Premier League preview, predictions & results: Gameweek 15

Gameweek 14 only wrapped up on Thursday night but as Jurgen Klopp often reminds us, there is no rest for the wicked in the Premier League and we are already preparing for another few days of top-flight action.

Things kicked off with five goals in a thrilling London derby on Saturday lunchtime as West Ham hosted Chelsea, with Wolves vs Liverpool the standout of the 3pm fixtures to follow.


Sunday will see Ralf Rangnick take to the Old Trafford dugout for the first time when his Manchester United side take on Crystal Palace, while there is also a west vs east midlands clash between Aston Villa and Leicester.

The curtain then comes down on Gameweek 15 on Monday night when Arsenal travel to Goodison Park to face struggling Everton.

Arthur Masuaku stunned Chelsea late on

Arthur Masuaku stunned Chelsea late on / Julian Finney/GettyImages

A month on from beating Liverpool and failing to win any of their next three domestic matches, an impressive West Ham claimed the scalp of another Premier League title contender when Arthur Masuaku scored a bizarre late winner that looked like a mishit cross.

Thiago Silva put Chelsea into the lead just under half an hour in, but that lead was erased by Manuel Lanzini from the penalty spot. Mason Mount made it 2-1 in the closing stages of the first half, but again the Hammers got back level through Jarrod Bowen.

Masuaku’s winner came with three minutes of the 90 remaining and condemned Chelsea to only their second Premier League defeat of the season.

You can read 90min’s player ratings from the game here.

Callum Wilson

Wilson salvaged a point for 10-man Newcastle against Norwich on Tuesday / Stu Forster/GettyImages

When is kick off? Saturday 4 December, 15:00 (GMT)
Where is it being played? St James’ Park, Newcastle

Newcastle boss Eddie Howe welcomes (briefly) former club Burnley to St James’ Park on Saturday in what is a vital game at the bottom of the table.

Things are bound to be tetchy with both sides desperate for the points. Due to this, a low-scoring draw can be expected – a result that will not satisfy either manager.

Prediction: Newcastle 1-1 Burnley

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Che Adams

Che Adams netted against Leicester on Wednesday / Michael Steele/GettyImages

When is kick off? Saturday 4 December, 15:00 (GMT)
Where is it being played? St Mary’s Stadium

Southampton and Brighton both go into this south-coast derby off the back of draws in midweek, and they’ll be keen to go one step further on Saturday.

However, with each side in stuttering form, they likely lack the killer edge to get the job done.

Prediction: Southampton 2-2 Brighton

Diogo Jota

Jota was a fan favourite at Wolves during his time there / Robbie Jay Barratt – AMA/GettyImages

When is kick off? Saturday 4 December, 15:00 (GMT)
Where is it being played? Molineux Stadium

In-form Liverpool forward Diogo Jota returns to his former stomping ground in one of Saturday’s standout fixtures.

Wolves have lost each of their last five meetings against the Reds and with Jurgen Klopp’s side in beast mode of late, it seems unlikely that this run will end.

Prediction: Wolves 1-3 Liverpool

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Ruben Dias

City are flying at the moment / Chris Brunskill/Fantasista/GettyImages

When is kick off? Saturday 4 December, 17:30 (GMT)
Where is it being played? Vicarage Road

Saturday’s action draws to a close with Watford hosting a Manchester City side that have been putting in some incredible performances of late.

Although the Hornets are no mugs – their spirited display against Chelsea last time out proved as much – they will struggle to keep out City’s incredible forward line this weekend.

Prediction: Watford 0-4 Manchester City

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Vicente Guaita, Raphinha

Leeds left it late to beat Crystal Palace / George Wood/GettyImages

When is kick off? Sunday 5 December, 14:00 (GMT)
Where is it being played Elland Road

After getting off to a flying start, Brentford are slowly being dragged into the relegation mire, while Leeds are yet properly click into gear this season.

Both these sides love to attack with pace and purpose, which should lead to an entertaining game in which the spoils are shared.

Prediction: Leeds 1-1 Brentford

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Cristiano Ronaldo

Ronaldo netted a brace in his last game / Alex Livesey/GettyImages

When is kick off? Sunday 5 December, 14:00 (GMT)
Where is it being played? Old Trafford

At long last we will be able to catch a glimpse of Ralf Rangnick in his Man Utd suit when the Red Devils welcome out-of-form Crystal Palace to Old Trafford on Sunday.

His squad will no doubt be eager to impress the new manager, meaning United should roll over Palace without too much resistance.

Prediction: Man Utd 2-0 Crystal Palace

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Son Heung-min

Son Heung-min is in good form / Marc Atkins/GettyImages

When is kick off? Sunday 5 December, 14:00 (GMT)
Where is the match being played? Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

Tottenham have showed signs of reigniting their season under Antonio Conte in recent times and they have a great chance to keep up the momentum when lowly Norwich City come to town on Sunday.

Harry Kane will be itching to score in this one, having endured a poor campaign in front of goal thus far.

Prediction: Tottenham 2-0 Norwich

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James Maddison, Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall

James Maddison could be key / Michael Steele/GettyImages

When is kick off? Sunday 5 December, 16:30 (GMT)
Where is the match being played? Villa Park

The curtain comes down on Sunday’s action with a Midlands derby between Aston Villa and Leicester City.

Villa’s revival under Steven Gerrard took a hit on Wednesday when Manchester City beat them 2-1, while Leicester’s poor finishing saw them draw 2-2 with Southampton. Expect a similarly tight game, but Gerrard’s men may just edge it.

Prediction: Aston Villa 2-1 Leicester

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Emile Smith Rowe, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Arsenal played well in spells against Man Utd / Shaun Botterill/GettyImages

When is kick off? Monday 6 December, 20:00 (GMT)
Where is the match being played? Goodison Park

Rounding off this weekend’s Premier League action is Everton vs Arsenal on Monday evening. The Toffees are on a horrid run of form, making the much-improved Gunners favourites here.

If Everton do lose again, Rafa Benitez could be in serious danger of getting the boot.

Prediction: Everton 0-2 Arsenal

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