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Tuesday 4th April 2017


Burnley v Stoke City Premier League 7:45pm

Gudmundsson (doubt - MCL injury)
Marney (out - ACL injury)
Long (out - knee surgery)

Sean Dyche will suddenly feel nervous as the season heads into its final stretch. The home record is no longer looking like it will be enough to save his team on its own, after a fourth home defeat to Spurs saw the Clarets slip down the table to rest perilously near the drop zone. With 32 points on the board and eight games still left to play, the five point lead over Hull City is no longer looking safe. It seems the return of Twitter wondermouth Joey Barton has been a catalyst for a slide in fortunes. Perhaps Barton should spend less time criticising a player proven to be many times better than him, in N'Golo Kante, and concentrate on trying to play to the best of his extremely limited ability. Or maybe it is time to stick to mumbo jumbo pseudo-intellectual quotes on Twitter for the never-has-been? Certainly Dyche seems to have made a mistake bringing him into what was a settled side performing well without him. Most worryingly, since the turn of the year, results for Burnley have been bad enough to see them sat in 18th, one of the relegation places.
Most important player: Steven Defour. The Belgian midfielder is still working his way back to full fitness following an injury, but, having watched a fair bit of Burnley this season, I have noticed how much they struggle in there without his presence. Even if just coming off the bench, his energy, workrate and quality is much higher than any other player in the Clarets squad. They need him back in the starting line up.

Walters (late fitness test - knock)
Crouch (late fitness test - knee injury)
Shaqiri (late fitness test - calf injury)
Cameron (doubt - thigh injury)
Butland (doubt - broken ankle - back in training)
Ireland (out - broken leg)

Stoke's customary ninth place is beginning to look precarious, as two defeats in a row has allowed those below them to close up on the Potters. Their away record is poor, as well as that recent form, though the last two defeats were to league leaders Chelsea and last season's champions, the resurgent Leicester City. Mark Hughes must be worried though, as their goalscoring woes are getting worse, while their defence is struggling badly as well. With Southampton, Leicester and Watford holding games in hand over Stoke, Hughes really needs to find an answer to his team's lack of goals.
Most important player: Ryan Shawcross. The club captain has been poor this season, at times looking like a 39 year old, rather than 29 year old. With Hughes wanting his team to kick the ball, rather than their opponents, it seems that is beyond Shawcross's capabilities. With an inability to score goals, Stoke really need to start keeping them out at the other end. They desperately need Shawcross to recover his form.

Defining Battle: central midfield. Both teams have been extremely weak in there this season, with every combination Hughes has tried looking open to teams attacking them and Dyche having a similar problem of late. It feels like the least weak midfield will win this match!

Editors' Predictions:
Ed002 - 0-2
Ed003 - 1-1
Ed004 - 1-1
Ed007 - 1-1
Ed025 - 2-1
Ed033 - 0-1


Leicester City v Sunderland Premier League 7:45pm

Albrighton (slight doubt - flu)
Morgan (doubt - back spasm)
Mendy (doubt - ankle/knee injury)
Wague (out - dislocated shoulder)

Are the Foxes truly back under Craig Shakespeare or is this just the new manager bounce? Four wins in a row, making Shakespeare the first English manager to win his first four Premier League games, has moved Leicester towards safety. The key is maintaining this form once safety is assured. Then the questions will surround the future of the club, and who will be the manager when the team head into next season. A win against the Mackems could well put them back into the top half of the table, with a game in hand over some of their rivals. Who would have thought that when Claudio Ranieri was sacked? All that and a Champions League still there to be won, unlikely as it is, who could genuinely rule them out just yet when they are set to face a Sevilla in disarray? The fairytale has not ended quite yet.
Most important player: Kasper Schmeichel. After a string of poor performances prior to Ranieri's sacking, Schmeichel is suddenly looking back to his best now Ranieri has gone. The Dane has been the topic of a lot of transfer speculation in recent weeks, will he be able to maintain his focus during the run in?

