We’re again after one other spherical of midweek European fixtures, with the Premier League being represented throughout three worldwide competitions. Some EPL sides went robust to get themselves over the road within the group levels of those tournaments, whereas others had the posh to rotate, conserving the squad recent for these ultimate few league video games earlier than the massive match begins: the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Let’s run the rule over the fixtures and workforce information forward of GW-15.
leeds v Bournemouth
Leeds might be stuffed with confidence after recording a well-known win at Anfield final day out. They are going to be with out Sinisterra and Dallas who will not return until after the World Cup, and Adam Forshaw is not obtainable but both.
Neto, Brooks and Kelly stay out for the Cherries.
Manchester Metropolis vs. Fulham
Man Metropolis had been capable of rotate closely within the win in opposition to Sevilla and now transfer into this match with Haaland nonetheless a slight doubt. The Norwegian has returned to coaching however should endure a ultimate evaluation earlier than a call will be made on his involvement. Kyle Walker stays unavailable.
In-form Fulham has no new damage considerations however might be with out Bobby De Cordova-Reid, who sits out attributable to suspension.
Nottingham Forest v Brentford
Forest might be trying to bounce again after a 5-0 humbling at Arsenal. They’ll proceed to be with out defending Toffolo (no return date).
Jensen has handed match for The Bees after struggling a suspected dead-leg final day out. Christian Norgaard is “progressing effectively,” however Strakosha, Hickey, and Jansson stay out until after Christmas. Ivan Toney is suspended.
Wolves v Brighton
Wolves’s troubles in entrance of objective will not get any simpler after Diego Costa’s purple card that can sideline him this weekend. Jimenez and Neto additionally stay out, and Matheus Nunez is uncertain.
Buoyant Brighton will wait on the information of Veltman, who needed to sit the final one out with a calf damage, however Jakub Moder stays a long-term absentee.
Everton vs leicester
Nathan Patterson is “prepared to begin,” Godfrey has returned to coaching, and Lampard says Mina is “shut.” Townsend is a long-term absentee, however in any other case the Toffees are in good condition.
Leicester even have their defensive issues and Evans might be hoping to return for this one, pending an evaluation. Ricardo Pereira and Ryan Bertrand are sidelined with long-term accidents.
Chelsea vs Arsignal
Kovacic will face a late health take a look at, whereas Chilwell faces a scan to find out the extent of his hamstring damage. Kepa can even miss out with a foot damage. Reece, Kante, and Fofana all stay unavailable.
Tomiyasu is a doubt and Emile Smith-Rowe stays unavailable, however Arteta says Saka is “fantastic” and he’ll additionally hope to welcome Zinchenko and Elneny again into the fold. The massive query right here is will Aubameyang punish his outdated membership of him?
Aston Villa vs Man Utd
Martinez might be hoping to return for Villa after struggling a concussion final sport, forcing an early change. Diego Carlos stays a long-term absentee, and Kamara isn’t prepared but both.
Fernandes is suspended for yellow-card accumulation. Sancho and Antony will face late health assessments attributable to sickness and a knock, respectively, and Martial can also be a doubt. Brandon Williams and Raphael Varane are long-term absentees.
Southampton v Newcastle
The Saints welcome Bella-Kotchap and Stuart Armstrong again into rivalry, however Livramento and Walker-Peters stay out.
Excessive-flying Newcastle might be with out Joelinton who sits out for one game-week attributable to suspension. Defender Schar will face an evaluation of his hamstring after coming off final day out. Krafth, Ritchie, Isak, and Dummet are unavailable. Importantly, Eddie Howe has cleared Schar after preliminary considerations relating to his hamstring.
West Ham United vs Crystal Palace
Fabianski is the principle health concern for the Irons, after struggling a knee-injury final day out, coming off at half time. This was initially touted as a precaution however no information has adopted since so he is a slight doubt for this one. Paqueta is “in all probability prepared” and Aguerd is match.
For Palace, Edouard not solely scored final day out but additionally picked up a knock, and can now face a late take a look at. Doucoure should even be assessed. Jack Butland and Nathan Ferguson proceed to construct health, whereas James McArthur’s return is farther off.
Spurs v Liverpool
The principle information is that Son Heung-min might be out for the short-term no less than after struggling a fracture to his eye socket within the win over Marseille. Moreover, neither Kulusevski nor Richarlison is prone to return till no less than game-week 16, and Lucas Moura is struggling with “actually dangerous” ache. Christian Romero stays out.
Veteran James Milner is the latest damage doubt for Liverpool and appears set to overlook this one with a concussion. He joins Matip, Keita, Jota, and Diaz on the record of gamers Klopp won’t be able to summon for the weekend.
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