4 biggest Premier League games of the weekend

Things are gradually taking shape in the 2016/17 Premier League season with teams slowly adjusting to the unrivalled demands of the league.

Notwithstanding, this weekend fixtures still promise even more excitement, tension and suspense than the weeks before.

Here are four key games you shouldn’t miss.

  1. Hull City vs. Chelsea

Venue: KCOM Stadium

Kickoff: Saturday, 12:30pm

Head-to-head: Hull 0, Draw 2, Chelsea 6

Match facts: Hull have never beaten Chelsea in the Premier League, losing six and drawing twice.

Chelsea are unbeaten in their last 12 matches in all competitions against Hull, winning 10.

Five of Chelsea’s last seven Premier League goals against Hull have been scored or assisted by Diego Costa and Eden Hazard.

  1. Manchester United vs. Stoke

Venue: Old Trafford

Kickoff: Sunday, 12pm

Head-to-head: Man Utd 12, Draws 2, Stoke 2

Match facts: Wayne Rooney has scored four and assisted two goals in his last three home PL appearances against Stoke.

Juan Mata has been involved in 82 goals in the Premier League since August 2011 (41 goals, 41 assists) a joint-high for a midfielder with David Silva.

After winning none of their first 11 PL matches with Man Utd, Stoke have won two of their last five (D1 L2)

  1. Tottenham vs. Manchester City

Venue: White Hart Lane

Kickoff: Sunday, 2:15pm

Head-to-head: Tottenham 22, Draws 6, City 11

Match facts: City have lost their last two Premier League meetings with Spurs, the same number they lost in their previous 11 top-flight matches against them.

There have been 22 goals scored in the last five PL meetings between these sides at White Hart Lane (nine for Spurs, 13 for Man City).

Sergio Aguero has scored 28 goals in his last 27 league appearances

  1. Burnley vs. Arsenal

Venue: Turf Moor

Kickoff: Sunday, 4:30pm

Head-to-head: Burnley 0, Draws 1, Arsenal 3

Match facts: Burnley are winless in seven league matches against Arsenal (D3 L4), losing their last three in the Premier League.

The Clarets have netted two goals during their last six league meetings with Arsenal.

Alexis Sanchez has been involved in four goals in three appearances against Burnley in all competitions, scoring three and assisting one.