Photo credit: premierleague.com Club football activities are back after a long international break in preparation for the upcoming World Cup tournament next year. This weekend has an array of highly entertaining fixtures which have promised excitement for football fans all over the world. Below is a list of 5 fixtures in the Premier League today and their predictions:
The English Premier League continues today after two weeks of the international break with Brentford hosting Chelsea at the Brentford Community Stadium in the evening. Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea hopes to continue their impressive performance this season after winning five EPL matches, sitting on top of the English Premier League table.
On Saturday, Liverpool will face Watford as they look to continue the impressive start of the season. Their last visit to Watford did not end well, they lost 3-0, and this time around, they will want things to go in their favour. Liverpool will be counting on the likes of Mohammed Salah and Sadio Mane, to replicate their fine form, and give them victory.
Following the conclusion of the international break, Manchester United will travel to the King Power Stadium later today where they will take on Leicester City in what will be unarguably the Premier league game of the week. The match which is scheduled to kick-off by 15:00 West Africa Standard time will mark the 31st meeting between these two sides in the top flight since 1992.
The possibility of Liverpool losing to the Hornets at noon is unrealistic. The Reds who are currently in the hot form will want to get on top of the table after their draw against City. Irrespective of the high standard of Jurgen Klopp's side, underestimating Watford would be at their peril.
The premier league this season started brilliantly and have already delivered blockbuster matches for the fans of the English top-flight. The competition in the league is what makes it stand out amongst other European leagues, where a winner of the title or an award is almost certain every single season.
Anthony Taylor vs Chelsea: Blue Fans Should Follow Exactly What Thomas Tuchel Is Doing About The Ref
From the moment it was confirmed that Anthony Taylor would be the center referee to officiate the London derby clash between Brentford and Chelsea this Saturday, fans of the European Champions have been irate. This is because they believe that the referee has some kind of agenda against them due to the fact that they don't always win when he's in charge of their matches.
Chelsea are faced with a daunting task of keeping their place at the top of the Premier League table this weekend. All the title challengers will be playing on Saturday (today) due to their engagements in the UEFA Champions League coming up in midweek. With Liverpool kicking off the match day at Vicarage road against Watford (12:30pm kickoff) and Man City expected to see off Burnley after then (3pm kickoff), Chelsea will mostly have lost their top spot before they play their highly anticipated West London derby against Brentford in the last game of the day (5:30pm kickoff).
Watford vs Liverpool Team News: Watford Claudio Ranieri, the Watford manager, will be relieved to have no fitness concerns ahead of this match, having a fully fit squad to pick from. Team News: Liverpool Jürgen Klopp, the manager of Liverpool, has a number of availability concerns to contend with.
Jurgen Klopp aims a dig at Manchester United transfer spending and recent lack of trophy. The Liverpool manager highlighted Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's expensive summer, and empty trophy cabinet when discussing the Premier League title contenders. Another big-spending summer saw United splashed £110million on Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane, before signing Ronaldo for a cut-price £13million but on a high wage.
The blues are set to visit newly promoted Brentford on Saturday evening in the Premier League match week 8. Having had an impressive start to the new campaign, Chelsea will be seeking to cement their place at the top of the Premier League table when they visit Thomas Frank's men today.
Liverpool will get a chance to move to the top of the Premier League table as they play Watford at Vicarage Road in the lunchtime kickoff of Premier League Matchday 8 encounter. Liverpool will the miss the presence of Brazilian duo Fabinho and Alisson who arrived late after representing Brazil in the World Cup qualfiers.
It's another weekend full of important matches for the big teams. They are set to improve their standing on the league table. The goal is to win their various leagues titles. Here is a list of teams that are likely to win their matches this weekend.
Paul Scholes has revealed in his latest statement that it is only Liverpool or Manchester City that can win the Premier League, writing off Manchester United and Chelsea. These are the two reasons why Paul Scholes made that statement. 1. Chelsea and Manchester United's positions may change in the long run.
Mohamed Salah, a Liverpool forward, is without a doubt one of the top players in the world right now. The Egyptian has started the season with a bang, scoring nine goals and assisting three times in nine appearances across all competitions. He has once again led the Reds in their quest for silverware.
The latest news about the exclusion of Alisson Becker and Fabinho from the Liverpool squad will serve as double benefits to Watford because both players will be missed by Liverpool. The way the South American FIFA World Cup qualifications were scheduled has forced Liverpool to exclude Alisson Becker and Fabinho from the squad.
The English Premier League is back after a long international break and today's fixtures is going to be entertaining for football fans and supporters around the globe. Liverpool, Chelsea FC, Manchester United and Man City are all back in actions and they will play their 8th EPL game today.
Some of Liverpool key players like Allison and Fabinho will not feature in this match as they are out for international duty, making the burden to win against Watford on 'in-form' Salah and Mané. The ‘Reds’, will be looking to claim back top spot in the PL table, albeit maybe only temporarily, having relinquished control following consecutive league draws.
International break is over and English Premier League is set to return in the next few hours. Liverpool will climb up to the first Position if they win their game against Watford. That will be the first game of the day as Liverpool maintain their unbeaten in all competition this season.
Forget all the buzz about Claudio Ranieri and his debut as Watford's new coach, Liverpool is expected to win convincingly against Watford tomorrow. Without a doubt, Claudio Ranieri is a decent coach but Watford simply does not have what it takes to stop a Mo Salah who has scored in seven consecutive matches for Liverpool or a Sadio Mane who is just one goal shy of 100 Premier League goals.