Premier League Review- Matchweek 2 (Season 2020-21)

Facts and Figures

Goals Scored: There was 44 goals in ten games= An average of 4.4 goals per game!
Clean Sheets: Three out of 20 teams, which equates to 15% of teams not letting in a goal.
Teams that Scored: 17 teams scored 44 goals, which is an average of 2.59 per team.
Draws: There were no draws in the ten games that were played!
Matchweek 2 (In a Nutshell): In Matchweek 2 I correctly predicted five out of ten results!  In eight out of ten games the winning team had more possession. Find out what else transpired!

Saturday Night Games (Perth Time)

Everton (5) v West Bromwich Albion (2)
Everton Too Good!
Facts and Figures: Seven goals in a game that had 13 shots on target.
Pivotal Moment: West Bromwich Albion were down to ten men in first half stoppage time.
Everton Game Changer: Dominic Calvert Lewin
West Bromwich Albion Game Changer:

Leeds United (4) v Fulham (3)
Leeds United Victorious in Tight Tussle!
Facts and Figures: One player from either team scored a brace!
Pivotal Moment: There were far too many to recall!
Leeds United Game Changer: Hélder Costa
Fulham Game Changer: Aleksandar Mitrović

Sunday Morning Games (Perth Time)

Manchester United (1) v Crystal Palace (3)
Red Devils Left Red Faced!
Facts and Figures: Crystal Palace had just 24.2% possession, but they had five shots on target to Manchester United’s four!
Pivotal Moment: Wilfred Zaha scored a penalty to make it 3-1.
Manchester United Game Changer: Donny van de Beek
Crystal Palace Game Changer: Wilfred Zaha

Arsenal (2) v West Ham United (1)
Arsenal Too Good!
Facts and Figures:
Pivotal Moment: Alexander Lacazette scored the first goal of the game, somewhat undeservedly!
Arsenal Game Changer: Alexandre Lacazette
West Ham Game Changer: Michail Antonio

Sunday Night Games (Perth Time)

Southampton (2) v Tottenham (5)
Tottenham Win Attacking Feast!
Facts and Figures: There was seven goals from 13 shots on target for both teams combined.
Pivotal Moment: There were too many to put into words!
Southampton Game Changer: Danny Ings
Tottenham Game Changer: Harry Kane

Newcastle United (0) v Brighton and Hove Albion (3)
Newcastle United, Unsighted!
Facts and Figures: Newcastle United didn’t have any shots on target!
Pivotal Moment: Neal Maupay opened the scoring in the fourth minute.
Newcastle United Game Changer:
Brighton and Hove Albion Game Changer: Neal Maupay

Sunday Night/ Monday Morning Game (Perth Time)

Chelsea (0) v Liverpool (2)
Liverpool Claim Well Deserved Three Points!
Facts and Figures: Chelsea were down to ten men when Andreas Christensen was sent off in first half stoppage time!
Pivotal Moment: Jorginho had a penalty saved by Allison in the 73rd minute, which would have given Chelsea some hope of salvaging something out of the game!
Chelsea Game Changer:
Liverpool Game Changer: Sadio Mane

Monday Morning Game (Perth Time)

Leicester City (4) v Burnley (2)
Leicester City Make it Two From Two!
Facts and Figures: Leicester City controlled the game from a possession perspective with 67.8% possession. Yet they had just six shots on target to Burnley’s five.
Pivotal Moment: Erik Pieters, a Burnley substitute conceded an own goal, which gave Leicester a lead for the first time in the game in the 50th minute.
Leicester City Game Changer: Timothy Castagne
Burnley Game Changer: Chris Wood

Tuesday Morning Games (Perth Time)

Aston Villa (1) v Sheffield United (0)
Villa Win!
Facts and Figures: There were only three shots on target for both teams combined.
Pivotal Moment: John Egan; the Sheffield United Captain was sent off in the 12th minute!
Aston Villa Game Changer: Ezri Konsa Ngoyo
Sheffield United Game Changer:

Wolves (1) v Manchester City (3)
City Too Classy!
Facts and Figures: Wolves score with only shot on target!
Pivotal Moment: Phil Foden made it 2-nil to Manchester City in the 32nd minute.
Wolves Game Changer: Raul Jiminez
Manchester City Game Changer: Kevin De Bruyne

 

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