Press cuttings, that might (or might not!) help you predict the next round of matches. In this edition – Aguero, Leicester, Away Form and Relegation…
“…he [Aguero] has scored only once this season against a side currently in the top eight of the Premier League – and that was West Bromwich Albion, who were 13th at the time.” – Guardian Sport
“This group [of Crystal Palace players] carry the scars inflicted not only by this season’s wretched home form – seven points from a possible 36 – but by three and a half years of under achievement at the venue [Selhurst Park]. Palace have mustered only 22 wins in 69 home league games since promotion in 2013.” – Guardian Sport
“Chelsea sit nine points clear at the top of the table having won 16 of their 18 Premier League matches since losing 3-0 to Arsenal in September… Following Saturday’s 3-1 victory over Arsenal at Stamford Bridge, Chelsea move on to what appears to be a hugely favourable run of league fixtures: against Burnley, Swansea City, West Ham United, Watford, Stoke City and Crystal Palace…” – Guardian Sport
“…Leicester fell to a fourth successive league defeat that prompted Kasper Schmeichel to admit that they will be relegated unless they stand up “to be counted” over the remainder of the season.” – Guardian Sport
“Leicester are the only side in the top four English tiers to have failed to score in the league in 2017.” – BBC Sport
“This result was West Brom’s sixth win in the last seven at home, and leaves them six points behind Manchester United.” – Guardian Sport after beating Stoke 1-0 at the Hawthorns.
“…the home side [Watford] held on to claim successive Premier League wins for the first time since September…” – Guardian Sport after beating ten man Burnley 2-1.
“The defeat [to Watford] continued Burnley’s poor Premier League away form and Sean Dyche’s side have only taken one point on the road.” – Guardian Sport
“…despite their lowly position, [Middlesbrough] are stubborn travellers, with only Chelsea having conceded fewer away league goals than them this season.” – Guardian Sport after ‘Boroh lost 1-0 to a Harry Kane penalty.
Tottenham have beaten the last ten visitors to White Hart Lane. – SPAGames
Southampton have lady six of their last seven matches! – SPAGames
“The Hammers have now won three of their past four matches and are back in the top half of the table.” – Guardian Sport since the Payet situation was resolved.
“…it appears entirely possible they [Leicester City] could become the first club since Manchester City in 1938 to be relegated the season after winning the top-flight title.” – Guardian Sport