As the Premier League match-day 23 action heats up, fans and pundits alike are gearing up for potential shock results in some highly anticipated clashes this weekend.
Let’s delve into the matchups that could produce surprising outcomes:
Everton vs. Tottenham:
DAILY POST reports that this is the first match for this weekend. It will take place at Goodison Park. Everton head to the game after playing a 0-0 draw against Fulham in their last game, while Tottenham won 3-2 against Brentford. The Toffees currently sit in the 18th position on the Premier League table with 18 points from 22 games, while Tottenham are in 4th position with 43 points from the same number of matches. However, Everton’s home advantage and their attacking prowess could help them get a good result against Spurs.
Man Utd vs West Ham:
This match will take place on Sunday at 3pm, Nigerian time. West Ham failed to win their last game after playing a 1-1 draw with Bournemouth, while Man United won 4-3 against Wolves. The Hammers sit ahead of Man United in the log in 6th position with 36 points from 22 games, while the Red Devils occupy the 7th position with 35 points from the same number of games. However, West Ham could build on their last result and surprise Erik ten Hag’s side in front of their supporters at Old Trafford by getting a point or three points.
Chelsea vs. Wolves:
Both teams lost their last game against Liverpool and Manchester United, respectively.
Chelsea lost 4-1 to Liverpool, while Wolves also lost 4-3 against United.
But the Blues currently sit in the 10th position on the log, two points ahead of the Wolves, who occupy the 11th position after 22 games.
Wolves’ ability to exploit defensive frailties and Chelsea’s response to recent challenges could shape the result at Stamford Bridge.
Brentford vs. Manchester City:
This match will take place on Monday night at Gtech Community Stadium.
Brentford lost their last game 3-2 against Tottenham Hotspur, while Man City won 3-1 against Burnley.
The Bees currently sit in the 15th position on the log with 22 points from 21 games, while Pep Gurdiola’s side are in second position with 46 points from the same number of games.
Going into this encounter, Brentford are indeed the underdog. Brentford’s home advantage and their fearless approach could trouble Man City.