Premier League predictions, fixtures and results – Round 5

The Merseyside Derby kicks off the EPL’s return, with Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea also in action.

The English Premier League returns following the international break, with the Merseyside Derby taking centre stage on Saturday.

Liverpool hop across Stanley Park to take on city rivals Everton at Goodison Park in the lunchtime kick off, with the hosts top of the EPL after securing four wins from their first four fixtures.

The Reds’ unbelievable 7-2 thrashing at the hands of Aston Villa a fortnight ago ruined their perfect start.

Big names are all over the place on Saturday, with Mikel Arteta and Pep Guardiola being reunited as Arsenal travel to play Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.

Manchester United are back under the microscope as they take on Newcastle under the Saturday night lights at St James’ Park.

Chelsea, meanwhile, host Southampton at Stamford Bridge in the fourth match on Saturday.

A London derby takes centre stage on Sunday, as Tottenham clash with West Ham at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

They go toe-to-toe following another rival clash in the capital, with Brighton heading up from the coast to do battle with Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.

Another tasty tussle sees Leicester host Aston Villa at the King Power Stadium on Sunday evening. Sheffield United kick off Sunday’s action as they host ailing Fulham at Bramall Lane.

Monday sees Wolves play Leeds at Elland Road, while West Brom welcome Burnley to The Hawthorns.

Premier League fixtures and predictions for this weekend

Prediction methodology explained.

The expected win percentage is based off publicly available odds. For example, if a team’s odds are 2.30, the expected chance of winning is 43%. If the odds are 1.62 the expected chance of winning is 62% and so on. These are accurate at the time of writing but are subject to change. Where there is no value listed, the odds were not available at the time of writing.

Chelsea V Sthmp
Everton Vs Liverpool
Crystal Palace Vs Brigthon
Mancity Vs Arsenal Prediction Epl
Leeds Vs Wolves
Leicster City Vs Aston Villa
Newcastle Vs Man U
Sheffield U Vs Fulham
Tottenham Vs Westham
West Brom Vs Burnley

All times listed are South African Standard Time. Predictions not available at the time of writing will be updates when they are released.

EPL fixtures on Saturday, 17 October 2020

  • Everton vs Liverpool – 13:30
  • Chelsea vs Southampton – 16:00
  • Manchester City vs Arsenal – 18:30
  • Newcastle United vs Manchester United – 21:00

EPL fixtures on Sunday, 18 and 19 October 2020

  • Sheffield United vs Fulham – 13:00
  • Crystal Palace vs Brighton – 15:00
  • Tottenham vs West Ham – 17:30
  • Leicester City vs Aston Villa – 20:15
  • West Brom vs Burnley – 18:30 (19 October)
  • Leeds vs Wolves – 21:00 (19 October)

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