It is football everywhere you look- February, the gift that keeps on giving. After an absorbing midweek of European club football, the Premier League takes reign once again this weekend for game week 26.
Manchester United has not been stellar, the play at times stodgy, flat and pedestrian. And yet, Ralf Ragnick’s men have somehow snuck into the fourth position. Of course, the teams behind still have outstanding matches.
Two of the finest managers in England will face off this Saturday. Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City will be keen to consolidate its place atop the table when Antonio Conte’s Tottenham visit.
Although the Italian manager is less confident of his current squad, he will be hoping that they can put up a show at the Etihad Stadium.
Review of Gameweek 25
The drama was unending in the previous week of action.
Manchester United was forced to a 1-1 draw by Southampton. Jadon Sancho scored his first Premier League goal at Old Trafford.
Brighton eased past a struggling Watford side 2-0 as Brentford and Crystal Palace played out a goalless draw.
Frank Lampard won his first match as manager of Everton with a convincing 3-0 result against Leeds.
Raheem Sterling was the star of the show with a perfect hat-trick as Manchester City outclassed Norwich 4-0.
Tottenham was stunned at home by Wolves 2-0 as Newcastle fought till the end to overcome Aston Villa 1-0.
In a game of many missed chances, Liverpool managed a 1-0 win against Burnley.
Craig Dawson scored in stoppage time to rescue a point in West Ham’s 2-2 draw with Leicester City.
Preview Of Gameweek 26
There is plenty to be excited about about game week 26’s action.
West Ham will take on a resurgent Newcastle side with lots at stake on Saturday afternoon.
Arsenal will be confident when an out-of-sorts Brentford travel to the Emirates.
Brighton takes on bottom side, Burnley as Liverpool hosts Norwich. Jurgen Klopp will expectedly rotate his squad after an exerting tie in the Champions League.
Southampton will clash with Everton as Aston Villa entertains Watford at Villa Park.
Crystal Palace meets Chelsea in a London derby just before Manchester City and Tottenham do battle in the weekend’s premium fixture.
Manchester United will be optimistic when it meets a struggling Leeds United.
The weekend’s action ends with a meeting between Wolves and Leicester on Sunday evening.
Predictions for Gameweek 26
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West Ham vs Newcastle (over 1.5 goals)
Arsenal vs Brentford (1)
Brighton vs Burnley (1)
Liverpool vs Norwich (1)
Southampton vs Everton (goal/goal)
Aston Villa vs Watford (1)
Crystal Palace vs Chelsea (over 2.5 goals)
Manchester City vs Tottenham (1)
Leeds vs Manchester United (over 2.5 goals)
Wolves vs Leicester City (goal/goal)