Which of England’s debutants are most likely to be on the plane to Russia?
In a world where ‘money makes the world go round’, it is the monetary value of a clubs positioning and status in leagues that is a significant factor in the high turnover rate of Premier League managers too. As Mauricio Pellegrino was suddenly struck from his position as manager of Southampton Football Club this week, he became the ninth casualty of the current Premier League season.
After a four-goal haul at Anfield against Watford this evening, Mo Salah has surely all but assured the Golden Boot will be on its way to Merseyside come May 13th. With Harry Kane’s injury at Bournemouth last weekend, the Englishman will likely miss a couple of Premier League games after the International break and will have a monumental task on his hand to catch Liverpool’s star now.
A dominant second half performance from Leicester City has deepened the pressure on Alan Pardew and West Brom and almost but not quite certified their relegation to the Championship come May.
With the end of the season looming, it is increasingly looking like Manchester City will be crowned Premier League Champions for the 2017/18 season. Yet with nine games remaining in another enchanting season, there is one prestigious award which the identity of the winner still remains wide open.
A 97th minute stunner from Riyad Mahrez salvaged a point for Leicester City from a courageous Bournemouth side who arguably deserved to take home all three points to the South coast.
Leicester City vs Stoke City
Venue: King Power Stadium
Stoke City visit the King Power this Saturday lunchtime after a week off due to FA Cup fixtures and therefore will be well rested for the challenge of Leicester City.