Week five’s English Premier League fixtures for the 2019/2020 season will begin on Saturday 14th September. The league will resume after a two-week international break. Ten matches will be played from 14th to 16th September. Liverpool is currently at the top of the league table with twelve points while Manchester City comes second with ten points. Watford is currently last in the standings with only one point so far.
Some of the potentially mouthwatering week five Premier League fixtures include Manchester United vs. Leicester City, Wolves vs. Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur vs. Crystal Palace. The league table is slowly taking shape after the first four weeks of the season. Liverpool and last season’s league champions, Manchester City, currently seem like the strong favorites to win the 2019/2020 Premier League.
Saturday 14th September Premier League games
Here are the games that will take place on Saturday, 14th September.
Liverpool vs. Newcastle United
Liverpool welcome Newcastle to the Anfield on 14th September. The hosts currently sit at the top of the league table having won all their four opening fixtures. The Reds beat Burnley by three goals to nil last time out and will be firm favorites to beat Newcastle. The team has won ninety percent of their previous 20 home Premier League fixtures.
Newcastle, on the other hand, has lost almost half of their last twenty away games. The Magpies are fourteenth on the table after drawing one all against Watford last time out.
Manchester United vs. Leicester City
Manchester United will host Leicester City on matchday five at Old Trafford. The Red Devils currently sit eighth in the table after a somewhat shaky start to the 2019/2020 season. United faced Southampton last time with the match ending in a one-all draw. Leicester, on the other hand, will be coming into the game after a 3-1 victory over Bournemouth. Leicester is third on the league standings, two points behind second-placed Manchester City.
Leicester won an away match two weeks ago against Sheffield while Manchester United lost a home game around the same time against Crystal Palace.
Sheffield United vs. Southampton
Sheffield welcome Southampton to Bramall Lane on 14th September. The hosts are currently in the tenth position in the league standings after a 2-2 draw against Chelsea on matchday four.
Southampton sits thirteenth in the league table after their one-all draw against Manchester United during week four of the Premier League. Southampton last won an away game against Brighton two weeks ago.
Tottenham Hotspur vs. Crystal Palace
Spurs will welcome Crystal Palace to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on 14th September. The hosts settled for a 2-2- draw against London rivals Arsenal in one of the most entertaining matches of matchday four. Tottenham is in the ninth position while Crystal Palace is at number four after their narrow 1-0 victory over Aston Villa on matchday four.
The Spurs vs. Palace match could go either way since the hosts have won sixty percent of their last twenty home matches. Crystal Palace, on the other hand, has lost forty-five percent of their previous twenty away matches.
Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Burnley
Brighton will welcome Burnley to the Amex Stadium on 14th September. The hosts are currently in the sixteenth position after losing to second-placed Manchester City by four goals to nil on matchday four. Burnley sits twelfth in the table after losing by three goals to league leaders, Liverpool.
The hosts have only won twenty-five percent of their last twenty home fixtures while Burnley has lost more than half of their previous twenty away games.
Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. Chelsea
Wolves will host Chelsea at the Molineux Stadium on 14th September. The hosts are seventeenth in the league standings after losing 3-2 to Everton on matchday four. Chelsea sits eleventh in the table after their two-all draw against Sheffield. This Wolves vs. Chelsea fixture seems somewhat balanced since the hosts have won about half of their last twenty home matches.
Chelsea has won sixty percent of their last twenty Premier League away matches. If both teams step up, this fixture will undoubtedly be among the most entertaining matches of matchday five.
Norwich City vs. Manchester City
Norwich City will host Manchester City at Carrow Road for their fifth Premier League match of the 2019/2020 season. The hosts are nineteenth in the table, two points above bottom-placed Watford. The team lost by two goals to nil against West Ham last time. Manchester City is second in the table after beating Brighton by four goals to nil.
The team is two points behind current league leaders, Liverpool. Manchester City players are in great form, making them firm favorites to win all three points.
Sunday, 15th September
Here are the matches that will take place on Sunday, 15th September.
Bournemouth vs. Everton
Everton will travel to Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium for the matchday five showdown. The hosts sit in the fifteenth position after losing by three goals to one against Leicester City last time out. Everton, on the other hand, is in the sixth position after their 3-2 win against Wolverhampton during matchday four.
The Toffees have lost about half of their last twenty away fixtures while Bournemouth lost a home match two weeks ago to Manchester City.
Watford vs. Arsenal
Watford will welcome Arsenal to Vicarage Road on 15th September. The hosts are languishing at the bottom of the table having earned a solitary point after four matches in the 2019/2020 season. The team’s week four match ended in a one-all draw against Newcastle. Arsenal, on the other hand, is fifth in the table after an entertaining North London derby against Tottenham Hotspur. The match ended in a 2-2 draw after the Gunners came from two goals down.
Arsenal has lost forty percent of their last twenty away games while Watford has won thirty-five percent of their previous twenty home matches.
Monday, 16th September fixtures
Here are the Premier League matches that will take place on Monday 16th September.
Aston Villa vs. West Ham United
Aston Villa will face West Ham in the last game of week five on 16th September at Villa Park. The hosts sit at the relegation zone in the eighteenth position after their one-nil loss against Crystal Palace last time. The visitors are currently in the seventh position after their 2-0 victory over Norwich City on matchday four. Aston Villa has won fifty-five percent of their last twenty Premier League home matches. West Ham won an away game against Watford two weeks ago during matchday three.
Football fans will be waiting for week five’s Premier League fixtures after the international break. There will be several top-notch fixtures to keep fans entertained throughout the weekend. The season has started in typically competitive fashion as teams seek to rake in points early in the season. Which teams do you think will win their respective fixtures in week five?