Premier League table, 2022-23 season

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If it’s the 2022-23 Premier League table you’re after, you’ve come to the right place.

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We’re at the 2022 World Cup break, and the final few rounds of Premier League fixtures caused so many shocks.

Who’s looking like title contenders and/or favorites?

Almost at the halfway mark of the 2022-23 season, Arsenal and Manchester City are looking head and shoulders above the rest.

The Gunners will have their hands full for the duration of their title challenge, as Erling Haaland continues to take the Premier League by storm with an almost impossible goal-scoring record.

Newcastle, Tottenham and Manchester United are locked in a battle for the top four, while Liverpool have improved and will be back in the Champions League scrap and Chelsea are struggling.

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Who are the early-season candidates for relegation?

Newly promoted Nottingham Forest moved off the bottom of the table with a win before the break, with Wolves and Southampton currently occupying the other two relegation places.

Leicester have picked up a few big wins, while West Ham, Everton and Leeds all find themselves within a few points of the bottom-three after a topsy-turvy start.

Below you will find the latest Premier League table.


Premier League table – Matchweek 16

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Morgan Gibbs-White strikes again as Nottingham Forest topples Palace

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Morgan Gibbs-White’s 54th-minute goal was enough for Nottingham Forest to secure a big 1-0 win over Crystal Palace at the City Ground on Saturday.

The Tricky Trees will get to spend the World Cup break just one point back of safety and will certainly not be 20th regardless of what happens with Wolves and Arsenal later Saturday.

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Palace, on the other hand, will be very frustrated as Wilfried Zaha plunked the post with a penalty attempt when the match was still scoreless.

The Eagles had 68 percent of the ball but failed to put any of their eight shot attempts on target as Dean Henderson managed a 0-save, 27-touch clean sheet.

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What we learned from Nottingham Forest vs Crystal Palace

Forest may have its strong triangle at the back: Joe Worrall has long been a key piece of this unit but Willy Boly’s a new addition and goalkeeper Dean Henderson was clearly in control of his box at the back. Throw in an odd strong game from Serge Aurier on one side and the recipe for success was there. Remo Freuler looks more comfortable in the center of the park and Morgan Gibbs-White shined in a sort of false-nine role, the ex-Wolves man getting better and better each week.

MGW heating up: Back-to-back games with goals for Morgan Gibbs-White and back-to-back results for Forest? That’s a recipe that could drive Forest’s push for a second Premier League season.

Palace a different animal without ‘French Eddy’: Wilfried Zaha had to play up top with Odsonne Edouard not fit for 90 minutes. He drew a penalty but something was just missing as Eberechi Eze was more advanced and Michael Olise a bit more cautious. That’s not to say that this sort of recipe cannot work for Palace — obviously, it has in the past — but it’s all a bit more straight-forward for a defense then worrying about Eze, Zaha, and Co. wreaking havoc on the wings while Edouard lurks in the dirty areas.


Tactical focus

We can’t say enough about how different Palace looks without Odsonne Edouard, or at least what we know Palace can look like with the French center forward in form. Forest boss Steve Cooper will have felt Edouard’s absence was an invitation to attack.


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Nottingham Forest vs Crystal Palace
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What’s next?

The World Cup break! Then, Forest goes to Blackburn Rovers in the League Cup’s Round of 16 before visiting Manchester United in Premier League play.

Palace will host Fulham in PL play on Boxing Day.


Morgan Gibbs-White goal video: Trees take the lead


How to watch Nottingham Forest vs Crystal Palace live, stream link and start time

Kick off: 10am ET, Saturday
TV Channel/Stream: Online via Peacock Premium


Key storylines & star players

Jesse Lingard had a goal and an assist in Forest’s midweek League Cup triumph over Spurs, while Ryan Yates has been a mainstay in Forest’s midfield and Dean Henderson a star between the sticks.

Six is the number for Palace, who’s only had six Premier League goal scorers this season but has also gotten six goals out of leading man Wilfried Zaha. Playmakers Michael Olise and Eberechi Eze have become or are becoming stars, depending on your viewpoint, averaging a team-best 2.43 and 1.99 key passes per game this season.


