Chelsea manager Antonio Conte.
goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel for Sunday’s match against West Bromwich Albion after he broke his right hand during Wednesday’s Champions League draw with FC Copenhagen. It will be the start of a lengthy but unspecified period on the sidelines. RonRobert Zieler, an offseason signing from Hannover, will step in during Schmeichel’s absence.
Leaders Manchester City host Middlesbrough on Saturday
buoyed by a Champions League win over Barcelona.
Liverpool, behind only City in third on goal difference, face Watford, who are flying high in seventh place. Watford are reeling from the resignation of executive chairman Raffaele Riva amid investigations into the 2014 takeover by Italian businessman Gino Pozzo, and Riva said he will “vigorously” defend his integrity.
Manchester United are behind Watford in seventh and Mourinho’s struggling side is away at Swansea on Sunday after a lengthy trip to Turkey for a Europa League game against Fenerbahce on Thursday. Swansea manager Bob Bradley is looking for his first win at his fourth attempt, having collected only one point since taking charge of the south Wales club.
Swansea are three points ahead of winless and last-place Sunderland, who are at Bournemouth tomorrow.
Bournemouth vs Sunderland Burnley vs Crystal Palace Manchester City vs Middlesbrough West Ham vs Stoke City
Chelsea vs Everton
Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil.