english premier league weekend preview

09:29    24 Aug 2018

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Match day three of the 2018/19 English Premier League season will be headlined by an encounter between Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur.

Kick-off times in CAT.

Kenya captain Victor Wanyama's Spurs are set to travel to the Old Trafford Stadium where they are expected to face record 13-time EPL champions United, who have Ivorian defender Eric Bailly on their books. Kick-off is at 21h00.

Six matches are scheduled to be played on Saturday and the first game will be between Wolverhampton Wanderers, and defending champions Manchester City, who recently signed Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez, at the Molineux. The game will start at 13h30.

Four games are expected to kick-off at 16h00 with AFC Bournemouth hosting Senegal star Idrissa Gueye's Everton at the Vitality Stadium, while Southampton will face Leicester City at the St. Mary's Stadium.

Arsenal will lock horns with their city rivals West Ham United in the London Derby at the Emirates Stadium. Nigeria starlet Alex Iwobi, who grabbed an assist against Chelsea last weekend, will look to inspire the Gunners to victory. Huddersfield Town are set to host Cardiff City at the John Smith's Stadium.

Brighton and Hove Albion will then travel to the iconic Anfield Stadium where they are scheduled to face Liverpool FC. Kick-off is at 18h30. Senegal international Sadio Mane, who netted against West Ham United and Crystal Palace, is the dangerman for Liverpool.

Three games are set to be played on Sunday with Watford taking on Senegal captain Cheikhou Kouyate's Crystal Palace at the Vicarage Road in the first game of the day which will start at 14h30.

At the St. James Park, Newcastle United and 2016/17 champions Chelsea will face off, and kick-off is at 17h00. A match between Fulham and Burnley will start at the same time at the Craven Cottage.

Togo international and Fulham star Floyd Ayite is expected to miss the match against Burnley due to an injury.

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