Facts and Figures
Goals Scored: There were 20 goals in ten games= An average of exactly two goals per game!
Clean Sheets: Eight out of 20 teams, which equates to 40% of teams that didn’t concede a goal.
Teams that Scored: 12 teams scored 20 goals, which is an average of 1.67 goals per team!
Draws: There were two draws in the ten games that were played!
Matchweek 9 (In a Nutshell): In Matchweek 9 I correctly predicted two out of ten results. In five out of eight games the winning team had less possession than the losing team!
Saturday Night Games (Perth Time)
Newcastle United (0) v Chelsea (2)
Newcastle United Almost Leave Chelsea Frightened!
Facts and Figures: Only four shots on target for both teams combined.
Pivotal Moment: Sean Longstaff hit the cross bar in 72nd minute.
Newcastle United Game Changer: Sean Longstaff
Chelsea Game Changer: Ben Chilwell
Aston Villa (1) v Brighton and Hove Albion (2)
Villa Lose, but Play with No Fear!
Facts and Figures:
Pivotal Moment: Matt Ryan saved a shot with his foot in the 38th minute!
Aston Villa Game Changer: Jack Grealish
Brighton and Hove Albion Game Changer: Danny Welbeck
Sunday Morning Games (Perth Time)
Tottenham (2) v Manchester City (0)
Spurs Leave City Thinking, What a Pity!
Facts and Figures: Tottenham score two goals, as they only have two shots on target!
Pivotal Moments: Tottenham clinical in 5th and 65th minute.
Tottenham Game Changer: Hugo Lloris
Manchester City Game Changer: Kevin De Bruyne
Manchester United (1) v West Brom (0)
Red Devils Nearly Left Red Faced!
Facts and Figures:
Pivotal Moment: Sam Johnstone encroaches over line from a penalty, that he saved in the 54th minute!
Manchester United Game Changer: Bruno Fernandes
West Brom Game Changer: Sam Johnstone
Sunday Night Games (Perth Time)
Fulham (2) v Everton (3)
Everton Claim Undeserved Win!
Facts and Figures: Fulham had 13 shots to Everton’s nine.
Pivotal Moment: Everton scored a goal in the 1st minute.
Fulham Game Changer: Reben Loftus-Cheek
Everton Game Changer: Dominic Calvert-Lewin
Sheffield United (0) v West Ham (1)
Sheffield United Left Undelighted!
Facts and Figures: Five shots on target to three in favour of Sheffield United.
Pivotal Moment: Ollie Mcburnie had a shot well saved by Łukasz Fabiański in the 24th minute.
Sheffield United Game Changer: John Egan
West Ham Game Changer: Aaron Cresswell
Monday Morning Games (Perth Time)
Leeds United (0) v Arsenal (0)
All Square in Scoreless Affair!
Facts and Figures: It was four shots on target to two in favour of Leeds United.
Pivotal Moment: Arsenal played with ten men for most of the 2nd half!
Leeds United Game Changer: Illan Meslier
Arsenal Game Changer: Bernd Leno
Liverpool (3) v Leicester City (0)
Liverpool May be the Real Deal!
Facts and Figures: Liverpool had 13 shots on target!
Pivotal Moment: Diogo Jota made it 2-nil in the 41st minute.
Liverpool Game Changer: Andrew Robertson
Leicester City Game Changer: Kasper Schmeichel
Tuesday Morning Games (Perth Time)
Burnley (1) v Crystal Palace (0)
Burnley Claim Three Points, Finally!
Facts and Figures: It was a fairly even contest statistically.
Pivotal Moment: Chris Wood scored the only goal of the game in the 8th minute.
Burnley Game Changer: Nick Pope
Crystal Palace Game Changer: Andros Townsend
Wolves (1) v Southampton (1)
Wolves and Southampton Share the Spoils!
Facts and Figures: Alex McCarthy made eight saves!
Pivotal Moment: Pedro Neto scored an equaliser in the 75th minute.
Wolves Game Changer: Raul Jiminez
Southampton Game Changer: Alex McCarthy