EPL 2019 Match Predictions: Tottenham vs Bayern Munich

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English Premere League Match Prediction (EPL 2019): Tottenham vs Bayern Munich

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October 2, 2019,

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

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For all the fantasy football geeks out there, we share prediction tips of league matches that will give them a better shot at predicting and winning. Starting with EPL 2019. 

Tottenham Hotspur will face Bayern Munich for the first time in the Champions League on Tuesday night as the German giants make the trip to the English capital.

Both teams are coming off the back of league victories and unless any major drama unfolds are the favourites to qualify for the next stage.

Tottenham Hotspur’s performance in EPL 2019:

Spurs allowed their 2-goal lead slip against Olympiacos in their Champions League Group B opener on September 18. The matches following that game didn’t do them any good either, with players and coach Mauricio Pochettino openly hinting that something is wrong within the club.

However, they managed to beat Southampton in the last game despite being a man down. The win would have likely boosted their confidence and games like these are the ones Spurs thrive on.

Spurs will be without Giovani Lo Celso (hip problem) and Ryan Sessegnon (hamstring issue). Son Heung-min was replaced in the 2nd half of Saturday’s clash with Southampton, but should be fit.

Christian Eriksen could keep his spot in a forward position, but Pochettino has plenty of options for change with Lucas Moura, Erik Lamela and Dele Alli all pushing for spots in the XI.

Spurs are likely to field a 4-3-3 formation.

Bayern Munich’s performance in EPL 2019:

Like Tottenham, Bayern will enter this match off the back of a league win at the weekend. However, the win was not as convincing as they would have liked ahead of a game of such magnitude. They were poor in defence, something that would have given Harry Kane and Co. some hopes.

Niko Kovac’s side are now unbeaten in their eight matches since the German Super Cup, though, and have certainly not struggled for goals during that run – hitting three in four separate matches, in addition to a four and a six.

Leon Goretzka and Jann-Fiete Arp are sidelined through injury, while Ivan Perisic is a doubt after missing the clash with Paderborn through illness. David Alaba was back on the bench at the weekend and could start, while Philippe Coutinho, Kingsley Coman and Serge Gnabry should all feature in a forward position.

Thomas Muller and Javi Martinez are also pushing for starts, although the experienced pair might have to settle for spots on the bench once again. Kovac is expected to field a 4-2-3-1 formation.

Tottenham vs Bayern Munich: Predicted Line-up

Tottenham

Hugo Lloris; Serge Aurier, Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen, Ben Davies; Tanguy Ndombele, Harry Winks, Moussa Sissoko; Christian Eriksen; Son Heung-min, Harry Kane.

Bayern Munich

Manuel Neuer; Benjamin Pavard, Niklas Sule, Jérôme Boateng, David Alaba; Joshua Kimmich, Thiago Alcântara; Serge Gnabry, Philippe Coutinho, Kingsley Coman; Robert Lewandowski.

EPL 2019: Tottenham vs Bayern Munich Prediction

1-     Spurs have not faced Bayern since knocking them out in the 3rd round of the UEFA Cup in 1983, the last trophy they have won in Europe.

2-     Spurs have won each of their last 4 Champions League game against German opponents (all vs Borussia Dortmund) and 8 of their last 11 Champions League home games. However, it’s not going to be easy against a Bayern side who love to dominate their opponents.

3-     Bayern Munich are unbeaten in their 9 away Champions League games and given the turmoil Spurs are in the Germans might match their run of 10 unbeaten games, achieved between October 2012 and April 2014.

4-     Philippe Coutinho looks to have found his mojo back since moving to Bayern Munich. He has scored 2 goals and assisted another couple of goals in 6 games and given the fact that he has played plenty of games against Spurs, he might be in for a blockbuster game.

5-     Bayern have scored 10 goals in their last 3 games and it seems there’s no stopping Robert Lewandowski, who on Saturday became the first player in Germany to score 10 league goals in 6 games. He has scored more goals than the entire Spurs team (9) in domestic leagues so far this EPL 2019.

6-     Bayern have won just 1 of their last 5 games away to English clubs but are unbeaten in their last 8 domestic games.

