Date: 12th January 2017 at 8:21pm
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The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend. This will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

Previous results

Monday 2nd January 2017 – Premier League
Middlesbrough 0-0 Leicester City 12:30
Everton 3-0 Southampton 15:00
Manchester City 2-1 Burnley 15:00
Sunderland 2-2 Liverpool 15:00
West Bromwich Albion 3-1 Hull City 15:00
West Ham United 0-2 Manchester United 17:15

Tuesday 3rd January 2017 – Premier League
Bournemouth 3-3 Arsenal 19:45
Crystal Palace 1-2 Swansea City 20:00
Stoke City 2-0 Watford 20:00

Wednesday 4th January 2017 – Premier League
Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Chelsea 20:00

What will happen in this one though? Cast your vote so we know if you think it’ll be all smiles or disappointment come the full time whistle.

Fixtures

Saturday 14th January 2017 – PREMIER LEAGUE
Tottenham Hotspur v West Bromwich Albion 12:30
Burnley v Southampton 15:00
Hull City v Bournemouth 15:00
Sunderland v Stoke City 15:00
Swansea City v Arsenal 15:00
Watford v Middlesbrough 15:00
West Ham United v Crystal Palace 15:00
Leicester City v Chelsea 17:30

Sunday 15th January 2017 – PREMIER LEAGUE
Everton v Manchester City 13:30
Manchester United v Liverpool 16:00

Tottenham will begin the action this weekend when they welcome West Brom to White Hart Lane. A sixth successive win and Spurs will climb up to 2nd, albeit temporarily. Albion on the other hand will stay 8th at least but if they can make it – having lost in the FA Cup – three straight Premier League wins they could end the weekend a place higher.

A run of two wins in three games has helped Burnley move away from relegation trouble. The Clarets will look for a third straight win at Turf Moor when League Cup semi-finalists Southampton visit. The Saints – who hold a 1-0 advantage over Liverpool – are looking to end a three game losing league run.

Marco Silva will take charge of his first Premier League game at Hull – having won in the FA Cup and lost in the League Cup – when they host AFC Bournemouth. A win could take the Tigers off the foot of the table with the Cherries looking to make it three unbeaten to remain in the top 10.

Sunderland look to end a three game winless run when they welcome Stoke – who had been five without a win before a league win prior to an FA Cup exit – to the Stadium of Light. If the Black Cats win they could move out of the relegation zone whereas the Potters have designs on the top 10.

Paul Clement is given something of a baptism of fire in his first official – Premier League – game in charge of Swansea. The second bottom side won when he looked on last time with the Swans hosting Arsenal knowing a win could take them out of the bottom 3. The Gunners might be unbeaten in three but come into the weekend down in 5th.

A five game winless run in the league – including four defeats – has seen the pressure grow on Watford boss Walter Mazzarri. His Hornets side will be keen to pay tribute to Graham Taylor with a win at Vicarage Road against Middlesbrough. Boro have only won once in six.

Rivals West Ham and Crystal Palace meet as Sam Allardyce – after the FA Cup meeting with Bolton – faces a former club for the second game running. The Hammers’ winning run has ended with them now losing two in a row and being thrashed in the FA Cup. Allardyce is yet to taste victory with Palace who are – this run started before his arrival – without a win in six and could drop into the bottom 3 if they can’t win at the London Stadium and a relegation rival does.

Concluding the action on Saturday we’ll see Leicester hosting heir apparent Chelsea in the late kick off. The Blues could have seen their lead cut so will be looking to restore – at least – the five point cushion they had.

Sunday will see a battle between Merseyside and Manchester as a side from each half faces the other.

First up Everton – who are now unbeaten in three in the league to move back up to 7th – host title chasing Manchester City. City head to Goodison Park knowing they have to win to remain in the title race whereas the Toffees need to points to keep alive European qualification hopes having been dumped out of the FA Cup.

The final game of the weekend will be one of the seasons most anticipated fixtures – in all honest one that often fails to live up to the hype too – when Manchester United welcome title challenging Liverpool. United’s six game winning run – they are unbeaten in 10 in the league – is title winning form but they come into this in 6th. Jurgen Klopp’s side will look to maintain – or return to – 2nd place and keep the gap between them and Chelsea to at least the five points it was heading into the weekend.

It goes without saying the expectation; most definitely the hope at least, will be for a positive result. But will this happen? We’ll find out soon enough.

Ahead of the game we’re looking for your views on what way you think it will go, which requires you to vote in the latest poll in one of the options you have been given.

However, don’t just look also have a say. We don’t just want your vote, which you can do to the right, we also want some thoughts and views ahead of the game as well so share these below.

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