Facts and Figures
Goals Scored: There were 20 goals in ten games= An average of 2 goals per game!
Clean Sheets: Eight out of 20 teams, which equates to 40% of teams that didn’t concede a goal.
Draws: There were two draws in ten matches.
Matchweek 21 (In a Nutshell): In Matchweek 21 I correctly predicted two out of ten results. In four out of eight matches, the losing team had more possession than their opponents! Check out the Matchweek 21 review!
Emiliano Martínez (Aston Villa), Rúben Dias (Manchester City), Thiago Silva (Chelsea), César Azpilicueta (Chelsea), Callum-Hudson-Odoi (Chelsea), Pascal Groß (Brighton and Hove Albion), Jack Grealish (Aston Villa), Marcos Alonso (Chelsea), Mohamed Salah (Liverpool), Patrick Bamford (Leeds United), Callum Wilson (Newcastle United)
Saturday Night Game (8.30p.m. Perth Time)
Everton (2) v Newcastle United (0)
Newcastle United Win as Everton Unusually Poor!
Facts and Figures: Calllum Wilson clinical finishing was the difference between the two teams.
Pivotal Moment: Callum Wilson broke the deadlock in the 73rd minute with a brilliant header from a corner.
Everton Game Changer: Lucas Digne
Newcastle United Game Changer: Callum Wilson
Saturday Night Games (11p.m. Perth Time)
Crystal Palace (1) v Wolves (0)
A Goal the Difference in a Fairly Tight Affair!
Facts and Figures: Wolves had four shots on target to Crystal Palace’s two.
Pivotal Moment: Eberechi Eze scored the only goal of the game in the 60th minute.
Crystal Palace Game Changer: Eberechi Eze
Wolves Game Changer: Pedro Neto
Manchester City (1) v Sheffield United (0)
City Win but it wasn’t Pretty!
Facts and Figures: It was five shots on target to one in favour of Manchester City.
Pivotal Moment: Gabriel Jesus scored the only goal of the game in the 9th minute.
Manchester City Game Changer: Rúben Dias
Sheffield United Game Changer: Aaron Ramsdale
West Brom (2) v Fulham (2)
All Square in Four Goal Draw
Facts and Figures: It was seven shots on target to three in favour of Fulham.
Pivotal Moment: Kyle Bartley scored the equaliser for West Brom in the 47th minute. He made the score 1-all and got West Brom back into the contest.
West Brom Game Changer: Matheus Pereira
Fulham Game Changer: Aleksandar Mitrovic
Sunday Morning Games (Perth Time)
Arsenal (0) v Manchester United (0)
No Goals in Average Game
Facts and Figures: Both teams had three shots on target, each.
Pivotal Moment: Fred had a shot brilliantly saved by Bernd Leno in the 20th minute.
Arsenal Game Changer: Bernd Leno
Manchester United Game Changer: Luke Shaw
Southampton (0) v Aston Villa (1)
Don’t Write off Villa!
Facts and Figures: It was five shots on target to four in favour of Southampton.
Pivotal Moment: Ross Barkley scored thanks to Jack Grealish who provided the assist in the 61st minute.
Southampton Game Changer: James Ward-Prowse
Aston Villa Game Changer: Emiliano Martínez
Sunday Night Games (Perth Time)
Chelsea (2) v Burnley (0)
Chelsea Classy, Burnley Struggle
Facts and Figures: It was eight shots on target to none in favour of Chelsea.
Pivotal Moment: Marcos Alonso scored a brilliant goal in the 84th minute.
Chelsea Game Changer: Marcos Alonso
Burnley Game Changer: Nick Pope
Leicester City (1) v Leeds United (3)
Leeds United Put a Dent in Leicester’s Title Ambitions
Facts and Figures: Both teams had a combined total of 15 shots on target.
Pivotal Moment: Patrick Bamford gave Leeds United the lead for the 1st time in the match. He scored a goal in the 70th minute that made the score 2-1 in Leeds United’s favour.
Leicester City Game Changer: James Maddison
Leeds United Game Changer: Patrick Bamford
Monday Morning Games (Perth Time)
West Ham (1) v Liverpool (3)
Liverpool Get Rewarded for Controlling the Game
Facts and Figures: It was five shots on target to two in favour of Liverpool.
Pivotal Moment: Mohamed Salah broke the deadlock in the 57th minute.
West Ham Game Changer: Aaron Cresswell
Liverpool Game Changer: Mohamed Salah
Brighton and Hove Albion (1) v Tottenham (0)
Brighton Get Vital Victory
Facts and Figures: Tottenham had 57% possession and four shots on target, but they failed to score.
Pivotal Moment: Leandro Trossard broke the deadlock in the 17th minute.
Brighton and Hove Albion Game Changer: Leandro Trossard
Tottenham Game Changer: Hugo Lloris