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Premier League preview: Who will end 2017 on a high?

Premier League preview: Who will end 2017 on a high?

29/12/2017 at 16:36Updated 29/12/2017 at 16:50

Get team news, TV schedule, live text details and ticket info ahead of the weekend's Premier League fixtures.

Saturday December 30

Bournemouth v Everton, 15:00, Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth

Injured (Bournemouth): Jermaine Defoe, Adam Federici, Tyrone Mings, Brad Smith, Stanislas, Doubtful: Andrew Surman, Charlie Daniels, Harry Arter.

Injured (Everton): Leighton Baines, Ross Barkley, Seamus Coleman, Ramiro Funes Mori, Doubtful: Idrissa Guyey, James McCarthy.

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Stat's Amazing

Wayne Rooney has been involved in eight goals in his last five Premier League games, scoring six and assisting a further two; Rooney hasn’t scored in four consecutive Premier League appearances since March 2012.

Chelsea v Stoke, 15:00, Stamford bridge, London

Doubtful (Chelsea): Andreas Christensen, David Luiz, Charly Musonda.

Injured (Stoke): Stephen Ireland, Glen Johnson, Bruno Martins Indi, Jese, Ryan Shawcross, Doubtful: Eric Pieters, Ineligible (parent club): Kurt Zouma.

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Stat's Amazing

Chelsea haven’t lost their final Premier League game in a calendar year since 2011 (1-3 at home to Aston Villa).

Huddersfield v Burnley, 15:00, John Smith's Stadium, Huddersfield

Injured (Huddersfield): Philip Billing, Michael Hefele, Elias Kachunga, Jon Gorenc Stankovic.

Injured (Burnley): Robert Brady, Tom Heaton, Doubtful: Stephen Ward, Chris Wood, Suspended: James Tarkowski.

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Stat's Amazing

The Terriers have scored the first goal in seven different Premier League home games this season – only Manchester City have done so in more (8).

Liverpool v Leicester, 15:00, Anfield, Liverpool

Injured (Liverpool): Nathaniel Clyne, Jordan Henderson, Alberto Moreno, Doubtful: Daniel Sturridge.

Injured (Leicester): Robert Huth, Danny Simpson.

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Stat's Amazing

Jamie Vardy has scored (six) and been involved in (seven) more Premier League goals against Liverpool than he has versus any other opponent in the competition.

Newcastle v Brighton, 15:00, St James' Park, Newcastle

Injured (Newcastle): Jesus Gamez, Aleksandar Mitrovic, Doubtful: Isaac Hayden, Florian Lejeune.

Injured (Brighton): Steve Sidwell.

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Stat's Amazing

Brighton have won four of their last six meetings with Newcastle in all competitions (L2), though their only away win in that time was in March 1992 (1-0).

Watford v Swansea, 15:00, Vicarage Road, Watford

Injured (Watford): Craig Cathcart, Nathaniel Chalobah, Femenia, Tommy Hoban, Younes Kaboul, Doubtful: Miguel Britos, Will Hughes, Roberto Pereyra. Suspended: Troy Deeney.

Injured (Swansea): Kyle Bartley, Wilfried Bony, Leon Britton, Doubtful: Leroy Fer, Ki Sung-Yueng.

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Stat's Amazing

Tammy Abraham has scored four Premier League goals this season, twice as many as any other Swansea player. However, the Chelsea loanee hasn’t found the net since October, failing to score in any of his previous 11 appearances.

Man Utd v Southampton, 17:30, Old Trafford, Manchester

Injured (Man Utd): Eric Bailly, Michael Carrick, Marouane Fellaini, Valencia, Doubtful: Matteo Darmian, Anthony Martial, Chris Smalling.

Injured (Southampton): Cedric, Ryan Bertrand, Suspended: Charlie Austin.

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Stat's Amazing

Southampton have won just one of their last 11 Premier League games (D4 L6) and none of the last seven. Indeed, Saints have failed to keep a clean sheet in each of those 11 matches.

Sunday December 31

Crystal Palace v Man City, 12:00, Selhurst Park, London

Injured (Crystal Palace): Damien Delaney, Mamadou Sakho, Joel Ward, Connor Wickham.

Injured (Man City): Phil Foden, Benjamin Mendy,Doubtful: Fabian Delph, Vincent Kompany, David Silva, John Stones.

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Stat's Amazing

Manchester City haven’t ended a calendar year with a victory in the Premier League since 2013 – they lost 0-1 at Liverpool in 2016, drew 0-0 away at Leicester in 2015 and drew 2-2 at home to Burnley in 2014.

West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal, 16:30, The Hawthorns, West Bromwich

Injured (West Brom): Nacer Chadli, James morrison, Salomon Rondon.

Injured (Arsenal) Santi Cazorla, Olivier Giroud, Aaron Ramsey, Doubtful: Nacho Monreal.

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Stat's Amazing

Alexis Sánchez has scored three goals in his last four Premier League games against West Brom, this after failing to net in his first three appearances against them in the competition.

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