(Reuters) - Match-by-match facts and statistics ahead of round three of the Premier League on Aug. 23-25 (games at 1400 GMT unless stated):
Friday, Aug. 23
Aston Villa v Everton (1900)
*This will be the 203rd league meeting between the two sides — all in the top flight — making it the most-played fixture in English football history.
*Villa have not won their last 15 Premier League games stretching back to their last season in the top flight in 2015-16 (D1 L14).
*Everton have drawn their last three away matches.
*Villa midfielder Jack Grealish has lost in his last 20 Premier League games, the longest losing streak in the competition’s history.
*Everton have kept a clean sheet in five of their last six league matches.
Saturday, Aug. 24
Norwich City v Chelsea (1130)
*Norwich have not beaten Chelsea in their last 10 Premier League encounters (D2 L8) and last 15 matches in all competitions.
*Chelsea have lost to promoted teams who finished as Championship winners in each of the last two seasons (against Newcastle United in 2017-18 and Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2018-19).
*Norwich striker Teemu Pukki is joint-top scorer in the Premier League this season with four goals alongside Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling.
*Chelsea have not lost at Carrow Road in their last seven visits in all competitions (W4 D3).
*Former Chelsea great Frank Lampard is still looking for his first win as the London club’s boss.
Brighton & Hove Albion v Southampton
*Southampton have not won in their last seven Premier League matches (D3 L4).
*Brighton have won only once in their last 11 league matches (D4 L6).
*Southampton have not been beaten by Brighton in their last seven top flight games (W2 D5).
*Brighton’s Glenn Murray has scored in three of his four league appearances against Southampton (three goals).
*Brighton boss Graham Potter will join a list of former Southampton players (Micky Adams, Mark Hughes, Iain Dowie, Peter Reid and Garry Monk) who have managed a Premier League match against their former club.
Sheffield United v Leicester City
*This is the first time the two teams have faced each other in the Premier League, with their last top-flight meeting coming in February 1976 (1-1 draw).
*Leicester have drawn their last three league games.
*United have won six of their last 10 Premier League home games stretching back to their last season in the top flight (2006-07).
*Leicester striker Jamie Vardy has not scored since April, a run of 360 minutes.
*United have named a starting lineup of only British and Irish players in their last two games.
Manchester United v Crystal Palace
*Palace have not beaten United in the last 22 league meetings (D4 L18) and have not won at Old Trafford in 12 league matches, though they drew there last season (D1 L11).
*United midfielder Paul Pogba has missed four Premier League penalties since the start of last season — more than any other player in the top flight.
*Palace boss Roy Hodgson has lost seven times at Old Trafford in the Premier League, with his teams conceding 22 goals.
*Anthony Martial, who on Monday scored his 50th goal in all competitions for United, can join Dwight Yorke, Ruud van Nistelrooy and Wayne Rooney as the only players to score in each of the Reds’ first three league games of the season.
*Palace are one of two teams yet to score in the league this season, along with Watford.
Watford v West Ham United
*Watford have lost their last five Premier League matches and are bottom of the table after two defeats this season.
*West Ham’s winless run in August extended to nine games following their draw against Brighton last weekend (D1 L8).
*Watford have conceded in each of their last 14 league matches (29 goals in total).
*West Ham winger Michail Antonio has been involved in 10 goals against Watford (six goals and four assists) — more than against any other team.
*Watford’s Gerard Deulofeu scored in both fixtures against West Ham last season.
Liverpool v Arsenal (1630)
*Arsenal have not beaten Liverpool in their last eight matches (D4 L4) and have not won at Anfield since Sept. 2012.
*Liverpool have not lost in their last 39 Premier League home matches.
*This Premier League clash has seen 155 goals in 54 matches — more than any other fixture in history — and also the most hat-tricks (six).
*Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino has scored eight goals versus Arsenal — more than against any other team — and needs one more to become the first Brazilian to reach 50 Premier League goals.
*Arsenal are looking to win their first three league games for the first time since the 2004-05 season.
Sunday, Aug. 25
Bournemouth v Manchester City (1300)
*Bournemouth are yet to claim their first win over City (D2 L12). City have won all eight games in the Premier League since Bournemouth gained promotion to the top flight.
*City forward Raheem Sterling has been involved in 10 goals (8 goals and two assists) against Bournemouth in seven matches.
*Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson has not scored in his last five home games, with his last goal at home coming against West Ham in January.
*City’s last away draw in the Premier League came against Liverpool (0-0) in October last year.
*City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne (122 Premier League appearances) needs one more assist to become the fastest to 50 in the competition. The record is held by Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil (141 games).
Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United (1530)
*Spurs are looking to win their fifth consecutive league game against Newcastle.
*Newcastle have scored more Premier League goals versus Tottenham (73) than against any other team.
*Spurs striker Harry Kane has scored only two goals against Newcastle.
*The match will be Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino’s 500th career game as manager. He has also managed Spanish side Espanyol and Southampton.
*One more defeat will make Steve Bruce the first Newcastle boss to lose his opening three Premier League games.
Wolverhampton Wanderers v Burnley (1530)
*Burnley have not scored in 14 of their last 19 games at Wolves.
*Wolves are unbeaten at home in their last nine league matches (W6 D3).
*Ashley Barnes has scored 12 of Burnley’s 30 goals in 2019. Only Liverpool’s Sadio Mane (15) and Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero (14) have scored more in the calendar year.
*Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves has more Premier League goals (five) than touches in the opposition penalty area (three).
*The last time Wolves drew their opening three league games was in the 1938-39 season.
Compiled by Rohith Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Ken Ferris