Facts and Figures
Goals Scored: There were 31 goals in ten games= An average of 3.1 goals per game!
Clean Sheets: Seven out of 20 teams, which equates to 35% of teams that didn’t concede a goal.
Draws: There were three draws in ten matches.
Matchweek 20 (In a Nutshell): In Matchweek 20 I correctly predicted three out of ten results. In four out of seven matches, the losing team had more possession than their opponents! Check out the Matchweek 20 review!
Alphonso Areola (Fulham), João Cancelo (Manchester City), Lewis Dunk (Brighton and Hove Albion), Tiago Silva (Chelsea), Aaron Cresswell (West Ham), Tomas Soucek (West Ham), John Lundstram (Sheffield United), Ilkay Gündogan (Manchester City), Bukayo Saka (Arsenal), Alexandre Lacazette (Arsenal), Sadio Mané (Liverpool)
Wednesday Morning Games (2a.m. Perth Time)
Crystal Palace (2) v West Ham (3)
West Ham Beat Disappointing Palace!
Facts and Figures: It was seven shots on target to three, in West Ham’s favour!
Pivotal Moment: Craig Dawson gave West Ham a 3-1 lead in the 65th minute.
Crystal Palace Game Changer: Wilfried Zaha
West Ham Game Changer: Tomas Soucek
Newcastle United (1) v Leeds United (2)
Leeds United Back on the Winners List
Facts and Figures:
Pivotal Moment: Jack Harrison made the score 2-1 in the 61st minute.
Newcastle United Game Changer: Callum Wilson
Leeds United Game Changer: Raphina
Wednesday Morning Games (4.15a.m. Perth Time)
Southampton (1) v Arsenal (3)
Arsenal Back on Track!
Facts and Figures: Both teams had five shots on target.
Pivotal Moment: Bukayo Saka made it 2-1 to Arsenal in the 39th minute.
Southampton Game Changer: James Ward-Prowse
Arsenal Game Changer: Bukayo Saka
West Brom (0) v Manchester City (5)
Manchester City are Title Contenders!
Facts and Figures: Ilkay Gündogan brace!
Pivotal Moment: For Manchester City’s 2nd goal the flag was raised for offside, so West Brom player froze! VAR overruled the decision.
West Brom Game Changer: Ilkay Gündogan
Manchester City Game Changer: None
Thursday Morning Games (2.a.m. Perth Time)
Burnley (3) v Aston Villa (2)
Burnley Win Five Goal Thriller!
Facts and Figures: There were 15 shots on target for both teams combined.
Pivotal Moment: Chris Wood scored the winning goal in the 79th minute.
Burnley Game Changer: Nick Pope
Aston Villa Game Changer: Jack Grealish
Chelsea (0) v Wolves (0)
All Square in Dull Affair
Facts and Figures: Chelsea had the only five shots on target.
Pivotal Moment: Ben Chilwell shot over the bar in the 61st minute.
Chelsea Game Changer: Thiago Silva
Wolves Game Changer: Rui Patricio
Thursday Morning Game (3.30a.m. Perth Time)
Brighton and Hove Albion (0) v Fulham (0)
Yet Another Scoreless Despair!
Facts and Figures: Brighton and Hove Albion were slightly the better team.
Pivotal Moment: Somehow Brighton and Hove Albion failed to score in the 82nd minute.
Brighton and Hove Albion Game Changer: Alphonso Areola
Fulham Game Changer: Lewis Dunk
Thursday Morning Games (4.15a.m. Perth Time)
Everton (1) v Leicester City (1)
Yet Another Game where the Points are Shared!
Facts and Figures: Leicester had six of the eight shots on target in the game.
Pivotal Moment: Youri Tielemans scored the equaliser in the 67th minute.
Everton Game Changer: James Rodríguez
Leicester City Game Changer: Youri Tielemans
Manchester United (1) v Sheffield United (2)
Sheffield United Were up for the Fight!
Facts and Figures:
Pivotal Moment: Oliver Burke made the score 2-1 in the 74th minute.
Manchester United Game Changer: Bruno Fernandes
Sheffield United Game Changer: John Lundstram
Friday Morning Game (Perth Time)
Tottenham (1) v Liverpool (3)
Liverpool on Song
Facts and Figures: Four goals scored from nine shots on target for both teams combined.
Pivotal Moment: Sadio Mané made the score 3-1 in the 65th minute.
Tottenham Game Changer: Pierre-Emile-Højbjerg
Liverpool Game Changer: Sadio Mané