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Liverpool trio seeking first strike against Man Utd

14 Dec 2018
Liverpool v Watford

Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane all have yet to be involved in a goal against rivals

Ahead of the Premier League's Matchweek 17 fixtures, here are the standout facts about each match.

For match stats and full head-to-head records, click on the fixtures.

Saturday, 15 December
Man City v Everton
Man City v Everton

Man City have not lost a PL match against an opponent who finished outside the top six since January 2017, but that defeat came against Everton

They have since won 139 points out of a possible 153 in these matches.

Crystal Palace v Leicester City
Crystal Palace v Leicester

Wilfried Zaha has the chance to score in a third consecutive PL match against the same opponent for the first time.

Huddersfield Town v Newcastle United
Huddersfield Town v Newcastle United

Of Newcastle’s Premier League 13 goals this season, seven have been headed, the highest proportion in the division at 54 per cent.

Spurs v Burnley
Spurs v Burnley

Harry Kane has scored four goals in five PL appearances against Burnley, including a hat-trick in the last meeting, when Spurs won 3-0 last December.

Watford v Cardiff City
Watford v Cardiff City

Troy Deeney is looking for a first goal against Cardiff at the seventh attempt. The Bluebirds could become the 45th different team he has scored against for Watford in all competitions.

Wolves v AFC Bournemouth
Wolves v AFC Bournemouth

AFC Bournemouth’s last six PL goals have all come in the first half. They last scored after half-time against Fulham on 27 October.

Fulham v West Ham
Fulham v West Ham

West Ham are aiming for a first PL away win in eight attempts against a side starting the day bottom of the table, since beating Queens Park Rangers in 2012.

Sunday, 16 December
Brighton v Chelsea
Brighton v Chelsea

Eden Hazard can provide an assist in a fourth consecutive PL match for the first time. Cesc Fabregas was the last Chelsea player to achieve the feat, in September 2014.

Southampton v Arsenal
Southampton v Arsenal

Charlie Austin has scored in all four of his Premier League matches against Arsenal.

Liverpool v Man Utd
Liverpool v Man Utd

Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane will all be looking for a first goal or assist in a PL match for Liverpool against Man Utd after a combined total of 855 minutes' playing time.

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