and a win at Wembley will go a long way to proving their doubters wrong.

With a star-studded side full of attacking options the Reds are almost always guaranteed to score and will look to heap more misery on the hosts who were beaten at Watford last time out.

Liverpool have made an excellent start to the new season (Picture: Getty)Dele Alli hopes to be fit for the Londoners after missing England’s game with Switzerland and although Harry Kane was quiet against Spain he is still the go to man for his club.

Whether Spurs can stop a rampaging Liverpool forward line looks unlikely, however, and five wins on the bounce for Jurgen Klopp’s side beckons.

Michael’s Prediction: Tottenham 1-2 Liverpool

Bournemouth v Leicester

Bournemouth were well beaten at Chelsea before the International break but are a much tougher opponent on home soil.

There is usually a partisan atmosphere and the tight little Vitality Stadium generates a terrific atmosphere.

Leicester should welcome back star striker Jamie Vardy from suspension and after tough games with Manchester United and Liverpool the Foxes will fancy themselves on the South Coast.

Leicester have won two and lost two so far this term (Picture: Getty)They should be looking for maximum points if they wish to challenge for a top six berth but just look a little short of squad depth to perhaps make that leap at present.

Sitting on the fence I envisage a share of the spoils.

Michael’s Prediction: Bournemouth 1-1 Leicester

Chelsea v Cardiff

Maurizio Sarri is certainly changing the way Chelsea approach their football and his refreshing attacking attitude is already making him a fans favourite at the Bridge.

Indeed, Chelsea have attempted and completed more passes than any other side in the Premier League so far this season.

Maurizio Sarri has already made a significant impact at Chelsea (Picture: Getty)Their perfect start to the season is likely to be maintained on Saturday against a Cardiff side without a win in six in all competitions.

The Bluebirds did well to reach the top-flight, but the truth is they look set for a quick return and it is likely to be a long afternoon for Neil Warnock’s side at the Bridge.

Michael’s Prediction: Chelsea 4-0 Cardiff

Huddersfield v Crystal Palace

Without the injured Wilfried Zaha Crystal Palace suffered a surprise home reverse against Southampton in their last game and have failed to build on an opening day win over Fulham.

The Eagles are likely to have the Ivorian international available for their trip to Huddersfield, however, and it should be noted that they have won all three top-flight away games between the sides without conceding a goal.

Crystal Palace have been reliant on Wilfried Zaha (Picture: Getty)Huddersfield are yet to taste victory so far this term but picked up a useful point at Goodison before the International break although scoring goals is likely to be a problem for the Terriers this term.  I feel Palace will secure a narrow success.

Michael’s Prediction: Huddersfield 0-1 Crystal Palace

Manchester City v Fulham

The Citizens will be looking for goals when they host new boys Fulham and there have been 16 goals scored in the Cottagers’ four Premier League games to date.

Fulham have already shipped nine times in those four games although in Alexsandar Mitrovic – who scored twice, one a cracker for Serbia midweek – they have a striker at the top of his game.

Manchester City have been backed to thrash Fulham (Picture: Getty)Indeed, the Serb has scored 16 league goals since his Fulham debut in February – more than any other in the top two divisions of English football.

That said I expect City to put behind a couple of indifferent performances against Wolves and Newcastle and gain an emphatic success.

Michael’s Prediction: Manchester City 5-1 Fulham

Newcastle v Arsenal

Newcastle start the weekend in the bottom three and are yet to win, but the fixture list has not been kind to United and they look to have some easier looking fixtures after the visit of Arsenal.

Indeed, I still believe The Toon will move clear of the drop zone and it would be no surprise to me if they again finished the season in the top half.

Arsenal have yet to convince and often looked shaky at Cardiff despite running out 3-2 winners.

Mesut Ozil looks set to make his first appearance at St James’ Park (Picture: Getty)Two defeats from four outings is hardly top 4 form, however and the Gunners are already looking more like a top six outfit than one who will challenge for a Champions League spot – at least this season.

Newcastle won the corresponding fixture 2-1 last season and the Gunners have not won back-to-back away Premier League games since May 2017. I do not expect the Magpies to lose.

Michael’s Prediction: Newcastle 1-1 Arsenal

Watford v Manchester United

Watford couldn’t have wished for a better start to the season and manager Javi Gracia, who had been favourite to be the first Premier League manager to lose/leave his post, was a worthy winner of the Manager of the Month for August.

Watford fans will be hoping that is not the kiss of death, but there looks no reason to desert the Hornets just yet.

United got a valuable win at Turf Moor last time but they won’t relish a trip to Vicarage Road and I expect the resurgent hosts to get at least a point from the game.

