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Man City meets the Etihad Stadium faithful for the first time this season, hoping to do something a bit different from its title season (Watch live at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via NBCSports.com).

Huddersfield Town stymied City 0-0 at the Etihad last season, albeit after the title was well in hand, and led the champs at halftime of what would be a 2-1 City win at the John Smith’s Stadium.

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Manchester City: Ederson, Mendy, Kompany (C), Stones, Laporte, Gündogan, Fernandinho, Silva, Bernardo, Jesus, Aguero. Subs: Bravo, Walker, Sterling, Sané, Mahrez, Otamendi, Foden

Huddersfield Town: Hamer, Kongolo, Schindler, Stankovic, Smith, Lowe, Hadergjonaj, Billing, Sabiri, Pritchard, Mounie. Subs: Lossl, Diakhaby, Ramadan, Van La Parra, Mbenza, Williams, Depoitre.


Watford goes to the road, hoping to make it 2-for-2 in wins to start the Premier League season when it visits Burnley at Turf Moor on Sunday (Watch live at 8:30 a.m. ET, online at NBC Sports Gold via NBCSports.com).

Burnley beat Istanbul Basaksehir in Europa League play on Thursday at Turf Moor. Can the Hornets take advantage of tired legs?

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Burnley: Hart, Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Ward, Lennon, Hendrick, Cork, Westwood, Gudmundsson, Wood. Subs: Heaton, Taylor, Vokes, Barnes, Gibson, Bardsley, Long.

Watford: Foster, Holebas, Cathcart, Kabasele, Janmaat, Pereyra, Doucoure, Capoue, Hughes, Gray, Deeney. Subs: Gomes, Prodl, Mariappa, Femenia, Masina, Sema, Success.

Watch Live: Arsenal vs. Manchester City

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Unai Emery’s first Premier League match finds him matching wits with Pep Guardiola and his reigning champions, as Arsenal hosts Manchester City on Sunday (Watch live, 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via NBCSports.com).

Emery hands a start to 19-year-old Matteo Guendouzi, with Alex Maitland-Niles also in the XI. Alexandre Lacazette, Stephane Lichtsteiner, and Alex Iwobi are on the bench.

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Guardiola has a load of All-Stars on the bench, with Kevin De Bruyne, Leroy Sane, Vincent Kompany, and Nicolas Otamendi all listed as subs.

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Arsenal: Cech, Bellerin, Mustafi, Sokratis, Maitland-Niles, Guendouzi, Xhaka, Ramsey, Ozil, Mkhitaryan, Aubameyang. Subs: Leno, Holding, Lichtsteiner, Elneny, Torreira, Iwobi, Lacazette.

Man City: Ederson, Walker, Stones, Laporte, Mendy, Fernandinho (C), Gündogan, Bernardo, Mahrez, Sterling, Agüero. Subs: Bravo, Kompany, De Bruyne, Sané, Otamendi, Jesus, Foden

Watch Live: Liverpool-West Ham, Saints-Burnley

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Two Sunday morning games kick start the Premier League season’s third day, leading into the 11 a.m. meeting between Manchester City and Arsenal.

The more attractive of the two sees star-packed Liverpool hosting Manuel Pellegrini‘s reinforced West Ham United (Watch live, 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via NBCSports.com).

Naby Keita and Alisson debut for Liverpool, while West Ham has new boys Jack Wilshere, Felipe Anderson, and Ryan Fredericks in the Starting XI.

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Liverpool: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Van Dijk, Gomez, Robertson, Wijnaldum, Milner, Keita, Salah, Firmino, Mane. Subs: Karius, Clyne, Fabinho, Henderson, Sturridge, Lallana, Shaqiri.

West Ham: Fabianski, Rice, Balbuena, Ogbonna, Fredericks, Anderson, Noble, Wilshere, Masuaku, Antonio, Arnautovic. Subs: Adrian, Zabaleta, Snodgrass, Obiang, Hernandez, Yarmolenko, Diop.


Saints and Burnley are squaring off at St. Mary’s, with new Southampton men Jannik Vestergaard and Stuart Armstrong debuting against a Clarets side which played Thursday in the Europa League (Watch live, 8:30 a.m. ET online via NBC Sports Gold).

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Southampton: McCarthy, Cedric, Stephens, Vestergaard, Hoedt, Bertrand, Romeu, Lemina, Armstrong, Redmond, Austin. Subs: Gunn, Bednarek, Hojbjerg, Ward-Prowse, Elyounoussi, Ings, Gabbiadini.

BurnleyHart, Lowton, Tarkowski, Mee, Ward, Lennon, Cork, Hendrick, Westwood, Gudmundsson, Wood. Subs: Heaton, Taylor, Vokes, Barnes, Gibson, Walters, Bardsley

Watch Live: Man City vs. Newcastle

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Manchester City looks to take its frustrations out on visiting Newcastle United on Saturday at the Etihad Stadium (Watch live, 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and online via NBCSports.com).

City lost its first match of the Premier League season last weekend when Liverpool held on for a 4-3 win at Anfield.

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Now Pep Guardiola‘s men meet a Newcastle United who flustered City at St. James’ Park last month in a 1-0 victory, and Rafa Benitez will need to find some new tricks to sort out the Premier League leaders.

City may see its table lead shrink to nine points, as neighbors Manchester United lead at Burnley on Saturday.

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Manchester City: Ederson, Walker, Stones, Otamendi, Zinchenko, Fernandinho, Silva (C), De Bruyne, Sterling, Sané, Agüero. Subs: Bravo, Danilo, Gündogan, Mangala, Bernardo, Adarabioyo, Diaz.

Newcastle United: Darlow, Manquillo, Lascelles, Clark, Dummett, Murphy, Shelvey, Hayden, Diame, Atsu, JoseluSubs: Elliot, Yedlin, Haidara, Ritchie, Merino, Perez, Gayle.

Watch Live: West Ham vs. Liverpool

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With a pair of intra-top end battles coming Sunday, Liverpool hopes a trip to West Ham can help them close ground (Watch live at 1:30 p.m. ET on NBC and online via NBCSports.com).

Jordan Henderson misses out for Liverpool, though Sadio Mane and Georginio Wijnaldum both passed fitness tests. Ragnar Klavan starts over Dejan Lovren with Joel Matip.

The Irons have Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez up top, and leave big money signing Marko Arnautovic on the bench.

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West Ham: Hart, Cresswell, Ogbonna, Reid, Fernandes, Obiang, Kouyate, Noble, Lanzini, Ayew, Chicharito. Subs: Adrian, Rice, Masuaku, Haksabanovic, Arnautovic, Carroll, Sakho.

Liverpool: Mignolet, Gomez, Matip, Klavan, Moreno, Can, Wijnaldum, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Salah, Mane, Firmino. Subs: Karius, Alexander-Arnold, Lovren, Milner, Grujic, Sturridge, Solanke.