Premier League: Fulham v Aston Villa & Liverpool v Arsenal



Fulham 0-3 Aston Villa

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Liverpool v Arsenal (20:00 BST)

LiverpoolmanagerJurgen Kloppis forced into one change from his side’s win over Chelsea, with captain Jordan Henderson ruled out through injury.

With Thiago Alcantara also absent,Joe Gomezstarts as Fabinho moves back into midfield after operating as a centre-back last weekend.

Virgil van Dijk was the only Reds player to also start in their 7-2 win over Lincoln City in the Carabao Cup on Thursday.

Liverpool XI:Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson, Keita, Fabinho, Wijnaldum, Salah, Firmino, Mane

ArsenalmanagerMikel Artetamakes four alterations to his previous Premier League side after naming seven changes in a 2-0 Carabao Cup victory over Leicester on Wednesday.

David LuizandKieran Tierneyreplace Gabriel and Sead Kolasinac in the back three, whileMohamed ElnenyandAinsley Maitland-Nilesreplace Bukayo Saka and Dani Ceballos.

Arsenal XI:Leno, Bellerin, Holding, Luiz, Tierney, Maitland-Niles, Elneny, Xhaka, Willian, Lacazette, Aubameyang


Fulham 0-3 Aston Villa

Sub Maxime Le Marchand is booked but responds by flashing a drive over the angle of Emiliano Martinez’s goal.


Fulham 0-3 Aston Villa

Now Villa’s John McGinn is into the book for a rough challenge on Joe Bryan.

‘A very bizarre goal’

Fulham 0-3 Aston Villa

Matt Upson

Former England and West Ham defender on BBC Radio 5 Live

Tyrone Mings was the only man to the ball. It was a very bizarre goal. it was a brilliant delivery and really good finish. It was very tight. Fulham’s line is high but they allow Villa players to get behind them.


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