Dan’s EPL Predictions – Arsenal to leapfrog West Ham into 4th place?

As I write this it hasn’t been confirmed if Spurs are playing this week, so we lose nothing by assuming they are, but now Man United’s game at Brentford has been the latest victim of Covid. This gives Arsenal the chance to move into the Top Four….

Norwich 1-2 Villa

Privately Dean Smith would love to get one over his ex-club.

His sacking was harsh in terms of he met his job criteria. Got promoted, avoided relegation, then midtable.

He had a right to expect more of a chance to turn this season around.

What he’s finding at Norwich is what so many before have found.

An honest group of players who play the games in the right way but don’t have enough quality in the final third to be in this division.

 

Arsenal 1 -0 West Ham

Arsenal go above West Ham with a win, so this is a big game.

The Emirates will sense it and help the players get over the line.

Away from home, the Hammers small squad are looking to be tiring and this might be one bridge too far.

I maintain this is the type of fixture we should take the initiative in but it’s more likely that Arteta goes conservative.

His team selection will be fascinating. You can get away with leaving out your captain and record signing at home against Southampton, but long term?

 

Man City 3- 1 Leeds

It’s not in Bielsa’s ethos to do what Wolves did at the Etihad and try to contain the Champions.

Leeds press means they tire in the later stages of games, not ideal when you’re facing a team who will have you chasing the ball all evening.

City should pick them off,

 

Brighton 1-0 Wolves

Two teams who often play well but don’t have that killer instinct in the final third.

The home side had the weekend off though so I will just go with them.

 

Burnley 1-3 Watford

I really think Watford have an attack who can hurt the sides around them.

I thought that on Friday, but they seemed to want to sit back on their half time lead.

In theory they should learn from that.

 

Palace 3-1 Saints

Saints play a brave high press which plays into opposition hands, like us at the weekend.

If Palace play like they did on Sunday, they win here.

Vieira’s frustration is they are not consistent in taking their chances.

 

Leicester 1-2 Spurs

Hard to write this as we don’t know which Spurs players are available.

If for example a Kane and Son are out, then I wouldn’t go for an away win.

If they were out though, I think Spurs would be pushing for this game to be postponed.

And they should legally fight the idea that they could be eliminated from Europe based on their postponed fixture in France.

Can UEFA publicly be seen to be punishing a team because they had a COVID outbreak?

 

Chelsea 3-0 Everton

Shows how bad Arsenal were that we are proving to be the exception to the rule, the one team who couldn’t beat Everton.

Rafa can’t survive too many more afternoons like Sunday.

Parking the bus at the Bridge and losing with a whimper won’t help.

 

Liverpool 4-0 Newcastle

Home banker of the season.

Any confidence Eddie Howe had built with his defence was destroyed on Sunday.

Then a few days later you go to a team who average three goals a game.

Might come down to how sorry Liverpool feel for the Toon in the second half.

……….

Last time we did predictions mid-week some felt there wasn’t enough notice.

So I thought let’s get our scores in first and I’ll send the table later…

 

Good luck peeps

Dan Smith

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58 Comments

  1. Jo-Gunz says:

    Norwich 2-2 Villa
    Arsenal 2-1 West Ham

    Yes, you can get away with leaving out your captain and record signing, long term, since he’s been bang average a while now and with other players playing much better than he does. I would go with the same team that smashed Southampton.

    City 3-0 leeds
    Brighton 2-1 Wolves
    Burnly 1-2 Watford
    Palace 2-1 Saints
    Leicester 1-1 Spurs
    Chelsea 3-0 Everton
    Liverpool 4-1 Newcastle

  2. Uzi Ozil says:

    Norwich 2-2 Villa
    Arsenal 2-1 West Ham
    City 3-0 leeds
    Brighton 2-1 Wolves
    Burnley 1- 1Watford
    Palace 2-1 Saints
    Leicester 1-1 Spurs
    Chelsea 3-1 Everton
    Liverpool 4- 0 Newcastle

    1. Dan kit says:

      Norwich 0-2 villa
      Arsenal 2-1 West Ham
      City 3-1 Leeds
      Brighton 1-2 wolves
      Burnley 1-1 Watford
      Palace 3-0 Southampton
      Leicester 1-2 spuds
      Chelsea 3-0 Everton
      Liverpool 3-0 Newcastle

      1. Sue says:

        Norwich 0-2 Villa
        Arsenal 2-0 Hammers
        City 3-0 Leeds
        Brighton 0-0 Wolves
        Burnley 1-2 Watford
        Palace 2-0 Saints
        Leicester 2-2 Spuds
        Chavs 3-0 Toffees
        Scousers 3-0 Barcodes

        1. Kenya 001 says:

          All the best sue , you’ve gone for so many clean sheet this mid week 😜

          1. Sue says:

            😁 thanks, Kenya and to you also..
            Hopefully I won’t regret it!

