Anfield await the moving return of former Liverpool legend and Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard
First published on December 11, 2021 at 13:56 IST
EPL 2021-22 Gameweek 16 is being played this weekend. In the absence of real top-level matches, Liverpool hosting Steven Gerrard’s Aston Villa will be one of the headliners.
The 2021-2022 English Premier League (EPL) sees Gameweek 16 being played this weekend. Even if there are no top-level games, the big clubs will remain to be watched, in particular Liverpool which welcomes the return of Steven Gerrard with Aston Villa. Here we present the preview of the day involving the best clubs.
Chelsea aim to hammer Leeds United
Chelsea, third, would like to return to first place. To do so, he will have to pass Leeds, 15th, on Saturday. Playing at Stamford Bridge would be a relatively easy task for the Blues. However, he has to be careful with the unpredictability of the Peacock, as a loss would help him stay number three but could reduce his title chances.
Arsenal favorites against Southampton
Arsenal, seventh, face Southampton, 16th, on Saturday at the Emirates Stadium. It should be an easy race for the Gunners. However, given its unstable form of late, Saints causing Upheaval could be on the cards. Nonetheless, an Arsenal win could push him up to fifth place, while a loss could drop him back to tenth.
Manchester United to rack up more misery at Norwich City
Last-ranked Norwich City continue to prove every season that they are not at the level of competition in the EPL. As they host United, sixth, it would be a tough task for the Canaries. However, given the Red Devils’ volatile form of late, Norwich could stand a chance. But United will be adamant in piling more misery on the Canaries. A victory for the Devils could see them climb to fifth place, while a loss could drop them to eighth place.
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Leicester City in desperate search of victory over Newcastle United
Leicester, 12, continues to have a scorching season. Desperate for success, he will host Newcastle, 19th on Sunday. While it should be an easy win for the Foxes, don’t be surprised if the Magpies pull off a shock. A victory for Leicester could push him up to eighth place, while a loss could push him back even further to 16th.