Defoe (late fitness test - knee injury)
Kirchhoff (out - ACL injury)
Pienaar (doubt - calf strain)
Anichebe (late fitness test - MCL injury)
Watmore (out - ACL injury)
McNair (out - ACL injury)

The Mackems are sinking slowly without any real fight being shown or giving any signs of life. Now eight points behind safety, admittedly with a game in hand over Swansea, form is that of a bottom feeder. It has been six games since SAFC picked up a win, since then they have managed to gain just one point. It is all going wrong for David Moyes, with even Jermaine Defoe's goals drying up. Moyes' decision to bring in a swathe of veterans he had worked with five or more years ago has backfired spectacularly, as not one has looked up to the task and only Anichebe, of his signings, showed anything to suggest they deserve to be in the Prem. Even he was just an impact substitute before his injury problems returned. Watching Sunderland play, it is impossible to find anything in their performances to hold out hope of survival.
Most important player: Fabio Borini. Normally the Italian can be relied on to weigh in with his share of goals, but Moyes' tactics, his injuries and poor form have all conspired together to stop that happening this season. It is time he stepped up and notched a few to give the team some hope.

Defining Battle: between the Sunderland backline and Leicester. If the Sunderland defence can hold out until half time, they might just be able to create some of the unrest in the camp that plagued the Foxes until recently. That is about as close as I can get to holding out a glimmer of hope for Sunderland, unless luck plays a part and Leicester knock a few in at the wrong end.

Editors' Predictions:
Ed002 - 3-0
Ed003 - 2-1 (all the female Leicester fans to get slapped by Moyes)
Ed004 - 3-1
Ed007 - 2-0
Ed025 - 3-0
Ed033 - 1-0


Watford v West Bromwich Albion Premier League 7:45pm

Kaboul (doubt - hamstring injury)
Behrami (doubt - hamstring injury)
Kabasele (doubt - hip injury)
Zarate (out - ACL injury)
Watson (doubt - groin strain)
Pereyra (out - knee meniscus injury)

After four games without a win, three of those defeats, it was a relief to pick up a win, even if it was only against Sunderland. With it being so tight in the midtable pack, any result can make a massive difference. Watford are much stronger at home, so they need to make the most of their home games in the final run in. With Chelsea, Spurs, Liverpool, Everton and Man City coming up, this is a game they need to target to pick up points from. Unfortunately for the Hornets, they are struggling creatively, losing Roberto Pereyra to a long term injury early on, then the January signing Mauro Zarate quickly picked up one after joining. With neither of those in the side, the Hornets have been a little drab to watch, with a real struggle to pick up the goals needed.
Most important player: Heurelho Gomes. The way West Brom play will put a lot of pressure on the Watford keeper, he will need to be strong and brave to keep them out.

Phillips (late fitness test - hamstring injury)

With little to play for, other than pride, the Baggies's players could play with freedom, if they were managed by anyone other than Tony Pulis. Pulis, however, will be intent on his team keeping their structure, formation and tactical system. Just as he will be intent on making sure their performance levels stay as high as possible. One thing the manager will ensure is that none of his players will be off on their summer holidays mentally, until after the final game is played.
Most important player: Craig Dawson. I was surprised to see a stat recently that said that Craig Dawson has covered the most distance of any Premier League player so far this season. It is impressive that Pulis has managed to get the former centre back fit enough to cover those kind of distances. One thing is for sure, his ability to both defend and get up field to support attacks is a vital part of the West Brom system.

Defining Battle: this is not likely to be a game for the purist, Watford have been dour of late and we all know how a Pulis team will approach the game. With little time to rest after the weekend's games, it will be a battle of fitness and desire. The battle will be who has the heart to keep on when their legs are heavy towards the end of the game. Which team will want this more?

Editors' Predictions:
Ed002 - 0-0
Ed003 - 1-1
Ed004 - 2-1
Ed007 - 1-2
Ed025 - 1-1
Ed033 - 1-2



Manchester United v Everton Premier League 8pm

Mata (out - groin/pelvis injury)
Smalling (out - knee injury)
Jones (out - broken toe)
Pogba (slight doubt - hmastring injury)
Wilson (out - ACL injury)
Williams (doubt - knee injury)
Pereira (out - knee injury)

For a team which has only lost once at home all season, the Red Devils have a poor home record, with more than half of their matches at Old Trafford finishing in a draw. While Jose Mourinho can point to numerous missed chances as the reason for those draws, he will not be bemoaning his luck behind the scenes, he will be working to improve the conversion rate of his players. Will the return of Zlatan Ibrahimovic from suspension help to ease his woes, despite the big Swede being the main culprit for missing chances? One thing is for sure, there will be some fresh legs in midfield, with Ander Herrera also set to return, so they should have a slight edge in fitness over the Toffees.
Most important player: Zlatan Ibrahimovic. He may be a veteran now, but he has had a nice break due to his suspension, so there can be no suggestion of tired legs affecting him at this stage of the campaign. It is time for him to step up and show why he has so many trophies in his glittering career, as it was not by missing huge numbers of sitters, like he has so far this season.

