5 things to watch out for in this weekend's Premier League fixtures

5 things to watch out for in this weekend's Premier League fixtures

It is another weekend of exciting football action in the English Premier League as teams will be playing their respective week three fixtures.

So far, six teams have recorded maximum points in the league and will be looking to continue their streak this weekend.

Manchester City are the highest scoring side with eight goals in two matches while newly-promoted Cardiff City are the team yet to record a goal this season.

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Here are the five things to expect in this weekend's matches of the Premier League

1. Wilshere returns to his boyhood club

England international Jack Wilshere will for the first time face his former side Arsenal since leaving the Emirates to join West Ham this summer.

Both sides have lost first their two matches so far this season as Manuel Pellegrini and Unai Emery will be hoping get their first win as managers of their new clubs.

2. Manchester City and Liverpool favourites to make it three wins out of three games

From the two matches played this season, Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp's side have been tipped as potential contenders following their impressive displays.

Liverpool are expected to win against Brighton at Anfield while Manchester City have all it takes to get all three points against new boys, Wolverhampton at the Molineux.

3. Predicted wins for two newly-promoted sides

Fulham will be desperately looking for a win against visiting Burnley at the Craven Cottage after losing their first two matches to Crystal Palace and Tottenham.

On the other hand, Cardiff City who are yet to score a goal in top flight football, will be firing from all cylinders away to Huddersfield.

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4. The return of Hazard into first team action

The Belgian international has been played in Chelsea's first two matches a substitute and he looked dangerous coming on in the attack.

Eden Hazard who provided two assists, one each in the games against Huddersfield and Arsenal, could start for this first time this season against Newcastle at Saint James' Park.

5. Make or mar game for Mourinho

The Portuguese manager has come under huge criticisms after Manchester United's 3-2 loss to Brighton last weekend.

The odds are for the Red Devils against Tottenham at Old Trafford as the London club have failed to record a win in their last four visits to the Theatre of Dreams.

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