      2. Phenom says:

        Norwich 0-2 Villa
        Arsenal 2-1 West Ham
        City 2-0 Leeds
        Brighton 0-2 wolves
        Burnley 0-0 Watford
        Palace 3-1 Southampton
        Leicester 2-2 Spurs
        Chelsea 3-1 Everton
        Liverpool 4-0 Newcastle

  3. Terrah says:

    Norwich 1 vs 2 aston villa
    man city 3 vs 0 leeds
    Brighton 0 vs 2 wolves
    Burnley 1 vs 2 watford
    crystal palace 2 vs 1 southampton
    Leicester 1 vs 2 spurs
    Chelsea 2 vs 1 everton
    liverpool 3 vs 0 newcastle
    ARSENAL 2 Vs 1 westham

  4. Samson Afolayan says:

    Norwich-1-3 a, villa. City 4-0 Leeds. Brighton 1-1 wolves. Burnley 1-2 watford. C, palace 3-1 Sutton. Foxes 2-2 Spurs. Chelsea 2-0 Everton. Liverpool 5-0 Newcastle. Arsenal 1-2 westham

  5. John Legend says:

    Norwich 1-1 Villa
    Man City 4-1 Leeds
    Brighton 1-0 Wolves
    Burnley 2-1 Watford
    Palace 2-0 Southampton
    Lester 3-2 Spuds
    Chelsea 2-1 Everton
    Liverpool 2-0 Newcastle
    Arsenal 3-1 Westham

  6. Easyguy says:

    Norwich 0-2 Villa
    Arsenal 3-2 West Ham
    City 5-0 leeds
    Brighton 2-0 Wolves
    Burnley 1- 1 Watford
    Palace 2-1 Saints
    Leicester 3-1 Spurs
    Chelsea 3-1 Everton
    Liverpool 4- 0 Newcastle

  7. Adajim says:

    Norwich 1-2 Villa
    Man City 4-1 Leeds
    Brighton 1-0 Wolves
    Burnley 0-0 Watford
    Palace 2-1 Southampton
    Lester 2-2 Spuds
    Chelsea 2-1 Everton
    Liverpool 4-0 Newcastle
    Arsenal 1-2 Westham

  8. MTG says:

    Norwich 0-2 Villa
    Arsenal 2-1 West Ham
    City 3-0 leeds
    Brighton 2-1 Wolves
    Burnley 1- 1 Watford
    Palace 2-1 Saints
    Leicester 2-1 Spurs
    Chelsea 3-0 Everton
    Liverpool 3-0 Newcastle

  9. Rusty says:

    Norwich 0-2 Villa
    Arsenal 0- 1 West Ham
    City 3-0 leeds
    Brighton 2-1 Wolves
    Burnley 1- 1 Watford
    Palace 2-1 Saints
    Leicester 2-1 Spurs
    Chelsea 3-0 Everton
    Liverpool 3-0 Newcastle

  10. Turbo says:

    Norwich 1-2 Villa
    Man City 3-0 Leeds
    Brighton 2-1 Wolves
    Palace 2-0 Southampton
    Burnley 1-2 Watford
    Arsenal 2-1 West Ham
    Leicester 2-1 Spurs
    Chelsea 2-0 Everton
    Liverpool 3-0 Newcastle

  11. Declan says:

    Norwich 1-1 Villa
    Man City 3-0 Leeds
    Brighton 2-1 Wolves
    Burnley 1-0 Watford
    Palace 2-0 Southampton
    Arsenal 2-0 West Ham
    Leicester 2-1 spurs
    Chelsea 2-0 Everton
    Liverpool 3-0 Newcastle

  12. Khadii says:

    Norwich 0-2 Villa
    Arsenal 2-1 West Ham
    Man City 3-0 leeds
    Brighton 2-1 Wolves
    Burnley 1- 1Watford
    Palace 2-1 Saints
    Leicester 1-1 Spurs
    Chelsea 3-1 Everton
    Liverpool 4- 0 Newcastle

  13. I says:

    Norwich 1-2 Villa
    Man City 2-1 Leeds
    Brighton 1-1 Wolves
    Burnley 1-1 Watford
    Palace 2-0 Southampton
    Arsenal 2-0 West Ham
    Leicester 1-2 spurs
    Chelsea 2-0 Everton
    Liverpool 3-0 Newcastle

