Erik Pieters is sure Stoke can finish the season well after a some recent impressive performances and results. Mame Diouf’s goal on Saturday gave the Potters a 1-1 draw at Chelsea – their first-ever point at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League era – and stretched Mark Hughes’ side’s unbeaten run to four games.
Chris Hughton led Brighton to a 21-game unbeaten league run from start of the season to mid-December BBC coverage Coverage: Listen on BBC Radio 5 live and BBC local radio; text commentary on the BBC Sport website TEAM NEWS Brighton manager Chris Hughton has no new selection problems for the visit of Sheffield Wednesday. Full-back
The 27-year-old Algerian has been in red-hot form this season, scoring 18 times in 24 games for Sporting. And he attracted plenty of attention in January, with sources in Portugal claiming Everton had a £14m bid for him rejected. The Merseysiders ended up signing Oumar Niasse instead, but have continued to monitor his progress.
Arsene Wenger’s side led early on but Swansea came from behind to win at Emirates Stadium Manager Arsene Wenger is “worried” about Arsenal’s recent results and says his players need to get back to “basics” after a 2-1 loss to Swansea. Mauricio Pochettino, meanwhile, refuses to blame nerves as his title-chasing Tottenham side lose 1-0