Euro Qualifiers prediction: Real Madrid vs Club Brugge

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UEFA Euro Qualifiers Prediction: Real Madrid vs Club Brugge

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October 1, 2019,

Santiago Bernabéu, Madrid

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After suffering their joint-heaviest defeat in the Champions Premier League opener against Paris Saint Germain, Real bounced back in style to earn 7 out of a possible 9 points in the next 3 games, in La Liga. The last one of them, in particular, must have given them a huge boost of confidence as they look to get their Champions League campaign back on track when they host Belgium’s Club Brugge on Tuesday.

Meanwhile, Brugge warm-up for the clash with a 5-0 thumping win in their league and know that the Spanish giants are still coping to life and can be beaten. They must be riding high in confidence, and must have found the chemistry right as their season started a bit earlier, given their long Champions League qualifier campaign, and the draw against Galatasaray in their group stage opener.

Real Madrid’s performance in EPL 2019:

Real Madrid are still unbeaten in LaLiga after 7 games and lead the table, despite having tricky start, which included the famous Madrid derby. They lost to PSG in the opener, but if any team can bounce back from such defeats, it has to be Real Madrid, especially under their current manager Zinedine Zidane, who got them to 3 back to back Champions League titles.

Madrid currently have an issue at left-back with Ferland Mendy struggling with a neck complaint while Marcelo has been ruled out. Nacho may start on the left while Luka Modric may also start after returning from injury as a second-half substitute against Atletico. Vinicius Junior or Lucas Vazquez could be in line for starts as Zidane sticks to 4-3-3.

Club Brugge’s performance in EPL 2019:

Club Brugge are unbeaten in the whole of the EPL 2019 season and just like Real, lead their domestic league.

Defender Federico Ricca has not played since the draw with Galatasaray but was on the bench for the clash with Mechelen at the wknd, suggesting that he could return to the XI. Eder Balanta is a doubt with a hamstring problem.

Former Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet will start between the sticks, while Hans Vanaken – who has three Champions League goals to his name this season – is also likely to feature in the 3-5-2 formation.

Real Madrid vs Club Brugge: Predicted Line-up

Real Madrid

Thibaut Courtois; Dani Carvajal, Raphaël Varane, Sergio Ramos, Nacho; Luka Modric, Casemiro, Toni Kroos; Vinicius, Karim Benzema, Eden Hazard.

Club Brugge

Simon Mignolet; Simon Deli, Matej Mitrovic, Clinton Mata; Federico Ricca, Mats Rits, Hans Vanaken, Ruud Vormer, Krépin Diatta; Emmanuel Bonaventure Dennis, David Okereke

EPL 2019: Real Madrid vs Club Brugge Prediction

  1. Real lost 2 back to back games in the Champions League for the first time since 2013, when they lost to PSG in the opener.
  2. The PSG game highlighted Madrid’s defensive fragility. However, Real have kept clean sheet in all 3 games since then. In fact, they have allowed just 1 short on target in those 3 games.
  3. Club Brugge have scored 8 goals in their last 2 games and irrespective of Real’s performance in the last 3 games, there’s no denying that the Los Blancos are vulnerable in the back and the Belgians can exploit the chance.
  4. Real failed to score against Brugge in their last 2 meetings and lost the latest one of them, back in the European Cup days in 1976-77.
  5. Real Madrid have won last 3 home games against Belgian side with an aggregate of 14-2. They haven’t lost since December 1969.
  6. Real have lost their last 2 Champions League games at Santiago Bernabéu- 3-0 to CSKA Moscow and 4-1 to Ajax.
  7. Karim Benzema has scored 5 goals this English Premier League and is likely to open his Champions League account.

EPL 2019 Match Predictions: Tottenham vs Southampton

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English Premere League Match Prediction (EPL 2019): Tottenham vs Southampton

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September 28, 2019,

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After winning the Premier League opener against Aston Villa and sharing spoils against Manchester City in the next game, it seemed Spurs were primed for a great season and manager Mauricio Pochettino might finally end his trophy draught at the club. However, a string of poor results followed with Spurs winning just 1 of the next 6 games and getting knocked out of the Carabao Cup.

The situation worsened so much that there has been a hint of feud in the team with Pochettino going to the extent of saying that they are unsettled. However, there could hardly have been a better team than Southampton for the last season’s Champions League runners-up to sort things out ahead of a vital Champions League clash with Bayern Munich on Wednesday.

