There’s an epic weekend of Premier League action ahead, and here’s where you’ll find the latest tips.
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Results over the past few weeks have simply blown the lid off this year’s Premier League title race.
Arsenal’s win over Liverpool not only ended their unbeaten streak that went back as far as September, but also ensured that (at the very least) this is a three-horse race.
It’s exactly the situation you want to be in as a Premier League fan at this stage of the season. Not only are there several teams in the running for the title, but the race for a top four spot is also far too tight to call.
With that in mind, CopyBet are rewarding brand new customers with a no deposit, €5 free bet to use on this weekend’s football. In case you needed reminding, those fixtures include Brentford vs Liverpool, Manchester City vs Chelsea, and Luton Town vs Manchester United.
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Now, let’s have a look at three of the biggest Premier League fixtures this weekend.
Brentford vs Liverpool
It might feel like it was a lot longer ago, but it was only last season that Liverpool lost a Premier League game to Brentford. While Liverpool won comfortably in Anfield earlier this season, last year’s 3-1 defeat shows just how capable this Brentford squad, who were the only team to beat champions Manchester City home and away last year, can be.
They certainly have the players to cause headaches for opposition defences. Ivan Toney’s ability to score puts him up there with the most dangerous strikers in the league, and recent performances like those at home to Arsenal and Aston Villa show how they force teams into needing a late score to win.
That said, Liverpool’s form this season is difficult to ignore. A 15-match unbeaten run in the Premier League, interrupted by Arsenal’s 3-1 win in the Emirates, shows exactly why they will most likely be title contenders right until Jurgen Klopp’s reign concludes at the end of the season.
There probably weren’t many people who thought the champions’ poor form earlier in the season was going to continue for long. It says a lot about the quality of this team that they recovered so well from a four-game run in November and December without any wins, but it’s worth noting where that mid-season dip began.
It all started the last time these two teams met, in a 4-4 Stamford Bridge thriller. The previous five Premier League clashes between Chelsea and Manchester City have only been won by one goal, so it’s reasonable to assume that this will be closer than you might guess from glancing at the table.
You would need to go back to May 2021 for a Chelsea win against Manchester City, and they have blown hot and cold this season so far. Mauricio Pochettino will need to ask his players to reach a standard we’ve only seen them hit in flashes this season, whereas Pep Guardiola will see this as another chance to get one step closer to an unprecedented fourth Premier League title in a row.
Some moments in sport truly capture the imagination, and Luton Town’s inaugural promotion to the Premier League was certainly one of them. The fact a team that was playing fifth-tier football 10 years ago has now reached the pinnacle of English football is a testament to all of those involved.
It’s also worth saying, they have put in some fantastic performances. Having kept Liverpool to a 1-1 stalemate in November and tested the likes of Arsenal and Manchester City, they have gone on a run of four Premier League wins and two draws in the period between now and 24 December.
As for Manchester United, this game provides an opportunity to garner a bit of confidence and put more pressure on fifth-place Aston Villa. While they have been able to put some positive results together and are in contention for European football next season, the 11,500-capacity Kenilworth Road is a tough place to go.