2014-15 Premier League Match Previews: Week 5 (Part 2)

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Updated: September 16, 2014
Sunderland EPL

Burnley vs. Sunderland

Match Date: 20 September 2014 (local)

Match Venue: Turf Moor

(Featured image: Sunderland | Source: The Guardian)

 

Burnley and Sunderland are still without a win in the English top-tier football as of their fourth fixture. The home side entered the competition with back-to-back defeats from Chelsea and Swansea and while they managed to hold their next two opponents in deadlocks, they were rendered goalless on both occasions. The visitors, meanwhile, have also suffered almost the same fate except that they only lost once (on the third week) and forced a draw in the rest of their score sheet. Sunderland currently rank 15th in the league table with three points a goal difference of -1 while Burnley are positioned in the top spot of the relegation zone having only secured two points (and a goal difference of -3) from their first four EPL tourneys.

 

Online betting tip: Sunderland and Burnley will hold each other in a stalemate.

 

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Aston Villa vs. Arsenal

Match Date: 20 September 2014 (local)

Match Venue: Villa Park

 

Aston Villa may have lost points from Leyton Orient in the League Cup but at least they finished their last two Premier League battles in rousing victories. Their most recent tourney was an upset against Liverpool, capped by a first-half Gabriel Agbonlahor goal that allowed the Villans to earn a clean sheet and climb up the table’s second spot. Arsenal, in comparison, obtained triumph against Besiktas in the UEFA Champions League but have been winless in the past three weeks of the English top-flight. Nevertheless, The Gunners still rank within the top half of the rankings with six points to brag about and a positive goal difference to be proud of.

 

Football betting tip: Arsenal will lord this tourney over, at the expense of Aston Villa.