Facts and Figures
Goals Scored: There were 28 goals in eight games, which is an average of 3.5 goals per game.
Clean Sheets: Three out of 16 teams that played kept a clean sheet. That equates to 18.75% of teams that didn’t concede a goal.
Draws: There was one draw in eight matches!
Matchweek 36 (In a Nutshell): In Matchweek 36 I correctly predicted three out of eight results. In three out of seven matches, the losing team had more possession than their opponents! In three out of those seven matches the take that won came back from losing 1-nil to win the game! Check out the Matchweek 36 review!
Team of the Week- Matchweek 36
There’s no Team of the Week for Matchweek 36 as only 16 out of the 20 Premier League teams played once: Aston Villa, Brighton and Hove Albion, Burnley, Crystal Palace, Everton, Fulham, Leeds United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Newcastle United, Sheffield United, Tottenham, West Brom, West Ham and Wolves
The other four teams didn’t feature at all in Matchweek 36: Arsenal, Chelsea, Leicester City and Manchester United
Saturday Morning Game (Perth Time- 15/05/2021)
Newcastle United (3) v Manchester City (4)
Manchester City Display Character and Attacking Flair
Facts and Figures: Manchester City had 82.3% possession and six shots on target compared with Newcastle United’s five. The fact that Newcastle United were winning 1-nil and then 3-2 clearly indicates why Manchester City won the Premier League in Season 2020/21. They combined their skills with composure to defeat a gallant Newcastle United.
Pivotal Moment: Ferran Torres scored his 3rd goal to make the score 4-3 in Manchester City’s favour in the 66th minute.
Newcastle United Game Changer: Ferran Torres
Manchester City Game Changer: Joseph Willock
Saturday Night Games (Perth Time- 15/05/2021)
Burnley (0) v Leeds United (4)
Leeds United Too Good
Facts and Figures: Leeds United had 51.8% possessions and six shots on target to Burnley’s four.
Pivotal Moment: Jack Harrison gave Leeds United a 2-nil lead in the 59th minute.
Burnley Game Changer: None
Leeds United Game Changer: Jack Harrison
Southampton (3) v Fulham (1)
Southampton have Too Much Class for Fulham
Facts and Figures: Southampton only had 46.2% possession, but they had seven shots on target to Fulham’s three.
Pivotal Moment: Theo Walcott gave Southampton a 3-1 lead in the 82nd minute.
Southampton Game Changer: James Ward-Prowse
Fulham Game Changer: None
Sunday Morning Game (Perth Time- 16/05/2021)
Brighton and Hove Albion (1) v West Ham (1)
West Ham Throw Away Opportunity to Finish in Top Four
Facts and Figures: Brighton and Hove Albion had 51.1% possession, but two shots on target to West Ham’s three.
Pivotal Moment: Saïd Benrahma scored an equaliser for West Ham in the 87th minute.
Brighton and Hove Albion Game Changer: Danny Welbeck
West Ham Game Changer: Jesse Lingard
Sunday Night Games (Perth Time- 16/05/2021)
Crystal Palace (3) v Aston Villa (2)
Crystal Palace Claim Comeback Win!
Facts and Figures: Crystal Palace had 45.5% possession. They had eight shots on target to Aston Villa’s five.
Pivotal Moment: Tyrick Mitchell scored what proved to be the winning goal for Crystal Palace in the 84th minute.
Crystal Palace Game Changer: Tyrick Mitchell
Aston Villa Game Changer: Ollie Watkins
Tottenham (2) v Wolves (0)
Tottenham Far Too Good
Facts and Figures: Tottenham had 61.9% possession and 13 shots on target to Wolves three.
Pivotal Moment: Harry Kane made the score 1-nil in favour of Tottenham in the 45th minute.
Tottenham Game Changer: Harry Kane
Wolves Game Changer: None
West Brom (1) v Liverpool (2)
Goalkeeper Scores to Win the Game!
Facts and Figures: West Brom had 23.8% possession and three shots on target to Liverpool’s six. Liverpool came back from a one goal deficit to win!
Pivotal Moment: Alisson, the Liverpool goalkeeper, made the score 2-1 in 2nd half stoppage time.
West Brom Game Changer: Matheus Pereira
Liverpool Game Changer: Alisson
Monday Morning Game (Perth Time- 17/05/2021)
Everton (0) v Sheffield United (1)
Everton Lose Vital Three Points
Facts and Figures: Everton had 62.4% possession and six shots on target to Sheffield United’s three.
Pivotal Moment: Daniel Jebbison scored the only goal of the game. The goal proved to be the winning goal for Sheffield United. It was scored in the 7th minute.
Everton Game Changer: Lucas Digne
Sheffield United Game Changer: Aaron Ramsdale