The Premier League continues this weekend as top teams including Chelsea, Liverpool, and Man United are looking to continue with their perfect start of the season. The 13 points league leaders Chelsea will welcome the EPL Champion Manchester City at Stanford bridge on Saturday afternoon.
[Chelsea v Manchester City - 12:30 pm]
[Manchester United v Aston Villa - 12:30 pm]
[Brentford v Liverpool - 5:30 pm]
Chelsea will be looking to continue with their form when they host the EPL title holders Manchester City. Chelsea who beats City three times including the UCL Final last season look set to replicate the same result on Saturday. Chelsea defeated Tottenham 3-0 in their previous EPL match while City was forced at home to a 0-0 by Southampton. Both sides progressed to the next round of the EFL Cup as Man City thrashed Wycombe 6-1, and Chelsea won on a penalty shootout after a 1-1 at full time.
Chelsea will miss three key players ahead of Manchester City's visit on Saturday. Timo Werner picked up an injury during the EFL Cup win over Aston Villa and is not expected to be on the squad. Edouardo Mendy is also a doubt due to a knock he had in the UCL match versus Zenit, and Pulisic is yet to be back to his full fitness.
Rodri and Oleksandr Zinchenko had joined John Stones and Aymeric Laporte in being sidelined for Man City due to injury. Gundogan is also a doubt.
Chelsea Possible Lineup: Mendy, Rudiger, T. Silva, Azpilicueta, Alonso, Jorginho, Kante, James, Mount, Lukaku, Harvertz.
Manchester City Possible Lineup: Ederson, Cancelo, Diaz, Ake, Walker, Silva, Gundogan, Debruyne, Grealish, Jesus, Mahrez.
Man United will host Aston Villa at Old Trafford on Saturday as Cristiano Ronaldo will also be looking to score more goals as he had started since his return to the club. United who defeated West Ham United 2-1 in the EPL was also knocked out of the EFL Cup by the Hammers.
Man United will yet again be without Marcus Rashford who had undergone shoulder surgery. Other players on the injury list include Edinson Cavani and James.
Man United Possible Lineup: De Gea, Shaw, Maguire, Varane, Wan-Bissaka, Fred, Matic, Pogba, Fernandez, Greenwood, Ronaldo.
Jurgen Klopp's men will travel to Brentford City to face the newly promoted side that defeated Arsenal 2-0 in their EPL match opener. Liverpool who is yet to lose a game this season will be looking to cruise past the home side on Saturday evening.
Liverpool will be without Thiago Alacantara, Roberto Firmino, and Harvey Elliott on the trip to Brentford City.
Liverpool Possible Lineup: Alisson, Robertson, Matip, Van Dijk, Alexander-Arnold, Henderson, Fabinho, Keita, Mane, Jota, Salah.
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