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Ah, finally the Premier League is back after the international break. It felt like ages, didn't it?

Everyone who likes the odd flutter on the footy knows that betting on international matches is more than tricky (I bet a few 'no' goal rush coupons were ruined by San Marino in midweek!) and here's a few bets that could see you return to winning ways this weekend, albeit there are a few long-shots in there!

THE BET

Liam's Lucky Acca @20.54/1 (PaddyPower)

(potential winners in bold)

Manchester United v Crystal Palace

Stoke City v Manchester City

Sunderland v Arsenal

Southampton v West Ham

Everton v Chelsea 

THE REASON

New Manchester United manager David Moyes will hope that his side can bounce back after defeat at Anfield, and they should do just that against newly-promoted Crystal Palace. City meanwhile might find it a bit tougher away at Stoke, but the Potters' new style of play could leave them vulnerable to the counter attack which Manuel Pellegrini's men should exploit. Sunderland have started the season poorly and Arsenal will be buoyed by the Mesut Ozil signing so I'm backing them to take all three points, Southampton have made some impressive signings and they should overcome a West Ham side who haven't looked like scoring many, and the Everton win boosts the odds to a tasty 20/1!

THE BET

Stalemate Treble @34.86/1 (Paddy Power)

Hull v Cardiff - DRAW

Aston Villa v Newcastle - DRAW

Fulham v West Brom - DRAW

THE REASON

Again this is another optimistic bet, but one that represents excellent value at over 34/1. Hull looked decent in their last match away at City and on another day they could have got something more out of it, whereas Cardiff earned an excellent victory over the same opposition that will give them a huge lift. I just can't separate the two teams so I'm going for the draw.

Newcastle will be boosted by the potential return of frontman Loic Remy, and although Villa won at Arsenal on the opening day I fancy the Toon to nick a point, and neither Fulham or West Brom have done much to inspire the imagination so far this campaign so I think a draw is the best option.

THE BET

Longshot Treble @78.22/1 (PaddyPower)

Manchester City to win and both teams to score 

Tottenham to win and both teams to score

Everton to win and both teams to score

THE REASON

The win and both teams to score market is increasing in popularity and no wonder with those odds! I fancy Stoke to nick a goal against a still depleted City defence (they looked vulnerable from set pieces against Cardiff) but the away side still to come out with a win. Spurs meanwhile should pick up the victory but Norwich pose a substantial goal threat with Ricky van Wolfswinkel and I fancy them to score. If Everton are to beat Chelsea, the chances are they will concede as well (they look better going forward than at the back) and although some may say a win for the Toffees is unlikely, they could surprise a few people and cause an upset.

THE POTSHOT HOTSHOT BET: Nemanja Vidic first goal v Palace @22/1 (PaddyPower)

Again another outside bet. If United struggle to find their rythmn, as they did away at Liverpool, a goal from a set-piece could help ease the tension for more goals to come, and Vidic is as dangerous as any from corners.

Happy Betting!

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