Premier League Review- Matchweek 12 (Season 2020-21)

Facts and Figures

Goals Scored: There were 19 goals in ten games= An average of 1.9 goals per game!
Clean Sheets: Seven out of 20 teams, which equates to 35% of teams that didn’t concede a goal.
Teams that Scored: 13 teams scored 19 goals, which is an average of 1.46 goals per team!
Draws: There were three draws in ten matches.
Matchweek 12 (In a Nutshell): In Matchweek 12 I correctly predicted four of ten results. In four out of seven games, the losing team had more possession than their opponents! Check out the Matchweek 12 review!

Team of the Week- Matchweek 12

Nick Pope (Burnley), Kyle Walker (Manchester City), Harry Maguire (Manchester United), Jannik Vestergaard (Southampton), Aaron Cresswell (West Ham), Thomas Soucek (West Ham) Mateusz Klich (Leeds United), Gylfi Sigurdsson (Everton), James Maddison (Leicester City), Jamie Vardy (Leicester City), Harry Kane (Tottenham)

Saturday Morning Game (Perth Time)

Leeds United (1) v West Ham (2)
It’s all out Attack That Leaves Leeds United short at the Back!
Facts and Figures: There was a combined total of 15 shots on target from both teams. That equates to an attacking brand of football being played by Leeds United and West Ham. Incredibly the home team had 66% possession, but still lost the game!
Pivotal Moment: Angelo Ogbonna made it 2-1 in West Ham’s favour in the 80th minute.
Leeds United Game Changer: Illan Meslier
West Ham Game Changer: Angelo Ogbonna

Saturday Night Games (Perth Time)

Wolves (0) v Aston Villa (1)
Wolves Left Lamenting Missed Opportunities
Facts and Figures: Wolves had seven shots on target.
Pivotal Moment: Aston Villa’s, Anwar El Ghazi scored from the penalty spot in the 94th minute.
Wolves Game Changer: Pedro Neto
Aston Villa Game Changer: Emiliano Martínez

Newcastle United (2) v West Brom (1)
West Brom Left to Wonder Why
Facts and Figures:
Pivotal Moment: Newcastle United’s, Dwight Gayle scored what proved to be the winning goal in the 82nd minute!
Newcastle United Game Changer: Miguel Almiron
West Brom Game Changer: Darnell Furlong

Sunday Morning Games (Perth Time)

Manchester United (0) v Manchester City (0)
Stalemate in Derby!
Facts and Figures: Both teams had a total of just two shots on target!
Pivotal Moment: Riyad Mahrez had an opportunity saved by David de Gea in the 35th minute.
Manchester United Game Changer: Harry Maguire
Manchester City Game Changer: Kyle Walker

Everton (1) v Chelsea (0)
Chelsea Lose, Just!
Facts and Figures: Chelsea had 72% possession. This game proved how even the Premier League is this Season.
Pivotal Moment: Gylfi Sigurdsson scored from the penalty spot in the 22nd minute for Everton.
Everton Game Changer: Gylfi Sigurdsson
Chelsea Game Changer: Kurt Zouma

Sunday Night Games (Perth Time)

Southampton (3) v Sheffield United (0)
Sheffield United Weren’t at the Races
Facts and Figures:
Pivotal Moment: Che Adams broke the deadlock in the 34th minute. Southampton had a thoroughly deserved win.
Southampton Game Changer: Jannik Vestergaard
Sheffield United Game Changer: None

Crystal Palace (1) v Tottenham (1)
All Square in High Tempo Contest!
Facts and Figures: A draw was a fair result.
Pivotal Moment: Jeffrey Schlupp scored the equaliser in the 81st minute.
Crystal Palace Game Changer: Vicente Guaita
Tottenham Game Changer: Harry Kane

Monday Morning Early Game (Perth Time)

Fulham (1) v Liverpool (1)
Liverpool Get Point in Unpredictable Match, that was Unmissable!
Facts and Figures: Fulham had five shots on target to Liverpool’s six. One of the six did come from the penalty spot.
Pivotal Moment: Mohamed Salah scored a penalty, just, to equalise in the 79th minute.
Fulham Game Changer: Alphonso Areola
Liverpool Game Changer: Mohamed Salah

Monday Morning Later Games (Perth Time)

Arsenal (0) v Burnley (1)
Arsenal Left to Think, What If!
Facts and Figures:
Pivotal Moment: Granit Xhaka received a red card in the 58th minute, meaning Arsenal had to play with ten men.
Arsenal Game Changer: None
Burnley Game Changer: Nick Pope

Leicester City (3) v Brighton and Hove Albion (0)
Leicester Dominate, Brighton Capitulate!
Facts and Figures:
Pivotal Moment: James Maddison opened the scoring for Leicester City, in the 27th minute.
Leicester City Game Changer: James Maddison
Brighton and Hove Albion Game Changer: None

 

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