This Premier League Preview sees the first of the last round of Premier League fixtures, the only thing left to confirm is the final top four places.

Arsenal vs Everton – Sunday 21st May 2017 – 15:00 

Arsenal are 4/9 with Alexis Sanchez at 3/1 to score first.

Arsenal face Everton at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday, with the Gunners desperate to secure a top four spot in the final match of the season.

The Gunners come into this match in great form, with a 2-0 win against Sunderland on Tuesday.

Despite their relegation, Sunderland dug in to frustrate the Gunners, with the Black Cats keeping Arsenal at bay.

Alexis Sanchez finally broke through late in the second half (72), scoring a crucial opener 18 minutes from time.

The Chilean forward doubled his and Arsenal's tally (81), just nine minutes later to settle the tie.

The result ensures that Arsenal keep alive their faint hopes of a top-four finish, they are one point behind Liverpool with a game to play.

Must Win 

The Gunners must win this match and hope Liverpool are unable to win if they are to qualify for the Champions League.

They have reached the FA Cup final but the top four will be Wenger's main priority.

Their recent form is excellent, with five wins and a draw coming in their last six matches, Tottenham their only conquerers.

Gunners Favourites

Arsenal come into this match as the favourites, with Arsenal's recent form and home advantage informing the odds.

The Gunners will be looking to win this vital fixture, with a top four finish their ultimate priority.

Arsenal have won 96 of the 194 meetings between the two sides, losing 56 and drawing 42 of those matches.

Gulf Huge

The Toffees come into this match on the back of a 1-0 win against Watford, another excellent result for Koeman's side.

The hosts enjoyed 62% possession, with 15 total shots and 6 on target, three times more than the visitors.

Ross Barkley brushed aside his contract speculation with a fine winner for the Toffees.

Barkley's opening goal in the 56th minute, was a fine strike from 25 yards out to power past Gomez.

For the Hornets, it's another tough defeat to take, with fixtures against Chelsea and Manchester City.

Toffees In Mixed Form

Koeman's side have been in mixed form, with three wins, two defeats and a draw in their last six matches.

They have been defeated by Swansea and Chelsea in their last six matches, both coming in successive matches.

Thumping wins against Leicester, Burnley and Watford have ensured they retain some confidence, but Koeman will demand greater consistency.

They will finish in 7th place irrespective of the result in this match, a marked improvement on last season.

Everton Underdogs

Ronald Koeman's side come into this match as underdogs, with their mixed recent record informing the bookies.

This will be a tough match for Everton, with Arsenal in desperate need of the win.

Everton will be looking to complete a domestic double over Arsenal, having beaten them 2-1 earlier in the season.

Everton are 6/1 with Romelu Lukaku at 6/1 to open the scoring.

 

 

Burnley vs West Ham – Sunday 21st May 2017 – 15:00 

Burnley are 13/10 with Andre Gray and Sam Vokes at 5/1 to score first.

Burnley welcome West Ham to Turf Moor in the final Premier League match of the season, with Burnley enjoying an excellent season.

Sean Dyche's side come into this match on the back of an away defeat, this time a 2-1 defeat against Bournemouth.

Junior Stanislas (25) gave the Cherries an early lead, with a well-placed finish to make it 1-0.

Sam Vokes (83) equalised for Burnley with just seven minutes to go, with the Welshman seemingly rescuing a point.

Joshua King restored the lead for Bournemouth just two minutes later (85), securing all three points for the Cherries.

It was a poor result for Sean Dyche's side, but their ultimate aim was achieved in retaining their Premier League status.

Clarets In Mixed Form

Burnley come into this match in mixed recent form, they will be delighted to have remained in the league.

They will be looking to continue their excellent home form this season, that has seen them register the majority of their points.

The Clarets have been in poor form of late, losing three, drawing two and winning just once in their last six matches.

Burnley Favourites

The Clarets excellent home record continues, they come into the match as the favourites in this fixture.

They will be looking to register a first win in three matches, with Palace their last victory.

Sean Dyche's men will be looking to better their overall record against West Ham, they will be looking to end a run of four successive defeats.

Hammers Stuffing

Slaven Bilic's side come into this match on the back of a 4-0 defeat, at home against Liverpool.

Daniel Sturridge marked his first start since returning from injury with a goal (35), making it 1-0 to Liverpool.

