The Premier League was well-represented in Europe midweek with Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur all winning. Swansea City earned a point in their Europa League match with Kuban Krasnador whilst Arsenal were the only team to lose. It's Arsène Wenger's side who start this weekend's Premier League action, at managerless Crystal Palace in Saturday's lunchtime kickoff. Ian Holloway resigned after Monday's hammering by Fulham, citing "exhaustion". Later in the day, Aston Villa host Everton in a match up that tends to see a number of goals. Liverpool will look to maintain their good start to the season when they host West Bromwich Albion. Manchester United are kicking off at 3pm once again this time at home to Stoke City. Saturday evening's televised fixture gives fans a chance to see Mauricio Pochettino's Southampton who have lost just 1 of their first 8 games this season and conceded a league-low 3 goals. They're at home to Fulham coming off an important 4-1 win at Crystal Palace on Monday night. The 23rd Premier League Tyne-Wear derby kicks off the action on Sunday at the Stadium of Light. Sunderland were 3-0 winners in the last meeting back in April which was Paolo Di Canio's second game in charge. Gus Poyet will be taking charge of the Black Cats for the second time on Sunday. Chelsea-Manchester City is the final televsied Premier League game of the weekend. José Mourinho takes on Manuel Pellegrini with his side having an extra day's rest after the Champions League. City were also playing in Russia which could take its toll. On top of that, Vincent Kompany is expected to miss the game. Swansea City-West Ham and Tottenham-Hull City kick off at the same time after their games were moved to Sunday after the two hosts were in Europa League action on Thursday. If you're thinking about betting on the Premier League action this weekend, we were 3/3 last weekend and here are some tips to consider this time around:
Crystal Palace vs Arsenal Saturday 26 October 12:45Crystal Palace are averaging more than 2 goals against per game Only Fulham and Hull City are averaging fewer shots per game than Crystal Palace *Crystal Palace have lost 7 of their 8 games since returning to the Premier League this season Arsenal are averaging more than 2 goals per game Arsenal have five players with at least 2 goals already this season showing their goalscoring ability all over the pitch Arsenal have won 6 of their last 7 Premier League games Recommended bet: Arsenal to win -1.5 41/40 with Bet365
Aston Villa vs Everton Saturday 26 October 15:00Aston Villa have failed to keep a clean sheet in their last 15 matches at Villa Park Last season's top scorer Christian Benteke is in-line to return to the starting lineup this weekend after coming on as a substitute last weekend Both teams have scored in each of the last five meetings between these two Both teams have scored in each of Everton's last 4 Premier League games Romelu Lukaku has scored 4 goals in 4 games for Everton Everton are without a clean sheet in their last 4 Premier League games Recommended bet: Both teams to score 1/2 with Bet365
Sunderland vs Newcastle United Sunday 27 October 13:30Sunderland have lost 7 of their 8 Premier League games this season Sunderland are conceding 2.5 goals per game on average Only Stoke City (4) have scored fewer goals than Sunderland's 5 this season Loïc Rémy has scored 5 goals in his last 4 Premier League games Newcastle are averaging more than twice as many shots on target than Sunderland this season Newcastle are unbeaten in their last 3 visits to the Stadium of Light Recommended bet: Double Chance: Newcastle to Win or Draw 4/9 with Bet365 Bet365 are offering money back on all correct score, half-time/full-time and scorecast bets if the game finishes 0-0. Additionally, there's up to £200 in free bets for all new customers signing up here.