Five Premier League fixtures you shouldn’t miss this weekend

Sergio Aguero

By Toby Prince

Sergio Aguero
Sergio Aguero

After a week dominated by the fallout of Diego Costa’s clash with Gabriel Paulista, here are five Barclays Premier League matches to keep you glued to your screens this weekend.

  1. Tottenham v Manchester City

Kickoff: Saturday 26th Sept, 1:45pm

Venue: White Hart Lane

Match Facts: Sergio Aguero has scored 10 goals in seven Barclays Premier League appearances against Tottenham Hotspur, his highest tally against any club in the competition.

Manchester City have scored 27 goals in their last eight league meetings with Spurs, an average of 3.4 per match.

Head-to-Head: Tottenham 1 Drawn 1 Man City 8

  1. Leicester v Arsenal

Kickoff: Saturday 26th Sept, 4pm

Venue: King Power Stadium

Match Facts:  Only once in the 18 Barclays Premier League meetings between these two sides have Arsenal failed to score against Leicester City.

Leicester have not beaten Arsenal since their debut BPL season in 1994/95 (W1 D6 L11).

Head-to-Head: Leicester 0 Drawn 3 Arsenal 7

  1. Liverpool v Aston Villa

Kickoff: Saturday 26th Sept, 4pm

Venue: Anfield

Match Facts: Liverpool have won 24 Barclays Premier League matches against Aston Villa. Only against Newcastle United (also 24) have they won as many.

None of the last eight meetings between Aston Villa and Liverpool in the BPL have ended as a home win (six away victories and two draws).

Head-to-Head: Liverpool 5 Drawn 2 Aston Villa 3

  1. Manchester United v Sunderland

Kickoff: Saturday 26 Sept, 4pm

Venue: Old Trafford

Match Facts: Anthony Martial could become the first player to score in each of his first three Barclays Premier League appearances for Manchester United.

Sunderland have beaten the Red Devils on one occasion in their last 26 league meetings (W1 D6 L19).

Head-to-Head: Manchester 7 Drawn 2 Sunderland 2

  1. Newcastle v Chelsea

Kickoff: Saturday 26 Sept, 6:30pm

Venue: St. James’ Park

Match Facts: Newcastle United have won their last three Barclays Premier League home matches against Chelsea.

Jose Mourinho has never won a league match at St James’ Park (D2 L3). The only other BPL ground he has not won at is Emirates Stadium (D3).

Head-to-Head: Newcastle 4 Drawn 2 Chelsea 4