Nottingham Forest team news, injuries, lineup options

OUT: Moussa Niakhate (thigh), Giulian Biancone (knee), Harry Toffolo (thigh), Omar Richards (calf), Orel Mangala (suspension).

Crystal Palace team news, injuries, lineup options

OUT: James McArthur (groin), Chris Richards (thigh), Odsonne Edouard (thigh)

Premier League injury news, 2022-23 season

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Premier League injury news: It’s time to take a look at which players might be unavailable for matchweek 16 of the 2022-23 Premier League season, due to injury.

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Prior to every matchweek this season, we’ll update this Premier League injuries page with the latest news and update, so make sure to check back regularly to see how your favorite — or least-favorite — club is getting on.

Players, like Chelsea and France star N’Golo Kante, designated “out for World Cup” will miss the 2022 tournament in Qatar before (hopefully) returning to club football shortly thereafter.

Let’s check out the latest Premier League injury news, below.


Arsenal injuries

OUT: Emile Smith Rowe (groin), Takehiro Tomiyasu (undisclosed)

Aston Villa injuries

OUT: Philippe Coutinho (thigh), Diego Carlos (achilles)

Bournemouth injuries

OUT: Chris Mepham (suspension), David Brooks (fitness), Lloyd Kelly (knee), Neto (hamstring)

Brentford injuries

OUT: Kristoffer Ajer (knee), Pontus Jansson (hamstring), Aaron Hickey (ankle), Thomas Strakosha (ankle), Shandon Baptiste (adductor), Charlie Goode (knee)

Brighton & Hove Albion injuries

OUT: Jakub Moder (knee)

Chelsea injuries

OUT: N’Golo Kante (hamstring – out for World Cup), Reece James (knee – out for World Cup), Wesley Fofana (knee), Kepa Arrizabalaga (foot), Ben Chilwell (hamstring), Carney Chuwuemeka (hamstring) | QUESTIONABLE: Jorginho (foot)

Crystal Palace injuries

OUT: Odsonne Edouard (thigh), Chris Richards (leg), James McArthur (groin)

Everton injuries

OUT: Dominic Calvert-Lewin (thigh), Mason Holgate (knee), Andros Townsend (knee) | QUESTIONABLE: Amadou Onana (ankle), Idrissa Gueye (thigh)

Fulham injuries

OUT: Aleksandar Mitrovic (ankle), Harrison Reed (suspension), Kenny Tete (suspension), Manor Solomon (knee), Neeskens Kebano (achilles)

Leeds United injuries

OUT: Luis Sinisterra (foot), Stuart Dallas (thigh), Adam Forshaw (ankle), Joe Gelhardt (undisclosed) | QUESTIONABLE: Patrick Bamford (groin), Archie Gray (ankle)

Leicester City injuries

OUT: Caglar Soyuncu (hamstring), Ricardo Pereira (achilles), Ryan Bertrand (knee), James Justin (achilles)

Liverpool injuries

OUT: Luis Diaz (knee), Diogo Jota (thigh), Arthur Melo (thigh) | QUESTIONABLE: Joel Matip (calf), Naby Keita (undisclosed), James Milner (head)

Manchester City injuries

OUT: Kyle Walker (groin), Benjamin Mendy (suspension – MORE)

Manchester United injuries

OUT: Raphael Varane (thigh), Diogo Dalot (suspension), Axel Tuanzebe (undisclosed), Brandon Williams (undisclosed), Mason Greenwood (suspension – MORE) | QUESTIONABLE: Antony (undisclosed), Jadon Sancho (illness)

Newcastle United injuries

OUT: Aleksander Isak (thigh), Ryan Fraser (calf), Matt Ritchie (calf), Emil Krafth (knee), Paul Dummett (calf)

Nottingham Forest injuries

OUT: Giulian Biancone (knee), Omar Richards (calf), Moussa Niakhate (thigh), Jack Colback (back), Harry Toffolo (thigh) | QUESTIONABLE: Cheickou Kouyate (knock), Scott McKenna (knock)

Southampton injuries

OUT: Valentino Livramento (knee), Kyle Walker-Peters (thigh) | QUESTIONABLE: Juan Larios (adductor)

