Weekly Premier League Review: Matchday 15
Well, we are past midway of the Premier League now in the season 2023-2024 and now we are witnessing the time where one can predict if not correctly, the League leaders to be at the end of the season. A season that’ll possibly go again till the end to decide who the champions might be. It’s frightening to see defending champions Manchester City dropping a lot of points but their key point is to never count them off.
9th August, Saturday
Crystal Palace vs Liverpool
Time: 6:00 pm
Currently at the second spot in the Premier League table are the Anfield giants Liverpool who visit Crystal Palace to continue their good form to reduce their point gap concerning league leaders Arsenal. Crystal Palace on the other hand is on a losing run and would look to portray an exceptional performance against really strong opponents to get away with a loss and get one point if not all.
Crystal Palace injury list: Holding, Mitchell, Eze, Doucoure, Henderson, Ferguson, Adaramola, Rak-Sakyi
Liverpool injury list: Matip, Jota, Allison, Robertson, Bajetic, Mac Allister
Brighton vs Burnley
Time: 8:30 pm
Out of the last 9 games across all formats of the seasons, Brighton have avoided losses in 8 and look to extend their good form to land themselves at a good place in the Premier League points table before Christmas. Burnley on the contrary is the second bottom in the table with crucial stages coming up for them to avoid relegation and it’s high time now to get some Vital points.
Brighton injury list: Lampty, Fati, Webster, Welbeck, March, Ensico, Estupinian
Burnley injury list: Koleosho, Cullen, Cork, Forster, Manuel
Manchester United vs Bournemouth
Time: 8:30 pm
There have been some performances that can be said as commendable from Manchester United. The only team to not have drawn a single match in this Premier League season but yet have been hampered by injuries a lot. Harry Maguire has been a revelation with Alejandro Garnacho shining when given chances. They’d look to get their morale booster against an in-form Bournemouth side who are tough to beat.
Manchester United injury list: Sancho, Varane, Mount, Eriksen, Casemiro, Martinez, Diallo, Malacia
Bournemouth injury list: Traore, Randolf, Kelly, Aarons, Scott, Marcondes, Fredricks
Sheffield United vs Brentford
Time: 8:30 pm
Last in the Premier League standings Sheffield United welcome 11th-placed Brentford with still hopes to jump above the dropout zone during Matchday 15. Well in their favour, Brentford has won none of the total five matches he’s played between them with the last encounter in 2019. It has been pretty long since then, with Brentford becoming a better side as time went by till now.
Sheffield United injury list: McBurnie, Norwood, Brewster, Basham, Davies, Coulibaly, jebbison
Brentford Injury list: Tony, Mbuemo, Ajer, Jensen, Collins, Hicky, Da Silva
Wolves vs Nottingham Forest
Time: 8:30 pm
The Molineaux will be the ground hosting the match h between home side Wolves and Nottingham Forest. The Oranges have caused so many upsets by beating giants on the run to get points by have struggled against smaller oppositions. Nottingham Forest is meanwhile in the fourth quarter of the table after investing so much during the transfer window yet again, with a reporter as the head manager will be asked to leave the club if they lose their match against Wolves.
Wolves injury list: Jonny, Sa, Hodge, Neto, Ait Nouri
Nottingham Forest injury list: Worral, McKenna, Boly, Awoniyi
Aston Villa vs Arsenal
Time: 11:00 pm
League leaders will be up against potential league-winning contenders in Matchday 15 of the Premier League. Astonishingly but true The Villains defeated Manchester City in their last encounter and are playing their best football after a long time but they are up against league leaders Arsenal who are being considered a favourite for the title after missing out on the last time.
Aston Villa injury list: Tralee, Hause, Mings, Buendia
Arsenal injury list: Tomiyasu, Viera, Smith-Rowe, Partey, Timber
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