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The Big Friday Premier League Quiz

SoccerNews in English Premier League 20 Jan 2023

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There’s a full deck of Premier League fixtures this weekend, bookended by two major clashes between the four teams that once dominated the competition.

League leaders Arsenal square off with Manchester United on Sunday.

First, Liverpool and Chelsea go head-to-head in a battle between two sides who are desperately in need of a return to their best form on Saturday.

In between, champions Manchester City face Wolves, high flyers Newcastle United make the trip to Crystal Palace and Everton meet West Ham in a basement battle.

Ahead of the latest slate of matches, test your football expertise with our Opta-powered Premier League quiz. The answers are at the bottom.

1. Liverpool’s match with Chelsea will mark Jurgen Klopp’s 1,000th game as a manager, though he has not often had much look against the Blues. Of the 19 Premier League games he has overseen against Chelsea, how many has Klopp won?

2. Pep Guardiola has won two of his three meetings with Wolves’ Julen Lopetegui in all competitions. One of those games saw Guardiola’s Bayern Munich team beat Porto 6-1 in April 2015. What was the score in the City manager’s other win over Lopetegui?

3. Which Newcastle player has created more chances from set plays than any other player in the Premier League this season (34).

4. No side has scored fewer first-half goals in the Premier League than both Everton and West Ham this season. How many have they each managed?

5. Bukayo Saka has scored in his last two Premier League games against Manchester United. Who are the two Gunners players to have netted in three games in a row in the competition?

Answers:

1. Six
2. 4-0, City against Sevilla in the Champions League this season
3. Kieran Trippier, with 2.7 per game
4. Six
5. Freddie Ljungberg (1998-2000) and Thierry Henry (2000-2001)

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