Funes Mori (out - knee meniscus injury)
Coleman (out - broken leg)
Lennon (doubt - knock)
Schneiderlin (slight doubt - calf strain)
McCarthy (out - hamstring injury)
Bolasie (out - ACL injury)
Besic (doubt - ACL injury)

Everton know that a win against United will reignite their hopes of getting into the top six, and threaten the top four. With a stinging defeat in the derby to add an extra incentive, this will be a match the Everton players should be fired up by, rather than being distracted by a spat between their manager, Ronald Koeman, and Republic of Ireland management duo, Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane. First thing Koeman has to do, if the Toffees are going to compete, is sort out a system to suit the players he has at his disposal.
Most important player: Romelu Lukaku. The Premier League's top scorer was completely anonymous in the derby, finding himself beaten to every ball played his way. This match is a chance to prove all his critics wrong, to show that he really is worth the big move he has spent his career talking about.

Defining Battle: I was tempted to suggest it would be between the United players and themselves, as they struggle to put the ball in the net so often in games. That would have been doing Everton a disservice though, as they have the tools to hurt Man Utd. However it does feel like the battle will be between Zlatan and Lukaku, will either break sweat and showcase their abilities? Or will both have one of their off days? The pair really are key to who wins.

Editors' Predictions:
Ed002 - 5-3
Ed003 - 2-0
Ed004 - 1-1
Ed007 - 2-1
Ed025 - 1-1
Ed033 - 0-0



Wednesday 5th April 2017



Arsenal v West Ham United Premier League 7:45pm

Koscielny (doubt - achilles injury)
Cech (out - calf strain)
Perez (out - thigh strain)
Cazorla (out - plantaris injury)
Sanogo (doubt - calf injury)
Debuchy (doubt - hamstring strain)
Ramsey (doubt - calf injury)
Oxlade-Chamberlain (doubt - hamstring strain)

The draw with Man City at the weekend may have ended a run of two defeats in a row, but it has still left them with just one win in the last six. Four of those games being defeats. That is simply not good enough for a team with league title pretensions. It is not even good enough to keep them in the top four right now, which is probably their more realistic expectation for the season. There is nowhere for Arsene Wenger to hide if he fails to rescue this. There can be no excuses about spending restrictions, there is stability, a large fanbase, a massive wage bill, all the things that should lead to success. It is time for Wenger to pull a rabbit out of the hat and get his talented squad focused on winning matches, not worrying about who will be managing next season.
Most important player: Shkodran Mustafi. Mustafi seems to have nailed down a starting spot alongside Laurent Koscielny, on those rare occasions when Wenger has a fully fit defence to choose between. With injury forcing Koscielny off early at the weekend, the Gunners need Mustafi to step up.

Cresswell (slight doubt - knock)
Reid (out - groin strain)
Antonio (doubt - hamstring injury)
Obiang (out - high ankle sprain)
Ogbonna (out - knee surgery)
Sakho (slight doubt - back injury)
Tore (out - knee injury)
Arbeloa (doubt - calf injury)
Henry (out - ACL injury)

The Hammers' hierarchy have come out and given Slaven Bilic the dreaded vote of confidence, which tells you all you need to know about the recent form of West Ham. No wins in six and four straight defeats is keeping them in danger of relegation. The start of February saw West Ham look to have pulled themselves clear of any relegation issues and seen them fully involved in a battle to finish in the top half again. April sees them slip down the table to fourteenth and their gap to Hull City cut to just six points. Has Bilic got anything up his sleeve to retrieve the situation?
Most important player: Andy Carroll. Will the England frontman be fit enough to play a second game in a week? If they could keep him fit, his power in the air is a useful weapon for the Hammers. That is a very big if though.

Defining Battle: two managers struggling badly, both desperately need a result, which one will get their tactics and team selection right? The central midfield will be key, Arsenal love to dominate in there and West Ham can ill afford to let them do so.

