Pulse List 5 things you should know ahead of EPL matchday 8

Check out these five things you should know ahead of matchday eight fixtures of the English Premier League

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  play City are looking to return to winning ways against Newcastle United (Daily Mail/Ian Hodgson)
  play Dimitri Payet has been on form for West Ham this season (Andy Hooper/Daily Mail)
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1. Manchester City Vs Newcastle United

After two consecutive losses in the English Premier League, Manchester City hope to return to winning ways as they welcome Newcastle United to the Etihad Stadium.

City have beaten Newcastle in their last league 17 meetings their longest winning run against any opponent.


2. Sunderland Vs West Ham

West Ham will be traveling to the Stadium of Light to face struggling Sunderland and all eyes will be on Dimitri Payet.

The France international has had a hand in 13 goals in his last 15 appearances in the league.


3. Chelsea Vs Southampton

  play Southampton have scored four headed goals this season (Reuters via Daily Mail)


Chelsea have conceded five headed goals in the league this season, the highest so far and will be hosting Southampton this weekend.

Ronald Koeman's men have scored more headed goals this season more than any other side in the league.


4 Everton Vs Liverpool

  play Merseyside derby has seen 20 red cards (Ian Hodgson/Daily Mail)


The Merseyside derby this weekend is expected to be dramatic as usual.

There have been 20 red cards in this fixture which is four more than any other fixtures in the league.


5 Arsenal Vs Manchester United

  play Wayne Rooney loves scoring against Arsenal (Ian Hodgson/Daily Mail)


Arsenal welcome Manchester United to the Emirate this weekend and will be wary of Wayne Rooney.

The striker loves playing against Arsenal. He scored his first Premier league goal, his first Premier league goal for United and his 100th league goal all against Arsenal.

EPL Fixtures this weekend

Saturday,  October 3

12:45 PM: Crystal Palace Vs West Brom

3: 00 PM Man City Vs Newcastle

3:00 PM: Sunderland Vs West Ham

3: 00 PM Norwich City Vs Leicester City

3: 00 PM Bournemouth Vs Watford

3:00 PM: Aston Villa Vs Stoke City

5:30 PM Chelsea Vs Southampton

Sunday, October, 4

1: 30: Everton Vs Liverpool

4:00 Swansea City Vs Tottenham

4: 00: Arsenal Vs Man United

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