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Premier League, Round 22, January 12-13. Preview, odds

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Chelsea – Newcastle

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri needs a win over Newcastle on Saturday for his side look to confidently start to the second half of the season.

Chelsea now are placed fourth in the Premier League standings, but Arsenal and a revived Manchester United are snapping at their heels as the race for the place in the Champions League qualification starts to heat up.

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Chelsea lost the first leg of their Carabao Cup against Tottenham in the middle of the week, while a goalless draw against Southampton earlier this month could give Newcastle coach Rafa Benitez the hope that the Magpies could achieve a positive result at the Stamford Bridge.

The latest odds from top bookmakers:

Chelsea
1.22
X
6.25
Newcastle United
13.50

Tottenham – Manchester United

The main match of the tour will be held at Wembley, where the Mauricio Pochettino’s side will meet Manchester United, who have achieved good results under the direction of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

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Despite Pochettino is the main United’s goal to become the club permanent coach this summer following Jose Mourinho’s dramatic dismissal last month, Solskjaer is definitely giving the Red Devils food for reflection: is he a good mentor.

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MU legend Solskjaer has returned positive mood to Old Trafford: his team is playing attractive football and won five matches in a row, but now the young coach is facing the first serious exam in the person of Tottenham, who are currently third in the Premier League standings.

The latest odds from top bookmakers: 

Tottenham Hotspur
2.10
X
3.50
Manchester Utd
3.50

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