WINDHOEK, FEB 27 – The Premier League kicks into overdrive this week with two full rounds of fixtures to be played over the next six days.
DStv and GOtv will be your home for all the best action from the English top flight.
Following a weekend which saw Liverpool return to the top of the log after their goalless draw away to Manchester United, the Reds will go in search of further consolidation of their place with a home clash against Watford on Wednesday night.
At the same time, Manchester City (who claimed the first trophy in a potential quadruple by edging Chelsea on penalties in the League Cup final on Sunday) will be at home to West Ham United and looking to at least equal Liverpool’s result.
Yet the pick of Wednesday’s games comes from Stamford Bridge, where Maurizio Sarri’s job is surely on the line for the visit of a Tottenham Hotspur side looking to bounce back from a disappointing loss away to Burnley.
On the same evening, Manchester United face a tough trip to take on Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. The Eagles are in fine form after thrashing Leicester City this past weekend, while the Red Devils have an injury crisis which will stretch caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to the limit.
Also in midweek, Leicester City will have their first match since axing manager Claude Puel when they hist Brighton & Hove Albion, Newcastle United and Burnley meet for a crunch match at St James’ Park.
The weekend features some truly mouthwatering matches for DStv and GOtv viewers, starting with the North London derby between Tottenham and Arsenal on Saturday afternoon. The Gunners have hit onto some good form of late, but that will come under real scrutiny when they face their arch rivals at Wembley for what is always a hot-tempered clash.
Manchester City will then look to steal a march in the title race with a win away to Bournemouth on Saturday afternoon, before Sunday sees Liverpool look to respond when they face Everton at Goodison Park for the latest edition of the Merseyside derby. On the same afternoon, DStv and GOtv viewers can also enjoy a West London derby between Fulham and Chelsea at Craven Cottage.
Key match stats
Everton v Liverpool – Head-to-head, Premier League
Matches played 53
Everton wins 9
Liverpool wins 23
Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur – Head-to-head, Premier League
Matches played 53
Chelsea wins 27
Spurs wins 7
Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal – Head-to-head, Premier League
Matches played 53
Spurs wins 12
Arsenal wins 20
Premier League fixtures, 26 February – 3 March
All times CAT
Tuesday 26 February
21:45: Cardiff City v Everton – LIVE on SS5
21:45: Huddersfield Town v Wolverhampton Wanderers – LIVE on SS10
21:45: Leicester City v Brighton & Hove Albion – LIVE on SS6
22:00: Newcastle United v Burnley – LIVE on SS3 & Max1
Wednesday 27 February
21:45: Arsenal v Bournemouth – LIVE on SS10 & SelGo2
21:45: Southampton v Fulham – LIVE on SS11
22:00: Crystal Palace v Manchester United – LIVE on SS8
22:00: Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur – LIVE on SS3 & Max1
22:00: Liverpool v Watford – LIVE on SS5
22:00: Manchester City v West Ham United – LIVE on SS3 & Max2
Saturday 2 March
14:30: Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal – LIVE on SS3 & Max1
17:00: Bournemouth v Manchester City – LIVE on SS3 & Max1
17:00: Brighton & Hove Albion v Huddersfield Town
17:00: Burnley v Crystal Palace
17:00: Manchester United v Southampton – LIVE on SS5/SS10, CSN & SelGo2
17:00: Wolverhampton Wanderers v Cardiff City – LIVE on SS12
19:30: West Ham United v Newcastle United – LIVE on SS3/SS10, Max1 & SelGo2
Sunday 3 March
14:00: Watford v Leicester City – LIVE on SS3 & Max1
16:05: Fulham v Chelsea – LIVE on SS3 & Max1
18:15: Everton v Liverpool – LIVE on SS3 & Max1