Editors' Predictions:
Ed002 - 3-0
Ed003 - 3-0
Ed004 - 2-1 (Arsenal to get a dodgy last minute goal/decision)
Ed007 - 1-1
Ed025 - 2-1
Ed033 - 1-0



Hull City v Middlesbrough Premier League 7:45pm

Elabdellaoui (out - back injury)
Mbokani (out - hamstring injury)
Goebel (doubt - calf strain)
Mason (doubt - fractured skull)
Keane (out - ACL injury)
Odubajo (out - patella fracture)
Henriksen (slight doubt - illness)
Huddlestone (out - suspended)

Hull have dropped off performance-wise, no longer as good as they were when Marco Silva arrived initially, but they are still picking up points here and there to continue to keep the pressure on the teams above them and threaten to climb out of the relegation places. This is a big chance for them to knock Boro out of the reckoning and give themselves a really strong platform for the run in. Away from home the Tigers are woefully bad, but at home they are a totally different prospect and will go into this game fancying their chances of a good result. With the carrot of Swansea facing title chasers Spurs and only a point ahead, Hull will go into this game with every chance of moving out of the bottom three, should they win.
Most important player: Andrea Ranocchia. The on-loan Inter Milan centre back has been a key component in the Hull machine in recent weeks, his experience at a high level is vital to the Tigers.

Fabio (out - concussion)
Ramirez (doubt - knock)
Friend (doubt - calf strain)
Chambers (doubt - foot injury)

It has now been twelve games since Boro last picked up a win and the only thing keeping them off the foot of the table is the complete ineptitude of their neighbours Sunderland. A win here against Hull will put a whole different complexion on things, with the Tigers currently four points above them but having played a game more. With games fast running out, they have to find a way to start adding more goals, though it is difficult to see what more Alvaro Negredo could do after putting one on a plate, only for Rudy Gestede to make a complete hash of an easy headed chance. They have only one player who offers pace, in Adama Traore, and he completely lacks end product, so it makes it very difficult for Middlesbrough to push opponents back. The quality in midfield is not there to control the ball and create spaces with quick passing moves. It is getting to the point where they are going to have to push Gestede up there and look to play him as a target for long balls. There is little else there within the squad to offer anything else.
Most important player: Ben Gibson. The England centre back has had to work hard to ensure he is not just seen as the chairman's nephew. Now he has earned a reputation as a good centre back and captains the club. As captain, they need him to step up and be a leader, as well as a defender.

Defining Battle: it is difficult to pick any area as decisive or defining, as neither side have any particular area of the pitch they are strong in. Boro do look particularly weak in the left back area, unless one of their left backs returns from injury in time to play. Hull are likely to target that and that could well be what decides this match.

Editors' Predictions:
Ed002 - 2-0
Ed003 - 0-0
Ed004 - 2-0
Ed007 - 1-0
Ed025 - 2-0
Ed033 - 1-0



Southampton v Crystal Palace Premier League 7:45pm

Boufal (late fitness test - knock)
Gabbiadini (doubt - groin strain)
van Dijk (out - foot injury)
Austin (doubt - dislocated shoulder)
McCarthy (doubt - hamstring injury)
Targett (out - hamstring injury)
Pied (doubt - ACL injury - back in training)

There must be a worry that the defeat in the EFL Cup final has knocked the wind out of Soton's sails somewhat. After playing so well in that match and still losing, they have not played to anything like the same level since. They do still have a couple of games in hand over most of the teams around them, but they need to pick up their form or those games will not be an advantage. Once again a top half finish is within their grasp, but they need to take it, starting with a good result against Palace. With a difficult run in ahead of them, Saints will need to pick up the points where they can.
Most important player: Fraser Forster. With only a few days between each match over the next week, there are likely to be some tired legs out there, leading to mistakes or changes to the team, leading to mix ups due to a lack of familiarity. It is at those times that you need your keeper to be at his best to rescue your team.

