The English Premiership returns this weekend after an exciting week of World Cup qualifiers.
The top two matches on the card this weekend are two games in the North West of England.
The EPL’s two richest clubs Manchester City and Chelsea meet at the “Middle Eastlands” and a draw looks like a good bet, with Brazilian Robinho making his debut for City and the home players keen to impress the new owners after the recent Sheikh-up in the boardroom.
Over at Anfield, Liverpool face Manchester United in the hate-filled “Red Derby.” Dimitar Berbatov makes his debut for United and Steven Gerrard Judi Online24Jam Terpercaya and Fernando Torres are back for Liverpool, but anything other than a draw, possibly scoreless, looks unlikely.
In other games, we’re tipping Hull to cause an upset and take a point from crisis-club Newcastle at St. James’ Park and for Arsenal to end their run of bad results at Ewood Park with an away win against Blackburn, who’s coach Paul Ince might be persuaded by the job vacancy in the North East.
Fulham should beat a toothless Bolton at home and they’ll be home wins for Portsmouth against Middlesbrough and Wigan against Roy Keane’s Sunderland. West Ham should take a point at the Hawthorns against West Brom, but we tip the Baggies to sneak all three before Zola formally takes over at Upton Park.
A loss at Stoke would send Everton into an early season crisis and that’s just what we expect with Tottenham and Aston Villa sharing the points at White Hart Lane but with less goals than when the two teams met there last season.
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