Chelsea and Arsenal set for Premier League clash Saturday

League-leading Chelsea entertain Arsenal (7:30 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Network) Saturday with a chance to create even more separation at the top of the league table. Of course, Arsenal doesn’t see it that way. The Gunners will be hoping to reel in the front-running Blues a bit with a win at Stamford Bridge. Table watch: […]

Why were Liverpool much better against Chelsea?

Liverpool were undeniably better against Chelsea on Tuesday than they have been in recent weeks. The entire month of January was a slog for them, crashing out of two cups and, arguably, the title race. With that in mind, Liverpool went into their game against Chelsea with three home losses in a row, needing to […]

Will Manchester City finish in the top four?

With the new TV rights, which bring impressive amount of money into the club accounts, specially to Premier League clubs, the English championship have become the main attraction for every football fan. The Premier League is considered by many the most balanced championship and perhaps also the strongest, where the difference between the first and […]

Jermain Defoe is the most valuable player in the Premier League

Think of all the stars in the Premier League. Who is coming to your mind? It’s probably the usual cast of characters. Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibarhimovic, Sergio Aguero, Diego Costa, Harry Kane, Alexis Sanchez, Kevin de Bruyne and a whole slew of others. But you would probably have to list off about 50 players before […]

Who would play in a Premier League All-Star Game

With the Premier League, NHL, and NBA all just passing the halfway points of their season, and the latter two getting ready for their midseason All-Star games, it got me thinking: Who would play in a Premier League all star game? Obviously, this game would feature the Premier League’s best XI against some random MLS team […]

Could Chelsea winning the Premier League hurt them in the long run?

Okay, let’s get this out of the way quickly. Winning the Premier League is always a good thing. It’s the whole reason the competition is held: to win it. What we are looking at here is the infrastructure of the club and if winning the Premier League this season could have long reach effects that […]

Five players Pep Guardiola could sign that would best suit his philosophy

Despite winning his first six league games in charge of Manchester City, Pep Guardiola has not enjoyed his time in England. The Spaniard has struggled to find a rhythm with his new club. This left some to question whether or not he’s as good as advertised, and his previous two super clubs made him look better than […]

Frantic and controversial ending sends Arsenal into second place

A wild final few minutes saw Arsenal go from cautious to despondent to joyful as they snatched a 2-1 win against an inform Burnley side. It took a 97th-minute penalty from Alexis Sanchez to get the win, but Arsenal’s victory sees them leapfrog Tottenham in the table. [link_box id=”23195″ site_id=”158″ layout=”link-box-third” alignment=”alignright”]This weekend set up […]

Man City and Tottenham both look to strengthen their top four aspirations

Two teams chasing Chelsea, and battling each other for a spot in the top four, collide on Saturday at the Eithad when Tottenham Hotspur visits Manchester City (12:30 p.m. ET, NBC). Man in the middle: Andre Marriner draws the prime assignment for the weekend. He was the referee for Spurs’ 3-0 win over Hull City […]

There’s a difference between squad rotation and resting players

Last season, Leicester City made fewer changes than anyone and won the Premier League. This year the same can be said about Chelsea. But you know what also can be said about both clubs? Neither of them had to make any changes! Oh Gary. For such a wise pundit how could you say something so […]

Is Pep Guardiola right in conceding the Premier League for Manchester City?

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has admitted that his team are out of the Premier League title race following their heavy 4-0 loss to Everton over the weekend. This loss leaves them 10 points behind league leaders Chelsea, and outside of the top four. With 17 games left in the season, catching up to Chelsea […]