Facts and Figures
Goals Scored: There were 24 goals in ten games, which is an average of 2.4 goals per game, which was the same as the last two Matchweeks!
Clean Sheets: Five out of 20 teams that played kept a clean sheet. That equates to 25% of teams that didn’t concede a goal.
Draws: There were five draws in ten matches!
Matchweek 7 (In a Nutshell): In one out of five matches, where a team claimed three points the winning team had less possession than their opponents! Find out what transpired in Matchweek 7.
Saturday Game One of Ten- (Perth Time- 02/10/2021)
Manchester United (1) v Everton (1)
United Should be Frightened!
Facts and Figures: Manchester United had 71.5% possession and six shots on target to Everton’s two. It shows how overrated stats can be, as arguably Everton deserved to win!
Pivotal Moment: Abdoulaye Doucouré of Everton provided an assist for the equaliser scored by Andros Townsend in the 65th minute.
Manchester United Game Changer: Anthony Martial
Everton Game Changer: Andros Townsend
Saturday Game Two of Ten- (Perth Time- 02/10/2021)
Burnley (0) v Norwich City (0)
Norwich Claim First Point of Season!
Facts and Figures: Burnley had 56.1% possession and four shots on target to Norwich City’s two.
Pivotal Moment: Norwich City’s Mathias Normann had a shot saved by Burnley’s goalkeeper, Nick Pope in the 51st minute.
Burnley Game Changer: Nick Pope
Norwich City Game Changer: Tim Krul
Saturday Game Three of Ten- (Perth Time- 02/10/2021)
Chelsea (3) v Southampton (1)
Chelsea Win it near the End
Facts and Figures: Chelsea had 61.6% possession and nine shots on target to Southampton’s two.
Pivotal Moment: Southampton captain, James Ward-Prowse received a red card in the 77th minute, when VAR intervened and the referee chose to upgrade a yellow card for Prowse to a red card.
Chelsea Game Changer: Timo Werner
Southampton Game Changer: Alex McCarthy
Saturday Game Four of Ten- (Perth Time- 02/10/2021)
Leeds United (1) v Watford (0)
Leeds United Claim First Win of Season!
Facts and Figures: Leeds United had 66.9% possession and four shots on target to Watford’s one.
Pivotal Moment: Diego Llorente of Leeds United scored the only goal of the game in the 18th minute.
Leeds United Game Changer: Diego Llorente
Watford Game Changer: Ben Foster
Saturday Game Five of Ten- (Perth Time- 02/10/2021)
Wolves (2) v Newcastle United (1)
Wolves Get Third Win of Season, Under New Manager!
Facts and Figures: Wolves had 51.9% possessions and three shots on target to Newcastle United’s two.
Pivotal Moment: Wolves Raúl Jiménez provided his 2nd assist of the game for Hwang Hee-Chan’s 2nd goal of the game in the 58th minute, which gave Wolves a 2-1 lead over Newcastle United.
Wolves Game Changer: Hee-Chan Hwang
Newcastle United Game Changer: Javier Manquillo
Sunday Game Six of Ten- (Perth Time- 03/10/2021)
Brighton and Hove Albion (0) v Arsenal (0)
Facts and Figures: Brighton and Hove Albion had 58.2% possessions and both teams only had two shots on target, respectively.
Pivotal Moment: Brighton and Hove Albion substitute Solly March had a shot saved by Arsenal goalkeeper, Aaron Ramsdale, in the 85th minute.
Brighton and Hove Albion Game Changer: Shane Duffy
Arsenal Game Changer: Aaron Ramsdale
Sunday Game Seven of Ten- (Perth Time- 03/10/2021)
Crystal Palace (2) v Leicester City (2)
They Say 2-Nil is the Most Dangerous Score in Football!
Facts and Figures: Crystal Palace had 60.1% possession and four shots on target to Leicester City’s five.
Pivotal Moment: Crystal Palace substitute, Michael Olise reduced the deficit to one goal in the 61st minute.
Crystal Palace Game Changer: Michael Olise
Leicester City Game Changer: Jamie Vardy
Sunday Game Eight of Ten- (Perth Time- 03/10/2021)
Tottenham (2) v Aston Villa (1)
Tottenham Back on Track
Facts and Figures: Tottenham had 56.3% possession and eight shots on target to Aston Villa’s three.
Pivotal Moment: Matt Targett of Aston Villa scored an own goal in the 71st minute, which gave Tottenham a 2-1 lead.
Tottenham Game Changer: Son Heung-Min
Aston Villa Game Changer: Emililiano Martinez
Sunday Game Nine of Ten- (Perth Time- 03/10/2021)
West Ham (1) v Brentford (2)
Brentford Continue Good Run of Form
Facts and Figures: West Ham had 59.9% possession and five shots on target to Brentford’s six.
Pivotal Moment: Brentford substitute, Yoane Wissa scored in the 94th minute, which gave Brentford a 2-1 win.
West Ham Game Changer: Jarrod Bowen
Brentford Game Changer: Yoanne Wissa
Sunday Game Ten of Ten- (Perth Time- 03/10/2021)
Liverpool (2) v Manchester City (2)
A 2-All Draw Far from a Bore
Facts and Figures: Liverpool had 48.5% possession and four shots on target to Liverpool’s three.
Pivotal Moment: Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City made the score 2-all in the 81st minute.
Liverpool Game Changer: Mohamed Salah
Manchester City Game Changer: Phil Foden