Both teams are seeking to bounce back from a defeat last weekend, against Leicester City and Bournemouth respectively, and secure a third victory of the season.

Tottenham’s performance in EPL 2019:

Spurs’ last eight Premier League victories have come at home. They last had a longer run of wins exclusively at home between April 2000 and January 2001, with 10.

​Spurs will once again be without their high profile summer signing Giovani Lo Celso, who picked up a hip injury whilst on national duty with Argentina. Juan Foyth should be available for selection, though Pochettino is unlikely to risk him. Another new signing, Ryan Sessegnon, will also miss the game with a hamstring injury.

Lucas Moura and Christian Eriksen could find themselves on the bench after few poor showings. Spurs are expected to follow a 4-2-3-1 formation.

Southampton’s performance in EPL 2019:

Moussa Djenepo is the only real injury concern for Southampton, with a muscular strain. Signed from Standard Liege in June, he has already scored twice for the Saints. Danny Ings will likely be rewarded with a start following his brace against Portsmouth.

Southampton are expected to follow a 4-3-3 formation.

Tottenham vs Southampton: Predicted Line-up

Tottenham

Hugo Lloris; Serge Aurier, Toby Alderweireld, Jan Vertonghen, Danny Rose; Harry Winks, Tanguay Ndombele; Dele Alli, Erik Lamela, Son Heung-Min; Harry Kane.

Southampton

Angus Gunn; Cedric Soares, Jan Bednarek, Jannik Vestergaard, Ryan Bertrand; Ward-Prowse, Oriol Romeu, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg; Nathan Redmond, Che Adams, Ings.

EPL 2019: Tottenham vs Southampton Prediction

  1.  Spurs have won seven of their last eight Premier League home matches against Southampton, losing the other 2-1 in May 2016. However, given the kind of form they are in Southampton can prove to be a tricky opposition and might spring a surprise this EPL 2019.
  2. Southampton are looking to win 3 consecutive top-flight away matches for the first time since February 2015, when they had a run of four.
  3. Spurs have won 81 games against Southampton but 63 defeats, including in their last meeting 6 months ago, suggest the Saints can pile more misery on Pochettino’s side. They had defeated Spurs 3 times in a row from January 2003 to March 2004.
  4. Spurs have lost 10 of their 24 league games in 2019 so far, their most in a single calendar year since 2014, when they had lost 12. Of the sides who haven’t been relegated, only Brighton- 13, Watford- 12, and Bournemouth- 11 have lost more than Spurs.
  5. Harry Kane has scored 4 goals so far this season and given the kind of player he is – he scores in bunches – this can be his game. He has scored 6 goals in his last 4 league games against the Saints.
  6. James Ward-Prowse, who played under Pochettino, has created more chances (9) and attempted more shots (10) than any other Southampton player in the Premier League this season. He famously scored the free-kick in Southampton’s win against Spurs in their last meeting.

EPL 2019 Match Predictions: Chelsea vs Brighton

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English Premere League Match Prediction (EPL 2019): Chelsea vs Brighton & Hove Albion FC

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September 28, 2019,

Stamford Bridge, Chelsea

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After a thumping win in the Carabao Cup, Chelsea host Brighton & Hove Albion FC side, who are unbeaten in their last 2 matches, in their Premier League clash as they look to shake off their shaky start and improve upon their position – they are currently ranked 11th. Chelsea will also be aiming to get their first home league win of the season.

Chelsea’s performance in EPL 2019:

Chelsea have a number of fitness concerns in defence. Emerson Palmieri has been ruled out until after the international break while Antonio Rudiger is likely to miss out again with a groin problem.

Andreas Christensen might recover from twisted knee but is unlikely to start. However, Frank Lampard has a problem of plenty in the midfield with the return to fitness of Mason Mount, Callum Hudson-Odoi. Hudson-Odoi should return to the Premier League squad for the first time since he ruptured his achilles tendon in April.

Chelsea are expected to stick to the 4-3-3 formation they used against Liverpool last week. However, injury to Emerson means Marcos Alonso, who substituted the former in the last game, should start. Andreas Christensen also left that game with injury and should be replaced by Kurt Zouma in the starting XI.

