After the six games on Saturday in the Premier League, four more beauties come your way on Sunday before the international break sends the PL on a two-week hiatus.
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Below is a brief preview on all four games as Everton look to make it three-straight wins against Manchester United, Southampton head to Tottenham to face old manager Mauricio Pochettino and Chelsea host Arsenal in a huge London derby between the PL’s only unbeaten teams.
Get ready for a ‘Super Sunday’ morning as you can watch all four games live online or on the app via NBC Sports Live Extra.
Everton vs. Manchester United, 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN
The Toffees beat United home and away last season but Roberto Martinez’s men are wary of the Red Devils this time around. Louis van Gaal is without eight players to injury (Ander Herrera, Phil Jones, Jonny Evans and Chris Smalling are all out) plus Wayne Rooney is suspended but United are the favorites on current form. Everton have won just once this season and have let in 14 goals, the most in the PL. Robin van Persie, Juan Mata, Radamel Falcao and Angel Di Maria could have a field day.
Chelsea vs. Arsenal, 9:05 a.m. ET on NBCSN
Chelsea sit top of the standings, have won five of their first six games in the PL and are unbeaten. Arsenal are unbeaten but have won just twice after a solid start. At Stamford Bridge on Sunday, London’s two biggest teams collide with Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger set for another intense battle in the dugout. Mourinho has never lost a match to Wenger in 11 meetings and with Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas in fine form, plus Arsenal’s injury woes in midfield (Aaron Ramsey and Mikel Arteta are definitely out, Jack Wilshere may join them), the Blues are the favorites. That said, Danny Welbeck scored a hat trick in UCL action earlier this week and the Gunners will be fired up. Epic encounter.
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Southampton, 9:05 a.m. ET on Premier League Extratime
Southampton have surprised everyone this season as Ronald Koeman’s men have won four of their opening six games and could go joint-top with Chelsea if they win at White Hart Lane and other results go their way. The Saints have simply marched on after former manager Mauricio Pochettino left to join Spurs in the summer, and this will be the first time Pochettino has faced his former team since leaving St Mary’s. Spurs have had a shaky start after early promise but ground out a hard-fought 1-1 draw vs. Arsenal last week. Pochettino would love to get one over on his old club but the likes of Graziano Pelle and Dusan Tadic continue to shine for Southampton. That said, Saints have won just twice in 15 PL trips to Spurs. A great game awaits in North London on a busy day in the capital.
West Ham United vs. Queens Park Rangers, 11:15 a.m. ET on NBCSN
The final match of three PL games taking place in London on Sunday sees another manager facing a former club: Harry Redknapp takes his QPR side across the capital to play West Ham United, the club he managed and played for. The Hammers lost out narrowly to Manchester United last week but haven beaten Liverpool at home this campaign and look much improved. QPR have so far lost all three of their away games and they last won at Upton Park in 1993. Sam Allardyce and Redknapp have over 50 year of managerial experience between them and will need all that in what promises to be a tight and rambunctious affair in London’s east end.