Liverpool vs Manchester City Latest Team News

Liverpool vs Manchester City Latest Team News

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiolo claims Raheem Streem Sterling is a fighter and backed him to turn a hostile reception from Liverpool supporters into a valuable learning experience. Liverpool vs Manchester City Latest Team News

 

Liverpool vs Manchester City Latest Team News
The manner of Sterling £49m departure from Anfield to City in July 2015 still rankles with Liverpool fans and he can again expect a similar reaction on Merseyside come Saturday evening.

Liverpool vs Manchester City Latest Team News

What time is kick-off

Well it’s that traditional footballing time of 5:30 pm on New Year’s Eve. The last Premier League game of 2016. Presumably all already made your excuses to your significant other. There’s still time for a takeaway and Jools afterwards you can remind them though if all goes well you may need reassess your options!
Last trains on Merseyrail leave Central between 8:30pm though there’s a few extra buses being laid on. How kind.

Team News

Joel Matip and Philippe Coutinho remain sidelined for Liverpool and man will feature against City.
For the visitors, John Stones is fullt fit again and Sergio Aguero is available after a ban. Leroy Sane and Vincent Kompany will not feature, However.

TV Sheadule

NBC USA ( US – English ), NBC Universo ( US – Spanish ), TSN1( Canada ), BT Sports1 ( UK ).

 

Form Guide

Liverpool : LDWWW
Manchester City : DLWWW

What are the odds/

Liverpool : 11/8
Man City :2/1
Draws : 5/2

Burnley vs Sunderland Team News, Provisional squad, Recent form league

Burnley vs Sunderland Team News, Provisional squad, Recent form league

Ahead of this weekend’s Premier League action, These fixtures during the festive are really coming at a rapid rate and we now focus on the final games of 2016, starting with Burnley against Sunderland. Burnley vs Sunderland Team News, Provisional squad, Recent form league

 
With both teams languishing in and around the relegation zone, this is a must win game for both sides. For Burnley, their home form is going to be key to their survival in the Premier League and, on that note, it won’t be an easy game for the Black Cats. However, with the AFCON looming, it’s important for Sunderland to pick up all three points as they will be losing a number of first team player to the tournament come January.

Burnley vs Sunderland Team News, Provisional squad, Recent form league

Burnley vs Sunderland : Team News

Burnley

Burnley are without record singing Jeff Hendrick for Saturday’s Premier League visit of Sunderland through suspension.
Fellow midfielder Dean Marney will also take a fitness test after limping out of the Boxing Day win over Middlesbrough with a knock.
Defender Matt Lowton is available again after serving a one match ban.

 

Burnley vs Sunderland Team News, Provisional squad, Recent form league
Provisional squad : Heaton, Lowton, Keane, Mee, Darikwa, Ward, Arfield, Boyd, Marney, Vokes, Gray, Robinson, Barnes, Bamford, Flanagan, Kightly, Defour, Tarkowski, Gudmundsson.

Sunderland

Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford will miss Saturday’s Premier League trip to Burnley as he begins up to eight weeks on the sidelines with a knee injury.
The 22 years old strained his anterior cruciate ligament in a collision with team mate Papy Djilobodji at Manchester United on Boxing Day, although scans have confirmed there is no rupture.
Midfielder Adnan Januzaj is a available after being ineligible against his parent club, while full back Javier Manquillo and Jack Rodwell ( both hamstring ) and fellow midfielder Steven Pienaar ( calf ) have returned to training , but Lee Cattermole ( hip ), Lynden Gooch ( ankle ), Paddy McNair and Duncan Watmore ( both knee ) are still out.

 

Burnley vs Sunderland Team News, Provisional squad, Recent form league

 
Provisional squad : Mannone, Mika, Jones, Manquillo, Van Aanholt, Love, Kone, O’Shea, Djilobodji, Denayer, Ndong, Pienaar, Rodwell, Larsson, Borini, Januzaj, Khazri, Honeyman, E. Robson, Embleton, Defoe, Anichebe, Asoro.