Tottenham Hotspur injuries

OUT: Son Heung-min (face – MORE), Cristian Romero (thigh)

West Ham United injuries

QUESTIONABLE: Emerson Palmieri (undisclosed), Maxwel Cornet (calf)

Wolverhampton Wanderers injuries

OUT: Diego Costa (suspension), Raul Jimenez (groin), Pedro Neto (ankle), Sasa Kalajdzic (torn ACL), Chiquinho (knee) | QUESTIONABLE: Matheus Nunes (shoulder), Jonny (undisclosed)

League Cup: How to watch live, schedule, scores, updates

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19 Premier League clubs are in the third round of the 2022-23 League Cup as the tournament is back underway for the first time since August.

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Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea, Tottenham, Arsenal, Manchester United and West Ham United all join the competition as they received a bye in the second round due to being in European competition.

Unquestionably, Manchester City vs Chelsea is the highlight of the third round of fixtures with a pair of big-six sides facing off at the Etihad Stadium.

Other all-Premier League ties include Nottingham Forest vs Tottenham, Arsenal vs Brighton, Manchester United vs Aston Villa, Wolves vs Leeds, Newcastle vs Crystal Palace and Bournemouth vs Everton.

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Below is the League Cup schedule in full, how to follow the action live, plus where and how to watch the midweek action.


League Cup third round draw & results

(All kick offs 2:45pm ET unless otherwise stated)

Tuesday, November 8

Bournemouth 4-1 Everton
Brentford 1-1 Gillingham (5-6 on penalties to Gillingham)
Bristol City 1-3 Lincoln City
Burnley 3-1 Crawley Town
Leicester City 3-0 Newport County
MK Dons 2-0 Morecambe
Stevenage 1-1 Charlton Athletic (4-5 on penalties to Charlton)

Wednesday, November 9

Arsenal 1-3 Brighton & Hove Albion
Newcastle United 0-0 (3-2 PKs) Crystal Palace
Nottingham Forest 2-0 Tottenham
Southampton 1-1 (6-5 PKs) Sheffield Wednesday
West Ham United 2-2 (9-10 PKs) Blackburn Rovers
Wolves 1-0 Leeds United
Liverpool 0-0 (3-2 PKs) Derby County
Manchester City 2-0 Chelsea

Thursday, November 10

3pm ET: Manchester United vs Aston Villa


League Cup score predictions – By Joe Prince-Wright

Tuesday, November 8

Bournemouth 1-2 Everton
Brentford 3-0 Gillingham
Bristol City 2-1 Lincoln City
Burnley 4-1 Crawley Town
Leicester City 3-0 Newport County
MK Dons 2-1 Morecambe
Stevenage 1-2 Charlton Athletic

Wednesday, November 9

Arsenal 3-2 Brighton & Hove Albion
Newcastle United 3-1 Crystal Palace
Nottingham Forest 1-2 Tottenham
Southampton 3-1 Sheffield Wednesday
West Ham United 1-2 Blackburn Rovers
Wolves 1-2 Leeds United
Liverpool 4-1 Derby County
Manchester City 3-1 Chelsea

Thursday, November 10

Manchester United vs Aston Villa


League Cup live scores, schedule, dates, how to watch

Dates: Third round (Week of Nov. 7)
Time: TBA
Online: Live updates via NBCSports.com
How to watch: ESPN+


League Cup second round results

Tuesday, August 23
Walsall 0-1 Charlton Athletic
Sheffield Wednesday 3-0 Rochdale
Shrewsbury Town 0-1 Burnley
Barrow 2-2 (1-3 PKs) Lincoln City
Bolton 1-4 Aston Villa
Bradford City 1-2 Blackburn Rovers
Cambridge United 0-3 Southampton
Colchester United 0-2 Brentford
Crawley Town 2-0 Fulham
Derby County 1-0 West Brom
Fleetwood Town 0-1 Everton
Gillingham 0-0 (6-5 PKs) Exeter City
Grimsby Town 0-3 Nottingham Forest
Newport County 3-2 Portsmouth
Norwich City 2-2 (3-5 PKs) Bournemouth
Oxford United 0-2 Crystal Palace
Rotherham United 0-1 Morecambe
Stevenage 1-0 Peterborough United
Stockport County 0-0 (1-3 PKs) Leicester City
Watford 0-2 MK Dons
Wolves 2-1 Preston

Wednesday, August 24
Forest Green Rovers 0-3 Brighton & Hove Albion
Wycombe Wanderers 1-3 Bristol City
Leeds United 3-1 Barnsley
Tranmere Rovers 1-2 Newcastle United


Surging Crystal Palace grabs late, late win at West Ham

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Crystal Palace beat West Ham as a 94th minute winner from Michael Olise secured a first away win of the season for the Eagles. 

