It is excitement after excitement, Gameweek after Gameweek in the English Premier League. After the midweek’s exertions by last season’s top-seven teams on the continent, the focus shifts to the domestic front for week 5’s action.
Early days, of course, but the blue side of Merseyside stays buzzing with three wins, one draw and a top-four standing under new manager, Rafael Benitez.
The signs are looking good at Old Trafford after an excellent re-debut performance by 36-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo.
Arsenal Legend, Patrick Vieira had a week to remember after earning his first win as manager in England.
Review of Gameweek 4
Premier League Gameweek 4 did not disappoint in terms of the drama, intrigue and goals- some of which were breathtaking.
Crystal Palace won its first match of the season with a 3-0 trouncing of lacklustre Tottenham. Odsonne Edouard had a dream debut, coming off the bench to score a 10-minute brace.
Wolverhampton Wanderers scored two goals in the final quarter of the match to defeat newcomers, Watford.
Brighton managed a one-nil win against Brentford as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored the only goal to get Arsenal back to winning ways at the expense of Norwich City.
Manchester United eased to a 4-1 win against Newcastle. Ronaldo stole the headlines in the aftermath courtesy of his brace.
In-form striker, Michail Antonio saw a late red card in West Ham’s goalless draw away to Southampton.
Bernado Silva’s fortuitous goal was enough to earn Manchester City a win against Leicester City as Romelu Lukaku continued on his purple patch, scoring two in Chelsea’s 3-0 win against Aston Villa.
Liverpool made light work of Leeds with a 3-0 win on Sunday. Pascal Struijk got his marching orders after an overzealous challenge on Harvey Elliott.
Andros Townsend was the star of the show in Everton’s 3-1 win against Burnley. The winger scored a screamer and assisted one more on Monday night.
Preview Of Gameweek 5
The weekend’s action promises goals, fireworks and VAR drama.
Friday’s Premier League action begins with a tasty encounter between Newcastle and a desperate Leeds United at St. James’ Park.
Wolves will fancy its chances of getting a second consecutive win against new boys at lunchtime on Saturday.
Norwich will face off against fellow promoted side, Watford as Arsenal travel to Turf Moor to face Burnley.
Manchester City will be confident of a victory against a dull Southampton side, especially after a convincing Champions League win in midweek.
Liverpool hosts Crystal Palace as Aston Villa welcomes high-flying Everton to Villa Park.
Sunday’s action will see a meeting between Brighton and Leicester City who were in action on Thursday in the Europa League. Then, Manchester United will visit London Stadium to take on West Ham.
The star match of the weekend will be a cracking London derby between Tottenham and Chelsea.
Predictions for Gameweek 5
Newcastle vs Leeds United (over 2.5 goals)
Wolves vs Brentford (under 3.5 goals)
Norwich City vs Watford (2X)
Burnley vs Arsenal (2)
Manchester City vs Southampton (1)
Liverpool vs Crystal Palace (over 2.5 goals)
Aston Villa vs Everton (2)
Brighton vs Leicester City (over 1.5 goals)
West Ham vs Manchester United (over 2.5 goals)
Tottenham vs Chelsea (2X)