Two big matches will be played on Sunday in the Barclay’s Premier League.
Two big matches will be played on Sunday in the Barclay’s Premier League. The first one is a battle between the traditional arch-rivals of the Premier League while the other is the North London Derby. All the four teams will be looking to prove a point with their performances today. The first match is Liverpool Vs Manchester United and the second of the night is Arsenal Vs Tottenham Hotspur. Though it’s early in the 2013/14 EPL campaign, the results will still be important.
Liverpool Vs Manchester United at Anfield
The match is billed as the biggest match in English Football. Liverpool has started the season with two wins and will be looking to add another one and top the table. However, in the last seven league meetings, Liverpool has beaten Manchester United only once. Liverpool has struggled in the last few seasons but with the start the Reds have had so far, they will give a good fight to United.
Moyes will be looking to salvage a win in this one especially after a goal less draw against Chelsea at home on Monday. Rooney is a doubtful starter for the Red Devils after suffering a head injury in training. Rooney was spectacular in the last match against Chelsea. Liverpool, on the other hand, will be hoping for some more magic from their inform player Daniel Sturridge. Moyes has never won at Anfield when he was the manager of Everton. Manchester United has superstars so let’s see how Moyes’ men fare today. Moyes’ has a good chance to get his first win at Anfield today. The match starts at 6 pm IST.
-In the previews 187 meetings, Manchester United hold the edge with 74 wins
-Manchester United won both meetings between the two teams last season
Arsenal Vs Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates Stadium
Other than Liverpool, Tottenham are the only team to have won both their matches this season. With Gareth Bale’s transfer to Real Madrid making the news for some time now, Andres Villas Boas will be looking prove a point to win the game against the Gunners and continue the momentum. Arsenal, on the other hand, has displayed some good form in the last few games. After a horrific loss on the opening day of the new season, Arsenal has come back strongly. The gunners will be hoping Aaron Ramsey continues with his goal scoring form against Tottenham as well.
Tottenham have won four of their last eight games against The Gunners, with Arsenal winning three. However, Arsenal has won 5-2 in the last two North London derbies at The Emirates. Tottenham have failed to concede a goal this season and look a more solid team. This will be a good match but a draw seems to be the most likely result here. The match starts at 8.30 pm IST
-There have been 30 goals in the last 5 North London derbies at The Emirates.
-Both teams have scored in the last 7 games between these sides.