Chelsea star Eden Hazard tipped to MISS Liverpool clash as Newcastle prepare for big boost: Premier League weekend preview

Newcastle United and their rivals face another important weekend in the Premier League - with key games at both ends of the table.

We take a look at the drama that could unfold around the Premier League this weekend.
We take a look at the drama that could unfold around the Premier League this weekend.

With plenty still to be decided in the race for the title and the battle against relegation, results this weekend could ultimately have a major bearing on the table come the end of the season. We've taken a look at the key games at both ends of the table this weekend - simply scroll down and click through the pages to see what is happening in the top flight over the next few days:

There's no debating this one - the clash between the two Premier League giants could have a major bearing on the race for the title. Three points would keep the Reds well in the thick of it.
There has been speculation that Chelsea star Eden Hazard may be rested this weekend - with Maurizio Sarri set to prioritise the Europa League. Such a call would be a boost for Liverpool.
Im not sure if Eden Hazards going to play as the Europa League is a massive competition for Chelsea. For the manager, winning that competition is bigger for him than getting into the top four."
Manchester City could heap pressure on Liverpool if they can beat Crystal Palace in Sunday's early kick-off. A win would put them in pole position with a game in hand still to play.
Spurs face already-relegated Huddersfield Town this weekend, and have a chance to strengthen their grip on the top four with victory against the Terriers.
The Gunners could capitalise on any slip from Spurs, but will have to navigate their way through a difficult test against FA Cup finalists Watford.
The Red Devils could too steal a march on the top four if results go their way - provided they can claim the three points when West Ham United visit Old Trafford.


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There's a crunch relegation clash as Burnley host Cardiff City on Saturday. A win for either side would significantly bolster their survival hopes ahead of some more crucial games.
A win for Burnley would leave Cardiff deep in relegation trouble - handing a boost to Newcastle. Rafa Benitez's side could aid their survival hopes with a win at Leicester City this evening.
The Saints sit just five points and one place above the drop zone, and will be in desperate need to three points when they face Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Sat on level points with Southampton, Chris Hughton's side welcome AFC Bournemouth on Saturday eyeing a boost to their survival hopes.