English Premier League: Predicting Week 5 Results

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English Premier League: Predicting Week 5 Results
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Two hat-trick heroes and two more comprehensive wins for Manchester City and Manchester United last weekend meant that the two clubs continue to occupy the top two places in the Premier League, with unbeaten records and goal differences which make them daunting prospects for any opponent.

However, both teams only mustered lacklustre draws in the UEFA Champions League this week, and all eyes will be on whether or not they can bounce back to their devastating best.

City travel to 18th-placed Fulham while United have an appetising clash with previous champions Chelsea, for whom £50-million striker Fernando Torres (pictured) has begun to show improving form.

Elsewhere, Blackburn will look to put pressure on a shaky Arsenal team and relieve the burden bearing down on the shoulders of manager Steve Kean, who some are tipping to be the first manager dismissed this season after leading his side to a solitary point in four matches.

Last weekend, I suffered my first predictions defeat at the hands of Neri Stein, who scored a credible seven points to my four. Congratulations to Neri!

This week, it is the turn of David Hendrick, a lifelong Liverpool F.C. fan and admirer of American sports, to try his hand against me.

Keep reading for a guide to all all 10 matches being played in the greatest league in the world in the coming days!

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