Soccer-Bullet point previews of Premier League matches

* Only against Liverpool (81) have Newcastle United lost more matches in their league history than against Manchester United (80). Feb. 22, Monday Brighton & Hove Albion v Crystal Palace (2000) * Brighton have kept one clean sheet in their seven Premier League games against Palace (W2 D3 L2).

Reuters | Updated: 18-02-2021 19:03 IST | Created: 18-02-2021 19:03 IST
Soccer-Bullet point previews of Premier League matches

Match-by-match facts and statistics ahead of the 25th round of Premier League fixtures from Feb. 19-22. All times GMT. Feb. 19, Friday

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Leeds United (2000) * Wolves are looking to win back-to-back league matches for the first time since Oct. 2020.

* Wolves have won each of their last four league games against Leeds. * Leeds have won two of their last three away league games against Wolves (L1).

Feb. 20, Saturday Southampton v Chelsea (1230)

* Southampton have lost their last five home Premier League games against Chelsea. * Chelsea have won both of their away Premier League games under manager Thomas Tuchel – the last Chelsea boss to win his first three away league games was Carlo Ancelotti in 2009.

* Chelsea striker Timo Werner has been directly involved in more Premier League goals (10 – five goals and five assists) this season than any other player at the London club. Burnley v West Bromwich Albion (1500)

* Burnley have won one of their seven Premier League matches against West Brom (D3 L3). * West Brom won their last away Premier League game against Burnley 1-0 in Aug. 2017.

* West Brom have two clean sheets from 24 Premier League games this season – their lowest tally at this stage of a league campaign since 2010-11 (1). Liverpool v Everton (1730)

* Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 23 games against Everton in all competitions (W11 D12) -- their longest unbeaten run against an opponent. * Liverpool have not lost four successive Premier League matches since Dec. 2002.

* Everton are without a win in their last 20 Premier League games against Liverpool (D12 L8) -- their longest winless run against an opponent in the competition. Fulham v Sheffield United (2000)

* Fulham have lost one of their last eight league games against Sheffield United (W4 D3). * Sheffield United have won one of their last 12 away league games against Fulham (D3 L8).

* Sheffield United have lost all seven of their Premier League matches played on a Saturday this season. Feb. 21, Sunday

West Ham United v Tottenham Hotspur (1200) * West Ham have lost each of their last three home league games against Spurs.

* Spurs have lost four of their last five Premier League games (W1) -- as many as they had in their previous 28 (W14 D10 L4) * Spurs striker Harry Kane has scored 11 goals in 15 Premier League games against West Ham, only scoring more in the competition against Leicester City (14).

Aston Villa v Leicester City (1400) * Villa are looking to complete their first league double over Leicester since the 2003-04 campaign after winning 1-0 at the King Power Stadium earlier this season.

* Leicester have lost once in their 12 Premier League away games this season (W8 D3 L1). * Leicester manager Brendan Rodgers has won all five of his away Premier League games against Villa.

Arsenal v Manchester City (1630) * Arsenal have lost their last seven Premier League games against City.

* Arsenal have failed to score in their last three home league games against City, losing each time. * City have scored at least three goals in each of their last three league games against London sides (3 v Chelsea, 4 v Crystal Palace and 3 v Spurs).

Manchester United v Newcastle United (1900) * Manchester United have won four of their last five Premier League games against Newcastle United (L1).

* Newcastle United have won one of their last 35 away league games against Manchester United (D9 L25). * Only against Liverpool (81) have Newcastle United lost more matches in their league history than against Manchester United (80).

Feb. 22, Monday Brighton & Hove Albion v Crystal Palace (2000)

* Brighton have kept one clean sheet in their seven Premier League games against Palace (W2 D3 L2). * Palace have won three of their last six away Premier League games against Brighton (D1 L2) -- as many as they had in their previous 35 away games (D10 L22).

* Brighton have never won a Premier League game on a Monday (D6 L2). (Compiled by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru)

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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