Bullet point previews of Premier League matches

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(Reuters) - Match-by-match facts and statistics ahead of the Premier League fixtures from April 9-12. All times GMT.

April 9, Friday

Fulham v Wolverhampton Wanderers (2000)

* Wolves have never beaten Fulham in an away Premier League match in five previous meetings.

* Wolves were unbeaten in their first 10 league games in London after gaining promotion in 2018 but have since lost three of their last five.

* Fulham's 2-1 defeat by Leeds United last month snapped a run of seven straight home league victories in games played on Friday.

April 10, Saturday

Manchester City v Leeds United (1230)

* Manchester City are unbeaten in their last 41 Premier League games against promoted teams at the Etihad Stadium.

* Pep Guardiola's side have kept a league-high 17 clean sheets this season and are on course to surpass their record tally of 20 shutouts in 2018-19.

* Leeds have secured 42 points from 30 games, which is their best tally at this stage of a Premier League campaign since 2001-02, when they finished fifth.

Liverpool v Aston Villa (1500)

* Villa defeated Liverpool 7-2 in October and are looking to complete their first league double over the Merseyside club since 1992-93.

* Juergen Klopp's champions are looking to avoid a seventh straight league defeat at Anfield.

* Aston Villa have beaten Liverpool six times away from home in the Premier League, behind only Manchester United (12) and Chelsea (7).

Crystal Palace v Chelsea (1730)

* Chelsea have won their last six league games against Palace, including a 4-0 triumph at Stamford Bridge in October.

* Chelsea are yet to lose a league game away from home since Thomas Tuchel replaced Frank Lampard in January.

* Timo Werner has been involved in more goals than any other Chelsea player this season (5 goals, 6 assists).

April 11, Sunday

Burnley v Newcastle United (1200)

* Burnley defeated Newcastle 1-0 at Turf Moor last season and are looking for back-to-back home victories against the Magpies for the first time since 1968.

* Burnley have failed to win any of their last six home league games, while Newcastle are winless in their last seven matches.

* Newcastle manager Steve Bruce is bidding to avoid a fourth successive away defeat by Burnley, having lost in 2009-10 with Sunderland, 2014-15 with Hull City and last season with the Magpies.

West Ham United v Leicester City (1405)

* West Ham are winless in their last five home league games against Leicester.

* David Moyes' side are looking for their first league double over Leicester since 1999-2000, following their 3-0 victory at the King Power Stadium in October.

* West Ham have scored in 25 different league matches this season, behind only Manchester City, with on-loan midfielder Jesse Lingard involved in more goals (6 goals, 3 assists) than any other player since making his Hammers debut in February.

Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester United (1630)

* Tottenham have lost just one of their last eight home league games against Manchester United.

* If Spurs net twice, they will become the first team to score eight goals against Manchester United in a single Premier League campaign, following their 6-1 victory earlier this season.

* Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side are unbeaten in their last 22 away league games and are looking to match Arsenal's tally of 23 between August 2001-September 2002.

Sheffield United v Arsenal (1900)

* Arsenal have not beaten the Blades away from home in the Premier League in four previous attempts.

* Arsenal have failed to keep a clean sheet in nine successive Premier League games, their third worst run in the history of the competition.

* The Blades have managed a league-worst 17 goals in 30 games this season.

April 12, Monday

West Bromwich Albion v Southampton (1800)

* Southampton have won each of their last four leagues games against West Brom, including a 2-0 victory at St Mary's Stadium in October.

* Ralph Hasenhuettl's side defeated Burnley 3-2 in their previous fixture but have not won back-to-back games since December.

* West Brom have found the net in just three of nine home league games under Sam Allardyce.

Brighton & Hove Albion v Everton (2015)

* Brighton have not lost to Everton in any of their three home league games.

* Everton's nine game unbeaten run on the road was snapped by their 2-0 loss to Chelsea last month.

* Brighton have conceded 24% of their goals from headers this season, the highest proportion of headed goals in the competition, while Everton have scored 12 headed goals, more than any other team.

(Reporting by Arvind Sriram in Bengaluru; Editing by Toby Davis)