  14. Highbury Hero says:

    Norwich 0-2 Villa
    Arsenal 2-1 West Ham
    Man City 3-0 leeds
    Brighton 2-1 Wolves
    Burnley 1- 2 Watford
    Palace 2-0 Saints
    Leicester 2-1 Spurs
    Chelsea 2-1 Everton
    Liverpool 2- 0 Newcastle

  15. Die hard says:

    Norwich 0 – 2 villa
    Arsenal 1 – 3 Westham
    Man city 2-0 Leeds
    Brighton 0- 0 wolves
    Burnley 1-3 watford
    Palace 2-0 Saints
    Leicester 1- 2 Spurs
    Chelsea 3-0 Everton
    Liverpool 3-0 Newcastle

  16. Okobino says:

    Norwich 1-2 Villa
    Arsenal 2- 1 West Ham
    City 2-0 leeds
    Brighton 1-1 Wolves
    Burnley 2- 1 Watford
    Palace 1-2 Saints
    Leicester 2-1 Spurs
    Chelsea 2-1 Everton
    Liverpool 3-0 Newcastle

    1. Mambo says:

      Norwich 0-2 Villa
      Man City 3-0 Leeds
      Brighton 2-1 Wolves
      Palace 2-0 Southampton
      Burnley 1-2 Watford
      Arsenal 1-1 West Ham
      Leicester 0-1 Spurs
      Chelsea 2-0 Everton
      Liverpool 3-0 Newcastle

  17. Kobin says:

    Norwich 0-2 Villa
    Man City 3-1 Leeds
    Brighton 2-1 Wolves
    Palace 2-0 Southampton
    Burnley 1-2 Watford
    Arsenal 1-1 West Ham
    Leicester 1-0 Spurs
    Chelsea 2-0 Everton
    Liverpool 3-0 Newcastle

  18. Dotash says:

    Norwich 0-2 Villa
    Man City 1-0 Leeds
    Brighton 2-2 Wolves
    Palace 2-1 Southampton
    Burnley 0-0 Watford
    Arsenal 2-1 West Ham
    Leicester 2-2 Spurs
    Chelsea 2-1 Everton
    Liverpool 3-0 Newcastle

  19. Rob49 says:

    Norwich 0 – 2 Aston Villa
    Man City 2 – 0 Leeds
    Brighton 2 – 2 Wolves
    Burnley 2 – 1 Watford
    Crystal Palace 2 – 0 Southampton
    Arsenal 2 – 2 West Ham
    Leicester 2 – 1 Tottenham
    Chelsea 4 – 0 Everton
    Liverpool 5 – 0 Newcastle

  20. Tom says:

    Norwich 1-3Villa
    Man City 4-1 Leeds
    Brighton 1-1 Wolves
    Burnley 1-1 Watford
    Palace 3-1 Southampton
    Arsenal 3-1 West Ham
    Leicester 2-2 spurs
    Chelsea 3-0 Everton
    Liverpool 3-0 Newcastle

  21. Mark 2.0 says:

    Norwich 1-2 Villa
    Man City 3-0 Leeds
    Brighton 0-0 Wolves
    Burnley 3-1 Watford
    Palace 2-0 Southampton
    Lester 2-1 Spuds
    Chelsea 1-2 Everton
    Liverpool 2-2 Newcastle
    Arsenal 2-0 Westham

  22. ShineGunners says:

    Arsenal either 1-0 or 1-1.
    Dun care about other teams.

    1. ShineGunners says:

      Miss this its Homeground.
      Let’s make it Arsenal 2-0

  23. Kev82 says:

    Norwich 0-2 Aston Villa
    Man City 2-1 Leeds
    Brighton 0-1 Wolves
    Burnley 0-0 Watford
    Crystal palace 2-1 Southampton
    Arsenal 2-1 West Ham
    Leicester 1-1 Totts
    Chelsea 2-0 Everton
    Liverpool 4-0 Newcastle

  24. Ackshay says:

    Norwich 0-2 villa
    Arsenal 2-1 West Ham
    City 3-0 Leeds
    Brighton 1-1 wolves
    Burnley 0-2 Watford
    Palace 2-0 Southampton
    Leicester 1-2 spuds
    Chelsea 3-0 Everton
    Liverpool 4-0 Newcastle

