Premier League preview: March 2nd/3rd

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A full weekend of Premier League action begins at three o'clock tomorrow, with Ryan Giggs poised to make his 1000th professional appearance in Manchester United's clash against Norwich.

The Red Devils will go 15 points clear at the top of the table with a win over the Canaries, who have struggled on their travels but beat Everton in their last league match.

Chelsea host West Brom in another afternoon kick-off, with the pressure increasing on interim manager Rafa Benitez after his rant at both supporters and the club in midweek.

Basement boys QPR will be chasing victory away at Southampton as Harry Redknapp looks to guide the Hoops to a great escape, and he'll fancy his chances of an upset against his former club, who looked vulnerable at the back in their 4-2 defeat at Newcastle last weekend.

The Toon travel to League Cup winners Swansea City, whilst Sunderland host Fulham and Reading make the trip to Goodison Park to face Everton.

Stoke City host West Ham United in a match that's unlikely to be one for the neutrals, before Liverpool travel to face Wigan in the day's late clash.

Then, on Sunday, Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal meet in a massive north London derby, with Spurs looking to move seven points ahead of Arsene Wenger's side with victory at White Hart Lane.

The Gunners need a positive result to remain in touching distance of the top four, whilst Andre Villas-Boas' side continue their charge towards the Champions League off the back of Gareth Bale's sublime individual performances.

Manchester City complete the round of matches with their trip to Aston Villa on Monday night.

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