Facts and Figures
Goals Scored: There were 23 goals in 11 games, which is an average of 2.09 goals per game.
Clean Sheets: Seven out of 22 times a team played they kept a clean sheet, which equates to 31.8% of teams that didn’t concede a goal.
Draws: There were two draws in 11 matches!
Matchweek 25 (In a Nutshell): In Matchweek 25 I correctly predicted three out of 11 results. In five out of nine matches, the losing team had more possession than their opponents! Check out the Matchweek 25 review!
Team of the Week and Pecking Order- Matchweek 25
There’s no Team of the Week for Matchweek 25 as two teams played twice, the 18 others didn’t. There’s no Pecking Order in Matchweek 25 for the same reason.
Two Teams Played Twice in Matchweek 25 (The 18 other teams played once)
Leeds United and Southampton
Saturday Morning Game (Perth Time)
Wolves (1) v Leeds United (0)
Leeds Lose Exciting Contest
Facts and Figures: Leeds United had 59% possession. They also had seven shots on target compared with Wolves five.
Pivotal Moment: A shot that hit the bar from Adama Traoré of Wolves deflected back onto Illan Meslier. Then the ball was deflected off Meslier into the back of the net. The goal was cruelly adjudged to be an own goal by Meslier, the Leeds United goalkeeper.
Wolves Game Changer: Rui Patricio
Leeds United Game Changer: Raphina
Saturday Night Games (Perth Time)
Southampton (1) v Chelsea (1)
Chelsea Drop Two Points
Facts and Figures: Chelsea had 71.5% of possession and three shots on target to Southampton’s one.
Pivotal Moment: Takumi Minamino made it 1-nil in Southampton’s favour in the 33rd minute.
Southampton Game Changer: Takumi Minamino
Chelsea Game Changer: Mason Mount
Burnley (0) v West Brom (0)
West Brom Squander a chance to Win a Game!
Facts and Figures: Despite having just 37.9% possession, West Brom had three shots on target compared to Burnley’s one!
Pivotal Moment: Semi Ajayi was sent off in the 30th minute, which meant that West Brom played the majority of the game with ten men.
Burnley Game Changer: Nick Pope
West Brom Game Changer: Ainsley Maitland-Niles
Sunday Morning Games (Perth Time)
Liverpool (0) v Everton (2)
Liverpool Fail to Score in a Game that was far from a Bore!
Facts and Figures: Liverpool had 71.6% possession. Both teams had six shots on target each.
Pivotal Moment: Jordan Henderson was forced to be substituted in the 30th minute, due to an injury.
Liverpool Game Changer: Andrew Robertson
Everton Game Changer: Richarlison
Fulham (1) v Sheffield United (0)
Fulham Edge Closer to Safety; Avoiding Relegation!
Facts and Figures: Fulham had 65.3% possession and six shots on target to Sheffield United’s two.
Pivotal Moment: Ademola Lookman scored the only goal of the game in the 61st minute.
Fulham Game Changer: Ademola Lookman
Sheffield United Game Changer: Aaron Ramsdale
Sunday Night Games (Perth Time)
West Ham (2) v Tottenham (1)
Spurs in a bad Run of Form
Facts and Figures: Tottenham had 69.2% of possession. West Ham had four shots on targets from four shots! Tottenham had four shots on target from 20 shots.
Pivotal Moment: Jesse Lingard made the score 2-nil in the 47th minute.
West Ham Game Changer: Jesse Lingard
Tottenham Game Changer: Son Heung-min
Aston Villa (1) v Leicester City (2)
Leicester City Leave Aston Villa thinking What a Pity
Facts and Figures: Leicester had 50.1% possession. They had seven shots on target from 16 shots. Aston Villa had just two shots on target from 11 shots!
Pivotal Moment: Harvey Barnes made it 2-nil in favour of Leicester City in the 23rd minute.
Aston Villa Game Changer: Emiliano Martínez
Leicester City Game Changer: Harvey Barnes
Monday Morning Games (Perth Time)
Arsenal (0) v Manchester City (1)
City Win to Further Add to Their Title Credentials!
Facts and Figures: Both teams combined for just four shots on target from 22 shots.
Pivotal Moment: Raheem Stirling scored the only goal of the game in the 2nd minute.
Arsenal Game Changer: Bernd Leno
Manchester City Game Changer: Rúben Dias
Manchester United (3) v Newcastle United (1)
The Red Devils Win an Attacking Game, Newcastle United Inflicted Further Pain!
Facts and Figures: Manchester United had seven shots on target to Newcastle United’s six.
Pivotal Moment: Bruno Fernandes showed composure to score a penalty that made it 3-1 in the 75th minute.
Manchester United Game Changer: Bruno Fernandes
Newcastle United Game Changer: Allan Saint-Maximin
Tuesday Morning Game (Perth Time)
Brighton and Hove Albion (1) v Crystal Palace (2)
Brighton Should be Frightened of Relegation!
Facts and Figures: Brighton and Hove Albion had 74.5% possession. They had 25 shots, five of which were on target! Crystal Palace had three shots, two of which were on target.
Pivotal Moment: Christian Benteke scored what proved to be the winning goal in the 95th minute.
Brighton and Hove Albion Game Changer: Lewis Dunk
Crystal Palace Game Changer: Jean-Philippe Mateta
Wednesday Morning Game (Perth Time)
Leeds United (3) v Southampton (0)
Facts and Figures: Despite having 46.7% possession and 11 shots compared to their opposition’s 13, Leeds United were too good in the final third. They scored three goals from their seven shots on target. In comparison, Southampton failed to score with any of their five shots on target.
Pivotal Moment: Patrick Bamford opened the scoring in the 47th minute.
Leeds United Game Changer: Patrick Bamford
Southampton Game Changer: James Ward-Prowse