Premier League Matchday 10 will start off with Crystal Palace hosting Newcastle United at Selhurst Park on Friday night.
However, the main focus will be on the London derby between Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur at Stamford Bridge on Sunday afternoon, and you can use this bet365 sign up offer to bet on this Super Sunday clash.
Spurs are currently top of the standings on goal difference to Liverpool, but the Blues are not far behind them in third with a two-point deficit.
Here are our Premier League predictions for Matchday 10.
Crystal Palace vs Newcastle United – Friday:
Palace and Newcastle are in mid-table, but the former are two points and four places ahead of the Magpies in 11th. Both sides were on the losing side last weekend where they failed to find the back of the net.
Palace will be without top-scorer Wilfried Zaha after he tested positive for COVID-19 and the likes of Michy Batshuayi and Eberechi Eze will need to stand up.
The Magpies are also missing a few players (unnamed) after contracting the coronavirus, but leading scorer Callum Wilson has returned from injury. We can see both teams cancelling out each other in a low-scoring game.
Crystal Palace 1-1 Newcastle United
Brighton & Hove Albion vs Liverpool – Saturday:
Brighton have been unlucky this term and have suffered defeats to Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur where they ought to have picked up a point at least.
In comparison, Liverpool are just goal difference behind Spurs despite their injury concerns, but come into the game on the back of a shock 2-0 defeat to Atalanta in the Champions League.
Brighton, who are 16th on the table, have not picked up any point against the Reds in the Premier League and the outcome could remain the same on Saturday as the Reds will be determined to shed off the midweek disappointment.
Brighton & Hove Albion 1-3 Liverpool
Manchester City vs Burnley – Saturday:
Burnley have been Manchester City’s favourite opposition in recent times. Since 2016, they have picked up seven wins and one draw from eight Premier League meetings.
The Cityzens have scored an average of nearly three goals during that run and Sean Dyche’s side can anticipate another tough challenge despite the Cityzens being winless in back-to-back league games.
Sergio Aguero is braced to make his comeback after a hamstring injury and he has an excellent record against the Clarets with nine goals from just 10 appearances in all competitions.
Manchester City 3-0 Burnley
Everton vs Leeds United – Saturday:
Everton ended a run of three successive defeats with a hard-fought 3-2 win over Fulham last weekend. Leeds were, however, unlucky with their 0-0 draw against 10-man Arsenal where they hit the woodwork three times.
We can anticipate an open contest this weekend with both teams preferring to play on the counter-attack. Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Patrick Bamford will fancy their prospects of scoring for their respective teams.
Neither side have overly impressed with their defensive shape and it could be a high-scoring contest at Goodison Park where the winner will be tough to decide.
Everton 2-2 Leeds United
West Bromwich Albion vs Sheffield United – Saturday:
West Brom and Sheffield have made poor starts to the season and they are currently 19th and 20th in the standings with three and one point respectively.
The lack of goals has been the main concern for either side and both will be searching for their first victory of the Premier League campaign on Matchday 10.
The Baggies have been unfortunate to come out with nothing from their recent 1-0 defeats to Manchester United and Tottenham and we are backing to pick up their first victory since promotion.
West Bromwich Albion 1-0 Sheffield United
Southampton vs Manchester United – Sunday:
Southampton have been one of the season’s surprise packages and they are unbeaten in the past seven games with five wins which sees them only three points behind the leaders.
Manchester United, meanwhile, are four points behind them with a game in hand. The Red Devils have picked up back-to-back wins, but were far from convincing against West Brom where they won with a penalty goal.
The hosts are without leading goalscorer Danny Ings, who is injured for another three weeks, but they should still provide a testing challenge for United, who have picked up just one win in the last five meetings (four draws).
Southampton 1-1 Manchester United
Chelsea vs Tottenham Hotspur – Sunday:
Frank Lampard will come up against his former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho on Sunday and it will be an intriguing watch with both teams in fine run of form.
Lampard has the edge over Mourinho with three wins to one in the managerial head-to-head. The Blues did the double over Spurs last term, but they were beaten in the EFL Cup round of 16 this season on penalties.
Spurs are ahead of Chelsea by two points, but there is not much to choose between them, given they have both scored over 20 goals and have kept regular clean sheets of late.
Harry Kane is definitely the player to watch out for with a staggering seven goals and nine assists from just nine league games for Spurs, who are the sixth different league leaders this term.
Chelsea 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur
Arsenal vs Wolverhampton Wanderers – Sunday:
Arsenal have endured a tough couple of months after starting the season in fine form with back-to-back wins. They have picked up only four points from the past five games and their main concern has been the lack of goals.
The north London giants have not scored from open play in more than seven hours of league football. Wolves, meanwhile, have not been overly impressive either and they have netted just nine times from 10 outings, the same as the Gunners.
Wolves have picked up one point in each of their previous three visits to the Emirates Stadium which have ended 1-1 and we are fancying a similar outcome in Sunday’s late kick-off.
Arsenal 1-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers
Leicester City vs Fulham – Monday:
Brendan Rodgers’ side were hugely disappointing at Anfield last weekend where they were convincingly beaten 3-0 by Liverpool and thereby surrendered their top spot.
They have the opportunity to redeem themselves against 18th-placed Fulham, who have been in the drop zone in each Match Day since their top-flight return.
Jamie Vardy, who has netted eight goals from as many league games, will be relishing the prospect of facing the Cottagers, who possess the joint-worst defensive record with 18 goals allowed.
Leicester City 2-0 Fulham
West Ham United vs Aston Villa – Monday:
West Ham United come into the game in the better run of form than Aston Villa after registering back-to-back wins. The Villans were on the losing side last weekend and that was their third loss in four matches.
Dean Smith’s men have beaten the likes of Liverpool and Arsenal, only to lose to the teams against whom they are fancied to get points out of. In comparison, the Hammers have consistently picked up points.
The Hammers have suffered just one defeat over the past eight games and we are backing them to pick up their first victory over the visitors in three top-flight encounters.
West Ham United 2-1 Aston Villa
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