Arsenal- West Ham (Monday 26 December, 8pm)
In the seventeenth spherical of the Premier League, a recreation between the chief Arsenal, with 37 factors, and West Ham, sixteenth, with 14 factors. The London derby the place the favoritism is on the facet of Arsenal, with virtually an absolute championship. It has just one drawback. It additionally added one draw and 12 wins.
At the Emirates Stadium, Arsenal are merely crushing with six wins from six games. Before the break within the championship, West Ham was in one of many worst durations of the season with three consecutive defeats. Away from residence, West Ham’s marketing campaign has been very weak. Only one win in seven rounds performed as a visitor. It additionally added one draw and 5 losses. In current instances it has been virtually a stroll for Arsenal’s residence games with West Ham for the Premier League. In the final 15 games, Arsenal gained 13, West Ham gained one and there was a draw. Last season they beat Arsenal 2-0
Aston Villa v Liverpool (Monday 26 December, 3.30pm)
In the seventeenth spherical of the Premier League, I performed between two groups that have been very disappointing within the championship. Aston Villa, ranked twelfth with 18 factors, hosts Liverpool, sixth with 22 and 15 behind leaders Arsenal.
However, Aston Villa are in good kind earlier than the break within the championship with two consecutive victories. At Villa Park, the marketing campaign was even optimistic with 4 wins, one draw and two losses in seven rounds as principal. Liverpool additionally reached the break with two consecutive wins. The downside is even in away games. The victory in six games is basically small. It additionally added two attracts and three losses.
In current instances it has been a dream for Aston Villa to play at residence to Liverpool within the Premier League. In the final 21 games at Villa Park between the 2 groups, Aston Villa have gained solely two. Liverpool gained 14 and had 5 attracts.
FC Porto – Arouca (Wednesday, December 28, 21.15 hours)
In the 14th spherical of the League, FC Porto, the second rank with 29 factors, obtained Arouca, eighth with 19. A recreation the place the favoritism is all on the facet of the Porto group, which is forbidden to lose -gain extra factors in order not to jeopardize the true prospects of reaching the title.
FC Porto is sort of undefeated at Dragão. It has just one defeat, towards Benfica, in six rounds and solely three targets have been conceded. Ahead there may be, nonetheless, an Arouca who has had a quiet championship and has just one loss within the final seven rounds. As guests, they solely misplaced as soon as, on the Estádio da Luz towards Benfica. They nonetheless have two wins and three attracts from their residence.
FC Porto have performed 5 instances at residence with Arouca for Liga. Won 4 and misplaced as soon as. Last season, they beat Porto by 3-0.
Sporting – Paços de Ferreira (Thursday, December 29, 21.15)
In the 14th spherical of the League, a confrontation between Sporting, fourth place with 25 factors, impressed by the ultimate outcomes ensuing from six consecutive victories, with 23 targets scored and conceded just one and that in Alvalade misplaced just one recreation, with Chaves , and a Paços de Ferreira occupying the final place within the Liga with solely two factors, the results of two attracts. One of the attracts was away from residence, on the seventh day towards Santa Clara.
Pacenses already fired two coaches, a transparent signal of the disaster that plagued the Capital do Móvel group.
In 23 instances the 2 groups performed in Alvalade for the Liga. Sporting gained 17 instances, Paços gained 4 instances. There are additionally two attracts. The final victory of the pacenses of Alvalade was within the season of 2012/2013. 1-0. Last season, they beat Sporting by 2-0
SC Braga – Benfica (Friday, December 30, 21.15 hours)
Big recreation within the 14th spherical of the Liga, SC Braga, third place with 28 factors, obtained the chief Benfica, with 37, which continues to be undefeated within the Championship. The group from Braga is coming off a heavy defeat towards Sporting in Alvalade for the League Cup. The League misplaced a few of its spark in the beginning of the League. In the final six rounds, they gained three and misplaced three. In Braga, they misplaced the final two games, towards Chaves and Casa Pia and so they each misplaced with the identical consequence: 0-1.
Benfica, just like the Minho group, got here into this recreation after being eradicated from the League Cup. However, within the League, the crimson lane is sort of untainted. In 13 rounds, 12 wins and just one draw, in Guimarães towards Vitória within the eighth spherical.
In the historical past of Braga’s matches for Liga, Benfica has had nice supremacy in the previous couple of seasons. Since 2012/2013, the Arsenal group has gained solely twice and Benfica eight. Last season they beat Arsenal by 3-2.