  25. Joe Gunner says:

    Norwich 0-2 Villa
    Man City 3-1 Leeds
    Burnley 1-1 Watford
    Palace 2-0 Southampton
    Brighton 1-1 Wolves
    Arsenal 2-1 West Ham
    Leicester 2-1 Spurs
    Chelsea 2-1 Everton
    Liverpool 3-0 Newcastle

  26. Kenya 001 says:

    Norwich 2-1 villa
    Arsenal 2-0 westham
    Man City 3-0 Leeds
    Brighton 1-1 wolves
    Burnely 1-2 Watford
    Palace 0-0 soton
    Leicester 1-2 spurs
    Chelsea 2-0 Everton
    Liverpool 4-1 Newcastle

  27. Seroti says:

    Norwich 1 ~ 2 Aston villa
    Mancity 2 ~ 1 Leeds
    ARSENAL 3 ~ 0 Westham
    Burnley 1 ~ 0 Watford
    Cplace 2 ~ 1 Southampton
    Brighton 1 ~ 1 Wolves
    Leicester 2 ~ 1 Spurs
    Chelsea 2 ~ 1 Everton
    Liverpool 3 ~1 Newcastle

  28. gotanidea says:

    Norwich 0-2 Villa
    Man City 3-0 Leeds
    Brighton 0-1 Wolves
    Palace 2-0 Southampton
    Burnley 2-0 Watford
    Arsenal 2-1 West Ham
    Leicester 2-1 Spurs
    Chelsea 3-0 Everton
    Liverpool 3-0 Newcastle

  29. Ernie Blaze says:

    Norwich 2 vs 1 Villa
    Man city 4 vs 1 Leeds
    Burnley 1 vs 1 Watford
    Palace 2 vs 2 Saints
    Brighton 1 vs 2 Wolves
    Arsenal 4 vs 2 West ham
    Leicester 2 vs 1 Spurs
    Chelsea 3 vs 1 Everton
    Liverpool 3 vs 0 Newcastle

  30. Shakir says:

    Norwich 1-2 Villa
    Arsenal 1-2 West Ham
    Man City 1-2 leeds
    Brighton 2-1 Wolves
    Burnley 1- 2 Watford
    Palace 2-1 Saints
    Leicester 2-3 Spurs
    Chelsea 1-2 Everton
    Liverpool 1- 2 Newcastle

  31. Sean Williams says:

    Arteta is weak and should have demoted Aubameyang months ago. Aubameyang is clearly not a leader and has some problems, so why is he captain? I wonder what the stronger managers may have done…..maybe they would have put a much stronger character in Aubameyang’s place already? If Xhaka is made captain then Arteta is officially insane. Ramsdale, Tierney and even Gabriel would be better captain material.

  32. SueP says:

    Norwich 1 – 2 Aston Villa
    Arsenal 2 – 1 West Ham
    ManC 3 – 1 Leeds
    Brighton 2 – 2 Wolves
    Burnley 1 – 1 Watford
    Palace 2 – 1 Soton
    Leicester 2 – 1 Spuds
    Chelsea 2 – 0 Everton
    Liverpool 3 – 1 Newcastle

    1. Admin Pat says:

      Norwich 0-2 Villa
      Man City 3-1 Leeds
      Brighton 2-1 Wolves
      Palace 2-1 Southampton
      Burnley 1-1 Watford
      Arsenal 2-1 West Ham
      Leicester 1-2 Spurs
      Chelsea 2-0 Everton
      Liverpool 3-0 Newcastle

  33. Owei says:

    Norwich 1:2 Villa
    Arsenal 2:2 West Ham
    Man City 3:0 Leeds
    Brighton 0:0 Wolves
    Palace 2:1 Southampton
    Burnley 1:1 Watford
    Leicester 1:2 Spurs
    Chelsea 2:0 Everton
    Liverpool 3:0

  34. Splendid says:

    Norwich 0-2 villa
    Arsenal 2-1 West Ham
    City 3-1 Leeds
    Brighton 1-1 wolves
    Burnley 1-2 Watford
    Palace 3-1 Southampton
    Leicester 2-1 spuds
    Chelsea 3-1 Everton
    Liverpool 3-0 Newcastle

  35. Oslogunner65 says:

    Norwich 1-0 villa
    Arsenal 2-2 West Ham
    City 3-0 Leeds
    Brighton 1-2 wolves
    Burnley 0-2 Watford
    Palace 2-1 Southampton
    Leicester 2-1 spuds
    Chelsea 3-1 Everton
    Liverpool 5-0 Newcastle

