Allow us to reward The Premeer League. Oh Premeer League, oooh you’re so large. So completely large. Gosh, we’re all actually impressed down right here I can let you know. Forgive us, O Premeer League, for this dreadful toadying and barefaced flattery. However you’re so sturdy and, properly, simply so tremendous. Incredible. Amen.
We giggle on the self-obsessed, self-referential, and admittedly egocentric pomposity of all of it and rightly so, drawback being that when all’s stated and finished, its colossal monstrosity is totally to not be messed with. Of this weekend’s 10 Premeer League fixtures, virtually each one is a straight-up banger, and this little altercation is true up there.
Each of those sides badly want a outcome. In typical Tottenham vogue, proper as they regarded severe title contenders, they went to Palace, invited pointless strain on a defence ill-equipped to manage and conceded a late equaliser, then went to Anfield, invited pointless strain on a defence ill-equipped to manage and conceded a late equaliser. May it probably be that intentionally excluding your greatest gamers from video games isn’t one of the simplest ways of successful them? Oh Tottenham. Oh José.
After which there’s Leicester. There’s a lot to love about Brendan Rodgers’ youthful, creative and low cost facet, however each time they give the impression of being poised to make a severe assertion, they lose. Most lately, 2-0 at residence to Everton, but additionally at residence to Fulham, Villa and West Ham. May it probably be that intentionally excluding your greatest gamers from video games isn’t one of the simplest ways of successful them? Oh Leicester. Oh Brendan.
On condition that course of dealing and the counter-attacking model that’s a part of it, you’d assume that an away sport would swimsuit them … besides there’s not the remotest probability Spurs are permitting them that, equally consumed by the will to play a method that has already proved itself partially efficient at greatest. How the assorted gamers and managers work that out will likely be fascinating and this needs to be loads of enjoyable, if the ball ever leaves the centre-circle.
Kick-off: 2.15pm GMT