Bullet point previews of Premier League matches

March 16 (Reuters) – Match-by-match facts and statistics ahead of the next round of Premier League fixtures from March 17-19 (all times GMT):

Friday, March 17

Nottingham Forest v Newcastle United (2000)

* Newcastle are unbeaten in their nine Premier League encounters with Forest (W6 D3).

* Forest have not won in their last five league games (D2 L3).

* Newcastle are unbeaten in their last 13 league matches against promoted sides (W6 D7).

Saturday, March 18

Brentford v Leicester City (1500)

* Leicester are unbeaten in their three Premier League encounters with Brentford (W2 D1).

* Brentford are winless in their last 11 meetings with Leicester in all competitions (D2 L9) since a 3-2 win in the second tier in March 1953.

* Brentford have lost just one of their 13 league home games this season (W7 D5).

Southampton v Tottenham Hotspur (1500)

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* Southampton have won one of their last five league games against Tottenham (D1 L3). Southampton lost 4-1 when the two teams met at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in August.

* Tottenham have lost each of their last four away games in all competitions, the last three of which without scoring.

* Tottenham’s Son Heung-min has scored more league goals against Southampton than he has against any other opponent, (10 goals).

Aston Villa v Bournemouth (1500)

* Villa have lost each of their past four against Bournemouth.

* Bournemouth are looking to win consecutive Premier League matches for the first time this season.

* Aston Villa have won two of their last 10 Premier League games against promoted sides (D3 L5).

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Leeds United (1500)

* Wolves have lost their last two Premier League meetings with Leeds.

* Leeds have won only one of their last 13 Premier League games (D5 L7), beating Southampton 1-0 in manager Javi Gracia’s first match in charge.

* Leeds have won just league five matches this season, the fewest in the league.

Chelsea v Everton (1730)

* Chelsea are unbeaten in 27 Premier League home games against Everton, since a 1-0 loss in Nov. 1994.

* Chelsea have won four of their last six home league games against Everton (D2), while conceding just one goal.

* After a run of five games without a win, Chelsea have won back-to-back Premier League matches for the first time since October.

Sunday, March 19

Arsenal v Crystal Palace (1400)

* Premier League leaders Arsenal have won their last five league games.

* Palace are winless in 11 Premier League games (D5 L6), the longest ongoing run among sides currently in the competition.

* Palace are unbeaten in their last four Premier League matches at Arsenal (W1 D3).

TBD

Liverpool v Fulham

* This match has been postponed to play at a later date

Manchester City v West Ham United

* This match has been postponed to play at a later date

Brighton & Hove Albion v Manchester United

* This match has been postponed to play at a later date

Reporting by Aadi Nair in Bengaluru and Tommy Lund in Gdansk
Editing by Toby Davis

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