Friday, 5 October 2012
Premier league leaders Chelsea FC favorite against Norwich Di Mateo players leads both Premier league and champions’ league group E. In previous match Chelsea grabbed famous victory at Emirates and massive 4-0 victory over FC Nordsjaelland. Their new attacking style supported by several midfielders has made life difficult for the opponents. Norwich is still winless in the league after 6 matches, their worst league star record. Having been beaten 5-0 by Fulham and league opening game and 2-5 by Liverpool in last match, the canaries will strangle against Chelsea. It could be a match for Torres to grab a goals and Di Mateo to try starting Victor Moses from first half.
Manchester United are not in god form yet, and they have been more dependent on Robin Van Persie. A trip to Newcastle would not be a nice test for United at this moment. In the last 3 matches Red Devils fails to be Newcastle. The Magpies are strong and they have good record on their home ground, In the last 13 games they recorded nice record 9W, 3D, 1L at Sports Direct Arena. The two top Newcastle hitman Papiss Cisse and Demba Ba will be great fear for shaky United’s defense line with Demba Ba seems to be on form, 6 goals in 6 matches. If history can be counted on this tie, United seems to have top scorers vs Newcastle. Wayne Rooney 10 EPL goals vs Newcastle, best than against any club Paulo scholes has score 9 against Newcastle, more than he has score against any EPL club. Robin Van Persie, last season EPL top scorer, has scored 5 in last 5 EPL start and looks more sharp.
Manchester City so far won three games, in two of them they had to fight for last minute winners, 80' goals by Samir Nasri vs Southampton and 87' goal by Edin Dzeko vs Fulham. In the three draws except for draw against Stoke, they were dominated by both Liverpool and Arsenal and they could easily loose these games. At Etihad City has unbeaten record in 32 matches, 29W, 3D, 0L. The league champions face Sunderland which had four consecutive draws before a narrow win in last match. The on form Steven Fletcher scored 5 goals in as many matches will be an hidden threat to City. The champions will be coming from disappointed performance in champions league on which they survived defeat thank to Joe Hart saves.
Stokes failed to win at Anfield in 49 games 0W 10D, 39L and are not likely to change the record this weekend. Brendan Rodgers players grabbed comfortable win in previous game 5-2 vs Norwich by let Udinese come from behind and won in Europa League 3-2. Liverpool manager made mistake to not let in Luis Suárez, Steven Gerrard, Raheem Sterling earlier, as when they were introduced, the damage has already been done. Suárez is in good form, score hat-trick vs Norwich and one vs Udinese were he could have scred more if player full time.