Facts and Figures
Goals Scored: There were 26 goals in ten games= An average of 2.6 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 four draws in ten matches!
Matchweek 23 (In a Nutshell): In Matchweek 23 I correctly predicted two out of nine results. In three out of six matches, the losing team had more possession than their opponents! Check out the Matchweek 23 review!
Robert Sánchez (Brighton and Hove Albion), Vladimir Coufal (West Ham), Tyrone Mings (Aston Villa), Lewis Dunk (Brighton and Hove Albion), James Justin (Leicester City), Ilkay Gündogan (Manchester City), Stuart Dallas (Leeds United), Miguel Almirón (Newcastle United), Son Heung-min (Tottenham), Phil Foden (Manchester City), Patrick Bamford (Leeds United)
Saturday Night Game (8.30 pm Perth Time)
Aston Villa (1) v Arsenal (0)
Villa Keep Top Four Hopes Alive
Facts and Figures: It was eight shots on target to three in favour of Aston Villa.
Pivotal Moment: Ollie Watkins scored the only goal of the game in the 2nd minute!
Aston Villa Game Changer: Emiliano Mariinez
Arsenal Game Changer: Bukayo Saka
Saturday Night Games (11 pm Perth Time)
Burnley (1) v Brighton and Hove Albion (1)
Burnley and Brighton Share the Points!
Facts and Figures: Burnley had seven shots on target to Brighton and Hove Albion’s two.
Pivotal Moment: Jóhann Gudmundsson scored the equaliser in the 53rd minute.
Burnley Game Changer: Jóhann Gudmundsson
Brighton and Hove Albion Game Changer: Robert Sánchez
Newcastle United (3) v Southampton (2)
Newcastle Hold on for Crucial Win
Facts and Figures: Miguel Almirón scored a brace. Newcastle United had two injuries in the 1st half, but led 3-1 at half time. Jeff Hendrick received a 2nd yellow card in the 53rd minute.
Pivotal Moment: Miguel Almirón made the score 3-1 in Newcastle United’s favour deep into 1st half extra time.
Newcastle United Game Changer: Miguel Almirón
Southampton Game Changer: James Ward-Prowse
Sunday Morning Games (Perth Time)
Fulham (0) v West Ham (0)
Monotonous Draw with no One to Score!
Facts and Figures: There were just three shots on target for both teams combined.
Pivotal Moment: Tomas Soucek was sent off in the 2nd half, deep into stoppage time.
Fulham Game Changer: Alphonso Areola
West Ham Game Changer: Aaron Cresswell
Manchester United (3) v Everton (3)
Yet Another Draw, but this One was Far from a Bore!
Facts and Figures: Both teams combined for six goals from eight shots on target.
Pivotal Moment: Dominic Calvert-Lewin made it 3-all deep into 2nd half stoppage time.
Manchester United Game Changer: Bruno Fernandes
Everton Game Changer: Dominic Calvert-Lewin
Sunday Night Games (Perth Time)
Tottenham (2) v West Brom (0)
West Brom show Tottenham Too Much Respect!
Facts and Figures: Tottenham had six shots on target to West Brom’s one!
Pivotal Moment: Son Heung-min scored Tottenham’s 2nd goal in the 58th minute.
Tottenham Game Changer: Son Heung-min
West Brom Game Changer: Sam Johnstone
Wolves (0) v Leicester City (0)
Leicester and Wolves Play Exciting Scoreless Draw
Facts and Figures: There were just four shots on target from both teams combined.
Pivotal Moment: Fábio Silva had Wolves only shot on target brilliantly saved by Kasper Schmeichel in the 77th minute.
Wolves Game Changer: Rui Patrício
Leicester City Game Changer: James Justin
Monday Morning Games (Perth Time)
Liverpool (1) v Manchester City (4)
City Leave Liverpool Thinking what a Pity!
Facts and Figures: Both teams combined for five goals from eight shots on target.
Pivotal Moment: Raheem Stirling made the score 3-1 in Manchester City’s favour in the 76th minute.
Liverpool Game Changer: Mohamed Salah
Manchester City Game Changer: Ilkay Gündogan
Sheffield United (1) v Chelsea (2)
Sheffield United Keep on Fighting!
Facts and Figures: Both teams had three shots on target.
Pivotal Moment: Jorginho scored a penalty in the 58th minute to make the score 2-1 in the 58th minute.
Sheffield United Game Changer: John Egan
Chelsea Game Changer: Timo Werner
Tuesday Morning Game (Perth Time)
Leeds United (2) v Crystal Palace (0)
Leeds Simply Too Good
Facts and Figures: Leeds United controlled the game.
Pivotal Moment: Patrick Bamford made the score 2-nil in the 52nd minute.
Leeds United Game Changer: Patrick Bamford
Crystal Palace Game Changer: Vicente Guaita