Archive for October, 2016

Match Preview : Southampton vs Chelsea

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

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Southampton have only suffered one defeat in their last 10 matches and that came in the Europa League away to Serie A giants Inter.

Chelsea’s 2-0 defeat in midweek to West Ham was the first time they’ve failed to win in their four matches. In league competition, Chelsea have failed to concede in their last 320 minutes of action.

Southampton have only won one of their last five home matches against Chelsea and that came way back in 2013.

Claude Puel’s side have the firepower to hurt Chelsea, but getting those chances against this resilient backline may prove difficult. Naijabet.com

Team News
Southampton – Ryan Bertrand and Matt Targett are still doubts for Southampton so Sam McQueen could retain his spot at left-back.

Match Preview : Manchester United vs Burnley

Friday, October 28th, 2016

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Manchester United bounced back from their 4-0 defeat to Chelsea last weekend with a 1-0 win over Manchester City on Wednesday night to advance to the League Cup quarter finals.

They must now turn their attentions to Saturday where they need to beat Burnley to avoid dropping further behind the league leaders, with six points currently between them and Manchester City, Liverpool and Arsenal.

Burnley pulled off a surprise 2-1 win over Everton last time out, but have lost all three of their away games in the league thus far and have conceded three goals in each of them.

They cannot continue that form away from home and need to change that quickly, although that is easier said than done.

The home side have scored three goals in each of their previous two home meetings with Burnley, which does not bode well for Sean Dyche’s side this weekend. Naijabet.com

However, United have endured a a tough schedule in the last few weeks and fatigue could definitely play a part this weekend.

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