Sport Eighth week in English Premier League starts today

Eighth week in English Premier League starts today

logo(AA) – The English Premier League’s eighth week will begin on Saturday.

The opening game of the week will be played today between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur. The match at the Etihad Stadium, also known as the City of Manchester Stadium, will kick off at 12:45 GMT.

Meanwhile, London club Arsenal will host Hull City at home tomorrow. The game at the Emirates Stadium will start at 15:00 GMT.

‘Undefeated’ league leaders Chelsea will meet Crystal Palace in an away match on Saturday, with a late afternoon kick off at 15:00 GMT.

Finally, Manchester United will play away to West Bromwich Albion on Monday. The match, which is the last of the week, will commence at 20:00 GMT.

Fixtures of the eighth week in the Premier League are as follows:

Saturday

Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur at 1245 GMT

Newcastle United v Leicester City at 1500 GMT

Southampton v Sunderland at 1500 GMT

Burnley v West Ham United at 1500 GMT

Arsenal v Hull City at 1500 GMT

Crystal Palace v Chelsea at 1500 GMT

Everton v Aston Villa at 1500 GMT

Sunday

Queens Park Rangers v Liverpool at 1330 GMT

Stoke City v Swansea City at 1600 GMT

Monday

West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United at 2000 GMT

 

Current standings in the Premier League are as follows:

Rank Teams P W D L GF GA +/- Pts
1 Chelsea 7 6 1 0 21 7 14 19
2 Manchester City 7 4 2 1 14 7 7 14
3 Southampton 7 4 1 2 11 5 6 13
4 Manchester United 7 3 2 2 13 10 3 11
5 Swansea City 7 3 2 2 10 8 2 11
6 Tottenham Hotspur 7 3 2 2 9 7 2 11
7 West Ham United 7 3 1 3 12 10 2 10
8 Arsenal 7 2 4 1 11 9 2 10
9 Liverpool 7 3 1 3 10 10 0 10
10 Aston Villa 7 3 1 3 4 9 -5 10
11 Hull City 7 2 3 2 11 11 0 9
12 Leicester City 7 2 3 2 11 12 -1 9
13 Sunderland 7 1 5 1 8 7 1 8
14 West Bromwich Albion 7 2 2 3 8 9 -1 8
15 Crystal Palace 7 2 2 3 10 12 -2 8
16 Stoke City 7 2 2 3 6 8 -2 8
17 Everton 7 1 3 3 13 16 -3 6
18 Newcastle United 7 0 4 3 7 14 -7 4
19 Burnley 7 0 4 3 3 10 -7 4
20 Queens Park Rangers 7 1 1 5 4 15 -11 4
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