  36. Matthew says:

    Norwich 1-1 Aston villa Man city 3-0 Leeds united Brighton 1-0 Wolves Burnley 1-0 Watford Crystal palace 3-1 Southampton Arsenal 1-0 West ham Leicester 1-1 Tottenham Chelsea 3-0 Everton Liverpool 4-0 Newcastle

  37. Adiva says:

    Norwich 0-2 villa
    Arsenal 2-1 West Ham
    City 3-1 Leeds
    Brighton 2-2 wolves
    Burnley 1-1 Watford
    Palace 3-0 Southampton
    Leicester 1-2 spuds
    Chelsea 3-0 Everton
    Liverpool 3-0 Newcastle

  38. Goonersia says:

    Norwich 0-2 Villa
    Arsenal 2-1 West Ham
    City 4-0 Leeds
    Brighton 0-0 wolves
    Burnley 0-3 Watford
    Palace 2-1 Southampton
    Leicester 1-1 Spurs
    Chelsea 3-1 Everton
    Liverpool 5-0 Newcastle

  39. EDU says:

    Norwich 1-2 Villa
    Arsenal 1-0 West Ham
    City 3-0 leeds
    Brighton 1-1 Wolves
    Burnley 0- 1 Watford
    Palace 2-0 Saints
    Leicester 1-1 Spurs
    Chelsea 2-0 Everton
    Liverpool 3- 0 Newcastle

  40. Dendrite says:

    Norwich 0-1 Villa
    Man City 3-0 Leeds
    Brighton 2-1 Wolves
    Palace 1-0 Southampton
    Burnley 1-2 Watford
    Arsenal 2-1 West Ham
    Leicester 2-2 Spurs
    Chelsea 3-0 Everton
    Liverpool 3-0 Newcastle

  41. Sid says:

    Norwich 1-1 Villa
    City 3-0 Leeds
    Brighton 2-1 Wolves
    Palace 2-1 Southampton
    Burnley 2-1 Watford
    Arsenal 2-2 West Ham
    Leicester 1-2 Spurs
    Chelsea 2-0 Everton
    Liverpool 4-1 Newcastle

  42. Sagie says:

    Norwich 1-2Villa
    Man City 3-1 Leeds
    Brighton 1-2 Wolves
    Burnley 2-1 Watford
    Palace 2-1 Southampton
    Leceister 2-1 Spuds
    Chelsea 2-2Everton
    Liverpool 3-0 Newcastle
    Arsenal 3-1 Westham

  43. Stephanie says:

    Norwich 0-2 Villa
    Arsenal 2-1 West Ham
    City 3-0 Leeds
    Brighton 1-1 wolves
    Burnley 0-1 Watford
    Palace 3-1 Southampton
    Leicester 2-2 Spurs
    Chelsea 3-0 Everton
    Liverpool 4-0 Newcastle

  44. Famochi says:

    Norwich 2-1 villa
    Arsenal 2-0 westham
    Man City 1-2 Leeds
    Brighton 2-1 wolves
    Burnely 1-2 Watford
    Palace 1-0 soton
    Leicester 1-1 spurs
    Chelsea 1-2 Everton
    Liverpool 2-1 Newcastle

  45. Toney says:

    Brighton 1-1 Wolves
    Burnley 2-1 Watford
    Palace 2-1 Southampton
    Leceister 1-1 Spuds
    Chelsea 3-1Everton
    Liverpool 4-0 Newcastle
    Arsenal 2-1 Westham

  46. Loose Cannon says:

    BHA 1-1 Wolves
    Burnley 1-1 Watford
    Palace 2-0 Southhampton
    Arsenal 1-0 WHU

  47. Prince says:

    Norwich 0-2 Villa
    Man City 4-0 Leeds
    Arsenal 2-1 westham
    Brighton 1-1 wolves
    Burnley 2-2 Watford
    Palace 2-1 Southampton
    Leicester 3-2 Spurs
    Chelsea 2-0 Everton
    Liverpool 4-0 Newcastle.
    God help Prince 🙏🙏.

  48. Yayo says:

    Admin,i missed tuesdays predictions but i will play rhe rest.

    Arsenal 3-1 West Ham
    Brighton 1-1 wolves
    Burnley 2-1Watford
    Palace 2- qSouthampton
    Leicester 2-2 spuds
    Chelsea 3-1 Everton
    Liverpool 4-0 Newcastle

    1. Yayo says:

      0 southamptom

  49. kondwani tyson says:

    Chelsea 3_0 Everton
    Liverpool 3 _ 0 Newcastle
    Leicester 2_3 Spurs
    Brighton 2_ 1 wolves

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