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Said Benrahma had put West Ham ahead but Wilfried Zaha equalized in the first half and Palace always looked more dangerous going forward.

Both teams had chances to go ahead and West Ham were awarded a penalty kick which was then overturned by VAR after referee Paul Tierney went to the pitch-side monitor.

Olise’s deflected shot in stoppage time sent Patrick Vieira and Palace’s players and fans wild, as they have 19 points for the season and have won three of their last four and have back-to-back wins for the first time this campaign.

West Ham have 14 points and have lost the of the last four.

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What we learned from West Ham vs Crystal Palace

Vieira’s boys get what they deserve: They have played really well throughout this season and they sit in ninth place on 19 points but they could be even higher. Vieira’s side haven’t been as clinical as they should be but they got the win they deserved at West Ham, their first victory on the road this season. There is a lovely balance to this team and this young side is really fun to watch. What a job Vieira has done and the penalty decision being overturned by VAR was correct and the deflection on the winning goal gave Palace the win they deserved.

West Ham struggling to replicate energy: Similar issues keep cropping up for the Hammers and Moyes will be scratching his head. On paper they have a much stronger squad than last season but they keep making big mistakes and the way they were caught playing out of the back to concede the first goal summed that up. They are just two points above the relegation zone but they should be okay this season. Their European exploits have no doubt impacted their energy levels in the Premier League and West Ham’s success over the last few seasons is built on counter-attacking and snapping into tackles.


Tactical focus

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Both teams set up in a 4-2-3-1 formation but it was Palace who always looked more creative and fluid, especially in the final third. The way Zaha stretched West Ham’s defense allowed Olise, Eze and Ayew to support him and push forward and the Hammers never had that at the other end of the pitch. Bowen and Scamacca in particular were isolated and West Ham never had control of this game.

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Stars of the show

Wilfried Zaha: Got his goal in the first half and was at the heart of everything good Palace were doing. Despite reports about his future, he’s having a superb campaign.

Michael Olise: Got the winner and has a great understanding with Olise and Eze. That trio hold the key to Palace pushing for a top 10 finish.


What’s next?

West Ham host Blackburn Rovers in the League Cup on Wednesday, Nov. 9 and then host Leicester City in the league on Saturday, Nov. 12. Palace head to Newcastle on Wednesday in the League Cup, then travel to Nottingham Forest next Saturday in the PL.


How to watch West Ham vs Crystal Palace live, stream link and start time

Kick off: 9 am ET, Sunday
TV channel: USA Network
Online: Stream via NBCSports.com


Key storylines & star players

West Ham breezed through the group stage of the Europa Conference League without dropping a single point, while also navigating a loaded Premier League fixture list on short rest a half-dozen times. Though they have won just one of their last four PL games, the Hammers were only beaten by Liverpool and then Manchester United, both by the narrowest of 1-0 margins. Even when the results aren’t perfect, the performances are encouraging and improving all the time, but they won’t make the leap to the next level until someone steps up as a consistent goalscorer (no one has scored more than 2 PL goals through 13 games).

Crystal Palace, on the other hand, are producing both results and performances these days, with Patrick Vieira’s side going 3W-1D-1L in their last five PL fixtures. Wilfried Zaha (5 goals) remains the main man at Selhurst Park, but this season he’s getting a bit more help than usual, with Odsonne Edouard scoring three in the last six games and Eberechi Eze chipping in with two of his own in recent weeks.


West Ham team news, injuries, lineup options

OUT: Maxwel Cornet (calf)


Crystal Palace team news, injuries, lineup

OUT: Chris Richards (leg), James McArthur (groin)

 

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