Facts and Figures
Goals Scored: There were 22 goals in nine games, which is an average of 2.44 goals per game.
Clean Sheets: Four out of 18 teams played they kept a clean sheet. That equates to 22.22% of teams that didn’t concede a goal.
Draws: There were two draws in nine matches.
Matchweek 34 (In a Nutshell): In Matchweek 34 I correctly predicted one out of nine results. In three out of seven matches, the losing team had more possession than their opponents! Check out the Matchweek 34 review!
Team of the Week – Matchweek 34
There was no Team of the Week in Matchweek 34 as there was a game that was postponed between Manchester United and Liverpool.
Saturday Morning Game (Perth Time)
Southampton (1) v Leicester City (1)
Southampton Get a Point, Despite Being Outplayed!
Facts and Figures: Southampton had just 29.3% possession. They were completely outplayed with Leicester City having nine shots on target to Southampton’s three!
Pivotal Moment: Jannik Vestergaard of Southampton received a red card in the 10th minute.
Southampton Game Changer: Alex McCarthy
Leicester City Game Changer: Kelechi Ihenacho
Saturday Night Games (Perth Time)
Crystal Palace (0) v Manchester City (2)
Manchester City Leave Crystal Palace Thinking What a Pity
Facts and Figures: Despite having just 30% possession, Crystal Palace, had four shots on target to Manchester City’s three.
Pivotal Moment: Sergio Agüero broke the deadlock in the 57th minute.
Crystal Palace Game Changer: None
Manchester City Game Changer: Sergio Agüero
Brighton and Hove Albion (2) v Leeds United (0)
Leeds United Fail to Fire
Facts and Figures: Brighton and Hove Albion had 41.9% possession. Despite that, they had five shots on target to Leeds United’s two.
Pivotal Moment: Pascal Groß broke the deadlock from the penalty spot in the 14th minute. The goal gave Brighton and Hove Albion a 1-nil lead.
Brighton and Hove Albion Game Changer: Lewis Dunk
Leeds United Game Changer: Illan Meslier
Sunday Morning Games (Perth Time)
Chelsea (2) v Fulham (0)
Fulham Relegation Almost Confirmed!
Facts and Figures: Chelsea had 48.7% possession, but they had five shots on target to Fulham’s three.
Pivotal Moment: Kai Havertz of Chelsea broke the deadlock in the 10th minute.
Chelsea Game Changer: Kai Havertz
Fulham Game Changer: None
Everton (1) v Aston Villa (2)
Aston Villa Still in the Top Six Race!
Facts and Figures: Everton had 47.5% possession and three shots on target compared with Aston Villa’s five.
Pivotal Moment: Anwar El Ghazi gave Aston Villa a 2-1 lead in the 80th minute.
Everton Game Changer: Lucas Digne
Aston Villa Game Changer: Ollie Watkins
Sunday Night Games (Perth Time)
Newcastle United (0) v Arsenal (2)
Arsenal Control Game and Get Rewarded with Three Points
Facts and Figures: Arsenal had 61.4% possession. They had 19 shots to Newcastle United’s five. Along with that Arsenal had five shots on target to Newcastle United’s one. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was involved in both goals, as he provided an assist and scored the other goal.
Pivotal Moment: Mohamed Elneny scored the opening goal in the 6th minute, which gave Arsenal the lead.
Newcastle United Game Changer: None
Arsenal Game Changer: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Manchester United v Liverpool (Game Postponed)
Monday Morning Game (Perth Time)
Tottenham (4) v Sheffield United (0)
Tottenham Far Too Good
Facts and Figures: Tottenham had 65.8% possession. They had 11 out of 20 of their shots on target, while Sheffield United had just one shot on target from eight shots. Gareth Bale score a hat trick.
Pivotal Moment: Gareth Bale broke the deadlock in the 36th minute.
Tottenham Game Changer: Gareth Bale
Sheffield United Game Changer: None
Tuesday Morning Games (Perth Time)
West Brom (1) v Wolves (1)
All Square in Exciting Affair!
Facts and Figures: West Brom had 42.4% possession. They had four shots on target compared with Wolves ten!
Pivotal Moment: Mbaye Diagneof West Brom, scored the equaliser in the 62nd minute.
West Brom Game Changer: Sam Johnstone
Wolves Game Changer: Nélson Semedo
Burnley (1) v West Ham (2)
West Ham Keep Top Four Hopes Alive!
Facts and Figures: Burnley had 44.6% possession and three shots on target, compared with West Ham’s four.
Pivotal Moment: Michail Antonio gave West Ham a 2-1 lead in the 29th minute.
Burnley Game Changer: Chris Wood
West Ham Game Changer: Michail Antonio