(Reuters) – Match-by-match facts and statistics ahead of round 16 of the Premier League on Dec. 7-9 (games at 1500 GMT unless stated):
Saturday, Dec. 7
Everton v Chelsea (1230)
*Nine out of Everton’s 10 wins in 54 Premier League meetings with Chelsea have come at home, including a 2-0 win in March.
*Everton have kept a clean sheet in their last three league matches against Chelsea, who are looking for their first win at Goodison Park since 2017.
*Everton have lost eight of their last 11 league games to drop into the relegation zone.
Bournemouth v Liverpool
*Bournemouth have beaten current leaders Liverpool only once in eight Premier League meetings, a 4-3 win at home in 2016.
*The last five league games between the teams have produced 18 goals with Liverpool scoring 16 of them in four wins (D1).
*Liverpool’s 5-2 victory over Everton on Wednesday was coach Juergen Klopp’s 100th in the league and they will look to extend a club record of 32 league games.
Tottenham Hotspur v Burnley
*Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho suffered his first defeat in charge of the club when they were beaten 2-1 by his former side Manchester United on Wednesday.
*Eighth-placed Spurs have conceded two goals in each of their last three league games since Mourinho took over.
*Burnley have lost five of their last seven league games, including the previous two to sit 11th in the league.
Watford v Crystal Palace
*Manager-less Watford are looking for only their second win of the season to snap a run of three straight defeats.
*After a run of three defeats last month, Palace have won their last two to climb to seventh.
*Four of the last five league matches between the teams have been settled by a one-goal margin (D1).
Manchester City v Manchester United (1730)
*Only eight of City’s 15 wins in 44 Premier League matches against United have come at home.
*Having dropped only 16 points en route to the title last season, third-placed City have already dropped 13 points this season in 15 games.
*United are looking to seal back-to-back league victories for the first time since March.
Sunday, Dec. 8
Aston Villa v Leicester City (1400)
*Leicester have won their last seven league games to sit second in the league with 35 points, eight behind Liverpool.
*Leicester forward Jamie Vardy has scored in each of those wins, including a hat-trick against Southampton, to lead the league scoring charts with 14 goals.
*Villa have one win in their last six league matches (L4 D1) and are 15th following Wednesday’s 2-1 defeat by Chelsea.
Newcastle United v Southampton (1400)
*After a winless run of eight matches (L6 D2), Southampton have won the last two to climb out of the relegation zone.
*Saints have won only once at St James’ Park in their last five league visits.
*Newcastle have defeated Southampton 13 times in 36 Premier League matches with only one win away from home.
Norwich City v Sheffield United (1400)
*Norwich have only one victory in their last 10 league matches (L7 D2) and are second from bottom.
*Fellow promoted side Sheffield United are the only team alongside Liverpool to remain unbeaten on the road (W1 D6).
*Forward Lys Mousset has scored five goals and set up another three for the Blades this season.
Brighton & Hove Albion v Wolverhampton Wanderers (1630)
*Fifth-placed Wolves are on a 10-match unbeaten run, last losing in September (W5 D5).
*Brighton will look to end a three-match losing streak that has left them 16th with 15 points, a point above the drop zone.
*Wolves began their season in July in the Europa League qualifiers and have already played 28 matches, more than any other Premier League club.
Monday, Dec. 9
West Ham United v Arsenal (2000)
*West Ham have lost six out of their last 10 games to heap the pressure on manager Manuel Pellegrini.
*The Hammers have managed only three Premier League home wins over Arsenal.
*Arsenal interim boss Freddie Ljungberg returns to his old club where the Swede spent one season after his nine-year stint with the Gunners.
(Reporting by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru; Editing by Christian Radnedge)