Dann (doubt - knee injury)
Tomkins (doubt - calf injury)
Campbell (doubt - muscle injury)
McArthur (doubt - back spasm)
van Aanholt (doubt - ankle injury)
Flamini (slight doubt - muscle injury)
Wickham (out - ACL injury)
Mandanda (doubt - knee surgery)
J Benteke (doubt - knee injury)
Souare (out - broken leg)
Remy (out - knee injury)

Four wins in a row, including the weekend's shock result over Chelsea, have given Palace a little breathing room as they fight to avoid the drop. It is still too early for the Londoners to feel safe, with just four points between them and Hull in the relegation places. With a game in hand over the two teams directly above them in the table, and just two points behind, it is likely that Sam Allardyce will have his players looking to move up the table as the season winds down, as much as looking over their shoulder at those behind them.
Most important player: Yohan Cabaye. While Wayne Hennessey was MOTM and Wilfred Zaha was key (sometimes by luck rather than judgement) in the victory over Chelsea, it is often down to Cabaye to make them tick.

Defining Battle: how well Saints deal with Palace's attacking quartet behind Christian Benteke will make the difference in this match. There is pace, movement, running power and players willing to hit it from all over the pitch in that quartet. It is a daunting prospect when it is in good form like it is right now.

Editors' Predictions:
Ed002 - 1-1
Ed003 - 1-0
Ed004 - 1-2
Ed007 - 2-0
Ed025 - 1-1
Ed033 - 1-2



Swansea City v Tottenham Hotspur Premier League 7:45pm

Britton (slight doubt - hamstring injury)
Llorente (late fitness test - ankle injury)
Rangel (out - metatarsal fracture)
Dyer (out - achilles injury)

Good form has deserted the Swans of late, with it being three games since they enjoyed a win and their play looking laboured. While Paul Clement once had an excellent reputation as a future manager, his early attempts at doing so had seen that reputation take a hammering. His Derby County were dull to watch and uninspiring as they limped through his reign, but it seemed he had learnt from that judging by his first few matches as Swansea manager. Now though, Swans are starting to show worrying signs of the same slow build up play and lack of creativity that his Derby side showed. With just a point in hand over Hull in the relegation places, the South Wales team need to offer more, though it will take a minor miracle for them to beat Spurs.
Most important player: Gylfi Sigurdsson. The Icelander seems to be the only real avenue that the Swans have to score. If it is not direct from him, it is mostly via one of his deadly set pieces. It is crucial he stays fit and on form until the end of the season.

Wanyama (late fitness test - back injury)
Winks (doubt - ankle injury)
Janssen (slight doubt - knock)
Kane (out - ankle injury)
Rose (slight doubt - MCL injury)
Lamela (out - hip injury)

As Chelsea stutter, Spurs have a sniff of the title and four straight wins, which have continued even though Harry Kane has gone out injured has lifted their spirits. They have seven points to make up, so all they can do is keep winning game after game, starting with this game at the Swans. Their high energy, quick passing and movement game is designed to cope with teams like Swansea, who are fighting for their life in the Prem. This is do or die time for Tottenham, who will be keen to ensure they do not fold under pressure like they did last season. They need to keep their discipline, keep all eleven men on the pitch and take their chances when they come along. It is difficult to see even a Kane-less Spurs failing to win against Swansea if they do so.
Most important player: Moussa Dembele. The Rolls-Royce in the centre of midfield for the North London side, Dembele will be particularly important on Wednesday after the disruption they suffered through injuries at the weekend. While Eriksen and Alli pick up the assists and goals, Dembele makes the team tick.

Defining Battle: can Swansea cope with the Spurs players behind the forward? The movement and interchange makes it difficult for even the best teams to cope with the Spurs attack, and Swansea are a long way from being one of the best teams! How well they can manage to hold out will be key to their hopes in this game.

Editors' Predictions:
Ed002 - 1-2
Ed003 - 0-1
Ed004 - 0-2
Ed007 - 1-3
Ed025 - 0-2
Ed033 - 0-1



Chelsea v Manchester City Premier League 8pm

Moses (doubt - toe injury)

Two defeats and two draws scattered amongst their last ten matches might not seem much of a stutter, but for Chelsea, and the way they had been going, that is almost enough to be classed as a slump! It is highly unlikely to be enough to cost them the title, but it has given a ray of hope to Spurs behind them and cast a shadow of doubt over their own hopes. Luckily the visit of Man City gives them a chance to shut the door firmly on any hopes the rest of the league may have of them falling apart when the pressure is on. This is a game that avoids any chance of complacency, though that is unlikely to ever be an issue while Antonio Conte is in charge.
Most important player: Mikel Alonso. He has not been at his best recently, certainly not at the level he was playing at when he first arrived, it is time for him to pick his game up again. Though he could do with a bit more focus from Diego Costa, to give him a target to aim for in the box when he gets the chance to deliver a cross.

