Winter is here and it only means one thing: the Premier League matches begin to stream in thick and fast. It is blink and miss, even as the snow continues to beat down on the players and turfs on game days.
Michael Carrick can hold his head high for a decent job done as caretaker manager of Manchester United. The Red Devils have now appointed Ralf Ragnick, who is referred to as the godfather of German coaching on an interim basis till the end of the season.
The German has to hit the ground running as his team takes on old rivals, Arsenal this Thursday in the Gameweek’s headline fixture.
Review of Gameweek 13
The last Gameweek was exciting- goals rained in aplenty. There was drama and lots of talking points, too.
Arsenal bounced back pretty comfortably with a 2-0 win against strugglers, Newcastle. The recent appointment of Eddie Howe hasn’t seemed to change much for the Magpies.
Diogo Jota was the star of the show in Liverpool’s 4-0 win at home to Southampton as Norwich and Wolves played out a goalless draw.
Aston Villa continues its excellent start to life under Steven Gerrard with a 2-1 defeat of Crystal Palace.
Brighton failed to take its chances with Neal Maupay particularly guilty of profligacy as Leeds left with a share of the spoils.
Brentford earned a 1-0 win against a vulnerable Everton side as Manchester City defeated West Ham 2-1 on Sunday Afternoon.
Jamie Vardy scored a brilliant brace in Leicester City’s 4-2 win against Watford.
Burnley vs Tottenham was postponed due to heavy snow.
Chelsea was for most parts unable to break down a resolute Manchester United defence as both teams settled for a 1-1 draw.
Preview Of Gameweek 14
The excitement continues this game week with lots of top fixtures in store.
The week’s football action will begin with Newcastle and Norwich battling for maximum points tonight with plenty of optimism.
Leeds United will host Crystal Palace as Leicester City travel to St. Mary’s to face Southampton.
Wolves will straighten things out with Burnley as Premier League leaders, Chelsea make the trip to face a tricky customer in Watford.
UEFA Champions League hopeful, West Ham will be keen to get back to winning ways when it welcomes Brighton to the London stadium.
There is the little matter of a Merseyside derby between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park tomorrow night.
Aston Villa hosts Manchester City at Villa Park as Tottenham takes on Brentford.
Manchester United and Arsenal will do battle in the week’s most prestigious encounter on Thursday night.
Predictions for Gameweek 14
Newcastle vs Norwich (goal/goal)
Leeds vs Crystal Palace (2X)
Southampton vs Leicester City (2)
Wolves vs Burnley (under 3.5 goals)
Watford vs Chelsea (2)
West Ham vs Brighton (1X)
Everton vs Liverpool (2)
Aston Villa vs Manchester City (2)
Tottenham vs Brentford (over 1.5 goals)
Manchester United vs Arsenal (over 1.5 goals)