Welcome to the Independent’s live coverage of the Premier League as Chelsea travel to the South Coast to face Southampton with one eye on their two-legged Champions League meeting with Paris Saint-Germain. The Blues trail the Parisian giants 2-1 and will be looking to avoid any injuries at St Mary's this afternoon.
Elsewhere, West Ham United welcome relegation haunted Sunderland to the capital for an intriguing early kick-off at Upton Park. The afternoon kick-offs see leaders Leicester City return from a two-week break from action to host lowly Norwich City at the King Power Stadium. The Foxes know they could expand their lead at the top to five points with a victory in the East Midlands.
Crystal Palace make the trip to West Bromwich Albion in the evening fixture as Baggies boss Tony Pulis meets his former employers with pressure building at the Hawthorns.
West Ham United vs Sunderland – 12.45pm
Leicester City vs Norwich City – 3pm
Southampton vs Chelsea – 3pm
Stoke City vs Aston Villa – 3pm
Watford vs Bournemouth – 3pm
West Bromwich Albion vs Crystal Palace – 5.30pm
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