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The big Friday Premier League quiz

SoccerNews in English Premier League 30 Oct 2020

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The games are coming thick and fast and after another busy week of European football it is straight back into the Premier League.

One of the Premier League’s most iconic rivalries has its latest instalment on Sunday as Manchester United host Arsenal, while early leaders Everton go to Newcastle United on the same day.

Before that, though, how will champions Liverpool cope with their mounting injury problems against West Ham on Saturday? Can Manchester City rediscover their best domestic form at Sheffield United?

Ahead of another round of fascinating games, have a go at our Opta-powered quiz. Find the answers at the bottom of the page.

1. City winger Riyad Mahrez has been directly involved in 99 goals in 203 Premier League appearances (58 goals, 41 assists). A goal or assist against the Blades would see him become the sixth African to achieve the milestone, but who are the other five players from the continent to complete the feat?

2. Michail Antonio will be bidding to score his 40th Premier League goal when West Ham face Liverpool, having struck 11 times in his past 13 games. Who has scored the most Premier League goal from the Hammers with 47?

3. Burnley have lost each of their past three Premier League games at Turf Moor ahead of their meeting with Chelsea. Who was their manager when they last lost four in a row at home in the competition in April 2010?

4. Arsenal face United at Old Trafford on Sunday but have not won at the ground in the Premier League in 13 attempts. Their last victory came in September 2006, but who scored the only goal for the Gunners in a 1-0 win?

5. Patrick Bamford has scored six goals in Leeds United’s first six Premier League matches this season ahead of their fixture with Leicester City on Monday. Who was the last player to do that for Leeds in the top-flight back in 1992-93?

Answers:

1. Didier Drogba, Yakubu, Emmanuel Adebayor, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah.
2. Paolo Di Canio
3. Brian Laws
4. Emmanuel Adebayor
5. Eric Cantona

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