Premier League & Others 19/12/2020. A packed Saturday of Premier League action. The early game at 12:30 on BT Sport 1 is Crystal Palace v Liverpool. At 15:00 Southampton v Manchester City is on Amazon Prime (alternatives available). At 17:30 on Sky Sports Main Event is Everton v Arsenal and the late game at 20:00 is Newcastle v Fulham also on Sky Sports Main Event.
Please note the Crystal Palace v Liverpool game is 12:30, not 13:00 as shown on the image.
Premier League & Others 19/12/2020: Detailed Channel Information
Premier League & Others 19/12/2020: Selected Team News
Crystal Palace v Liverpool
Crystal Palace will be without suspended former Liverpool forward Christian Benteke as a consequence of his sending off at the weekend.
Defenders Mamadou Sakho and Nathan Ferguson remain sidelined but Palace have no fresh injury concerns.
Liverpool will assess Joel Matip, who has trained since missing the win over Spurs because of ongoing back spasms.
Their lengthy injury list includes Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez, Thiago Alcantara and Diogo Jota.
Southampton v Man City
Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhüttl can select from a full-strength squad for the visit of Manchester City.
Midfielder Oriol Romeu is one booking away from incurring a suspension.
City’s all-time leading goalscorer Sergio Aguero missed a training session in midweek because of another injury niggle and he may not be risked.
Defender Eric Garcia remains absent and is set to miss the Christmas programme with a muscle injury, while Oleksandr Zinchenko is also still sidelined.
Everton v Arsenal
Everton midfielder Allan is sidelined for the festive period after sustaining a hamstring injury during Wednesday’s win at Leicester City.
James Rodriguez is still recovering from a calf injury but Seamus Coleman is available after missing five games with a hamstring issue.
Arsenal have reported several unspecified injury “doubts” ahead of the trip to Goodison Park.
Granit Xhaka and Gabriel are suspended, while Thomas Partey remains out.
Newcastle v Fulham
Newcastle head coach Steve Bruce says he is still without up to five players because of coronavirus.
Jonjo Shelvey, Miguel Almiron and Emil Krath are all pushing for recalls after being among the substitutes at Leeds.
Fulham boss Scott Parker has suggested he may rotate his squad given the busy festive fixture programme.
Bobby Decordova-Reid has a minor thigh muscle injury and could miss out, with ex-Newcastle forward Aleksandar Mitrovic an option to replace him.
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