Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

26 October 2023 23:00
Grealish to light up the Manchester derby, another record for Salah and Iraola in the last chance saloon?With every passing week, Tottenham fans everywhere are telling themselves the same thing: don’t get carried away, enjoy it while you can. Their doubters are mounting up on “told you so” hill, waiting for that inevitable first league defeat of the Ange Postecoglou era. Whether it will come under the Friday night lights at Selhurst Park looks doubtful, though. Crystal Palace remain seriously depleted, without their two key attacking players in Eberechi Eze and Michael Olise. “As far as I’m concerned, they can’t come back quickly enough,” sighed Roy Hodgson, who must instead remind his side of their miserly home defensive record. Palace have kept clean sheets in their past two outings at home, but both were goalless draws against Nottingham Forest and Fulham. Containing Tottenham’s vibrant attacking duo, the smiling assassins Son Heung-min and James Maddison, will be a different matter altogether. Dominic BoothCrystal Palace v Tottenham, Friday 8pm (all times GMT)Arsenal v Sheffield United, Saturday 3pmManchester United v Manchester City, Sunday 3.30pmChelsea v Brentford, Saturday 12.30pmBournemouth v Burnley, Saturday 3pm Continue full article

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