Facts and Figures
Goals Scored: There were 18 goals in seven matches.
Clean Sheets: Three out of 14 teams that played kept a clean sheet.
Draws: There were two draws in seven matches!
Matchweek 20 (In a Nutshell): In Matchweek 20 I correctly predicted none out of seven results; it’s uncertain times, that’s no excuse! In one out of four matches, where a team claimed three points the winning team had less possession than their opponents! Three games were postponed due to Covid. Find out what transpired in Matchweek 20.
Tuesday Game One of Matchweek 20- (Perth Time- 28/12/2021)
Arsenal v Wolves (Game Postponed)
Tuesday Game Two of Matchweek 20- (Perth Time- 28/12/2021)
Crystal Palace (3) v Norwich City (0)
Norwich City No Where to be Seen!
Facts and Figures: Crystal Palace had 50.9% possession and six shots on target to Norwich City’s three. Odsonne Édouard of Crystal Palace played a part in all three goals with one goal and two assists.
Pivotal Moment: Odsonne Édouard gave Crystal Palace the lead in the 8th minute from the penalty spot.
Crystal Palace Game Changer: Odsonne Édouard
Norwich City Game Changer: Billy Gilmour
Tuesday Game Three of Matchweek 20- (Perth Time- 28/12/2021)
Southampton (1) v Tottenham (1)
Forster Saves the Day as Southampton Should’ve Lost the Game!
Facts and Figures: Southampton had 34.6% possession and two shots on target to Tottenham’s 11!
Pivotal Moment: Mohammed Salisu of Southampton received a second yellow card in the 39th minute after gifting Tottenham a penalty.
Southampton Game Changer: Fraser Forster
Tottenham Game Changer: Son Heung-Min
Tuesday Game Four of Matchweek 20- (Perth Time- 28/12/2021)
Watford (1) v West Ham (4)
West Ham Comeback as Watford Fail to React
Facts and Figures: West Ham had 57% possession and six shots on target compared to Watford’s five. Remarkably, Watford opened the scoring in the 4th minute through Emmanuel Dennis and still lost the game by three goals.
Pivotal Moment: Mark Noble of West Ham scored from the penalty spot, which gave them a 3-1 lead in the 58th minute.
Watford Game Changer: Emmanuel Dennis
West Ham Game Changer: Jarrod Bowen
Wednesday Game Five of Matchweek 20- (Perth Time- 29/12/2021)
Leeds United v Aston Villa (Game Postponed)
Wednesday Game Six of Matchweek 20- (Perth Time- 29/12/2021)
Leicester City (1) v Liverpool (0)
Schmeichel Saves the Day and Liverpool Made to Pay
Facts and Figures: Leicester City had 36.6% possession and one shot on target to Liverpool’s
Pivotal Moment: Mohamed Salah of Liverpool had a penalty saved by Leicester City’s goalkeeper, Kasper Schmeichel in the 16th minute!
Leicester City Game Changer: Kasper Schmeichel
Liverpool Game Changer: Trent Alexander-Arnold
Thursday Game Seven of Matchweek 20- (Perth Time- 30/12/2021)
Chelsea (1) v Brighton and Hove Albion (1)
Brighton Grab Key Late Goal, again!
Facts and Figures: Chelsea had 47.7% possession and five shots on target to Brighton and Hove Albion’s six.
Pivotal Moment: Danny Wellbeck of Brighton and Hove Albion scored the equaliser in the 91st minute, which salvaged a draw for them. The assist was provided by Marc Cucurella.
Chelsea Game Changer: Romelu Lukaku
Brighton and Hove Albion Game Changer: Danny Welbeck
Thursday Game Eight of Matchweek 20- (Perth Time- 30/12/2021)
Brentford (0) v Manchester City (1)
Manchester City Claim Closely Fought Win, in Tough Contest
Facts and Figures: Manchester City had 76.1% possession and three shots on target to Brentford’s two.
Pivotal Moment: Phil Foden scored the only goal of the game in the 16th minute, which gave Manchester City what proved to be unassailable one goal win. The assist was provided by Kevin De Bruyne.
Brentford Game Changer: The entire team
Manchester City Game Changers: Kevin De Bruyne, Phil Foden
Friday Game Nine of Matchweek 20- (Perth Time- 31/12/2021)
Everton v Newcastle United (Game Postponed)
Friday Game Ten of Matchweek 20- (Perth Time- 31/12/2021)
Manchester United (3) v Burnley (1)
Burnley in a bit of Trouble, after Losing to Lacklustre Manchester United
Facts and Figures: Manchester United had 57.3% possession and six shots on target to Burnley’s three.
Pivotal Moment: Scott McTominay of Manchester United broke the deadlock in the 8th minute. The assist was provided by Cristiano Ronaldo.
Manchester United Game Changer: Scott McTominay
Burnley Game Changer: Aaron Lennon