The Nations League is all well and good but don’t pretend you haven’t been counting down the days until the domestic matches return.
We’re in for a bit of a treat for Premier League GW5, with enticing games dotted all over the placed and the matches between Tottenham and Liverpool are nearly always entertaining affairs.
The Reds were hammered 4-1 at Wembley last season although culpable parties like Lorus Karius and Dejan Lovren aren’t in this team and we’re pretty sure Alisson won’t be making the sort of schoolboy errors that allowed Leicester to score.
SATURDAY 15TH SEPTEMBER
Tottenham Hotspur 12:30 Liverpool
AFC Bournemouth 15:00 Leicester City
Chelsea 15:00 Cardiff City
Huddersfield Town 15:00 Crystal Palace
Manchester City 15:00 Fulham
Newcastle United 15:00 Arsenal
Watford 17:30 Manchester United
Manchester City clash with Fulham at the Etihad Stadium hoping to potentially take advantage of any dropped Liverpool points, with Arsenal heading to Newcastle for another interesting away assignment.
On Saturday teatime, we have the exciting prospect of Watford going for consecutive win number five when they entertain Manchester United, a fortnight after putting Tottenham to the sword.
The Red Devils will fancy their chances of repeating last season’s win in this fixture after an accomplished win at Burnley.
Meanwhile, Wolves entertain Burnley and all the early money has been for a Wanderers team to beat the Clarets, with Nuno Espirito Santo having engineered a win at West Ham following a draw against Manchester City.
SUNDAY 16TH SEPTEMBER
Wolverhampton Wanderers 13:30 Burnley
Everton 16:00 West Ham United
Everton don’t look like cast iron certainties even if they’re facing a West Ham side without a point so far.
MONDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER
Southampton 20:00 Brighton & Hove Albion
Southampton and Brighton clash at St Mary’s on the Monday night and it could be an evenly-matched tussle between sides that enjoyed positive performances by virtue of a win against Palace and a comeback draw against Fulham respectively.