Michael’s Prediction: Watford 1-0 Manchester United

There has been speculation over Jose Mourinho’s future at Manchester United (Picture: Getty)Wolves v Burnley

Wolves have made a good start to life back in the top flight and a late winner at West Ham has given them a platform to consolidate.

They took a useful point at home to the Champions in their previous game at Molineux and they will be relishing the visit of Burnley at the weekend.

Owen expects Burnley’s struggles to continue (Picture: Getty)Wolves are without a win in their last 14 Premier League games at Molineux but have only lost two of 28 home league games under Nuno Espirito Santo and the Clarets have lost five of their last six away Premier League games.

Things are likely to get worse before they get better for Sean Dyche’s side.

Michael’s Prediction: Wolves 1-0 Burnley

Everton v West Ham

Everton were disappointing against Huddersfield last time when they missed the skills of the suspended Richarlison who scored twice on his Brazil debut against El Salvador midweek.

The Blues must again do without the exciting Brazilian against West Ham this weekend, but I feel Marco Silva’s side can keep the points.

Manuel Pellegrini is already under pressure at the London Stadium (Picture: Getty)Everton have won more Premier League games against the Hammers (24) than any other club and Manuel Pellegrini will become the first West Ham manager to lose their first five league games of the season in their history if they lose at Goodison.

With Chelsea to come next weekend this is a massive game for the Irons, but I feel the points will stay on Merseyside.

Michael’s Prediction: Everton 2-0 West Ham

Southampton v Brighton 

These South Coast rivals look well matched and should provide an intriguing contest for Monday Night viewers to enjoy.

The Saints took the bragging rights with a narrow 1-0 success away in the League Cup recently but will need to improve their home form to make an impact this campaign.

Southampton host Brighton on Monday night (Picture: Getty)Brighton will be delighted with four points from a tough opening set of fixtures and after a tremendous comeback from 2-0 down at home to Fulham to rescue a point, look full of fight this time around.

Glenn Murray bagged a brace in that stirring fightback and looks key to Albion’s hopes.  I think they will do enough to add another point to their tally at St Mary’s.

Michael’s Prediction: Southampton 1-1 Brighton 

Michael’s weekend treble: Chelsea, Wolves and Everton at 10/3

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What are the Premier League fixtures today and how to watch them?

Pep Guardiola is hoping for another good season at Manchester City (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)After an exciting start to the Premier League season there is more action today with three more games to be played.

There are some big matches today, most notably when current champions Manchester City travel to Emirates Stadium to face Arsenal.

Here is everything you need to know about today’s Premier League fixtures.

Burnley’s Jack Cork (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)Southampton vs Burnley

Burnley will be hoping to to try and replicate last season’s sevent hplace finish by opening with a win against The Saints today.

They’re close to securing a place in the Europa League this season if they can get past Istanbul Basaksehir on Thursday.

Southampton just avoided relegation at the end of last season and finished in seventeenth, just three points above the drop zone.

When the two teams met last season Burnley won the first encounter while their second match ended in a 1-1 draw.

Kick off

The game will start at 13.30 today.

TV Channel

This game won’t be available to watch on live TV.

Odds (odds courtesy of William Hill)

Southampton – 5/6

Draw – 9/4

Burnley – 19/5

Mohamed Salah will be looking to have another great season for Liverpool. (Photo by VI Images via Getty Images)Liverpool vs West Ham

Liverpool are one of the favourites to win the Premier League this season after making some good signings in the summer transfer window.

They ended last season in fourth place but made it all the way to the final of the Champions League, losing out to Real Madrid.

West Ham have made some signings of their own and will be hoping to build on their 13th place finish from last season.

Manuel Pellegrini will be managing his first competitive game for the club and fans will be hoping that his experience can make the difference.

Kick off

This match will start at 13.30 today.

TV Channel

You can watch all of the action live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League with coverage starting at 12.30.

Odds (odds courtesy of William Hill)

Liverpool – 2/9

Draw – 5/1

West Ham – 12/1

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will be playing his first full season at the club. (Photo by James Williamson – AMA/Getty Images)Arsenal vs Manchester City

Arsenal have a tough start to their campaign when they host Man City this afternoon.

They finished last season in sixth place, seven points behind their nearest rival Chelsea, but with Unai Emery as they’re new manager they’ll be hoping for a change in fortune.

Manchester City weren’t as dominant in the transfer window this summer, but they did bring in Riyad Mahrez who could prove to be a crucial player this season.

Pep Guardiola’s side won both league matches against Arsenal last season, as well as getting a 3-0 win in the League Cup final.

Kick off

This match will kick-off at 16.00 today.

TV Channel

You can watch live coverage of this match on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League from 15.30.

Odds (odds courtesy of William Hill)

Arsenal – 17/5

Draw – 3/1

Manchester City – 8/11

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