Archive for December 17th, 2016

Match Preview : Manchester City vs Arsenal

Saturday, December 17th, 2016

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Manchester City recorded their first win in four matches with a comfortable 2-0 win against Watford in midweek. They now have the chance to close some ground on a title rival when they welcome Arsenal to the Etihad on Sunday.

They are only one point behind second place Arsenal ahead of the last round of matches before Christmas.

Arsenal slipped to a surprise 2-1 defeat away to Everton on Tuesday, but they haven’t lost consecutive away matches in the Premier League since April 2014.

They are also unbeaten in their last six matches against City, which should give Arsene Wenger’s side a huge amount of confidence. Naijabet.com

Team News

Manchester City – Ilkay Gündogan suffered knee ligament damage in Manchester City’s 2-0 win over Watford in midweek and is expected to be sidelined for a few months. With Fernandinho also suspended, it leaves Pep Guardiola short of genuine central midfielders, with Fernando and Yaya Toure expected to fill in.

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Match Preview : Tottenham vs Burnley

Saturday, December 17th, 2016

naijabet.com

Tottenham bounced back from the 1-0 loss at Manchester United with a routine home win over Hull and will look to make it back-to-back league wins for first time since October.

They have a strong home record against Burnley, however, having won their last four home meetings with the Clarets, scoring 15 in the process.

Burnley have picked up just one point from their seven away games in the Premier League this season and have netted just once on their travels this term. 16 goals conceded on the road is a poor return for Sean Dyche’s side and the trip to Tottenham could see their away day woes continue.

Spurs should secure another comfortable home win here.

Team News

Tottenham – Mousa Dembele missed the 3-0 midweek loss against Burnley with a foot problem and is a doubt here. He will be assessed closer to Sunday. Naijabet.com

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