5 Top Premier League Matches to Watch This Week

Published on: September 29, 2021 (Updated on: April 22, 2024)

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Top Premier League Matches to watch this week

The Premier League matches are starting to get interesting and competitive as Liverpool tops the Premier League table with just one point ahead of Manchester City, Chelsea, Manchester united, Everton and Brighton.

There are very interesting matches in the Premier League this week that decides the team that goes to or remains in the top six of the Premier League table. The matches are bound to thrill football fans all over the world.

Below are 5 top Premier League matches to watch out for this week:

1. Liverpool vs Manchester City

Both teams recent form has been good so far having just a point separate them on the Premier League standings. In their last five meetings Manchester City have won thrice while Liverpool have won just once and a draw. Manchester City will hope they can resume with a win in the Premier League after losing to PSG in the Champions League.

Liverpool haven’t lost any of their last ten games. Trent Alexander Arnold remains a doubt for this match having sustained an abductor training during training. Mohammed Salah will hope to continue his good scoring form against Manchester City. Pep Guardiola’s team will be without IIkay Gundogan while John stones will be hoping to resume first team action.

As Manchester City continues to play without a striker, Pep Guardiola’s side will most likely feature the likes of Raheem sterling, Riyad Mahrez, Jack Grealish, Phil Foden to boost his team’s attacking options. Liverpool remains unbeaten in the Premier League this season, can the reigning champions of the Premier League end their unbeaten run this season?

2. Manchester United vs Everton

This match is going to be thrilling for the fans as Manchester United will be hoping to bounce back from their defeat against Aston villa last weekend. In their most recent five meetings, both teams have only won one of the encounters each and the remaining encounters ended in draw. When playing at home, Manchester united have not lost to Everton in their last nine encounters.

Manchester United will most likely be without Harry Maguire while Marcus Rashford and Amad will most likely get back into first team action after the coming international break. Bruno fernandes will hope he can make a great impact in the match after losing a penalty against Aston Villa. Cristiano Ronaldo will be hoping to add to his goal tally on his 200th Premier League appearance in Old Trafford.

Rafa Benitez could become the first ever manager to win a top-flight contest at Old Trafford with three different clubs. With both teams sharing the same number of points, one of the teams will be hoping to secure the whole three points in Old Trafford.

3. Chelsea vs Southampton

Both teams will be looking forward to claim the three points this weekend as they lost in the previous week. In their last five meetings, both teams have only won one of the encounters each while the remaining matches ended in draw.

Chelsea will be hoping they can start a new winning run after their unbeaten run was brought to an end by Manchester City this previous week.

Southampton remains unbeaten in away matches this season. Romeo Lukaku has scored nine goals in his 12 Premier League matches against Southampton and he will be hoping to get back on the score sheet for Chelsea. Southampton have taken 19 points from 22 Premier League matches against Chelsea (W4 D7 L11). The match is going to be thrilling for the fans as both teams will be coming all out for the three points.

4. Brighton vs Arsenal

This promises to be a very interesting match, both teams have only won twice each in their previous five meetings with just a draw. Arsenal will be looking forward to build on their three games winning run to make them cement their place in the top tier of the Premier League table. Brighton will hope to continue their unbeaten run and keep up with the Premier League title chase.

Neal Maupay will hope he can continue to find himself on the score sheet for Brighton as he’s their top scorer for the season. Bukayo Saka's fine run of form will a very important factor for Arsenal attacking options in this match. Arsenal can be the second team in Premier League history to win four matches in a row after losing their first three of a campaign.

5. Tottenham vs Aston villa

This is definitely going to be a huge match for Tottenham. Spurs lost their last three matches making them drop to the bottom top 10 of the Premier League table. In their last five meetings, Tottenham have won four of the encounters while Aston villa only won once. Aston Villa will be looking to continue their two games winning run and secure their third.

Danny Ings has scored six goals in his last six appearances against Spurs in all competitions, including four in his last three against them. Son Hueng Min has netted three of Spurs' four league goals this season, including both at White Hart Lane.

Aston Villa are looking to win consecutive league matches against Tottenham Hotspur for the first time since September 2008.

See also top Champions League matches to watch out for.