Premier League matchday 10 preview: kick-off times, TV info and match stats

Liverpool’s journey to leaders Arsenal dominate a busy Premier League weekend at both ends of the table.

Champions Manchester City take on Southampton, Manchester United are at Everton on Sunday night and Nottingham Forest host Aston Villa on Monday night.

We’ve got a preview of every matchday 10 game below with all the key stats.

Bournemouth v Leicester (Saturday, 3:00 p.m.)

Leicester will be looking to build on their win over Forest by ending their Bournemouth hoodoo on the south coast.

The Foxes are winless in five Premier League trips to the Vitality and face a Cherries side on a four-game unbeaten run.

But it could be just the kickoff Jamie Vardy needs this term after scoring four and assisting one in his last three games against Saturday’s opponents.

Caretaker manager Gary O’Neil has made Bournemouth a stronger side but has gone three home games without scoring, his worst run since 2005.

Chelsea vs Wolves (Saturday, 3:00 p.m.)

Graham Potter takes charge of a home Premier League match as Chelsea manager for the first time on Saturday
Graham Potter takes charge of a home Premier League match as Chelsea manager for the first time on Saturday

Graham Potter takes charge of his first Premier League home game at Chelsea as Wolves visit Stamford Bridge.

None of the last 14 Blues managers have lost on their league debut at Bridge, with 10 winners and four draws.

Wolves may be without a manager after sacking Bruno Lage last Sunday, but they have proven to be a thorn in Chelsea’s side, having not lost to them in either of the last two seasons.

The game will also see Diego Costa return to Chelsea – he has scored 30 goals and assisted nine in 45 home appearances in the top flight for the West Londoners.

Manchester City v Southampton (Saturday, 3:00 p.m.)

Southampton are Manchester City’s visitors as Erling Haaland looks to score a hat-trick for an unprecedented fourth successive Premier League home game.

The Norwegian striker has 14 goals in eight league games – Kevin De Bruyne was City’s top scorer last season with 15.

Ralph Hasenhuttl is under more pressure at Southampton and they have picked up just two points from their last 11 trips to the Etihad.

Haaland will be licking his lips with the Saints on a run of 18 league games without a clean sheet in the way.

Newcastle-Brentford (Saturday, 3:00 p.m.)

Miguel Almiron has already scored three times this season for Newcastle
Miguel Almiron has already scored three times this season for Newcastle

Newcastle are turning St James’ Park into a fortress, having lost just one of their last 14 league games on Tyneside, before their clash with Brentford.

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They have won five of their six league games against the Bees, while the West Londoners’ last five trips to Newcastle have seen 26 goals scored.

Entertainment could be on the menu again with the Magpies forcing more turnovers (87) than any other side, and Thomas Frank’s men conceding the third-most shots (14) in the same situations.

While the visitors would move past their hosts with a win, Eddie Howe’s side know that victory could see them into the top four.

Brighton v Tottenham (Saturday, 5.30pm, Sky Sports)

Roberto De Zerbi’s first game at the Amex sees his new Brighton side host a stammering Tottenham.

The Seagulls have won two of their last three league meetings with Spurs, although they lost 2-0 at home in March and in the FA Cup fourth-round encounter last February.

De Zerbi has a less than impressive record against Antonio Conte, failing to win in all four of their Serie A meetings.

As Harry Kane is aiming for a fourth goal in his last five visits to the Amex, Leandro Trossard is looking to score in a third successive Premier League game for the first time.

Crystal Palace-Leeds (Sunday, 2pm, Sky Sports)

Sitting 17th in the table after seven games, Patrick Vieira will be keen to get his Crystal Palace team going full steam ahead when Leeds arrive in South London.

Palace have scored first in four of their last five games but have not won in their last four outings.

It is Jesse Marsch’s 20th league game in charge of Leeds and he will be looking to end a 16-year wait for a victory for the West Yorkshire club at Selhurst Park.

Since his appointment, the Whites have received 45 cards (42 yellow, three red); only four Premier League managers have seen their team receive 50 cards in their first 20 games.

West Ham v Fulham (Sunday, 2:00 p.m.)

Aleksandar Mitrovic has already scored in three London derbies this season
Aleksandar Mitrovic has already scored in three London derbies this season

There is renewed optimism in West Ham as Fulham make the trip to the capital on Sunday.

The Hammers beat Wolves last week before backing that up with a 1-0 win at Anderlecht on Thursday night and have not lost any of their last 11 Premier League home games against the Cottagers.

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But since January, David Moyes’ side have not won consecutive games in the top flight and Fulham, despite last week’s loss to Newcastle, have shown they are no pushovers this season.

Star striker Aleksandar Mitrovic also loves a London derby, having scored against Brentford, Arsenal and Tottenham this season.

Arsenal v Liverpool (Sunday, 4.30pm, Sky Sports)

The weekend’s game takes place at the Emirates as leaders Arsenal look for a rare victory over Liverpool.

Only once in the last 14 league meetings between the two have the Gunners collected three points, and that was when no crowd was in attendance in July 2020.

However, Mikel Arteta’s side have won eight straight at home, while Liverpool are yet to achieve victory on their travels this season.

They’ll be hoping a trip to north London will get Diogo Jota up and running: the Portuguese striker has eight goals in 11 games for the Gunners.

Everton-Manchester United (Sunday, 7pm, BT Sport 1)

There’s Sunday night football on Merseyside as Manchester United look to bounce back from their derby disappointment with a victory at Everton.

The Red Devils secured a 3-2 win at Cypriot outfit Omonia Nicosia on Thursday night but have suffered eight defeats in their last 10 away league games.

Meanwhile, Frank Lampard’s side come into the clash on two straight wins and have lost just one of their last seven top-flight games with United.

Summer signing Antony scored a stunning goal in a 6-3 loss to City and would become the first United player to score in his first three Premier League games if he scores at Goodison Park.

Nottingham Forest v Aston Villa (Monday 8pm Sky Sports)

Steve Cooper signed a new contract with Nottingham Forest on Friday
Steve Cooper signed a new contract with Nottingham Forest on Friday

Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cooper signed a new contract until 2025 on Friday, so he will go into Monday’s game against Aston Villa in good spirits.

This despite Forest losing their last five matches, shipping a whopping 18 goals in the process as they struggle to adjust to life in the top flight.

They have faced the most shots (136) and the most shots on goal (56), and sit bottom of the table heading into the weekend.

Villa are on a three-game unbeaten run but failing to beat 10-man Leeds at Elland Road means the jury is still out on Steven Gerrard in the Midlands.

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