The 2021/22 Premier League season has remained consistent with its theme of drama, intrigue and nail-biting moments. Game week 6 looks sure to deliver all of these and plenty more.
Liverpool and Chelsea appear to be the most serious contenders for the title as they continue to garner identical results every week.
Yet, the main surprise of last weekend was in-form Everton losing without laying a glove on Aston Villa.
This weekend’s crackers are set to leave everyone on the edge of their seats.
Review of Gameweek 5
The previous game week matched its hype. It promised and delivered plenty of excitement.
Newcastle and Leeds played out an entertaining 1-1 at St. James’ Park on Friday night.
Brentford stunned an out of sorts, Wolves 2-0 at the Molineux as Ismaila Sarr notched a brace in Watford’s excellent 3-1 win against Norwich.
Arsenal continued its redemption process with a 1-0 defeat of Burnley courtesy of Martin Odegaard’s sublime first-half free-kick.
Southampton forced the Premier League’s defending champions, Manchester City to a goalless draw at the Etihad.
Liverpool maintained its excellent start to the season with a 3-0 hammering of Crystal Palace as Aston Villa trounced Everton by the same margin.
Brighton earned a surprising 2-1 win at home to Leicester City on Sunday afternoon.
There was late drama in Manchester United’s 2-1 win away to West Ham- one which saw David De Gea save a last-minute penalty from substitute, Mark Noble.
Chelsea moved back to the top of the table thanks to a statement second-half performance against London rivals, Tottenham. The Blues marched out from the Tottenham Hotspur stadium with a convincing 3-0 win.
Preview Of Gameweek 6
Game week 6 is guaranteed to produce lots of drama, goals and excitement.
Saturday’s action begins with a blockbuster fixture between Chelsea and Manchester City. This is a repeat of last season’s UEFA Champions League final.
Manchester United will be keen to move past its EFL Cup ouster when it hosts Aston Villa at Old Trafford. Cristiano Ronaldo will back himself to score in his third consecutive league game.
Leicester City, just before travelling to Poland for their Europa League tie will welcome Burnley same time as Everton and Norwich square up at Goodison Park.
Leeds United will face off against West Ham in what promises to be an end-to-end affair as Watford takes on Newcastle.
Liverpool will be hopeful of a comfortable victory when Brentford visits. In the same vein, Mohamed Salah will be keen to add to his Premier League tally.
Draw specialists, Southampton trades tackles with Wolves in Sunday’s first kick-off just before the big North London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham at the Emirates.
Crystal Palace and Brighton will round off the week’s action on Monday night.
Predictions for Gameweek 6
Chelsea vs Manchester City (over 1.5 goals)
Manchester United vs Aston Villa (1)
Leicester City vs Burnley (1X)
Everton vs Norwich City (1)
Leeds United vs West Ham (over 2.5 goals)
Watford vs Newcastle (halftime draw)
Brentford vs Liverpool (2)
Southampton vs Wolves (over 1.5 goals)
Arsenal vs Tottenham (under 3.5 goals)
Crystal Palace vs Brighton (goal/goal)