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Stats and facts

Has a team ever won six Premier League matches in a row and not made the top four? Martin Tyler knows...

Can Cats do it again?

Chelsea must beware complacency as a win at Sunderland is not guaranteed, says David Jones.

'Spurs must stand up'

Jamie Carragher calls for Spurs to show more character at home and City to strengthen squad.

Aguero 'frightening'

Ed Chamberlin on whether Saints can stop City's Sergio Aguero and a key clash between Spurs and Everton.

Errors too costly

Liverpool's defensive frailties at set pieces will continue to haunt them, says Gary Neville.

Assessing Alexis

Graeme Souness believes it's not Alexis Sanchez's goals, but his passion which is vital for Arsenal.

Aguero among best

Glenn Hoddle praised Sergio Aguero's finishing and his importance to Manchester City.

Qualification vital

Liverpool must improve to qualify for the last-16 of the Champions League, says Jamie Carragher.

'Reds need a rest'

Liverpool are lacking in intensity and their players are desperately in need of a rest, says Gary Neville.

Messi's frustration

Lionel Messi could leave Barcelona if they don't build a better team around him, says Guillem Balague.

Reds feeling blue

Phil Thompson fears it’s going to be “extremely difficult” for Liverpool to finish in the top four again this season.

Kammy's Review

We need to look at the violent conduct law after Gaston Ramirez's red card, says Kammy.

Carra slams Ramirez yellow

Gaston Ramirez was harshly sent off, says Jamie Carragher, but Jake Livermore luckily escaped red.

Arsenal so vulnerable

Man Utd exploited Arsenal’s vulnerability to counter-attacks to score a crucial win, says Graeme Souness.

Saints' big challenge

Ed Chamberlin blogs on Southampton's 'acid test' ahead of the Monday night game with Aston Villa.

Change for Spain

Guillem Balague blogs on Costa's Spain role, the country's new-look side and Barca's struggles.

Defences cost rivals

Arsenal and Man Utd must address defensive problems to return to the top, says Jamie Redknapp.

Merson's predictions

Arsenal to beat Man Utd? QPR to hold Newcastle? See what Paul Merson is saying this week...

A real test

England face their toughest test since the World Cup against Scotland, says Jamie Redknapp.

Respect for Rooney

Wayne Rooney’s England career has been filled with the good, the bad and the ugly, says Jamie Redknapp.