Prediction : Burnley 1-2 Sunderland

Burnley’s Only Premier League wins against Sunderland came in their first game against them in September 2009. David Nugent scored twice for the Clarets form the bench in a 3-1 win at Turf Moor, but Sunderland kept clean sheets in both league against Burnley in 2014/15 the last time they managed three successively against them was in 1895. As a result, Sunderland could produce a 2- 1 victory in Lancarshire.

 

Recent Form League

Burnley : LLWLLW
Sunderland : LWLLWL

What are the latest Odds

Burnley wins : 11/8
Sunderland : 21/10
Draws : 21/10

Aston Villa vs Leeds United Match information, Team News, Form

Aston Villa vs Leeds United Match information, Team News, Form

Aston Villa is going to take on Leeds United in the ongoing English football league on 29th December. The match will be hosted at Villa Park, Birmingham. Aston Villa vs Leeds United Match information, Team News, Form

 
Both the teams have a long history of clashes, the first match goes back to February 1924.
Leeds United face Aston Villa at Villa Park on Thursday hoping to match the result they secured when the two teams met a Elland Road at the start of the month.

Aston Villa vs Leeds United Match information, Team News, Form And More

Match Information

What : England Championship

 
Who : Aston Villa vs Leeds United

 
Kick-off time : 5:30 PM GMT, 12:30 PM Eastern, 9:30 AM Pacific.

 
Location : Elland Road, Leeds, England.

 
Available TV : Sky Sports 2 ( UK ), beIN Sports USA ( US, obviously )

 
Available radio : BBC WM 95.6 Live ( Not online ), AVTV ( If audio doesn’t work, try using Safari )

Team News

 

Aston Villa vs Leeds United Match information, Team News, Form

Aston Villa

There are no fresh injury concerns for Steve Bruce. Defender Micah Richards will likely not return until the New Year, while right back Ritchie De Laet and goalkeeper Jed Steer will miss the remainder for the season.

 
Midfield duo Ashley Westwood and Jack Grealish are in contention for recalls as are strikers Jordan Ayew, Gabby Agbonlahor and Rudy Gestede.

 

Leeds United

Top scorer and talismanic striker Chris Wood, along with creative conjuror Pablo Hernandez are both on contention for starts; both players made their returns from injury on Monday as second half substitutes.

 
Tireless left back Charlie Taylor is a doubt, while right back Lewie Coyle and midfielder Eunan O’Kane remain sidelined with injuries.

Probable Lineups

Aston Villa : Bunn; Hutton, Chester, Baker, Amavi, Jedinak, Gardner, Adomah, McCormack, Bacuna; Kodjia.
Leeds United : Green; Ayling, Jansson, Bartley, Berardi; Phillips, Bridcutt; Sacko, Roofe, Doukara; Wood.

Match Facts

The Villains have a clean sheet in three of their last five home league encounters will leeds.

 
United’s last league win at Villa Park came in April 2002, by virtue of a goal from Mark Viduka.

 
Hosts Villa are seeking a third successive league win, a feat that they have not achieved since April 2010.

Form

Aston Villa : LWLWW
Leeds United : WLWWW

League Standing

Aston Villa are in 10th on 34 points.
Leeds United in 5th on 41 points.

Hull City vs Everton Kick-off Time, Latest Team News

Hull City vs Everton Kick-off Time, Latest News

Hull entertain Ronald Koeman’s Everton looking for their first league win seven matches when the dua meet for their final matches in 2016. Hull City vs Everton Kick-off Time, Latest Team News
But the Toffees will be buoyed by the their 2-0 victory over Leicester at the weekend.
Their win propelled Everton up to seventh in the league whereas the home side remain rooted to the foot of the table.

Hull City vs Everton Kick-off Time, Latest Team News

Hull City vs Everton Kick-off Time, Latest Team News

What time can I watch it?

Hull City host Everton at the KCOM Stadium in the Premier League on Friday December 30, kicking off at 20:00 live on Sky Sports 1 HD.

