Premier League Review- Matchweek 8 (Season 2021-22)

Facts and Figures

Goals Scored: There were 30 goals in ten games.
Clean Sheets: Seven out of 20 teams that played kept a clean sheet.
Draws: There were two draws in ten matches!
Matchweek 8 (In a Nutshell): In Matchweek 8 I correctly predicted three out of ten results. In two out of eight matches, where a team claimed three points the winning team had less possession than their opponents! Find out what transpired in Matchweek 8.

Saturday Game One of Ten- (Perth Time- 16/10/2021)

Watford (0) v Liverpool (5)
Watford Sit Back, While Liverpool Attack!
Facts and Figures: Liverpool had 76.6% possession and seven shots on target to Watford’s two.
Pivotal Moment: As soon as Sadio Mane scored the opening goal, thanks to an assist from Mohamed Salah, in the 9th minute, the game was over!
Watford Game Changer: None
Liverpool Game Changers: Roberto Firmino, Mohamed Salah

Saturday Game Two of Ten- (Perth Time- 16/10/2021)

Aston Villa (2) v Wolves (3)
Two-Nil is the Most Dangerous Score in Football!
Facts and Figures: Wolves had 51.5% possession and four shots on target to Aston Villa’s five. Despite Aston Villa leading 2-nil with 10 minutes of normal time left, they lost!
Pivotal Moment: Romain Saïss got Wolves back into the game; he made the deficit one goal in the 80th minute. The assist was provided by Daniel Podence.
Aston Villa Game Changer: Danny Ings
Wolves Game Changer: Romain Saïss

Saturday Game Three of Ten- (Perth Time- 16/10/2021)

Leicester City (4) v Manchester United (2)
Leicester City Leave Manchester United, Thinking What a Pity!
Facts and Figures: Leicester City had 48.8% possession and 11 shots on target
Manchester United’s six.
Pivotal Moment: Jamie Vardy made the score 3-2 in Leicester City’s favour in the 83rd minute. The assist was provided by Ayoze Pérez.
Leicester City Game Changer: Jamie Vardy
Manchester United Game Changer: David de Gea

Saturday Game Four of Ten- (Perth Time- 16/10/2021)

Manchester City (2) v Burnley (0)
Manchester City Dominant!
Facts and Figures: Manchester City had 70.6% possession and six shots on target to Burnley’s two.
Pivotal Moment: Kevin De Bruyne made the score 2-nil to Manchester City in the 70th minute.
Manchester City Game Changers: Kevin De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva
Burnley Game Changer: None

Saturday Game Five of Ten- (Perth Time- 16/10/2021)

Norwich City (0) v Brighton and Hove Albion (0)
Norwich City Left Thinking What a Pity!
Facts and Figures: Norwich City had 35.1% possession and both teams had three shots on target.
Pivotal Moment: Josh Sargent missed an open goal in the 44th minute, for Norwich City, from outside the box.
Norwich City Game Changer: Tim Krul
Brighton and Hove Albion Game Changer: Robert Sánchez

Saturday Game Six of Ten- (Perth Time- 16/10/2021)

Southampton (1) v Leeds United (0)
Leeds United Should be Frightened!
Facts and Figures: Southampton had 45.3% possession and five shots on target. From three shots, Leeds United failed to have a shot on target!
Pivotal Moment: Armando Broja scored for Southampton to break the deadlock in the 53rd minute. The assist was provided by Nathan Redmond.
Southampton Game Changer: Tino Livramento
Leeds United Game Changer: Illan Meslier

Sunday Game Seven of Ten- (Perth Time- 17/10/2021)

Brentford (0) v Chelsea (1)
Chelsea Get Lucky Break!
Facts and Figures: Chelsea had 56.1% possession, but just one shot on target, to Brentford’s seven. On top of that Brentford hit the post twice, once in each half!
Pivotal Moment: Ben Chilwell of Chelsea scored a cracking goal in the 45th minute!
Brentford Game Changer: Rico Henry
Chelsea Game Changer: Edouard Mendy

Sunday Game Eight of Ten- (Perth Time- 17/10/2021)

Everton (0) v West Ham (1)
Everton Let West Ham Dominate General Play
Facts and Figures: West Ham had 61% possession and four shots on target to Everton’s two. The stats flatter Everton as they didn’t perform adequately.
Pivotal Moment: Angelo Ogbonna of West Ham scored in the 74th minute, for West Ham. The assist was provided by Jarrod Bowen.
Everton Game Changer: Allan
West Ham Game Changer: Aaron Cresswell

Sunday Game Nine of Ten- (Perth Time- 17/10/2021)

Newcastle United (2) v Tottenham (3)
Tottenham Spoil Bruce’s Milestone
Facts and Figures: Tottenham had 64.5% possession and four shots on target to Newcastle United’s one. The 2nd goal scored by Newcastle United was an own goal by Eric Dier.
Pivotal Moment: Harry Kane scored his 1st goal of the Season. He made the score 2-1 in Tottenham’s favour in the 22nd minute, thanks to an assist from Pierre Emile Højbjerg.
Newcastle United Game Changers: Callum Wilson
Tottenham Game Changer: Harry Kane, Son Heung-Min

Tuesday Game Ten of Ten- (Perth Time- 19/10/2021)

Arsenal (2) v Crystal Palace (2)
An Exciting Score Draw!
Facts and Figures: Arsenal had 53.7% possession. Both teams had six shots on target.
Pivotal Moment: Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal made the score 2-all in the final seconds of the game.
Arsenal Game Changer: Alexandre Lacazette
Crystal Palace Game Changer: Odsonne Édouard

 

 

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