October 16, 2019, 2:51

Premier League match previews: Team news, key stats and predictions

Premier League match previews: Team news, key stats and predictions

James Maddison is facing a race against time to be ready for Leicester after picking up a knock in their win over Tottenham last weekend, in which he scored a late winner.

Sean Longstaff should be fit enough to return for Newcastle after missing out on their last two games, while DeAndre Yedlin is back in contention for the first time this season. But Jonjo Shelvey, who is suffering from a hamstring injury, will miss out for the next two weeks.

1:23 Newcastle manager Steve Bruce says he is waiting to see what happens with Peter Kenyon’s latest takeover attempt of the club

Stat of the match: Newcastle have scored just four goals in their six Premier League games this season, as many as they netted in their last match under Rafael Benitez. All four goals have been scored by different players.

How to watch: Leicester vs Newcastle is live on Super Sunday from 4pm; Kick-off 4.30pm. Sky Sports customers can watch in-game clips in the live match blog on the Sky Sports website and app. Highlights will also be published on the Sky Sports digital platforms and the Sky Sports Football YouTube channel shortly after the final whistle.

Charlie Nicholas’ prediction: 2-0 (5/1 with Sky Bet)

Manchester United vs Arsenal – Monday, 8pm, live on Sky Sports Premier League

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is a doubt with a swollen ankle suffered in the Carabao Cup shootout win over Rochdale in midweek. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer also has worries over the availability of Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford, who are struggling with thigh and groin complaints respectively. That could open the door for teenager Mason Greenwood, who scored the winner in the Europa League win over Astana last week and broke the deadlock against Rochdale.

Alexandre Lacazette edges closer to an Arsenal return but will not be fit again until October, while Konstantinos Mavropranos is injury-free after completing 90 minutes for the club’s U23s last week.

Stat of the match: Manchester United have lost three of their last six Premier League home games (W2 D1), as many as they had in their previous 52 at Old Trafford (W32 D17 L3).

Sourse: skysports.com

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