Sagna (doubt - groin strain)
Jesus (out - metatarsal fracture)
Gundogan (out - ACL injury)

An eight match unbeaten run sounds like that of a team pushing hard, but the last three games ended in draws, leaving them four points adrift of Spurs, miles off contending with Chelsea. While Pep Guardiola has openly conceded that the title is out of reach this season, he will still want to get a top two place. To that end he needs a result, a win, from this game. Draws are not good enough for his team any more, as they have dropped down to fourth and have bitter rivals United in close attendance, if the red half of Manchester should win their game in hand. With their defending still as shockingly bad as it was when the season started, the big worry will be how toothless their attack is looking once again.
Most important player: Vincent Kompany. Whether the club captain plays or not, just having him back in the matchday squad is a huge lift to the Citizens. The one player in the sky blue squad who can actually be considered a genuinely good defender, he also has the ability on the ball to make John Stones look like a panicky hoofer. It is important that they get him fit and keep him fit.

Defining Battle: the flanks will be the key. Citeh can be overwhelmed out wide, or in the centre for that matter, but it is Chelsea's strength that they have so much width to their play. They can use it to exploit City's gaping holes in defence.

Editors' Predictions:
Ed002 - 2-2
Ed003 - 1-2
Ed004 - 1-2
Ed007 - 2-1
Ed025 - 1-1
Ed033 - 1-1



Liverpool v Bournemouth Premier League 8pm

Mane (doubt - knee injury)
Lallana (out - thigh injury)
Sturridge (doubt - hip injury)
Henderson (doubt - bruised foot)
Ejaria (doubt - ankle injury)
Ings (out - ACL injury)

It seems that Liverpool are starting to recover their form, after the midseason slump, though it is difficult to tell as Everton are prone to capitulating in the derby in recent years. However, at times in that match, the quality was more like the Liverpool that ended 2016 on a high, than the LFC that began 2017 with a whimper. Even missing key midfielders Adam Lallana and Jordan Henderson was no problem. Liverpool have been excellent so far this season at home, with just one defeat and eleven wins from the fifteen matches so far. With vengeance on their mind for that shock 4-3 defeat earlier in the season, it is likely that Jurgen Klopp will not face the usual problem of getting his players fired up for a lower half team. The Reds can ill afford anything other than wins if they are to have any hope of moving up the table, even then second is likely to be their only genuine hope.
Most important player: Philippe Coutinho. There were signs that the little Brazilian was back to his magical best while he was away with Brazil. Against Everton he tortured the youngsters that made up the right side of their defence.

Surman (doubt - knee injury)
Wilson (out - ACL injury)
Federici (out - knee injury)
Mousset (doubt - hamstring strain)
Mings (out - suspended)

The recent run of four games unbeaten has edged the Cherries towards safety, but they still need a few more points if they are to guarantee their Premier League survival for another season. With a confidence boosting win over Liverpool early in the season, Bournemouth will have high hopes of getting a result at Anfield. Unfortunately their away record has been poor this season, with just two wins on the road and nine defeats, so they will need to produce a shock of similar proportions to the home win over the same opponents. With Chelsea and Spurs as their next two games, they will see any points gained in this run as bonus points for the season. There will be no pressure on them and nothing for the team to lose.
Most important player: Simon Francis. The veteran's cool head will be needed over the next three games, as Bournemouth fight for their lives in the Prem against teams fighting for the title. Well top three places at least! Of late the Cherries have tightened things up at the back, they need Francis at his best for that to continue.

Defining Battle: Liverpool have a weakened central midfield right now, the key will be if Bournemouth can take advantage of that. While Everton found themselves dominated in there, a lot of that was down to their own failure to perform under pressure. The South Coast side will have no pressure on them, this is as close to a 'free hit' as you can get in football. All the pressure will be on the home side, so they can just play the match, rather than the occasion.

Editors' Predictions:
Ed002 - 4-1
Ed003 - 2-1
Ed004 - 2-0
Ed007 - 2-1
Ed025 - 3-1
Ed033 - 2-1

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