Hull City vs Everton Predicted line-up

Hull City’s Predicted line-up : Marshall, Maguire, Davies, Dawson, Elmohamady, Robertson, Clucas, Mason, Livermore, Snodgrass, Mbokani.
Everton’s Predicted line-up : Robles, Holgate, Williams, Funes Mori, Coleman, Gueye, Barry, Lennon, Baines, Mirallas, Lukaku.

Head to head

The last meeting between the two sides happened in the 2014-15 English Premier League season. Hull City won by a 2-0 margin at the KC Stadium on that accasion to put an end to their 4 match winless streak against Everton. They first leg of the series at the Goodison Park was a 1-1 deaw.
Everton are victorious in 5 of the last 9 matches against Hull City, while they lost 1 and drew 2. In the 5 meetings at Hull City’s home ground, they share 2 wins along with draw.

Form guide

Hull City : LLLDL
Everton : WLWLD

 

Hull City vs Everton : Opta facts

1. Hull City last Premier League contest against Everton on New Year’s Day in2015, after a run of four fixtures without beating the Toffees ( D1 L3 ).
2. Everton have found the net in nine of their last 10 league games against Hull, thought they failed to score in their last fixture against them in January 2015.
3. Romelu Lukaku has scored in two of his last three league appearances against the Tigers.
4. Hull City have ended the last two calendar years with a defeat; losing 0-1 to Leicester City in 2014 and 0-1 to Preston in 2015.
5. Everton ended both 2014 ( 2-3 Vs Newcastle United ) and 2015 ( 3-4 vs Stoke City ) with a Premier League defeat.

Southampton vs West Brom Team News, Squad, Kick-off Time, Recent

Southampton vs West Brom Team News, Squad, Kick-off Time, Recent

Southampton and West Brom face off at St Mary’s on Saturday with both sides looking to climb into the half of the Premier League table. Southampton vs West Brom Team News, Squad, Kick-off Time, Recent

 
Only goal difference separates the two teams after 21 games of the season and victory for either could lift them into the top 10.

 
Ahead of this weekend’s Premier League action, We will be providing you with all you need to know about every fixture, with team news, provisional squads, betting odds and more. Here is all the information you need for Southampton vs West Brom.

 

Southampton vs West Brom Team News, Squad, Kick-off Time, Recent

Southampton vs West Brom Match Info

Who : Southampton vs West Brom
What : English Premier League 2016-17
When : Kick-off at 3pm
Venue : St Mary
TV : Highlights BBC1 MOTD

Team News

Southampton

Victor Wanyma is back in contention Southampton as they face West Brom in the English Premier League on Saturday.

 
The 24 years old midfielder is available again after suspension following his red card against Norwich but Ronald Koeman wad not giving anything away as to whether he will start.

 
The Saints manager has no fresh injury worries ahead of the game but Gaston Ramirez is still out with a hamstring injury and Florian Gardos remains on the sidelines with a knee problem.

 
Provisional squad : Foster, Stekelenburg, Gazzaniga, K Davis, Martina, Van Dijk, Fonte, Yoshida, target, Clasie, Ward-Prowse, Romeu, S Davis, Tadic, Ramirez, Mane, Long, Pelle, Jusnmi, Wanyama.

 

Southampton vs West Brom Team News, Squad, Kick-off Time, Recent

West Brom

 
West Brom manager Tony Pulis may make one or toe changes after monitoring his player’s fitness levels in a light training season on Friday.

 
The Baggies stayed in Southampton after their 2-2 draw with Chelsea on Tuesday and Rickie Lambert will be back in contention after missing that game through illness.

 
Jonas Olsson will be one of the players Pulis monitors before the game as he has just back from a hamstring problem and James Morrison will be unavailable after coming off after playing only seven minutes on Tuesday due to a similar injury.

 
Provisional squad : Foster, Myhill, Lindegaard, Chester, Gamboa, Dawson, Olsson, McAuley, Evans, Brunt, Pocognoli, Fletcher, Yacob, McClean, McManaman, Gardner, Sessegnon, Lambert, Berahino, Anichebe, Rondon.