Brighton’s performance in EPL 2019:

Brighton look to be short of options in attack, with Leandro Trossard ruled out, whilst Jose Izquierdo and Alireza Jahanbakhsh are also expected to remain on the sidelines. Solly March missed last weekend’s trip to Newcastle, but Graham Potter is optimistic that he can be back in contention for this game.

Jahanbakhsh is expected to continue with the 3-4-3 line-up.

Chelsea vs Brighton: Predicted Line-up

Chelsea

Kepa; Cesar Azpilicueta, Fikayo Tomori, Marcos Alonso, Kurt Zouma; N’Golo Kante, Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic; Willian, Mason Mount, Tammy Abraham​

Brighton

Mat Ryan; Adam Webster, Lewis Dunk, Dan Burn; Martin Montoya, Davy Propper, Dale Stephens, Steven Alzate; Aaron Mooy, Pascal Gross, Neal Maupay

EPL 2019: Chelsea vs Brighton Prediction

  1.  Chelsea have won all 8 of their league meetings against Brighton & Hove Albion FC. Another win would set the record for the most matches against an opponent while winning each time since Football League began in 1888.
  2. Brighton & Hove Albion FC have taken only 1 point from 13 PL away matches at last season’s top 6 sides. They lost the same fixture 3-0 last season.
  3. Chelsea have failed to keep a clean sheet in any of their last 10 games in all competitions, including all nine under Frank Lampard. They have conceded 13 goals so far- 3rd most in Premier League. However, Brighton have scored just 5 goals so far and have failed to score in 5 of their last 7 away games, so Lampard might finally manage a clean sheet.
  4. Tammy Abraham is 2nd highest goal scorer in the league so far this season with 7 goals. However, he is yet to score a league goal against the Seagulls despite facing them 4 times.
  5. Brighton are aiming to improve their Premier League away record against last season’s top-six sides, having picked up just one point in 13 such matches. Given the way Chelsea, and specially Tammy Abraham, are scoring it looks a herculean task for the Seagulls.
  6. Chelsea have scored 3rd most-highest goal in Premier League this season with majority of that coming from their England stars. Expect Abraham and Co. to improve that tally even though Brighton have a relatively better defensive record. They have conceded 8 goals- only 3 more than Liverpool.

EPL 2019 Match Predictions: Sheffield United vs Liverpool

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English Premere League Match Prediction (EPL 2019): Liverpool vs Sheffield United

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September 28, 2019,

Bramall Lane, Sheffield

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Liverpool travel to Bramall Lane to face newly promoted side Sheffield United on Saturday. Liverpool, along with Inter Milan, are the only sides in the top 5 European Leagues to have won all their league games so far and would like to extend their lead at the top of the table to 8 points, at least for a couple of hours.

However, it is not going to be easy against a stubborn Sheffield United side. The Blades have conceded just 6 goals in 6 games so far, the same as Manchester City and Manchester United. However, their problem has been up front as they have scored the fewest goals – just 7.

Liverpool’s performance in EPL 2019:

The ​Premier League leaders could be without 6 members of the 1st– team as injuries start to mount up, though Sadio Mane and Naby Keita are expected to be fit. Mane limped off with injury against Chelsea and with Champions League game in the midweek, Jurgen Klopp might have wished to rest him but injury to Divock Origi might force him to rethink his plans.

Calf and ankle problems mean Alisson, Xherdan Shaqiri and Nathaniel Clyne are also sidelined as Liverpool try to win their 16th straight Premier League game.

Until Jurgen Klopp decides to rotate the squad heavily, keeping in mind the Champions League game against Red Bull Salzburg, he is expected to follow the same formation 4-3-3 and name the same line-up which started against Chelsea.

Sheffield United’s performance in EPL 2019:

Sheffield United have enjoyed splendid start to their 2019/20 campaign, are on course to achieve their pre-season targets. They have given themselves a strong chance of surviving their first season back in the top-flight, with a number of impressive results, including a comeback draw at Chelsea and a 2-0 win at Everton.

There are far fewer fitness concerns for Sheffield manager Chris Wilder than Jurgen Klopp, with Kean Bryan the only player missing for them through injury. Striker Billy Sharp is available following his suspension for a red card versus Southampton in mid-September.

Sheffield are expected to stick to the 3-5-3 formation and the same starting XI which helped them stun Everton last week.

