Liverpool V Manchester United
As you may know, Manchester United is the only team since march of 2019 that could take points away from Liverpool. Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool has an impressive run, and it will lead to an excellent unbeaten record. Liverpool is the first team of Premier League currently, and Jurgen’s team could get 61 points out of a possible 63 points.
At the same time, Manchester United has some downside. Ole’s team is very unstable this season. Everyone was waiting for something different, but we see the same Manchester United. Ole’s team has problems in defense, and the results speak for themselves. We see that Liverpool has 61 points while Manchester United has only 34 points.
In the last two games against Manchester, Liverpool could not win. Both matches ended in a draw, and one of those matches was at Old Trafford. The first-round game ended in a 1-1 when Marcus Rashford scored a goal in the first half. Liverpool was losing game till 85th minute. Lallana was the savior of Liverpool and gave birth to a fantastic unbeaten run of Jurgen’s club.
Liverpool won’t get help from Nabi Keita and Fabinho. At the same time, it’s not likely to get help from Matip. Manchester United has a leading player missing – Paul Pogba. The French midfielder is out of service from September of 2019.
Newcastle V Chelsea
It will be a tough match for Chelsea. Newcastle’s boss, Steve Bruce, hopes to get the main forward ready for the Chelsea match. As you may know, Saint-Maximin is not prepared for playing against Chelsea. The medical team of Newcastle did everything to recover him from a hamstring injury. Newcastle’s boss believes in magic and hopes that Maximin would be ready.
Overall, Frank Lampard has no serious injury issues. Most of the Chelsea players are fit and ready to play against Newcastle. At the same time, French midfielder N’golo Kante is still missing. The French player has a hamstring injury, and he will be out of service for the next few weeks.
Chelsea is the fourth team in the Premier League. London Blue’s has only 39 points and 5 points ahead of Manchester United. It’s the real battle for a Champions League spot between Chelsea and Manchester United. Newcastle has only 26 points and sits flat on the 13th position.
In the first-round match, Chelsea was unbeaten against Newcastle. Frankie’s team was able to score one goal and win the game at Stamford Bridge. A last trip to Newcastle was successful under management of Sarri. Chelsea won the game against Newcastle last year in 2-1 drama. In last three matches played at Newcastle’s stadium against Chelsea ended with different results. Chelsea took one game; Newcastle took another one, and one match ended, including a draw.
Arsenal V Sheffield United
As you may know, Arsenal’s new captain has a three-match suspension. Pierre won’t be able to help Arsenal against Sheffield United. It’s the first match of suspension so that he will help Arsenal in three weeks.
Sheffield United is an excellent team. This season, Sheffield is playing well and sits flat on the 6th position. As of now, Sheffield has more points than Arsenal. Mike Arteta’s team has only 28 points and sits in the 10th position. Fans believed that Arsenal would be different under Mikel, but the results are still the same. At the same time, Mikel says that he needs more time and players who can change the outcome. Keep in mind that Arteta signed a contract with Arsenal three weeks ago. He left a job as the assistant of Pep Guardiola. Mikel helped Guardiola from the start of the coaching career at Manchester City.
Arsenal has a negative difference between goals scored and conceded. Sheffield has scored three more goals than conceded. It will be a very tough match for Arsenal, but Mike Arteta wants to get three points.