 

Southampton vs West Brom Team News, Squad, Kick-off Time, Recent

Recent League Form

Southampton : WLLWL
West Brom : DWWLL

Head To Head Record

Southampton wins : 22
West Brom wins : 22
Draws : 21

Last Five Meetings

August 6 Southampton 0 – 0 West Brom
October 7 Southampton 3 – 2 West Brom
April 13 Southampton 1 – 3 West Brom
January 14 Southampton 1 – 0 West Brom
August 14 Southampton 0 – 0 West Brom

Liverpool v Stoke City Match Preview

EPL Match

Liverpool v Stoke City Match Preview

Liverpool v Stoke City Match Preview

Liverpool        Kik-Off at 23:15 GMT      Stoke City

 

Match Preview

 

Jonel Matip (ankle) will have a test see if he can return for Liverpool. Philippe Coutinho (ankle) ahs yet to come back to traning and Juraen is cautious about him facinq Manchester City on 31 December.

Ibrahim Afellay is available again for Stoke City after a serious knee injury that has kept him out since April. Marko Arnautovic is suspened but midfielders phil Bardsley (knee) and Stephen lreland (calf), defender Geoff Cameron (knee) and goalkeeper Jack Butland (ankle) remain a few weeks away.

Did you know?

Liverpool have won five of their last six Premier League matches against Stoke, losing the other 6-1 in May 2015.
The Reds are unbeaten in 15 premier League home matches (W9 D6 LO) the longest current unbeaten run in the competition.

Joe Allen has scored five Goals in 16 Premier League appearances for Stoke City this season; one more that he scored in his entire Liverpool career in the competition for goals in 91 matches.

Mark Hughes has never won a Premier League match as a manager at Anfield (WO D4 L6)
What the managers say

Jurgen Klopp:

It needs to be really difficult to play LFC at Anfield and I think’s the job we did now. But not all of these games were close to perfect or something, there’s a lost to do.

Mark Hughes:

Jurgen has given them a belief that can take that final step and really challenge for title. They appear to be a positive again, and Jurgen is a big part of that.

Liverpool Vs Stoke City Premier League Update News

EPL Match

Liverpool Vs Stoke City Premier League Update News

Liverpool take on Stoke City in the Premier League at Anfield on Tuesday, 27 December.

Kick-off is at 5:15pm GMT. Live coverage is on SKY Sports 1 and SKY Sports 1 HD. Radio Commentary of the game will be available on BBC Radio 5 Live.

Overview:

Liverpool registered a 1-0 victory over Everton in the first Merseyside derby of the season at Goodison Park. Daniel Sturridge’s late strike hit the Woodwork and Sadio Mane tapped the rebound into the net.

The Senegalese international’s stoppagage time gola helped the Reds seal three points over their rivals in the last fixture. Jurgen Klopp saw his side come close to avoiding another defeat, only before Mane rescue his side against Everton.

Liverpool will be targeting another victory when they host stoke City on Tuesday. In the last five matches at Anfield, Klopp’s men have scored 14 goals and conceded four in the process.

Stoke City enter this tie after settling for a 2-2 draw against Leicester City in the last fixture at home. Despite taking a two goal lead and the Foxes going down to 10 man following Jamie Varyd’s red card, they failed to hold on to the lead.

Liverpool Vs Stoke City Premier League Update News

The Premier League Champions came from behind to score twice in the second half to avoid a defeat Mark Hughes was left disappointed after his side failed to beat Leicester in the last fixture.

Stoke City will be targeting a Victory when they make a trip to Anfield. However, the former Manchester City manager will be aware that it will not an easy task to beat Liverpool, especially considering their from at home this season.

Betting Odds ((betfair))

Liverpool: 3/10
Draw: 5
Stoke City: 10

Team News:

Jurgen Klopp
Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool

Possible XI: Mignolet, Clyne, Lovren, Klavan, Milner, Lallana, Henderson, Wijnaldum, Mane, Origi, Firmino.