Liverpool vs Sheffield United: Predicted Line-up

Liverpool

Adrian; Trent Alexander-Arnold, Joel Matip, Virgil Van Dijk, Andrew Robertson; Fabinho, Jordan Henderson, Georginio Wijnaldum; Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino.​

Sheffield United

Dean Henderson; Chris Basham, John Egan, Jack O’Connell; George Baldock, Enda Stevens, Oliver Norwood, John Lundstram, John Fleck; Callum Robinson, Oliver McBurnie.

EPL 2019: Liverpool vs Sheffield United Prediction

1-     Liverpool have scored 35 goals and conceded just 4 against the promoted sides in their last 12 Premier League matches. So expect another goal fest from the attacking trio of Mane, Salah and Firmino. However, Norwich City highlighted how Liverpool are yet to find their feet defensively and don’t be surprised if the Blades find the back of the net.

2-     Bramall Lane is one of only 3 grounds where Liverpool have not won a league game despite playing 3 games at the venue. Nottingham Forest’s City Ground (5 matches) and Blackpool’s Bloomfield Road (1) are the 2 other grounds. However, given the kind of form Liverpool are in, this record looks unlikely not to be broken.

3-     There’s no clear favourite based on the head to head record with both sides winning 2 games each and 2 ending in a draw.

4-     Sheffield have not lost 3 consecutive league home games since Feb 2013, when in League 1. The last time it happened at Bramall Lane was in 1990 but it will take an uphill task to stop their fortress from being breached.

5-     All 7 of Sheffield’s Premier League goals this season of EPL 2019 have been scored by different players, including 2 Own Goals. Given the tactics they rely on, they have played the most long balls so far, 8th player may well find his name on the sheet.

6-     Since 2014-15 season, Sheffield manager Chris Wilder has won more English league games and points than any other manager in the top 4 tiers. He has won 125 games and earned 426 points. However, that will count for nothing against the Reds and a thumping defeat may be on card if they don’t focus on their defensive duties.

Euro Qualifiers prediction: Norway vs Spain

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UEFA Euro Qualifiers Prediction: Norway vs Spain

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September 28, 2019,

Stamford Bridge, Chelsea

Fans are certain to be on their feet when Norway host Spain in their Euro Qualifiers in Ullevaal Stadion on Sunday. With 4 teams in the group still fighting for two available berths, Norway will fight to the last bone in their body in front of their home crowd. Meanwhile, Spain are ever ready to prove that their World Cup performance last season, was just a fluke.

6 games, 6 wins, 17 goals and just 3 conceded, that’s what Spain’s record in the Euro qualifiers reads so far. With 4 games left to play, they are 8 points clear of 3rd placed Romania in Group F and are comfortably placed to book a ticket for Euro finals. A win against Norway on Sunday will only add more authority to that claims.

Meanwhile, if Norway manages to avoid a defeat they will be in a solid position to qualify from the group as the 2nd team. They trail 2nd placed Sweden by 2 points and 3rd placed Romania, who they face next, by 1 point. They face group minnows Malta and Faroe Islands in their last 2 games. So, it all comes down to this game for Norway.

Norway’s performance in EPL 2019:

Teenage sensation Erling Braut Haaland has withdrawn from the squad through injury, along with defender Ruben Gabrielsen. Kristoffer Ajer is back in the squad and should replace Tore Reginiussen at the back from the stalemate with Sweden.

Elsewhere the team may remain unchanged from said 1-1 draw, with Martin Odegaard pulling the strings and Josh King leading the line in the 4-2-3-1 formation.

Spain’s performance in EPL 2019:

Dani Carvajal and Jesus Navas compete for the starting berth at right-back.

Youngsters Sergio Reguilon and Pau Torres could make debuts, along with the in-form Gerard Moreno, who has got the nod over Paco Alcacer and Alvaro Morata to compete with current first choice and namesake Rodrigo Moreno.

Inigo Martinez, Diego Llorente and Raul Albiol are competing for the centre-back spot alongside captain Sergio Ramos.

Manchester United’s slump might result in David de Gea losing place to Kepa.

Spain are likely to stick to their 4-3-3 formation.