Phillippe Coutinho scored a second-half double (57, 61), with the Brazillian scoring Liverpool's second and third goal.

Divock Origi scored Liverpool's fourth (76), completing a miserable afternoon for the Hammers.

For Slaven Bilic and his side it is a poor performance, their final home match of the season at their new home.

Wins Needed

West Ham do come into this match in mixed recent form, with just the one defeat in six matches.

Liverpool are the only side who have beaten West Ham in their last six, an excellent record for Bilic's side.

The Hammers now find themselves in 12th place, a win could see them finish in the top ten.

A win against Burnley will see them register their 12th win of the season, ending the season in great style.

Hammers Underdogs

West Ham face a tough challenge against Burnley, with the Clarets a tough proposition on their home turf.

Slaven Bilic's men come into the match as underdogs, with their defeat against Liverpool informing the bookies.

The Hammers will be looking for a 27th win against Burnley, in just 59 meetings.

West Ham are 2/1 with Ashley Fletcher and Jonathan Calleri at 6/1 to open the scoring.

 

 

Chelsea vs Sunderland – Sunday 21st May 2017 – 15:00

Chelsea are 1/7 with Diego Costa at 9/4 to score first.

Chelsea welcome Sunderland to Stamford Bridge in their final game of the season, with Chelsea confirmed as Premier League Champions.

Antonio Conte's men come into this match on the back of another win, this time a 4-3 victory against Watford.

John Terry opened the scoring for Chelsea (22), with the defender scoring in one of his last league appearances from the Blues.

Etienne Capoue (24) equalised for the Hornets just two minutes later, with Terry going from hero to zero.

Cesar Azpilicueta (36) gave Chelsea the lead for the second time in the match, with the Blues leading 2-1.

Michy Batshuayi (49) scored his second goal in as many matches, to give Chelsea a commanding 3-1 lead.

Daryl Janmaat (51) scored a superb solo goal to make it 3-2, before Stefano Okaka (74) made it 3-3 for Watford with 16 minutes to go.

Cesc Fabregas (88) scored the winner with a classy finish, to make it 4-3 to Chelsea in a seven-goal thriller.

Title Celebrations

Chelsea have now cemented the Premier League title, they will be looking to win this final fixture.

It was another excellent win for the Blues, who prevailed despite facing an excellent Watford side.

They are ten points clear at the top of the table on 90, with Sunderland left to play they are targeting 93 points.

Blues Heavy Favourites

Conte's men go into this match as favorites, and will see this as an ideal opportunity to consolidate their title win.

The Blues will be delighted with their season, they will be now be turning their attention to the FA Cup final against Arsenal.

Chelsea will be looking to continue their excellent recent record against Sunderland, they are looking for a 57th win in 113 meetings.

Black Cats Down

Sunderland come into this fixture on the back of a 2-0 defeat away against Arsenal, who are still in the top four mix.

Despite their relegation, Sunderland dug in to frustrate the Gunners, with the Black Cats keeping Arsenal at bay.

Alexis Sanchez finally broke through late in the second half (72), scoring a crucial opener 18 minutes from time.

The Chilean forward doubled his and Arsenal's tally (81), just nine minutes later to settle the tie.

Ultimately, it was another poor performance from Sunderland, who remain bottom of the league on 24 points.

Poor Season

David Moyes side have had a tough season, but the rebuilding job now begins for them in the Championship.

They come into the match in poor form, having lost four and registered just four points in their last six games.

Sunderland have been bottom for most of the season, they have lost 25 of their 36 games, winning just six matches.

Big Test For Sunderland

The Black Cats come into this match as underdogs, they could spring an unwanted surprise on Chelsea though.

The match against Chelsea will be an excellent opportunity for Sunderland, to regain some pride and their place at the club.

Sunderland will be looking to register a first win since 2010/11 at Stamford Bridge, they won 3-0 on that afternoon.

Sunderland are 20/1 with Jermain Defoe at 10/1 to open the scoring.

 

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Sanchez to score first @ 3/1 and Arsenal to win 2-1 @ 7/1

Tip 2 – Gray to score first @ 5/1 and Burnley to win 2-1 @ 8/1

Tip 3 – Batshuayi to score first @ 5/2 and Chelsea to win 3-1 @ 12/1

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