The English premier league had the fantastic start to the new season. We had quite a few unexpected results on the match day 1. Arsenal and Leicester played a thriller of an opening match while Chelsea got shocked by Burnley. Huddersfield Town debut in the premier league was one they will never forget, 3-0 convincing win over Crystal Palace.
Manchester United looked most organized team on the opening day of premier league 2017/19. The Red Devils had a massive 4-0 win over west ham united.
The second match is expected to throw more thrillers for the fans. The teams are yet to find the settled look and this is the best time to enjoy unexpected results.
Swansea City vs Manchester United
Swansea City will host red hot Manchester United in the opening match of Match day 2. The Swans had decent opening match away from home. They drew 0-0 with Southampton. They will hope to produce a good result against Manchester United. In last three outing, Swans have enjoyed better results against Manchester United.
Manchester United started the season perfectly with a win over West Ham. The new signing Lukaku looked threatening from the start of the first minute. The two new signing Lukaku and Matic looked in good shape. Victor Lindelof who missed opening day fixture may find himself on the bench.
Gylfi Sigurdsson who moved to Swansea on record fee of 45million will not feature in the match. The new signing Palmas Mesa may make debut for the Swans.
Prediction: Swansea 0 – 2 Manchester United
Southampton vs West Ham
After Disappointing first week West Ham will travel to Southampton.
Southampton drew with Swansea in the opening match of the season. They would love to add woes on struggling west ham united. The win will be the huge confidence booster for the European qualification. Van Dijk will miss the fixture due to illness. We might able to see the club record signings Mario Lemina. Mario Lemina joined the saints from Juventus for record 18million euros.
West Ham had a poor start to the season. They looked clueless last week against Manchester United FC. Chicarito and Arnautovic have to step up against the Saints. Andy Carroll will miss the match due to injury.
We expect a tightly contested match between these two teams. It will be a defensive error which may lead to the goal.
Prediction: Southampton 1 – 1 West Ham
Bournemouth vs Watford.
Cherries will host high on confidence Watford. They had a poor start to the season. They lost to West Bromwich Albion last week. Eddie Howe team is known to be the tenacious team English Premier league.
The Cherries will look flip side of Watford last match against Liverpool and exploit the defensive frailties. Eddie How has to pick all three points in the match since they next play Arsenal and Manchester City. Jermain Defoe expected to start for his new club this week.
Watford coming from the 3-3 confidence boosting draw against Liverpool FC. Brazilian winger Richarlison was impressive last week for Watford.
last six matches between these two teams have been drawn, we may have one more draw on the cards.
Prediction: Bournemouth 2 – 2 Watford.
Liverpool Vs Crystal Palace
Liverpool will hope to get their act together when they face Crystal Palace. The Reds were awful last night against Watford. The defense was all over the place. They will host Crystal Palace who themselves have struggled in their opening fixture.
Liverpool fans still not sure if their star midfielder Phillipe Coutinho will play for club or not.
Crystal Palace had worst possible start to the campaign, losing to Huddersfield Town 3-0. They will be going with minimalistic chances of picking points in this fixture.
Prediction: Liverpool 2 – 0 Crystal Palace.
Leicester City Vs Brighten.
The foxes had a decent outing against Arsenal, they played brilliantly but the results were in favor of Arsenals. Drinkwater will recover from injury and play in the match.
Robert Hunt is expected to miss out due to an ankle injury. The Japanese forward Okazaki will retain his place after a good performance against Arsenals.
Brighton lost last week against Manchester City. They are new boys in the league and finding it difficult to compete with the big boys.
Prediction: Leicester 2 – 0 Brighten.
Burnley FC vs West Brom
High flying Burnley will host West Brom ahead this week. Burnley had a sensational 2-3 victory against Chelsea. They could have never hoped such amazing start to the season. They will look to continue their good run when they take on West Brom at home. Their first
West Brom after a successful first outing against Bournemouth will have the confidence to put pressure on Burnley. The match is expected to be the exciting affair for the neutrals.
Predictions: Burnley 1 – 1 West Brom
Stoke City vs Arsenal
Stoke City will host Arsenal, Mark Hughes side lost their opening match against Everton. The Potters will look to capitalize on the suspicious Arsenal defense. Last week Arsenal conceded 3 goals against Leicester City. Stoke will look find goals through set pieces against Arsenal.
The gunners on another hand will look to build on their last week victory. The new signing Alexandre looked sublime in the opening fixture. The worry probably is the defense for Wenger. Arsene Wenger side has to be alert in the defense if they want to earn a clean sheet in the match.
Prediction: Stoke 1 – 2 Arsenal.
Huddersfield – Newcastle United
The two promoted side will meet in the premier league. Both the teams had contrasting result in their opening day matches. Huddersfield Town had a dream start to the league. They defeated Crystal Palace 3-0 away from home. This will be their first ever home match in the premier league.
Newcastle United looked disjointed in the opening fixture against Tottenham Hotspur. They hardly had possession in the match and they had major miss passes. Rafa Benitez side has to get their act together if they want to survive in the premier league.
Prediction: Huddersfield Town 1 – 0 Newcastle United.
English Premier League: Match Of The Week
Tottenham vs Chelsea.
Tottenham Hotspurs will host the defending champions of English Premier League Chelsea. The two sides are struggling to have bench strength. there are not enough quality on the bench for both the sides. The two had contrasting results with Spurs registering a victory over Newcastle United and Chelsea shocking defeat against Burnley.
With injuries and suspension surrounding Chelsea Spurs have best chance to get all three points. Kyle Walker-Peter should step up in absence of Kieren Tripper.
Chelsea has huge problems on their hands. Fabregas and Cahill will miss out against spurs. Their Chelsea star Eden Hazard and Bakayoko is expected not to feature against the spurs. Antonio Conte has huge problems at the start of the season, Surely this will be an acid test for the Italian.
The odds are stacked heavily against Chelsea and we expect Spurs to put 3 past Chelsea.
Prediction: Tottenham 3 – 1 Chelsea.
Manchester City vs Everton.
Manchester City will host Everton and Wayne Rooney on Tuesday. Both the teams had a positive start to their campaign winning the opening day matches.
First of all, City under pep Guardiola yet to win a major trophy and this will be a huge season for the City. Gabriel Jesus is one man who could help Pep Guardiola win a trophy.
Everton on other hand looked absolutely stunning in their opening fixture. Wayne Rooney looked sharp and lean, his goal was an absolute delight to watch. Everton 6 new signings looked like they have been playing together for years. The confidence is high in the team and we expect a good match at Etihad Stadium.
Prediction: Mancheser City 1 – 1 Everton.
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