Norway vs Spain: Predicted Line-up

Norway

Kepa; Cesar Azpilicueta, Fikayo Tomori, Marcos Alonso, Kurt Zouma; N’Golo Kante, Jorginho, Mateo Kovacic; Willian, Mason Mount, Tammy Abraham​

Spain

Kepa; Jesus Navas, Sergio Ramos, Inigo Martinez, Juan Bernat; Sergio Busquets, Fabian Ruiz, Saul Niguez; Gerard Moreno, Rodrigo Moreno, Mikel Oyarzabal.

EPL 2019: Norway vs Spain Prediction

  1. Spain have won their last 6 European Championship matches. Expect them to make it 7.

  2. Spain have scored at least 2 goals in their last 6 European Championship matches. With the tactics they use and the attacking threat they possess, don’t expect them to score anything less than that against a side that has conceded 8 goals in 6 games.

  3. Spain have been winning at both half time and full time in 5 of their last 6 European Championship matches. Something, difficult to predict, given an away fixture to Norway can always be tricky.

  4. There have been over 2.5 goals scored in Spain’s last 4 games European Championship while it has been the opposite in Norway’s last 3 games. With Norway eager to salvage something from the game and Spain known for their dominance, you can expect the game to be a goal-fest.

  5. Spain have won their last 3 matches against Norway in all competitions but Norway are undefeated in their last 5 European Championship matches. However, that run started following a loss to Spain.

  6. Spain have scored at least 2 goals in their last 3 matches against Norway in all competitions. And given the fact that a win here would give them a chance to test their bench in the next games, Spain will be eager to seal the deal and will come hard on Norway.



EPL 2019 Match Predictions: Leicester City vs Tottenham Hotspur

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September 21, 2019

King Power Stadium, Leicester

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Leicester City’s performance in EPL 2019:

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Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers is still searching for balance in attack. He’s named changes in his attacking line-up in each of his last 3 games in the EPL 2019. Last game against Manchester United at Old Trafford, he went with Vardy as a striker, and Gray and Maddison on the wings. In the game before that, against Bournemouth at home, he went with Vardy as a striker, Marc Albrighton and Harvey Barnes on the wings and Maddison in a roving role. The only constants are Vardy and Maddison, and the rest depends on how much of an attacking threat he feels Tottenham will pose. The defence will remain unchanged.

Tottenham’s performance in EPL 2019:

After a lacklustre start to the season that saw a solitary victory, 2 draws and 1 abysmal loss against Newcastle, Spurs’ season finally sprung to life with a 4-0 thrashing of Crystal Palace. A nice home game would have allowed them to build some momentum, but an away game against Brendan Rodgers’ Leicester City will require them to dig deep to get a win. It will provide a firmer test of their credentials compared to a limp and lost Palace side.

Pochettino rotated heavily for Spurs’ opening Champions League fixture against Olympiacos, and they return home with a 2-2 draw. Kane and Eriksen have been ever-present, and will start again. Moura, who scored against Olympiacos, will make way for Son, who was rested. Alli was substituted in the 2nd half and will probably start again this gameweek. Ndombele will make way for Sissoko.

Spurs will most likely revert to the line-up that served them so well against Crystal Palace, a flexible 4-2-2-2/4-2-3-1 with Eriksen and Alli playing in the half-spaces ahead of Sissoko and Wink and behind Kane and Son.

Leicester City vs Tottenham: Predicted Line-up

Leicester City

Schmeichel; Pereira, Evans, Soyuncu, Chilwell; Ndidi, Tielemans; Gray, Maddison, Barnes; Vardy

Tottenham

Lloris; Sanchez, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Rose; Winks, Sissoko; Erikssen, Alli; Son, Kane

