Premier League

Premier League Stat Pack: Matchday 16

8:14 AM GMT 10/12/2021
Chelsea 2021-22
Brentford, who are unbeaten in their last eight league games played on a Friday, will host Watford as only one game is lined up on that day

The Premier League returns on Friday and all eyes will be on how the top three - Manchester City, Liverpool and Chelsea - will fare as the title race promises to be a tight one.

  • Watford vs. Chelsea

    Brentford vs Watford

    This will be the first-ever top-flight meeting between Brentford and Watford, with the two sides having already previously met in the second, third and fourth-tiers of English football.

  • Ilkay Gundogan, Manchester City vs West Ham 2021-22

    Manchester City vs Wolves

    Manchester City have lost just one of their last nine home games against Wolves in all competitions (W6 D2), going down 2-0 in October 2019.

  • Gabriel Martinelli Arsenal Newcastle Premier League 2021-22

    Arsenal vs Southampton

    Arsenal are unbeaten in their last 27 Premier League home games kicking off at 15:00 on Saturday (W22 D5) since a 3-1 loss against Aston Villa on the opening day of the 2013-14 campaign.

  • Patrick Bamford Leeds vs Brentford Premier League 2021-22

    Chelsea vs Leeds United

    Patrick Bamford – who scored in Leeds’ 3-1 defeat at Chelsea last season – is looking to become the first Leeds player to score in consecutive away league matches against Chelsea since Gary McAllister in the 1994-95 and 1995-96 seasons.

  • Steven Gerrard Aston Villa vs Leicester Premier League 2021-22

    Liverpool vs Aston Villa

    This will be Steven Gerrard’s first match against Liverpool as a manager, the club he played for 710 times in all competitions, the third-most in the Reds’ history. 

    Former players managing against the Reds at Anfield in the Premier League have lost 14 of their last 16 visits (W1 D1), with Kevin Keegan the last former Liverpool player to win there, in May 2003 with Manchester City.

  • Marcus Rashford - Manchester United - Mohamed Elneny - Arsenal 2-12-2021

    Norwich City vs Manchester United

    Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford has been involved in four goals in his two Premier League games against Norwich (3 goals, 1 assist), averaging a goal involvement every 37 minutes against the Canaries in the competition.

  • Antonio Conte Tottenham

    Brighton vs Tottenham Hotspur

    Spurs manager Antonio Conte has a 100% Premier League win record against Brighton, winning both games in 2017-18 with Chelsea.

    The only manager to face the Seagulls more often without dropping points is Ole Gunnar Solskjær, who won all five of his games against them.

  • Chris Wood Gabriel Burnley vs Arsenal 2021-22

    Burnley vs West Ham United

    Burnley striker Chris Wood has scored seven goals in eight Premier League games against West Ham, more than he has against any other side.

    The New Zealander has scored in all four of his appearances against the Hammers at Turf Moor in the competition.

  • Kasper Schmeichel Norwich vs Leicester Premier League 2021-22

    Leicester City vs Newcastle United

    Leicester City have conceded at least twice in each of their last five home Premier League games – they haven’t done so in six consecutive home league games since a run of seven between September and November 1964.

  • Dominic Calvert-Lewin Everton 2021-22

    Crystal Palace vs Everton

    Seven of Everton’s last 11 Premier League goals in London have been scored by Dominic Calvert-Lewin, who will miss this match with an injury.

    The other four were scored by Richarlison (two), Abdoulaye Doucoure (one) and a Bernd Leno own goal.