Swansea v Newcastle
Key Battle: Swansea are enjoying a superb season and much has been down to Scott Sinclair, who will look to terrorise Newcastle and their defence, particularly Jonas Gutierrez.
Player to Watch: Gylfi Siggurdson has been in brilliant goalscoring form since arriving at Swansea.
Talking Point: Two teams enjoying great seasons, but also two teams with excellent defences
Sunderland v Tottenham
Key Battle: Stephane Sessegnon will give Tottenham and William Gallas a tough test at the Stadium of Light this weekend.
Player to Watch: Gareth Bale looks like returning to his best form and Martin O’Neill’s men will be wary of that
Talking Point: Sunderland were brilliant last weekend but can they keep up their form against the Champions League contenders?
Bolton v Fulham
Key Battle: Fulham will hope to continue their good form but Bolton are battling for their lives and Ivan Klasnic could cause Philippe Senderos problems
Player to Watch: Clint Dempsey will be the danger for Bolton and they must keep him quiet
Talking Point: Bolton need the points more, but Fulham have been impressive this season.
Chelsea v Wigan
Key Battle: Antolin Alcaraz will have a tough job keeping quiet Chelsea and Fernando Torres this weekend
Player to Watch: Juan Mata is Chelsea’s best player and if he plays well then Wigan will struggle
Talking Point: Wigan have had some good results of late but Chelsea need the points, surely only one winner?
Liverpool v Aston Villa
Key Battle: Luis Suarez will look to give James Collins a runaround at Anfield in this crucial game
Player to Watch: Stewart Downing takes on his former team and will hope to put them to the sword.
Talking Point: Liverpool have lost seven out of eight, but Villa are creeping close to the relegation zone
Norwich v Everton
Key Battle: Grant Holt will be up against Phil Jagielka in an intriguing battle of strength and technique
Player to Watch: Steven Pienaar has been good for Everton since his return and will look to show that again here
Talking Point: Everton have had an inconsistent season but have been better in recent weeks and Norwich have little to play for
West Brom v Blackburn
Key Battle: Jonas Olsson will look to keep quiet Martin Olsson in a battle of the Swedish namesakes
Player to Watch: Yakubu has been scoring all season and Blackburn will hope he can continue that here.
Talking Point: Blackburn need the points more, and West Brom have a poor home record
Stoke v Wolves
Key Battle: Roger Johnson needs to keep Peter Crouch quiet if Wolves are to take anything from the Britannia
Player to Watch: Matt Jarvis has been linked with a move to Stoke and it will be interesting to see how he does here
Talking Point: Stoke give everyone a tough game with their physical approach and Wolves have been dreadful
Man Utd v QPR
Key Battle: Wayne Rooney will be up against Anton Ferdinand, who will surely be destroyed by his England team mate
Player to Watch: Antonio Valencia has been brilliant for United, who will hope he can repeat that form here
Talking Point: United look brilliant right now, and these kind of games are straightforward for Alex Ferguson’s men
Arsenal v Man City
Key Battle: David Silva has been struggling in recent weeks and will have a tough battle here against Alex Song
Player to Watch: Robin van Persie has not scored in three games – and one would assume it is time for him to find the net
Talking point: Arsenal take on Man City in a crucial game for both teams as their title and Champions League hopes took a blow last weekend