EPL 2019: Leicester City vs Tottenham Hotspur Prediction

  1. Leicester have 54.6% possession in the English Premier League this season, which rises to 58% at home. Spurs have 57% possession, which drops to 46% in away games. But Spurs away games this season have been versus Manchester City and Arsenal, so that 46% is probably an outlier. Expect Spurs to have more possession and make more passes in the game than Leicester City. 
  2. Both sides have been dangerous going forward. Spurs have 11 goals in the Premier League while Leicester have 6. 4 of Spurs’ 11 came against Crystal Palace and Leicester will probably not be so generous. The only game in which Leicester failed to score was against United, but this game is at home for them. Expect a victory for Spurs, but a narrow victory with both sides scoring. 2-1 to Spurs
  3. Son and Vardy are sure to score. Vardy has 3 goals in his last 3 games, Son scored a double against Palace. With Leicester at home, they will be more susceptible to quick, trademark counters, and with Son’s pace, he is likely to contribute with goals and/or assists. Kane is dangerous any time, but is currently on a slightly “barren” run of 1 goal in 3 games. Against Arsenal, of course.
  4. It will be an aggressive game with both sides committing to the tackle. Sissoko and Winks are no lightweights in midfield, and Leicester could always add Hamza Choudhury to their ranks, should they choose to. Expect Spurs to be aggressive, and to complete more tackles than Leicester in order to win possession back
  5. Tottenham have had more than 10 shots in every game, except the game vs City where they came up with 3. Leicester City, in their quest for defensive solidity, have managed more than 10 shots in only 2 of their 5 games. Tottenham will have more shots and shots on target then Leicester
  6. The assists are likely to be provided by Maddison and Eriksen. Maddison has 2 assists to his name so far in the league, while Eriksen has none.

EPL 2019 Match Predictions: Manchester City vs Watford

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English Premere League Match Prediction (EPL 2019): Manchester City vs Watford

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September 21, 2019

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Manchester City’s performance in EPL 2019:

Leroy Sane, John Stones, Phil Foden, Benjamin Mendy and Aymeric Laporte are all injured, leaving coach Pep Guardiola with a slight headache ahead of the clash against Watford at home. The injuries to Stones and Laporte, specifically, leave City light at the back with Otamendi the only senior center half fit and available. Fernandinho started at the heart of the defence along with Otamendi in the match against Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League, and that is bound to continue in the English Premier League.

Apart from that, there are no other injury concerns, and the only major concern is whether Kevin de Bruyne will start the game after the midweek match. He was substituted in the 77th minute, indicating that he will probably start, and Riyad Mahrez and Ilkay Gundogan will drop back to the bench.

Watford’s performance in EPL 2019:

After last weekend’s hard-fought draw against Arsenal, new/old manager Quique Sanchez Flores will likely start with an unchanged line-up against City. The pressing of the front 4, Gray, Cleverley, Hughes and Deulofeu caused Arsenal all kinds of problems playing out from the back. If he makes a chance, he will drop back Hughes into midfield, and play the pace of Pereyra/Ismaila Sarr to hit City on the counter attack. Troy Deeney will continue to miss out after undergoing a minor surgical procedure in late August.

Manchester City vs Watford: Predicted Line-up

Manchester City

Ederson; Walker, Otamendi, Fernandinho, Zinchenko; Rodri, D. Silva; B. Silva, de Bruyne, Sterling; Aguero

Watford

Foster; Femenia, Dawson, Kabasele, Holebas; Doucoure, Capoue, Hughes; Pereyra, Deulofeu, Gray

EPL 2019: Manchester City vs Watford Prediction

  1. Manchester City will have a lot of possessions in the game this EPL 2019. They average 59% possession in the premier league. Against Norwich, they recovered 69% possession. Expect them to have between 55-70% of the ball
  2. Manchester City will take a lot of shots. They have averaged 20 shots and 8 shots on target per game so far. Watford average 18 shots and 4 shots on target per game. Expect City to outshoot Watford, both on and off-target, and expect Foster to have to make at least 4-5 saves in the game. 
  3. Given that City’s first choice defensive pair are out injured, they will be a little vulnerable defensively and Watford may nick a goal in the game
  4. City have scored 16 times in 5 games this season, while Watford have scored just 4 goals. The scoreline in this game will be comprehensive. Expect a 3-1 to 5-1 victory for Manchester City. They are just too brilliant in attack for a team that is at the bottom of the league
  5. Deulofeu looked dangerous for Watford against Arsenal and was unfortunate to not score. If Watford get their counter-attacking tactics right, Deulofeu could contribute with a goal or an assist
  6. Manchester City have goalscorers all over the team. Aguero has 7 goals this season; Sterling has 5. Gabriel Jesus, Bernando Silva, Kevin de Bruyne and Rodri have all contributed 1 goal each so far. David Silva has 4 assists to his name and Kevin de Bruyne leads both City and the Premier League with 5 assists so far. It is hard to predict who will score or assist for City, but we will go with Sterling, Aguero and Kevin de Bruyne for goals, and de Bruyne, Sterling and Silva to contribute the assists.