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In the Premier League this week

See what the Premier League teams have planned for the next seven days, including tonight’s game plus FA Cup and EFL Cup play.

Here are some things to watch this coming week: the Premier League’s last encounter of Match Week 21, the EFL Cup semifinals, and the FA Cup fourth-round meeting between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City.

Monday

Monday night’s matchup between Brighton & Hove Albion and Wolverhampton Wanderers concludes Match Week 21 at 19:45 GMT. The Seagulls would move up to seventh place and above Manchester United with a win, while a victory for Wolves would draw them level on points with Roberto De Zerbi’s team.

The last round of group-stage matches at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) is underway. Mohammed Kudus, a player for West Ham United, is expected to play when Ghana takes on Mozambique at 20:00 GMT. Egypt, on the other hand, will try to advance to the round of 16 despite Mohamed Salah’s injury.

At 17:00 GMT, Nigeria will also play Guinea-Bissau. Frank Onyeka of Brentford, Calvin Bassey of Fulham, Alex Iwobi of Nottingham Forest, and Ola Aina of Nottingham Forest will all be looking to win their games in order to advance to the round of 16.

Tuesday

In the second leg of their EFL Cup semi-final, Chelsea will host Middlesbrough at Stamford Bridge at 20:00 GMT, looking to overturn a 1-0 deficit.

Pape Sarr, a midfielder for Tottenham, may play in the AFCON. Senegal will play Guinea in Group C at 17:00 GMT in an attempt to maintain their perfect record.

Wednesday

Liverpool, who leads the other EFL Cup semi-final second leg 2-1 after the first leg, takes on Fulham at 20:00 GMT.

In the Asian Cup encounter versus Indonesia (11:30 GMT), Japan’s Wataru Endo and Takehiro Tomiyasu will play a pivotal role in determining both sides’ chances of making it to the knockout rounds.

Thursday

The FA Cup’s fourth round will begin on Thursday at 19:45 GMT when AFC Bournemouth plays Swansea City.

Son Heung-min, a key player for Spurs, will play for South Korea against Malaysia at 11:30 GMT in an attempt to advance beyond the group stages.

Friday

Five Premier League teams are playing in the FA Cup’s fourth round. At 19:45 GMT, Nottm Forest will travel to Bristol City, who eliminated West Ham in the previous round.

While Spurs take on Man City at 20:00 GMT and Chelsea host Aston Villa at 19:45 GMT, two heavyweight matchups get underway.

Saturday

On Saturday, six Premier League teams will compete against one another in an attempt to advance to the next round. Brighton visits Sheffield United at 15:00 GMT, Everton plays Luton Town at 15:00 GMT, and Fulham hosts Newcastle United at Craven Cottage at 19:00 GMT.

Sunday

The FA Cup fourth round’s penultimate games are played. At 11:45 GMT, Wolves will go to West Bromwich Albion; at 14:30 GMT, Liverpool will host Norwich City; and at 16:30 GMT, Manchester United will take on Newport County, a League Two team.

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