Dana is back with another episode of the “Goal Post’. In this episode, she will preview the matches of the upcoming weekend. It’s the weekend of Premier League matchweek 12.
As you may know, it’s a Manchester derby on Saturday. Manchester United lost a very important match against Leipzig. It was a huge blow for MU fans as the team could not qualify for next round of Champions League. Now Manchester United will play in Europa League. Manchester CIty on the other hand, qualified for the next round of Champions League. They may face Barcelona in the next round.
Anthony Martial is back after the injury set-back in the midweek match. He could not help Manchester in the match against Leipzig. Anthony will likely play against Manchester City. Along with Martial, Edinson Cavani is ready and fit for the game. Let’s now take a look at the experts’ opinions on the upcoming match. BBC and BTS experts can’t predict anything serious for Manchester United. They can’t predict good results for the MU because of the bad defensive line. Manchester’s defense is so weak that it’s hard to have faith in them. On the other hand, Guardiola has to get in a good mood in the Premier League finally. There is a chance to get an away win against MU and it will boost the mood of the players. Both teams have almost equal points.
Everton vs Chelsea
The last game on Saturday will be between Everton and Chelsea. Ancelotti’s club was very successful at the start of the season. Everton was on top of the shape and Premier League table. Evernton was winning matches here and there, they were unstoppable. By that time, James Rodriguez was in incredible shape, so he was dominating the midfield. After the game against Liverpool, Everton’s successful run stopped and they lost a few matches in a row. Currently, Everton is in the 9th position with just 17 points. They lost the match and got a draw in the last two matches. On the other hand, Chelsea is really successful and has a good run in PL. Team is in third position with 22 points. Tottenham is the leader of PL and is just two points ahead of Chelsea.
Everton lost two latest home-matches in the Premier League. They lost matches against Manchester City and Leeds United. Chelsea could increase that bad-run of Everton in the Premier League. Ziyech has an injury (knee) and he won’t play against Liverpool-based team. At the same time, Everton can’t get help from James Rodriguez.