Head-to-Head: Nicolas Otamendi (Manchester City) vs Toby Alderweireld (Tottenham Hotspur)
Feb14

Head-to-Head: Nicolas Otamendi (Manchester City) vs Toby Alderweireld (Tottenham Hotspur)

It’s second vs fourth in the Premier League title race at the Etihad in Sunday’s late game, with both sides playing catch-up to Leicester City, and this clash is likely to be one of the decisive games in the run-in. Nicolas Otamendi has endured a difficult time in Manchester since his big-money transfer from Valencia last summer. The £32 million man has been regularly criticised in recent weeks, but manager Manuel Pellegrini will be...

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Head-to-Head: Mesut Ozil (Arsenal) vs Riyad Mahrez (Leicester City)

Sunday’s lunchtime game provides Leicester City with another chance to strengthen their Premier League title credentials, when they travel to face third-placed Arsenal. Should they win at the Emirates, they will open up an eight-point advantage over the Gunners. Meanwhile, the hosts will be looking to cut the Foxes’ lead to just two points. Following their professional display in their 2-0 win over Bournemouth last weekend, the...

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Head-to-Head: Cesc Fabregas (Chelsea) vs Jonjo Shelvey (Newcastle United)
Feb13

Head-to-Head: Cesc Fabregas (Chelsea) vs Jonjo Shelvey (Newcastle United)

Disappointing results over the course of the Premier League campaign mean both Chelsea and Newcastle have endured much-maligned seasons in the top-flight. These two stuttering sides will be looking to their respective creative midfielders to help them earn three points this Saturday evening at Stamford Bridge. The last time these two teams met at St James’ Park, Newcastle threw away a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 in a pulsating game....

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Head-to-Head: Jermain Defoe (Sunderland) vs Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)
Feb13

Head-to-Head: Jermain Defoe (Sunderland) vs Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)

Saturday’s early kick-off sees Sunderland host Manchester United in a game which carries significance at both ends of the table. Black Cats striker Jermain Defoe has been in sparkling form as he has almost single-handedly kept his side in with a chance of avoiding relegation this season. The former England forward has scored six goals since the turn of the year, including a vital late equaliser against Liverpool last time out. The...

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FA Cup Head-to-Head: Enner Valencia (West Ham United) vs Christian Benteke (Liverpool)
Feb09

FA Cup Head-to-Head: Enner Valencia (West Ham United) vs Christian Benteke (Liverpool)

Tonight’s FA Cup fourth-round replay represents an opportunity for both West Ham United and Liverpool to bounce back from disappointing results on Saturday in the Premier League. The Hammers were unable to find a way past Fraser Forster and Southampton at the weekend, despite playing 40 minutes against ten-men. West Ham will be looking to Enner Valencia to fire them into the next round and move another step closer to lifting the...

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Head-to-Head: Diego Costa (Chelsea) vs Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)
Feb07

Head-to-Head: Diego Costa (Chelsea) vs Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)

Super Sunday’s Premier League serving finishes with the colossal clash between Premier League giants Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge (16:00). The Blues; who are unbeaten in their last eight league games, have been reaping the benefits of forward Diego Costa’s fruitful form in front of goal, with the Spain international netting six goals in his last eight appearances for the club in all competitions....

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