Facts and Figures
Goals Scored: There were 27 goals in nine games= An average of 3 goals per game!
Clean Sheets: Five out of 18 teams, which equates to 27.8% of teams that didn’t concede a goal.
Teams that Scored: 13 teams scored 27 goals, which is an average of 2.1 per team!
Draws: There was one draw in nine matches.
Matchweek 17 (In a Nutshell): In Matchweek 17 I correctly predicted two out of nine results. In six out of eight matches, the losing team had more possession than their opponents! Check out the Matchweek 17 review!
Hugo Lloris (Tottenham), Kyle Walker Peters (Southampton), Rob Holding (Arsenal), Toby Alderweireld (Tottenham), Kieran Tierney (Arsenal), Tomas Soucek (West Ham), Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United), Son Heung-Min (Tottenham), Kevin De Bruyne (Manchester City) (Aston Villa), Alexandre Lacazette (Arsenal), Danny Ings (Southampton)
Saturday Morning Games (Perth Time)
Everton (0) v West Ham (1)
West Ham Claim Well Deserved Three Points
Facts and Figures:
Pivotal Moment: Tomas Soucek scored the only goal of the game in the 86th minute.
Everton Game Changer: Tomas Soucek
West Ham Game Changer: Mason Holgate
Manchester United (2) v Aston Villa (1)
Red Devils Lucky Break!
Facts and Figures: 34 shots in the game.
Pivotal Moment: Paul Pogba was awarded a controversial penalty. Bruno Fernandes calmly scored from the penalty spot in the 61st minute.
Manchester United Game Changer: Bruno Fernandes
Aston Villa Game Changer: Jack Grealish
Saturday Night Games (Perth Time)
Tottenham (3) v Leeds United (0)
Tottenham Too Good in Final Third
Facts and Figures: 38 shots in the game.
Pivotal Moment: Son Heung-Min made it 2-nil in the 43rd minute thanks to a superb cross from Harry Kane.
Tottenham Game Changer: Son Heung-Min
Leeds United Game Changer: Illan Meslier
Crystal Palace (2) v Sheffield United (0)
Sheffield United just can’t Take a Trick!
Facts and Figures:
Pivotal Moment: Eberechi Eze made it 2-nil in the 6th minute of 1st half stoppage time!
Crystal Palace Game Changer: Vicente Guaita
Sheffield United Game Changer: Ben Osborn
Sunday Morning Games
Brighton and Hove Albion (3) v Wolves (3)
Facts and Figures: There were six goals scored from eight shots on target for both teams combined.
Pivotal Moment: Owen Otasowe missed a golden chance to score with a header near the end of the game.
Brighton and Hove Albion Game Changer: Lewis Dunk
Wolves Game Changer: Pedro Neto
West Brom (0) v Arsenal (4)
West Brom Gift Arsenal Easy Win
Facts and Figures: Arsenal had 12 shots on target!
Pivotal Moments: Too many!
West Brom Game Changer: Sam Johnstone
Arsenal Game Changer: Kieran Tierney
Sunday Night Game (Perth Time)
Burnley v Fulham
Newcastle United (1) v Leicester City (2)
Leicester City Survive Late Newcastle United Fightback
Facts and Figures: There was only five shots on target for both teams combined.
Pivotal Moment: Youri Tielemans gave Leicester City a two goal lead in the 72nd minute.
Newcastle United Game Changer: Andy Carroll
Leicester City Game Changer: Jamie Vardy
Monday Morning Game (Perth Time)
Chelsea (1) v Manchester City (3)
Chelsea can’t seem to do Anything Right!
Facts and Figures: Chelsea had 54.6% possession, but Manchester City had six shots on target to Chelsea’s two.
Pivotal Moment: When Kevin De Bruyne scored Manchester City’s 3rd goal in the 34th minute the game was effectively over.
Chelsea Game Changer: Callum Hudson-Odoi
Manchester City Game Changer: Kevin De Bruyne
Tuesday Morning Game (Perth Time)
Southampton (1) v Liverpool (0)
Southampton Surprise Liverpool
Facts and Figures: Liverpool had 67% possession, but one shot on target
Pivotal Moment: Danny Ings scored the only goal of the game in the 2nd minute.
Southampton Game Changer: Danny Ings
Liverpool Game Changer: Andrew Robertson