English Premier League Matchday 1: Preview

Manuel Lanzini West Ham

The English Premier League Matchday 1 is upon us and here’s our Argentinian season preview along with what will be a weekly preview of the players in action.

There’s a total of 16 Argentinians this season in the English Premier League (you can view the full list should you ever need it in our Player Database section). Out of the 16, 11 of them have played for the senior Argentina National Team. Here’s the full list:

Argentinian Players in the English Premier League

English Premier League Matchday 1:

Last season’s champions Chelsea did not have a single Argentinian on their team but have added veteran goalkeeper Willy CABALLERO to their squad for the season. The 2015-2016 season champions Leicester City keep Leonardo ULLOA on the team. Here’s our Matchday 1 preview of the English Premier League involving Argentinian players.

Friday, August 11:

Arsenal vs. Leicester City (Leonardo ULLOA)

Saturday, August 12:

Watford (Roberto PEREYRA) vs. Liverpool

Crystal Palace (Julian SPERONI) vs. Huddersfield

West Brom (Claudio YACOB) vs. Bournemouth

Brighton vs. Manchester City (Nicolas OTAMENDI, Sergio AGUERO)

Everon (Ramiro FUNES MORI) vs. Stoke City

Southampton (Paulo GAZZANIGA) vs. Swansea City (Federico FERNANDEZ)

Chelsea (Willy CABALLERO) vs. Burnley FC

Sunday, August 13:

Newcastle United vs. Tottenham Hotspor (Erik LAMELA)

Manchester United (Marcos ROJO, Sergio ROMERO) vs. West Ham United (Manuel LANZINI, Pablo ZABALETA)

There are two injuries heading into the season opener. Ramiro FUNES MORI who is out with a long term injury will miss Everton’s match against Stoke City. The other injury being to fellow Argentina international team mate and defender Marcos ROJO who will miss Manchester United’s match against West Ham United.

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  2. dollon biswas

    He can go—–
    ———————–Romero ——————–
    Marcado———-Mascarano——–Otamendi

    Agusto——Pastora—-Peredes—-lanzini

    Messsi———dybala——–Maria

  3. Csabalala

    So Di Maria or Acuna will be the left wingback and Salvio the right against Uruguay and in general, very brave maybe suicide formation:D

  4. Debasish Duttaroy

    A very interesting statistics would be how many of our players are an automatic starter for their respective team? There can be disagreement among members, but I do not see most as a critical member for their team’s success. This I am saying only for players who are in NT and possibly play a role now and in near future.

    Funes Mori, Otamendi (50-50), Aguero, Rojo, Lanzini

    Rest are struggling with their clubs.

    1. jerry dieugeville

      The list is out guys..no higuain
      Aguero is back not that I’m a fan of his

  5. Gonzalo

    San Lorenzo won on penalties against Emelec and they qualified to quarter final of Copa Libertadores where will face another club from Buenos Aires – Lanus. That means Argentina will have at least one club in semifinal. The second may to be River.

  6. pablo dennison

    and we can forget coach pochettino!!!!

    1. dibyo6pota

      pelligirno of saints also argentian coaches in epl 2017-18

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