Stoke City

Possible XI: Grant, Johnson, Shawcross, Martins, Indi, Pieters, Whelan, Imbula, Allen, Krkic, Walters.

Hull City vs Man City Predicted lineups Sterling

Hull City vs Man City Predicted lineups Sterling

Hull City host pep Guardiola’s Man City in the Premier League on Boxing Day.

Hull City vs Man City Predicted lineups Sterling

Hull City play the first of Premier League games in a week starting on Boxing Day as Man City roll up the KC Stadium.

Hull City caretaker manager Mike phelan pic

The Tigers will be seeking a first win in seven, having taken just two points from a possible 18 over their last six league outings.

Mike Phelan’s met sit bottom of the table at Christmas, propping up-fight standings. Hull have lost their last two games on the bounce with away defeats to both Tottenham Hotspur and West Hum United.

Pep Guardiola brings his Manchester City side to the KC, hot off the heels of a 2-1 over title rivals Arsenal last weekend. In that game, Raheem Sterling ending his ten-game scoring drought, played the false number 9 role.

Having won their last two games, Manchester City will be looking to cling on the cost-tails of leaders Chelsea, with Antonio Conte’s Blues having opened up seven point advantage at the top of the table.

Hull City vs Man City Predicted lineups Sterling

Manchester City will be aiming to erase memories of their last away defeat, when Leicester City caught the visitors off guard, as Claudio Ranieris’s sly foxes pounced for all the three points.

Hull and Manchester City have net eight times in the Premier League, with the Tigers having won on just a single occasion, back in February of 2010.

The last time two sides met in the Premier League, Hull earned a creditable 1-1 draw in February 2015 at the Etihad, when a last-minute James Milner equaliser for City spared Manuel Pell Pellegrini’s blushers.

Hull City vs Man City Predicted lineups Sterling

Hull City duo josh Tymon and Ryan Mason are both injury doubts for the visit of Pep Guardiola’s men, whilst Abel Hernandez is a few week away from returning from a hernia.

Goalkeeper Alan McGregor and defender Alex Bruce are set to in January, with Moses Odubajo and will keane long-tern absentees.

Hull City vs Manchester City Kick-off Time, Team News, Squad

Hull City vs Manchester City Kick-off Time, Team News, Squad

Cellar-dwelling squad Hull City ( 12 Points ) is scheduled to host powerhouse team Manchester City ( 36 Points ) at their home field of KCOM Stadium on December 26 Monday as the 2016-17 Premier League season continues. Hull City vs Manchester City Kick-off Time, Team News, Squad

 

Manchester City will look to build on back to back Premier League wins when they meet Hull City on Boxing Day.
Pep Guardiola scaled back his plans for City following the heavy defeat at Leicester City by asking less of his defenders and that provided victories against both Watford and Arsenal.

 
City will be without two or three senior players but do welcome back a key part of their midfield.

 

Hull City vs Manchester City Kick-off Time, Team News, Squad

TV Coverage and Kick-off time

The game kicks off at 17:15 UK time on Monday, December 26, and will be shown on Sky Sports 1.

Hull City vs Manchester City: Team News

Hull City midfielder Ryan Mason is expected to shake off a knock in the time for the Boxing Day visit of Manchester City.

 
Mason will be back in contention after missing last week’s defeat at West Ham, but striker Abel Hernandez is still another fortnight away from a return to action after being sidelined since early November due to a groin injury.

 
Tigers boss Mike Phelan has no new injury or suspension concerns, while Allan McGregor, Alex Bruce, Moses Odubajo, Will Keane and Greg Luer all remain sidelined.

 
Right back Pablo Zabaleta is doubtful for Manchester City with a knee problem.

 
Midfielder Fernandinho returns from a three match suspension but striker Sergio Aguero still has one match of his ban remaining.

 
Captain Vincent Kompany ( knee ) and midfielder Fabian Delph ( groin ) continue to work towards a comeback but llkay Gundogan ( knee ) is a long term absentee.

