Facts and Figures
Goals Scored: There were 25 goals in ten games, which is an average of 2.5 goals per game.
Clean Sheets: Eight out of 20 teams that played kept a clean sheet. That equates to 40% of teams that didn’t concede a goal.
Draws: There were three draws in ten matches!
Matchweek 2 (In a Nutshell): In two out of seven matches, the winning team had less possession than their opponents! Check out what transpired in Matchweek 2 of Premier League Season 2021/22!
Saturday Game One of Ten- (Perth Time- 21/08/2021)
Liverpool (2) v Burnley (0)
Liverpool Have Too Much Class
Facts and Figures: Liverpool had 66.5% possession and nine shots on target to Burnley’s three.
Pivotal Moment: Sadio Mane of Liverpool scored in the 69th minute thanks to an assist by Trent Alexander-Arnold to make the score 2-nil.
Liverpool Game Changer: Trent Alexander-Arnold
Burnley Game Changer: Nick Pope
Saturday Game Two of Ten- (Perth Time- 21/08/2021)
Aston Villa (2) v Newcastle United (0)
Aston Villa Claim All Three Points
Facts and Figures: Aston Villa had 47.3% possession and two shots on target to Newcastle United’s one.
Pivotal Moment: Danny Ings made it 1-nil in Aston Villa’s favour in 1st half stoppage time.
Aston Villa Game Changer: Tyrone Mings
Newcastle United Game Changer: None
Saturday Game Three of Ten- (Perth Time- 21/08/2021)
Crystal Palace (0) v Brentford (0)
All Square in Competitive Affair
Facts and Figures: Crystal Palace had 52.7% possession and two shots on target compared with Brentford’s three shots on target.
Pivotal Moment: James McCarthur of Crystal Palace had a shot saved by Brentford goalkeeper, David Raya.
Crystal Palace Game Changer: Vicente Guaita
Brentford Game Changer: David Raya
Saturday Game Four of Ten- (Perth Time- 21/08/2021)
Leeds United (2) v Everton (2)
A 2-all Draw Far from a Bore!
Facts and Figures: Leeds United had 70% possession and four shots on target compared with Everton’s eight.
Pivotal Moment: Raphina of Leeds United made it 2-all in the 72nd minute, thanks to an assist from Liam Cooper.
Leeds United Game Changer: Mateusz Klich
Everton Game Changer: Demarai Gray
Saturday Game Five of Ten- (Perth Time- 21/08/2021)
Manchester City (5) v Norwich City (0)
Manchester City Win One Horse Race
Facts and Figures: Manchester City had 66.9% possession and the only four shots on target in the game; the opening goal of the game was an own goal from Norwich City goalkeeper, Tim Krul, in the 7th minute.
Pivotal Moment: Jack Grealish of Manchester City made it 2-nil in the 22nd minute.
Manchester City Game Changer: Gabriel Jesus
Norwich City Game Changer: None
Sunday Game Six of Ten- (Perth Time- 21/08/2021)
Brighton and Hove Albion (2) v Watford (0)
Brighton Two from Two, as Watford Lose
Facts and Figures: Brighton and Hove Albion had 56.9% possession and three shots on target to Watford’s one.
Pivotal Moment: Neal Maupay scored Brighton and Hove Albion’s 2nd goal in the 41st minute, thanks to an assist from Yves Bissouma.
Brighton and Hove Albion Game Changer: Yves Bissouma
Watford Game Changer: None
Sunday Game Seven of Ten- (Perth Time- 22/08/2021)
Southampton (1) v Manchester United (1)
Manchester United Fail to Produce Enough in Final Third, to Win
Facts and Figures: Southampton had 36.4% possession and three shots on target compared with Manchester United’s four.
Pivotal Moment: Mason Greenwood of Manchester United scored an equaliser in the 55th minute, thanks to an assist from Paul Pogba.
Southampton Game Changer: Mohammed Salisu
Manchester United Game Changer: Mason Greenwood
Sunday Game Eight of Ten- (Perth Time- 22/08/2021)
Wolves (0) v Tottenham (1)
Tottenham Win Second in a Row
Facts and Figures: Tottenham had 42.2% possession. Both teams had six shots on target.
Pivotal Moment: Dele Alli of Tottenham scored the only goal of the game with a penalty kick in the 10th minute.
Wolves Game Changer: José Sá
Tottenham Game Changer: Dele Alli
Sunday Game Nine of Ten- (Perth Time- 22/08/2021)
Arsenal (0) v Chelsea (2)
Chelsea Too Good
Facts and Figures: Chelsea had 65% possession and five shots on target to Arsenal’s three.
Pivotal Moment: Romelu Lukaku scored his opening goal for Chelsea in the 15th minute with Reece James providing the assist.
Arsenal Game Changer: None
Chelsea Game Changer: Romelu Lukaku
Tuesday Game Ten of Ten- (Perth Time- 24/08/2021)
West Ham (4) v Leicester City
West Ham Score Four Once Again!
Facts and Figures: West Ham had 51.4% possession and seven shots on target to Leicester City’s one.
Pivotal Moment: Michail Antonio gave West Ham a 3-1 lead in the 80th minute thanks to anassist provided by Declan Rice.
West Ham Game Changer: Michail Antonio
Leicester City Game Changer: Youri Tielemans