Fri, Jan 13, 2:44pm by Staff Writer
There could be movement at the top of the Premier League table this weekend as Liverpool, Tottenham and Manchester City vie in a three-way tussle for second place in Round 21 matches.
Liverpool on 44 points, five behind league-leader Chelsea, could cement their place or relinquish it to Tottenham when they travel to Old Trafford to meet a resurgent Manchester United.
Jose Mourinho’s United side beat West Ham 2-0 last week and can force their way into the top-five with a win.
Liverpool could only manage a 2-2 draw with Sunderland in the last round, before suffering a 1-0 loss to Southampton in the first leg of their EFL Cup semi-final during the week.
Tottenham are just two points behind Liverpool and should have little trouble taking the points when they host West Bromwich Albion.
Spurs are riding high after upsetting London rival Chelsea last week for their fifth straight league win.
With three 1-1 draws in a row, West Brom will be no pushover, despite the long odds on offer for them to win at White Hart Lane.
Manchester City are also on 42 points and trail Tottenham only by goal difference.
While Everton have dropped out of contention, City are still a chance to regain the lead they held early in the season.
Chelsea will be looking to extend their lead when they travel to defending champions Leicester.
Leicester beat Chelsea 2-1 this time last year thanks to some brilliance from winger Riyad Mahrez. Mahrez is on international duty with Algeria this time round and the Foxes with have a tougher time against this year’s title favourites.
Arsenal are still in touch, eight points off the lead, and should have little trouble defeating Swansea in Wales.
The Gunners should welcome the return of Mesut Ozil, Hector Bellerin and Kieran Gibbs and are paying $1.50 for the win, $7 for a loss and $4.25 for a draw.
In other matches, Bournemouth should have the better of last-placed Hull at $2.20 for a win, $3.20 for a loss and $3.40 for a draw.
Southampton are tipped to take the points when they travel to Burnley, with $2.20 on offer for a win, $3.60 for a loss and $3.20 for a draw.
Suggested Bet: Back Manchester United to beat Liverpool at $2.15
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