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Vital Preview - Premier League, 22nd-23rd April 17

The 2016-17 season continues with the latest round of games this weekend. This, in a reduced schedule due to the FA Cup semi-finals, will see us among those involved with three points of course the aim.

Previous results

Saturday 15th April 2017 - PREMIER LEAGUE
Tottenham Hotspur 4-0 Bournemouth 12:30
Crystal Palace 2-2 Leicester City 15:00
Everton 3-1 Burnley 15:00
Stoke City 3-1 Hull City 15:00
Sunderland 2-2 West Ham United 15:00
Watford 1-0 Swansea City 15:00
Southampton 0-3 Manchester City 17:30

Sunday 16th April 2017 - PREMIER LEAGUE
West Bromwich Albion 0-1 Liverpool 13:30
Manchester United 2-0 Chelsea 16:00

Monday 17th April 2017 - PREMIER LEAGUE
Middlesbrough 1-2 Arsenal 20:00

What will happen in this one though? Cast your vote so we know if you think it'll be all smiles or disappointment come the full time whistle.

Fixtures

Saturday 22nd April 2017 - PREMIER LEAGUE
Manchester City P-P West Bromwich Albion
Arsenal P-P Sunderland
Bournemouth v Middlesbrough 15:00
Hull City v Watford 15:00
Swansea City v Stoke City 15:00
West Ham United v Everton 15:00

Sunday 23rd April 2017 - PREMIER LEAGUE
Leicester City P-P Tottenham Hotspur
Burnley v Manchester United 14:15
Liverpool v Crystal Palace 16:30

Bournemouth could move an even greater step towards Premier League safety with a first win in five, which would also push second-bottom Middlesbrough closer towards an instant return to the Championship - Boro, without a win in any of their previous 10, are already six points from safety.

A Hull win, coupled with a Swansea defeat, could see them open up a five point gap on the Swans? As long as City avoid defeat in the visit of Watford, 10th, they should remain at least goal difference outside of the drop zone.

Five defeats in a six game winless run has seen Swansea slip into the bottom-three. If the Swans fail to see off the challenge of Stoke at the Liberty Stadium they'll remain two points from safety, at least, with four to play. The Potters could move back into the top-10 with a win.

West Ham, 13th, should have done enough in recent weeks to stave off the threat of being sucked into the relegation zone? An Everton win at the London Stadium and that view could change, it would also take the Toffees up to fifth, well, until Manchester United play on Sunday at least.

Burnley could effectively secure Premier League survival, whilst seriously damage Manchester United's top-four hopes, if the Clarets' home form can take them to another victory. United, buoyed by the win over leaders Chelsea last weekend, could close to within a point of Manchester City, fourth, ahead of the impending Manchester derby.

Should Liverpool extend their unbeaten run to seven, with a third straight win, it would strengthen the already strong grip on a third-placed finish. Crystal Palace would move a step closer to Premier League safety if they can add a recent win over Arsenal with the scalp of the Reds at Anfield to make it six wins in eight.

It goes without saying the expectation; most definitely the hope at least, will be for a positive result. But will this happen? We'll find out soon enough.

Ahead of the game we're looking for your views on what way you think it will go, which requires you to vote in the latest poll in one of the options you have been given.

However, don't just look also have a say. We don't just want your vote, which you can do to the right, we also want some thoughts and views ahead of the game as well so share these below.

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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Friday April 21 2017
Time: 9:30AM

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2 Spurs 32 21 8 3 71 46
3 Liverpool 34 19 9 6 66 28
4 Man City 32 19 7 6 64 28
5 Man Utd 32 17 12 3 63 26
6 Everton 34 16 10 8 58 23
7 Arsenal 31 17 6 8 57 23
8 WBA 33 12 8 13 44 -3
9 Southampton 32 11 7 14 40 -5
10 Watford 33 11 7 15 40 -17
11 Stoke 34 10 9 15 39 -13
12 Crystal Palace 33 11 5 17 38 -7
13 AFC Bournemouth 34 10 8 16 38 -14
14 West Ham 34 10 8 16 38 -15
15 Leicester City 32 10 7 15 37 -12
16 Burnley 34 10 6 18 36 -16
17 Hull City 34 9 6 19 33 -31
18 Swansea 34 9 4 21 31 -29
19 Middlesbrough 33 4 12 17 24 -20
20 Sunderland 32 5 6 21 21 -32
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