Soccer-Bullet point previews of Premier League matchesReuters | London | Updated: 12-09-2019 07:33 IST | Created: 12-09-2019 07:30 IST
Match-by-match facts and statistics ahead of round five of the Premier League on Sept. 14-16 (games at 1400 GMT unless stated): Saturday, Sept. 14
*Juergen Klopp's side are seeking their fifth victory of the season and a club record-extending 14th straight top flight win. *Liverpool have scored at least twice in their last 13 league games.
*Brighton have failed to win 12 of the last 13 league games. *Brighton's new signings Leandro Trossard and Neal Maupay have created six chances for each other this season.
*Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's United have lost three of their last five league home games. *Daniel James can become only the second United player to score in his first three league games at Old Trafford after Solskjaer in 1996.
*United beat Southampton 1-0 in the League Cup in 2014, their last competitive meeting. *United have five points from four league games. Only in 1993-94 did have they had a better start with six points.
*Southampton are looking to win two straight away league games for the first time since 2017. *Both teams have failed to score in the first half of matches so far this season with a combined 40 shots.
*Tottenham's Giovani Lo Celso is out until October with a hip injury, joining fellow new signings Tanguy Ndombele and Ryan Sessegnon on the sidelines. *Jordan Ayew has scored in his last two league appearances for Palace.
*None of the last 13 top-flight matches between the teams at Molineux have ended in a draw, with Wolves winning seven. *Wolves, who won all six of their Europa League qualifying matches this season, are winless in four Premier League games.
*Wolves' Raul Jimenez scored home and away against Chelsea in the league last season. *Tammy Abraham, 21, has scored twice in each of his last two league appearances for Chelsea. Only two players aged 21 or under have scored two or more goals in three consecutive matches -- Cristiano Ronaldo in Dec. 2006 and Dele Alli in Jan. 2017.
*With five league goals in four appearances, Norwich's Teemu Pukki is among the nominees for August's Premier League player of the month award. *Aguero has been involved in eight goals in his five league starts against Norwich, scoring five times with three assists.
*Bournemouth are unbeaten in all four of their Premier League home matches against Everton (W2 D2). *Eddie Howe's Bournemouth have conceded three times in each of their last two league games, 3-1 losses to Manchester City and Leicester City.
*Everton boss Marco Silva has suffered defeats against 22 of the 26 teams he has faced in the league but has yet to lose against Bournemouth. *Since the start of last season, Everton's Lucas Digne (four goals, six assists), is one of only three defenders to have been directly involved in 10 or more league goals, along with Trent Alexander-Arnold (15) and Andy Robertson (11).
*Quique Sanchez Flores replaced fellow Spaniard Javi Gracia as Watford manager during the international break after the club collected one point in four Premier League matches. *Arsenal have won their last three league meetings with Watford, keeping a clean sheet on each occasion.
*Watford last failed to win any of their opening five league matches in the 2011-12 Championship season. *Unai Emery's Arsenal have conceded nine penalty goals in the league since the start of last season -- only Brighton have conceded more (10).
*Manuel Pellegrini's West Ham have collected seven points from four league games, the club's best start since 2012-13 when they also earned seven points under Sam Allardyce. *West Ham's record signing Sebastien Haller has scored three goals in three league matches.
*Villa have won seven of their last nine home games in all competitions. *West Ham are looking for back-to-back league wins against Villa for the first time since Jan. 2006, having beaten them 2-0 in Feb. 2016.