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BPL PREVIEWS

Published:Friday | November 27, 2015 | 11:00 AM

ASTON VILLA

VS WATFORD

Aston Villa have five points; no team with five, or fewer, in the division at this stage of the season has avoided relegation. Villa lost 4-0 at Everton last time out, their 12th game without a win and their 10th defeat of the 2015-16 campaign - the most in the Premier League.

CRYSTAL PALACE

VS NEWCASTLE

Newcastle have scored just 13 goals in 13 games in the Premier League this season, but six of those came in one match, the 6-2 victory over Norwich City. They have failed to find the net in three of their last four league outings, and sit just one point clear of the relegation zone.

SUNDERLAND

VS STOKE CITY

Goals may not be in abundance. In the 13 Barclays Premier League games involving Stoke City, there have been just 23, the fewest of any club in the top division in England. They travel to Sunderland, who have won just once in six PL games at the Stadium of Light.

LIVERPOOL VS SWANSEA CITY

Liverpool return to Anfield after their remarkable 4-1 win at Manchester City last weekend. Indeed, the Reds have scored as many goals in their last two away games (seven) as they managed in their previous 11 away outings in the Barclays Premier League. But the Reds have scored just seven goals in six league games at Anfield this season.

WEST HAM

VS WEST BROM

Given the history of this fixture, a draw is on the cards. In six Premier League clashes between these teams at the Boleyn Ground, five have ended in draws. The other game was won by the Hammers, while Albion last won there in November 2003, in the second tier. And a goalless draw is possible; in Albion's six away games there have been just seven goals (three for Albion, four for the opposition), the fewest of any team in the Premier League.