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16 Aug 2018
Wilfried Zaha, Crystal Palace

Ivorian's chance to become Crystal Palace's leading PL goalscorer is one of 10 facts to know for this weekend

Ahead of Matchweek 2's fixtures, here are some facts to know for each match.

Click on the fixtures to see head-to-head records, past meetings and form guides.

Saturday, 18 August
Cardiff City v Newcastle United
Cardiff City v Newcastle United, 18 August
Rafael Benitez has never lost to Neil Warnock in five previous meetings in all competitions. He has won each of the last four contests since a 1-1 draw between Sheffield United and Liverpool on the opening day of 2006/07

Rafael Benitez has never lost to Neil Warnock in five previous meetings in all competitions. He has won each of the last four contests since a 1-1 draw between Sheffield United and Liverpool on the opening day of the 2006/07 season.

Everton v Southampton
Everton v Southampton, 18 August
Charlie Austin has scored three goals in his three PL appearances for Saints against Everton, but all of these have come in home matches

Southampton’s Charlie Austin has scored three goals for the club in his three Premier League appearances against Everton, but all of these have come in home matches.

Leicester City v Wolves
Leicester City v Wolves, 18 August
Leicester v Wolves is one of only four matches in PL history where a team have come from three goals down to win, with Wolves doing so at Molineux in October 2003 despite trailing 3-0 at half-time

Leicester v Wolves is one of only four matches in PL history where a team have come from three goals down to win, with Wolves doing so at Molineux in October 2003 despite trailing 3-0 at half-time.

Tottenham Hotspur v Fulham
Tottenham Hotspur v Fulham, 18 August
Spurs are on a run of 18 consecutive home PL victories against promoted opponents

Spurs are on a run of 18 consecutive home PL victories against promoted opponents.

West Ham v AFC Bournemouth
West Ham v AFC Bournemouth, 18 August
In five of the six PL matches between West Ham and AFC Bournemouth both teams have scored, with the exception of a 1-0 win for West Ham in August 2016, the first league match at London Stadium

In five of the six PL matches between West Ham and AFC Bournemouth both teams have scored, with the exception of a 1-0 win for West Ham in August 2016, the first league match at the London Stadium.

Chelsea v Arsenal
Chelsea v Arsenal, 18 August
Arsenal and Chelsea have met 52 times in the Premier League. In the first 26 meetings, Arsenal had a 54 per cent win rate (W14 D9 L3), while Chelsea have won 54 per cent of the last 26 (W14 D7 L5)

Arsenal and Chelsea have met 52 times in the Premier League. In the first 26 meetings, Arsenal had a 54 per cent win rate (W14 D9 L3), while Chelsea have won 54 per cent of the last 26 (W14 D7 L5).

Sunday, 12 August
Burnley v Watford
Burnley v Watford, 19 August
Burnley have won three of their four PL matches with Watford (L1), including both matches last season

Burnley have won three of their four PL matches with Watford (L1), including both matches last season.

Man City v Huddersfield Town
Man City v Huddersfield Town, 19 August
With their 0-0 draw at the Etihad Stadium in May, Huddersfield Town were the only side to stop City from scoring at home in the Premier League last season

With their 0-0 draw at the Etihad Stadium in May, Huddersfield Town were the only side to stop Pep Guardiola’s Man City scoring at home in the Premier League last season.

Brighton & Hove Albion v Man Utd
Brighton v Man Utd, 19 August
Brighton were unbeaten in their four home PL matches played on a Sunday last season (W2 D2), while Man Utd have lost four of their last five away league matches played on Sunday (W1)

Brighton were unbeaten in their four home PL matches played on a Sunday last season (W2 D2), while Man Utd have lost four of their last five away league matches played on Sunday (W1).

Monday, 20 August
Crystal Palace v Liverpool
Crystal Palace v Liverpool, 20 August
Wilfried Zaha needs one more goal to become Crystal Palace’s all-time highest PL goalscorer. He is currently level on 23 with Chris Armstrong

Wilfried Zaha needs one more goal to become Crystal Palace’s all-time highest PL goalscorer. He is currently on 23, level with Chris Armstrong.

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