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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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.


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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


Stoppage-time own goal sees Forest, Brentford split points

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Nottingham Forest vs Brentford recap: A stoppage-time own goal cost the Bees two points, as they were force to settle for a 2-2 draw at the City Ground on Saturday.

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Morgan Gibbs-White put Nottingham Forest ahead after 20 minutes, but Bryan Mbeumo equalized from the penalty spot during first-half stoppage time and Yoane Wissa, who earlier won the penalty, made it 2-1 in the 75th. Brentford were so nearly over the line with the victory and three points, but the Bees failed to clear the ball inside their own penalty area, then inside their own six-yard box, and eventually the ball found its way over the goal line (by an inch or two) with under 60 seconds of stoppage time left to play.

The point is still useful for each side, as Brentford (16 points) remain 10th in the Premier League table. Forest (10 points), meanwhile, move level with 19th-place Wolves and just two back of safety in 17th (Southampton, currently).

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

Kick off: 11am ET, Saturday
TV Channel: Peacock 
Online: Stream via Peacock Premium


Key storylines

Forest are hanging in there and that big win against Liverpool has kept them in touching distance of getting off the bottom of the table and out of the relegation zone. Steve Cooper’s side have won two of their 13 games this season and sit three points from safety. Both of those wins have come at home and they need to feed off the energy of their fans and return to being more solid after that battering at Arsenal. For Brentford, they have had a strange season and it has been a real mixed bag. They could have won against Wolves last time out but they have to improve on the road as they are yet to pick up a win on their travels in the Premier League this season. The Bees are always fun to watch but they will be without main main Ivan Toney for this game as he has picked up five yellow cards and is suspended.


In-form players to keep an eye on

Forest’s Taiwo Awoniyi will be a real threat up top, while Ryan Yates has been excellent in midfield and Dean Henderson continues to get plenty of reps in goal and is doing his best to play the hero. For Brentford, main man Ivan Toney has eight Premier League goals to his name (only Erling Haaland and Harry Kane have more) but he won’t be playing, so Bryan Mbuemo and Yoane Wissa will be tasked with the Bees’ attacking threat. Ben Mee and Rico Henry are having very solid campaigns.


Nottingham Forest team news, injuries, lineup options

Omar Richards, Jack Colback, Harry Toffolo and Moussa Niakhate all remain out and Steve Cooper will have a few changes in mind as Neco Williams and Brennan Johnson could start.

Brentford team news, injuries, lineup options

Toney being out is a huge blow for Brentford and Mbuemo, Wissa and Mikkel Damsgaard could start in attack. Pontus Jansson and Aaron Hickey remain out with injuries, which is another blow, while Mathias Jensen and Christian Norgaard are both doubts.