Three (3) Key Premier League matches to watch at the weekend

The Premier League returns for matchday 2 at the weekend as hostilities ensue across the English hemispheres.  

Spurs will visit Wolverhampton Wanderers while Leeds United will play host to Rafael Benitez's Everton.

It will be another enticing weekend of football in England as 10 matches would take place across the English territory.

With impressive matches played last weekend and plenty of goals scored, expect more fireworks on the pitch as losing sides like Arsenal and Manchester City hope to make amend at home.

On this note, we take a close look at three (3) key games to witness at the weekend in the Premier League.

Liverpool vs. Burnley 


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The Reds would welcome the characteristic Burnley side at Anfield this weekend as Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool looks to continue his sides bright start to the season.

But against Burnley, they have a tough side to deal with at home (Anfield). Burnley is known as a giant killer as they've shocked Chelsea and Arsenal at some point in prevision seasons.

And the fact that they are resolute in defending makes it a big battle to look forward to in earnest.

However, it remains to be seen if they can keep out Liverpool for long in the game as Jurgen Klopp is expected to unleash his front three when Sean Dyche's and his troops come visiting at the Merseyside.

Arsenal vs. Chelsea  


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Both giants would look horns at the weekend as hostility returns at the Emirates Stadium.

The North London club would want to beat arch-rivals Chelsea but it will not come easy as we know owing to the record (not too good) Arsenal have against the Blues.

The quality in the Blues squad has even made it worse as Thomas Tuchel could set to unleash the physical Lukaku against the feeble looking Arsenal defenders.

Tammy Abraham may have been in the news following his departure to AS Roma but Chelsea would not be distracted knowing the importance of this match as regards their season confidence.

Arsenal would do it all to avoid a defeat as the job of Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is up in the air following the loss to Brentford City last week.

Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. Tottenham Hotspur  


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Wolverhampton Wanderers would take on Spurs at the weekend as Matchday 2 beckons in the Premier League.

A lot is expected from both sides as they gear towards this match especially as Nuno Espirito Santos returns to town to face his former side in the dugout.

It promises to be interesting to note the kind of reception the manager will receive at Wolves as he's galvanized the club into an amazing football unit.

That's one of the things that would be in review ahead of this fixture even as Harry Kane is expected to return to the side as well.

Will the Spurs target man get to feature from the start or on the bench.

That's another crucial thing worthy of note as his Spurs side claimed a valuable win against the mighty Manchester City in his absence.      

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