Premier League Review- Matchweek 3 (Season 2021-22)

Facts and Figures

Goals Scored: There were 26 goals in ten games, which is an average of 2.6 goals per game.
Clean Sheets: Four out of 20 teams that played kept a clean sheet. That equates to 20% of teams that didn’t concede a goal.
Draws: There were five draws in ten matches!
Matchweek 3 (In a Nutshell): In one out of five matches, the winning team had less possession than their opponents! Check out what transpired in Matchweek 3 of Premier League Season 2021/22!

Saturday Game One of Ten- (Perth Time- 21/08/2021)

Manchester City (5) v Arsenal (0)
Manchester City Leave Arsenal Thinking What a Pity!
Facts and Figures: Manchester City had 80.4% possession and ten shots on target to Arsenal’s nil! It was 25 shots to one in Manchester City’s favour.
Pivotal Moment: Granit Xhaka of Arsenal received a red card in the 30th minute when Arsenal were already losing 2-nil.
Manchester City Game Changer: Ferran Torres
Arsenal Game Changer: Bernd Leno

Saturday Game Two of Ten- (Perth Time- 21/08/2021)

Aston Villa (1) v Brentford (1)
All Square, despite Attacking Flair!
Facts and Figures: Aston Villa had 46.5% possession and five shots on target to Brentford’s two!
Pivotal Moment: In 2nd half stoppage time Brentford goalkeeper, David Raya made a good save from Aston Villa’s Ollie Watkins, which meant the final score was 1-all.
Aston Villa Game Changers: Danny Ings
Brentford Game Changers: David Raya, Ivan Toney

Saturday Game Three of Ten- (Perth Time- 21/08/2021)

Brighton and Hove Albion (0) v Everton (2)
Everton Win the Game, Through Good Play
Facts and Figures: Brighton and Hove Albion had 65.6% possession, but they had three shots on target compared with Everton’s five.
Pivotal Moment: Dominic Calvert-Lewin of Everton scored from the penalty spot in the 41st minute.
Brighton and Hove Albion Game Changer: Robert Sanchez
Everton Game Changers: Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Jordan Pickford

Saturday Game Four of Ten- (Perth Time- 21/08/2021)

Newcastle United (2) v Southampton (2)
What a Game!
Facts and Figures: Newcastle United had 35.7% possession and five shots on target to Southampton’s six.
Pivotal Moment: James Ward-Prowse of Southampton made it 2-all in 2nd half stoppage time from the penalty spot.
Newcastle United Game Changers: Allan Saint-Maximin, Callum Wilson
Southampton Game Changer: James Ward-Prowse

Saturday Game Five of Ten- (Perth Time- 21/08/2021)

Norwich City (1) v Leicester City (2)
Leicester City Just get Three Points
Facts and Figures: Norwich City had 44.3% of possession and four shots on target to Leicester City’s three.
Pivotal Moment: Marc Albrighton of Leicester City made it 2-1 in the 76th minute.
Norwich City Game Changer: Teemu Pukki
Leicester City Game Changer: Jamie Vardy

Saturday Game Six of Ten- (Perth Time- 21/08/2021)

West Ham (2) v Crystal Palace (2)
Close Game, Level in The End
Facts and Figures: West Ham had 45.7% possession and four shots on target compared to Crystal Palace’s two! Michail Antonio of West Ham finished with a goal and an assist, while Conor Gallagher of Crystal Palace finished with a brace.
Pivotal Moment: Connor Gallagher of Crystal Palace made it 2-all in the 70th minute.
West Ham Game Changer: Michail Antonio
Crystal Palace Game Changer: Conor Gallagher

Sunday Game Seven of Ten- (Perth Time- 22/08/2021)

Liverpool (1) v Chelsea (1)
Liverpool Fail to Claim Three Points (Against Ten Men)
Facts and Figures: Liverpool had 65.7% possession and seven shots on target compared with Chelsea’s three.
Pivotal Moment: Reece James of Chelsea received a red card for a deliberate handball in 1st half stoppage time; it prevented a goal.
Liverpool Game Changer: Mohamed Salah
Chelsea Game Changer: Edouard Mendy

Sunday Game Eight of Ten- (Perth Time- 22/08/2021)

Burnley (1) v Leeds United (1)
Leeds Show Character to Claim Point
Facts and Figures: Burnley had 35.9% possession and three shots on target to Leeds United’s two.
Pivotal Moment: Patrick Bamford of Leeds United scored the equaliser to make the score 1-all in the 86th minute.
Burnley Game Changer: Chris Wood
Leeds United Game Changer: Patrick Bamford

Sunday Game Nine of Ten- (Perth Time- 24/08/2021)

Tottenham (1) v Watford (0)
Tottenham on Top of the Table
Facts and Figures: Tottenham had 57.6% possession and eight shots on target to Watford’s two.
Pivotal Moment: Son Heung-Min of Tottenham scored the only goal of the game in the 42nd minute.
Tottenham Game Changer: Son Heung-Min
Watford Game Changer: Daniel Bachmann

Sunday Game Ten of Ten- (Perth Time- 15/08/2021)

Wolves (0) v Manchester United (1)
Manchester United Grab Late Winner
Facts and Figures: Wolves had 44.1% possession and six shots on target to Manchester United’s three.
Pivotal Moment: Mason Greenwood of Manchester United scored the only goal of the game in the 80th minute.
Wolves Game Changer: Adama Traoré
Manchester United Game Changers: David de Gea, Mason Greenwood


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