Following the international FIFA break, this weekend will see the return of the respective domestic leagues in world football.
In anticipation of the weekend’s action, we preview two of the English Premier League fixtures.
Chelsea will be hosted by Everton at Goodison Park, as Jose Mourinho aims to bring all three points back to London. Who do you think will win?
Meanwhile, Arsenal will be up against Sunderland, with Arsene Wenger’s side the odds-on favourites to snatch the win. Who is your money on?
If you are a betting person, here are tips ahead of the fixtures brought to you by Soccer 6 and guest predictor, former Jomo Cosmos striker, Alton Meiring.
EVERTON V CHELSEA
League position: Everton 15th and Chelsea 2nd
Useful facts: Everton haven’t really found their feet under Roberto Martinez just yet in the English Premiership this season. The loss of a key midfielder like Marouane Fellaini to Manchester United will also come as a blow to the Toffees. Chelsea should be favourites in this one.
Alton Meiring: It’s got to be a Chelsea win, hey.
SUNDERLAND V ARSENAL
League position: Sunderland 19th and Arsenal 4th
Useful facts: Sunderland are still not finding their feet under coach Paolo Di Canio. The Black Cats are conceding soft goals and can’t seem to find a route to goal either. Recent reports that the first team recently lost to the club’s U21 team in a friendly can’t have boosted morale. Arsenal will be firm favourites in the North East.
Alton Meiring: Arsenal win.