5 Premier League games to spice up your weekend

Premier League

The Premier League is barely three weeks old, yet the excitement and intrigues are already capturing the globe. London duo, Arsenal and Tottenham, seem to be struggling while the Manchester clubs are reaping heavily from their investments.

Can Arsene Wenger survive another trip to Watford? Or will Spurs get it right at home to Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool?

We take a look at five Premier League fixtures you shouldn’t miss this weekend.

  1. Tottenham vs. Liverpool

Venue: White Hart Lane

Kickoff: Saturday, 12:30pm

Head-to-head: Spurs 13, Draw 13, Liverpool 22

Match facts:

Spurs are without a win in their last seven Premier League matches with Liverpool – losing five and drawing the last two.

Liverpool are unbeaten in three league visits to White Hart Lane, winning twice and drawing once while scoring eight goals without reply.

There have been more own goals scored in Premier League matches between Spurs and Liverpool than in any other fixture (9).

  1. Chelsea vs. Burnley

Venue: Stamford Bridge

Kickoff: Saturday, 3pm

Head-to-head: Chelsea 3, Draw 1, Burnley 0

Match facts:

Chelsea are unbeaten in their four Premier League meetings with Burnley – winning three and drawing one.

Chelsea have been crowned champions in each of Burnley’s previous two seasons in the Premier League.

Burnley have collected only two points from 11 previous visits to London in the Premier League (W0 D2 L9), scoring six times and conceding 28 goals.

  1. Watford vs. Arsenal

Venue: Vicarage Road

Kickoff: Saturday, 3pm

Head-to-head: Watford 0, Draw 0, Arsenal 6

Match facts

Watford have lost all six of their matches against Arsenal in the Premier League.

Arsenal have picked up one point from their first two Premier League matches of the season, their lowest total at this stage since 2011/12 (also one point).

Alexis Sanchez scored two goals and assisted another in two Premier League appearances against Watford last season.

  1. Hull City vs. Manchester United

Venue: KCOM Stadium

Kickoff: Saturday, 5:30pm

Head-to-head: Hull 0, Draw 1, Manchester 7

Match facts:

Manchester United have won three of their four previous Premier League visits to the KCOM Stadium, drawing the other one.

Wayne Rooney has scored seven goals in his last five Premier League appearances against the Tigers.

Hull City have won their first two Premier League matches of 2016/17 – the only newly-promoted side to have won their first three fixtures of a Premier League season was Bolton Wanderers in 2001/02.

  1. Manchester City vs. West Ham

Venue: Etihad Stadium

Kickoff: Saturday, 4pm

Head-to-head: Man City 15, Draw 6, West Ham 9

Match facts:

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has been involved in eight goals in his last seven Premier League matches against West Ham (six goals, two assists).

West Ham have now scored in 15 successive Premier League matches – the longest such current run in the competition.

Hammers midfielder Michail Antonio has scored a joint-high seven headed goals in the Premier League since the start of 2015/16 – level with Olivier Giroud.