We've been rewarded for another hard-working week with another football feast this Sunday. The first of the two games sees two promoted clubs battle it out for what could turn out to be a vital point or three for their survival hopes. And then we have arguably the game of the season so far as Tottenham show Chelsea around their new home, but make no mistake about it, there'll be no house warming party. This will be another feisty affair!
Two of the promoted clubs will do battle in week two of the Premier League in the first of two this Super Sunday. Both sides had different fortunes last weekend with hosts Huddersfield Town getting off to a perfect start to life in the Premier League with a comfortable 3-0 victory away at Crystal Palace. However, a day later, Newcastle's return to the top flight wasn't as fruitful; losing 2-0 at home to Tottenham.
The Toon Army will be without midfielder Jonjo Shelvey for the trip south following the England midfielder's stamp and straight red against Spurs, which means Dortmund loanee Mikel Merino could come into central midfield.
We expect Huddersfield will stick to the same side which turned Palace over – after all, it was the perfect performance from the Terriers. For the Yorkshire side – who many expect will be fighting off relegation – this will be seen as a real winnable game to continue their perfect start to life in the top tier.
What We Sayin'?
Newcastle are unbeaten in their last five games at Huddersfield, which will be a positive for boss Rafa Benitez. Huddersfield's win at Newcastle last season was only their first win in the last 11 against the Toon, as well. We fancy a 1-1 draw for this one following the Yorkshire side's confidence-boosting win last week. The 1-1's priced at 9/2.
Arguably the game of the season takes place in the late kick-off on Sunday and this one's a juicy London derby to take place at Wembley Stadium. We all remember the fixture at Stamford Bridge a couple of years ago which sealed Leicester the league title – blood, guts, thunder and even a shove on then-Blues boss Guus Hiddink. The game had it all and this one should be no different.
Hosts Spurs got off to a fine start to the campaign last week with a comfortable win at Newcastle just a day after nine-man Chelsea surprisingly lost at home to Burnley. And the small Chelsea squad will be missing captain Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas who both saw red last week, meaning Antonio Conte will have to shuffle his pack. It's expected the back three will be formed of Antonio Rudiger, David Luiz and Cesar Azpilicueta for the short trip north.
For Tottenham it will probably be more of the same from them. We all know who'll likely play but one change that could well be made by Mauricio Pochettino could be the addition of Heung-Min Son to the XI in place of Moussa Sissoko.
What We Sayin'?
This could well be classed as 'must win' for the visitors, who, with a defeat, would go six points behind Spurs already. One thing to consider is that home goalmachine Harry Kane has never scored a Premier League goal in August. We'll opt for another draw – this time 2-2 with Christian Eriksen scoring first at 80/1 – you may remember Eriksen scoring early at Stamford Bridge in this fixture last season...
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