EPL Buildup: Marcus Rashford equals Salah Record, EPL Fixture

Marcus Rashford has been named Premier League Player of the Month for the third time this season, equaling a record held by Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah.


September, January and February were Rashford’s best month. However, last month he won the award scoring four goals in five.


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Salah set the bar for most Player of the Month awards in a single season in 2017-18.

Erik ten Hag was named Manager of the Month for the second time.

Rashford has now been named Player of the Month four times.

This month his competitor for the award included Kelechi Iheanacho, Bernd Leno, Emerson Royal, Manor Solomon and Ollie Watkins.

The 25 year old England international has scored 26 goals and nine assists across all competitions this season.

Manchester United were unbeaten in February, collecting 10 points from four games, and sit third in the Premier League.

Ten Hag, led the club to their first trophy in six years when they won the EFL Cup.

Leicester City vs Chelsea

Chelsea hope for a three consecutive wins as they face Brendan Rodgers side. However, Graham Potter has revealed Reece James will miss Saturday’s game due to illness, while Raheem Sterling is a doubt.

Potter has confirmed that this fixture comes too soon for N’Golo Kante and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang who has a back problem.

“He still needs some more time,” he said of the former Leicester midfielder. “We’re aiming more towards Everton but unfortunately not tomorrow.”

“Reece has been ill and hasn’t trained today, so he won’t make the game tomorrow,” he said.

“Raheem had a little feeling of tightness in his hamstring, so he’s looking doubtful for tomorrow as well.”

EPL Build up:

Crystal Palace vs Manchester City

With police still investigating Kyle Walker after a national newspaper alleged that he exposed himself in a bar, Manchester City are away to Palace.

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Man City manager Pep Guardiola says the club has internally dealt with the issue involving Kyle Walker. However, Police are investigating whether any offence has been committed.

The manager also confirmed that fans will be happy to see the return of Phil Foden for he is fit for the trip to Crystal Palace.

Guardiola said: “It is a private issue. We solved it internally, we spoke with him. This is not the place to talk about private situations.

“It is different from years ago. They know it already. The moment you step out the door at home, you have to know you’ll be filmed, whatever you do. It is a part of society.”

Bournemouth Vs Liverpool

Liverpool have managed five straight clean sheets in the Premier League, with the latest one coming last Sunday following a 7-0 demolition of archrivals Manchester United.

The manager congratulated his defense for being solid as they keep up with the top four race.

“We need more, but fine,” said Klopp. “That’s the basis for everything.

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  • 15:30 Bournemouth VS Liverpool
  • 18:00 Everton VS Brentford
  • 18:00 Leeds VS Brighton & Hove Albion
  • 18:00 Leicester City VS Chelsea
  • 18:00 Tottenham Hotspur VS Nottingham Forest
  • 20:30 Crystal Palace VS Manchester City

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