Arsenal took advantage of their game in hand to pull five points clear of second-placed Manchester City, and now for the top two the Premier League title race is a straight fight to the finish.
Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal host second-bottom Bournemouth on Saturday, after City get the day under way when they tackle Newcastle United.
The standout game of the weekend is Liverpool’s home clash with EFL Cup winners Manchester United, as Jurgen Klopp’s Anfield side look to keep closing in on the Champions League places.
Can struggling Chelsea find a rare win on Saturday, or will Leeds United pour on more misery for Graham Potter?
Ahead of the fixtures, you can test your knowledge with our Opta-powered quiz. The answers are at the bottom.
3/4 – Three of the four highest scoring players in Europe’s top five leagues this season aged 21 or younger are contracted to Arsenal:
15 – Folarin Balogun
11 – Gabriel Martinelli
11 – Jamal Musiala
10 – Bukayo Saka
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) March 1, 2023
1. Manchester City have won their last 13 Premier League home games against Newcastle United, who are their visitors on Saturday. Only Everton have had a longer winning streak at home against a specific opponent in the Premier League, winning 14 in a row against which team?
2. Ollie Watkins is two goals away from becoming the first Aston Villa player to reach double figures in three consecutive top-flight campaigns since 2014-15. Who achieved the feat back then?
3. Leeds travel to Chelsea, looking to build on victory over Southampton in Javi Gracia’s first Premier League game in charge. Only one boss has won his first two Premier League games with Leeds. Name him.
4. Nottingham Forest, who host Everton, are unbeaten in their last eight Premier League home games (W4 D4). There is only one team currently on a longer undefeated run at home, but who are they?
5. England internationals Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho were on the scoresheet when Manchester United won 2-1 against Liverpool in August. Who was the last Englishman to score home and away league goals for the Red Devils against Liverpool in a single season? You might want a clue, so be aware it has not happened in the Premier League era.
2. Christian Benteke
3. Terry Venables (in August 2002)
4. Manchester United (11 unbeaten at home)
5. Tommy Taylor (in 1953-54)
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