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OPTA stats ahead of the midweek action.
The Premier League is serving up a full set of midweek fixtures. Image via AFP
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Crystal Palace vs Brentford
Crystal Palace’s Ebere Eze has assisted three goals in his last six Premier League appearances, as many as in his previous 25 games in the competition. The Eagles have won four of their last six home matches
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Fulham vs Brighton
Brighton have kept a clean sheet in each of their last seven Premier League games against promoted sides (W5 D2) since a 1-0 loss at West Brom in February 2021.
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Southampton vs Chelsea
Only against West Ham (14 – eight goals, six assists) has Chelsea’s Raheem Sterling been directly involved in more Premier League goals than he has against Southampton (11 – seven goals, four assists).
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Leeds vs Everton
Leeds have won 49% of their Premier League games on a Tuesday (17/35), their highest win rate on a specific day of the week in the competition. The Peacocks won five of their six such games since returning to the top-flight in 2020, though the exception was a 7-0 loss against Man City.
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