Facts and Figures
Goals Scored: There were 34 goals in 12 games, which is an average of 2.83 goals per game.
Clean Sheets: Seven out of 22 times a team played they kept a clean sheet, which equates to 35% of teams that didn’t concede a goal.
Draws: There were three draws in 12 matches!
Matchweek 24 (In a Nutshell): In Matchweek 24 I correctly predicted three out of 12 results. In five out of nine matches, the losing team had more possession than their opponents! Check out the Matchweek 24 review!
Team of the Week and Pecking Order- Matchweek 24
There’s no Team of the Week for Matchweek 24 as four teams play twice, others don’t. There’s no Pecking Order in Matchweek 24 for the same reason.
Four Teams Played Twice in Matchweek 24
Burnley, Everton, Fulham and Manchester City. The 16 other teams played once.
Saturday Night Games (Perth Time)
Leicester City (3) v Liverpool (1)
Leicester prove they are Title Contenders
Facts and Figures: Leicester had six shots on target to Liverpool’s four.
Pivotal Moment: Alisson made an error that caused Jamie Vardy scoring the 2nd goal of the game.
Leicester City Game Changer: James Maddison
Liverpool Game Changer: Mohamed Salah
Crystal Palace (0) v Burnley (3)
Palace Didn’t have the Right Team Balance
Facts and Figures: Crystal Palace had more possession, but lost!
Pivotal Moment: Johann Berg Gudmunsson scored after five minutes.
Crystal Palace Game Changer: None
Burnley Game Changer: Nick Pope
Sunday Morning Games (Perth Time)
Manchester City (3) v Tottenham (0)
City Too Good!
Facts and Figures: It was six shots on target to three in favour of Manchester City.
Pivotal Moment: Harry Kane hit the post from a free kick in the 14th minute.
Manchester City Game Changer: Ilkay Gündogan
Tottenham Game Changer: None
Brighton and Hove Albion (0) v Aston Villa (0)
Goalless Draw far from a Bore!
Facts and Figures: It was 26 shots to four in favour of Brighton!
Pivotal Moment: Dan Burn had a header well saved by Emiliano Martínez in the 38th minute.
Brighton and Hove Albion Game Changer: None
Aston Villa Game Changer: Emiliano Martínez
Sunday Night Games (Perth Time)
Southampton (1) v Wolves (2)
Wolves Show Character in Comeback Win!
Facts and Figures: It was four shots on target to three in Wolves favour. Despite that, Wolves had less possession than Southampton.
Pivotal Moment: Pedro Neto scored a stunning goal in the 66th minute to give Wolves the lead.
Southampton Game Changer: Danny Ings
Wolves Game Changer: Rúben Neves
West Brom (1) v Manchester United (1)
A Game for the Ages!
Facts and Figures: It was seven shots on target to three in Manchester United’s favour.
Pivotal Moment: Mbaye Diagne scored a goal in the 2nd minute of the game.
West Brom Game Changer: Sam Johnstone
Manchester United Game Changer: Bruno Fernandes
Monday Morning Games (Perth Time)
Arsenal (4) v Leeds United (2)
An Exciting Game; Full of Goals!
Facts and Figures: Both teams had five shots on target. Leeds United had more possession.
Pivotal Moment: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang made it 4-nil in the 47th minute!
Arsenal Game Changer: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Leeds United Game Changer: Pascal Struijk
Everton (0) v Fulham (2)
Fulham up for the Fight!
Facts and Figures: Fulham had 50.3% possession.
Pivotal Moment: Josh Maja scored his 2nd goal in the 65th minute.
Everton Game Changer: James Rodríguez
Fulham Game Changer: Josh Maja
Tuesday Morning Games (Perth Time)
West Ham (3) v Sheffield United (0)
West Ham are Still in Contention for Top Four
Facts and Figures: It was nine shots on target to five in favour of West Ham. Sheffield United had 54.1% possession.
Pivotal Moment: Issa Diop scored the 2nd goal of the game in the 58th minute.
West Ham Game Changer: Aaron Cresswell
Sheffield United Game Changer: Aaron Ramsdale
Chelsea (2) v Newcastle United (0)
Chelsea on an Unbeaten Run under New Manager
Facts and Figures: It was five shots on target to four in Chelsea’s favour.
Pivotal Moment: Timo Werner scored his 1st goal in the Premier League in a long time in the 38th minute. The goal made the score 2-nil in Chelsea’s favour.
Chelsea Game Changer: Kepa Arrizabalaga
Newcastle United Game Changer: Karl Darlow
Thursday Morning Games (Perth Time)
Burnley (1) v Fulham (1)
Facts and Figures: Both teams had three shots on target.
Pivotal Moment: Ashley Barnes made the score 1-all in the 52nd minute.
Burnley Game Changer: Nick Pope
Fulham Game Changer: Ola Aina
Everton (1) v Manchester City (3)
City Score Three in an Outstanding Display
Facts and Figures: Manchester City had 70.4% possession and seven shots on target.
Pivotal Moment: Bernardo Silva made the score 3-1 in the 77th minute.
Everton Game Changer: Richarlison
Manchester City Game Changer: Phil Foden