Matchday eight in the world-famous English Premier League kicks off with Brighton vs Spurs in the early Saturday clash and rounds out with a bunch of Super Sunday clashes.
Here are some key facts via the Premier League to prepare you for the weekend and help you impress your friends with your new knowledge and trivia!
Brighton vs Spurs
Brighton has suffered defeat in only one of their last 19 league matches in October (W10 D8), losing 2-0 at Arsenal in 2017.
Burnley vs Everton
Chris Wood is looking to score in three consecutive Premier League matches for the first time since March 2018, a run which included a goal at home to Everton.
Liverpool vs Leicester
This will be Brendan Rodgers’ first return to Anfield since leaving Liverpool in October 2015. Only one manager to have previously managed the Reds in the Premier League has won away against them in the competition (W1 D3 L9), and that was Roy Hodgson in April 2012 with West Brom.
Norwich vs Aston Villa
Teemu Pukki has five goals and two assists in three Premier League matches at Carrow Road. He could become the fifth player to score in his first four home appearances in the competition, after Mick Quinn, Hamilton Ricard, Rafael van der Vaart and Diego Costa.
Watford vs Sheffield United
The Blades are unbeaten on the road in the Premier League this season (W1 D2). They last went undefeated in their opening four away matches in any division in 2012/13 and have not done so in the top flight for 47 years.
West Ham vs Crystal Palace
Since December 2018 Crystal Palace have won 25 points away from home in the Premier League. Only Manchester City (36) and Liverpool (30) have picked up more.
Arsenal vs Bournemouth
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored in his last six Premier League matches on a Sunday. In total 26 of his 39 goals in the competition have come on Sundays, the highest ratio on that day in EPL history.
Man City vs Wolves
Nine of the last 14 goals scored in Premier League meetings between Man City and Wolves have been via set-pieces, with four coming from corners, three penalties and two free-kicks.
Southampton vs Chelsea
Chelsea has won nine of their 12 visits to St Mary’s Stadium against Southampton in all competitions (D2 L1), including the last four in a row.
Newcastle vs Man United
Man Utd has won away to Newcastle 13 times in the Premier League, only winning more at Everton (16) and Aston Villa (15), and their last seven matches across all competitions have featured under 2.5 goals.
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