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Sunday Premier League Preview: Manchester Derby dominates action

Sep 22, 2013, 12:30 AM EDT

After an exhilarating  Saturday across the Premier League, Sunday’s four games on have all the ingredients to be even better.

You can watch every game live online via NBC Sport Live Extra, here are the details of all four games taking place in the Premier League as plenty of massive teams take to the pitch.

Enjoy your lazy Sunday… which will involve watching top class soccer all morning long.

8:30am EST: Arsenal vs. Stoke, live on CNBC

With Mesut Ozil pulling the strings for Arsenal in midfield and the Gunners winning five-straight in all competitions, you have to fancy them to beat Stoke City at home. However, the Potters are unbeaten in three and should have beat Manchester City last weekend. This will be an intriguing game at the Emirates, as two teams with completely different playing style clash.

8:30am EST: Crystal Palace vs. Swansea City *Premier League Extra Time

After beating Sunderland in their last home game, can the Eagles grab another three points against Swansea at Selhurst Park? That win gave Ian Holloway’s men plenty on confidence, and they defended well for large swathes of last weekend’s controversial defeat to Manchester United. As for Swansea, they come off the back off a terrific 3-0 win at Valencia in the Europa League, and will be flying high. Michael Laudrup‘s men will be hoping to win this.

11:00am EST: Manchester City vs. Manchester United *NBCSN

This is it, the biggy. With both the red half and blue half of Manchester primed for battle on Sunday, the first Manchester Derby of the season promises to be a real cracker. And, of course, this is also the first Derby for new coaches Manuel Pellegrini and David Moyes, and both men will want to be on the winning side. With Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie on fire, can United take the bragging rights? Or will City’s new attackers leave United in a spin?

11:00am EST: Cardiff City vs. Tottenham Hotspur *Premier League Extra Time

Well, well, I think everyone quietly fancies Cardiff to win this game. With Tottenham fresh off a 3-0 win in Europa League action on Thursday, the Bluebirds have certainly had more rest than their opponents and a fired up home crowd could prove the difference. Unbeaten at home so far this season, Everton and Manchester City both left the Welsh capital without a win… will Spurs’ whole host of new signings be doing the same?

  1. richsmart - Sep 22, 2013 at 8:56 AM

    Hi – I found the links for the replays to yesterday’s games. Where are the links for replays of today’s games?

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