Manchester City’s unbeaten Premier League season heads to Stamford Bridge for match-up with wobbly Chelsea (Watch live at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and online via NBCSports.com).
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The Blues have claimed just four of 12 points this season, and will look to find their way forward with in-form Ruben Loftus-Cheek on the bench. Alvaro Morata is not in the 18.
Sergio Aguero is rested again for Man City, and Vincent Kompany starts the match on the bench.
Chelsea: Arrizabalaga, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Luiz, Alonso, Jorginho, Kante, Kovacic, Willian, Pedro, Hazard. Subs: Caballero, Christensen, Emerson, Fabregas, Loftus-Cheek, Barkley, Giroud.
Manchester City: Ederson, Walker, Stones, Laporte, Delph, Fernandinho, D. Silva, Mahrez, Sane, Bernardo, Sterling. Subs: Muric, Danilo, Kompany, Gundogan, Otamendi, Jesus, Foden.
Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur look to keep pace with the leaders with a London Derby at Wembley Stadium on Saturday (Watch live at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and online via NBCSports.com).
Wins from Man City and Liverpool mean that the team or teams that drop points at Wembley will dip a minimum of six points back of the top of the table.
Spurs: Lloris, Aurier, Alderweireld, Foyth, Davies, Dier, Sissoko, Eriksen, Dele, Son, Kane. Subs: Gazzaniga, Vertonghen, Walker-Peters, Winks, Lamela, Lucas, Llorente.
Chelsea: Arrizabalaga, Azpilicueta, Rudiger, Luiz, Alonso, Jorginho, Kante, Kovacic, Willian, Hazard, Morata. Subs: Caballero, Christensen, Zappacosta, Fabregas, Barkley, Pedro, Giroud.
Manchester United will not have Paul Pogba for the Manchester Derby at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday (Watch live at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via NBCSports.com).
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Romelu Lukaku is back in the fold, but on the subs’ bench. He joins Juan Mata and Alexis Sanchez there.
Elsewhere, Arsenal hosts Wolverhampton Wanderers at 11:30 a.m. ET
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MANCHESTER DERBY LINEUPS
Manchester City: Ederson, Walker, Stones, Laporte, Mendy, Fernandinho, Silva (C), Mahrez, Bernardo, Sterling, Aguero. Subs: Muric, Kompany, Gündogan, Delph, Sané, Jesus, Foden
Manchester United: De Gea, Young, Smalling, Lindelof, Shaw, Matic, Herrera, Fellaini, Lingard, Rashford, Martial. Subs: Romero, Darmian, Jones, Fred, Mata, Sanchez, Lukaku.
There are four 10 a.m. ET Saturday matches this Premier League match day, but most eyes will be trained on the start of Burnley’s visit to Leicester City.
The Clarets are the guests for the first home match at King Power Stadium since the death of Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha in a helicopter crash last week.
Leicester won at Cardiff City last week in the first match after Srivaddhanaprabha’s death, and then went to Thailand for his funeral.
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Will there be upsets galore? Can some strugglers kick-start their season?
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For those of you familiar with the Premier League Breakaway Show during busy days (Boxing Day, New Year’s Day, Championship Sunday etc.) in the PL, this will follow that model of being similar to the NFL RedZone with action shown from all of the games in the 10 a.m. ET window. More info is available here.
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10 a.m. ET: Leicester City vs. Burnley – NBCSN [STREAM]
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10 a.m. ET: Newcastle United vs. Bournemouth – NBC Sports Gold [STREAM]
10 a.m. ET: Southampton vs. Watford – NBC Sports Gold [STREAM]
12:30 p.m. ET: Crystal Palace vs. Tottenham Hotspur – NBC [STREAM]
Manchester United and embattled manager Jose Mourinho are paid a visit from old nemesis Rafa Benitez and his Newcastle United at Old Trafford on Saturday (Watch live at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and online via NBCSports.com).
Alexis Sanchez, Juan Mata, and Marouane Fellaini are on the bench for United, while Japanese striker Yoshinori Muto gets a first featuring role for Newcastle.
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Manchester United: De Gea; Young, Bailly, Smalling, Shaw; Matic, McTominay, Pogba; Rashford, Lukaku, Martial. Subs: Romero, Lindelof, Pereira, Fellaini, Fred, Mata, Alexis.
Newcastle United: Dubravka; Yedlin, Lascelles, Fernandez, Manquillo; Shelvey, Diame; Ritchie, Perez, Kenedy, Muto. Subs: Darlow, Schar, Clark, Hayden, Murphy, Atsu, Joselu