Right here, PA news agency requires a appear at all the essential speaking points.

All eyes on Anfield

— Liverpool FC (@LFC) August 22, 2019

The Premier League table may possibly not imply considerably following just two games every but a fixture among Liverpool and Arsenal commonly does, whether or not they are initial and second or not. Liverpool looked excellent for the initial 45 minutes of the season against Norwich but considering the fact that then Jurgen Klopp’s side have been a lot more questionable, definitely in defence, and just about threw away a two- lead at Southampton a week ago. Arsenal have difficulties of their personal but they provide lots of threats going forward – so can they punish Liverpool at the back? They will require to do considerably far better than they did on their final go to to Anfield, when Roberto Firmino’s hat-trick helped Liverpool to a five-1 win.

Will VAR steal the spotlight when a lot more?

VAR was the centre of interest however once more final weekend and the subsequent controversy is certainly not far away. Manchester City have been involved in two of the largest debates however with incidents in each of their games so far, most definitely the disallowing of Gabriel Jesus’ late strike in their two-two draw with Tottenham final weekend. League officials will certainly be hoping that wherever the subsequent incident is, it is not at Bournemouth’s Vitality Stadium when they go to on Sunday.

Can Lampard poop the Pukki celebration?

No matter whether they have got the rub of the green or not, Chelsea stay winless 3 matches into the Frank Lampard era. On paper, a trip to newly-promoted Norwich could be just what they are seeking for and the Blues will be robust favourites at Carrow Road. But Norwich have looked robust on their return to the Premier League, and Teemu Pukki’s hat-trick in final weekend’s three-1 win more than Newcastle tends to make the Finnish frontman joint topscorer so far in the early going.

Brighton rocks

Brighton and Hove Albion v West Ham United – Premier League – AMEX Stadium
Graham Potter is off to a very good begin at Brighton (Gareth Fuller/PA)

Soon after avoiding relegation by the skin of their teeth at the back finish of final season, Brighton have began properly below new boss Graham Potter. They demolished Watford on the opening day just before taking a point off West Ham final weekend – a game they may possibly properly have won but for the intervention of VAR. With a pointless Southampton due at the AMEX Stadium on Saturday, there ought to be each likelihood they will get even a lot more points on the board early in the campaign.

Worries for Watford and West Ham

West Ham United v Watford – Premier League – London Stadium
West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini (left) and Watford counterpart Javi Gracia could each use a win (Chris Radburn/PA)

Watford and West Ham have each suffered poor begins to the season, every on the getting finish of an opening day hammering at property as Watford lost three- to Brighton and West Ham went down five- to champions Manchester City. They will meet at Vicarage Road with just 1 point among them, and 10 targets conceded among them. It is as well early in the season to panic, but each teams require a win and quickly.

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