Squad

 
Hull City : Marshall, Jakupovic, Elmohamady, Maguie, Dawson, Davies, Robertson, Huddlestone, Livermore,

Henriksen, Mason, Clucas, Snodgrass, Mbokni, Diomande, Meyler, Maloney, Weir, Bowen.

 
Manchester City : Bravo, Caballero, Zabaleta, Sagna, Otamendi, Stones, Adarabioyo, Kolarov, Clichy, Toure,

Fernando, Fernandinho, De Bryne, Navas, Sterling, Sane, Silva, Garcia, Nolito, Iheancho.

Recent League Form ( latest result first )

Manchester City : WWLLW
Hull City : LLDLD

Managers

Mike Phelan ( Hull ).
Pep Guardiola ( Manchester City ).

Head To Head League Record

Hull City wins : 24
Draws : 16
Manchester City wins : 29

Best Opta Match Fact

1. Hull City’s previous game against Manchester City on Boxing Day ended in a 5-1 defeat at the Etihad in 2008.

Hull City vs Manchester City Kick-off Time, Team News, Squad

 
2. The Citizen have lost just one of their previous eight Premier League games against Hull City ( W4 D 3 )

 
3. Raheem Sterling has scored on each of his last two games on Boxing Day, once against Burnley in 2014 and against Sunderland last season.

 
4. The Tigers have won their last two league games played on Boxing Day, scoring three goals in each clash ( 3-0 v Burnley in 2015 and 3-1 Sunderland in 2014 ).

 
5. Hull City found themselves bottom of the Premier League on Christmas Day. 21 of the 24 sides to be bottom of the league at Christmas have been relegated that season.

Swansea City vs West Ham Team News

EPL Match

Swansea City vs West Ham Team News

West Ham have given themselves some breathing space with successive Premier League victories for just the second time this season in the Christmas build-up.

Back to back match home wins against Burnley then Hull propelled Slaven Bilic’s men five points clear of the relegation place ahead of a trip to struggling Swansea onBoxing Day.

Start time

 

The match will kick-off at 3pm on Monday December 16 at Liberty Stadium.

Team News

 

West Ham

Swansea City vs West Ham Team News

West Ham will be without Diafra Sakho for the Boxing Day match at Swansea after boss Slaven Bilic confirmed that the striker could be out for six to eight weeks due to a back injury.

The Senegal international has only made two appearances during his injury plagued season but was substituted during the draw against Manchester United last month.

Midfielder Gokhan Tore is still out with a knee problem, Pedro Obiang is suspended and Reece Oxford ( anke ) and Simone Zara ( knee ) remain sidelined, while defender James Collins is a doubt as he continues his recovery from a muscular injury.

Manager : Slaven Bilic ( West Ham )

 

Provisional squad : Randolph, Adrian, Collins, Ogbonna, Reid, Kouyate, Masuaku, Antonio, Cresswell, Noble, Fernandes, Nordtveit, Payet, Lanzini, Feghouli, Ayew, Carroll, Fletcher.

Swansea

Swansea City vs West Ham Team News

Swansea have broken toe victims Federico Fernandez and Ki Sung-yueng available for the Boxing Day home clash with West Ham.

Fernandez is a real contender to return in central defence on the back of Swansea conceding six goal in defeats at West Brom and Middlesbrough.

Ki might have to settle for a palace on the bench, but Kyle Naughton and Jack Cork are possible options with under pressure manager Bob Bradley considering changes.

Manager : Bob Bradley ( Swansea )

 

Provisional squad :

 

Fabianski, Naughton, Mawson, Fernandez, Taylor, Britton, Cork, Barrow, Routledge, Sigurdsson, Llorente, Nordfeldt, Rangel, Van der Hoorn, Amat, Fulton, Fer, Kingsley, Dye, Montero, Borjo, McBurnie.

Head To Head League Record

 

West Ham wins : 22

Swansea wins : 16

Draws : 12

Recent league from ( latest result first )

 

West Ham : WWDLD

Swansea : LLWLW