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The big Friday Premier League quiz

SoccerNews in English Premier League 17 Jan 2020

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There are no doubts over the big game of this weekend in the Premier League.

Liverpool host the only team to have taken points off them so far this season as bitter rivals Manchester United make the trip to Anfield.

Manchester City and Leicester City, second and third respectively, face matches against Crystal Palace and Burnley.

Watford, rejuvenated under Nigel Pearson, might fancy their chances of claiming a big scalp when they welcome Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham to Vicarage Road.

Elsewhere in London, Arsenal will be eyeing victory over Sheffield United, while David Moyes is preparing for a reunion when West Ham take on Everton.

Before all the action gets under way, why not give our Opta-powered quiz a go? You can find all the answers at the bottom of the page…

 

1. Dele Alli has scored five times against Watford – his level-best return in the Premier League. Against which two other teams has he matched this haul?

2. Arsenal will face Sheffield United without the suspended Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang, who has scored 48 per cent of their Premier League goals this season. Who is the only player in the division boasting a higher percentage of his team’s goals?

3. Burnley boss Sean Dyche heads into Sunday’s home clash with Leicester City having suffered four defeats from four versus Brendan Rodgers, but which Premier League manager beat him seven times out of seven?

4. Which player has created a league-high 27 chances from set-pieces this season?

5. Manchester United’s Mason Greenwood has scored four Premier League goals this term. Who was the last teenager to score five in the same campaign?

 

Answers
1. Chelsea and Southampton
2. Danny Ings (52 per cent of Southampton’s goals)
3. Arsene Wenger
4. Trent Alexander-Arnold
5. Marcus Rashford (2016-17)

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