Premier League Team of The Week
Goalkeeper: Dean Henderson (Nottingham Forest)
Right Back: Reece James (Chelsea)
Centre Back: Kurt Zouma (West Ham United)
Centre Back: Lewis Dunk (Brighton and Hove Albion)
Left Back: Andrew Robertson (Liverpool)
Centre Midfield: Bernardo Silva (Manchester City)
Centre Midfield: Pablo Fornals (West Ham United)
Attacking Midfield: Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United)
Forward: Roberto Firmino (Liverpool)
Forward: Erling Haaland (Manchester City)
Forward: Raheem Stirling (Chelsea)
Facts and Figures
Goals Scored: There were 30 goals in seven matches.
Clean Sheets: Five out of 20 teams that played kept a clean sheet.
Draws: There were two draws in ten matches!
Matchweek 4 (In a Nutshell): In Matchweek 4 I correctly predicted the results in three out of ten matches. In four 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 4.
Game One of Ten
Southampton (0) v Manchester United (1)
Manchester United Win Tight Tussle
Facts and Figures: Manchester United had 51.6% possession and six shots on target from 11 shots. Southampton had five shots on target from 17 shots.
Pivotal Moment: Bruno Fernandes of Manchester United broke the deadlock in the 55th minute. The assist was provided by Diogo Dalot.
Southampton Game Changer: James Ward-Prowse
Manchester United Game Changer: Bruno Fernandes
Game Two of Ten
Brentford (1) v Everton (1)
All Square with Plenty of Attacking Flair
Facts and Figures: Brentford had 57.8% possession and five shots on target from 20 shots. Everton had seven shots on target from 14 shots.
Pivotal Moment: Vitaly Janelt of Brentford scored the equaliser in the 84th minute. The assist was proved by Keane Lewis-Potter. Both players were substitutes.
Brentford Game Changer: David Raya
Everton Game Changer: Anthony Gordon
Game Three of Ten
Brighton and Hove Albion (1) v Leeds United (0)
Brighton Continue Unbeaten Run This Season
Facts and Figures: Brighton and Hove Albion had 42.8% possession and four shots on target from 13 shots. Leeds United had two shots on target from ten shots.
Pivotal Moment: Pascal Gross broke the deadlock in the 66th minute. The assist was provided by Leandro Trosaard.
Brighton and Hove Albion Game Changer: Pascal Gross
Leeds United Game Changer: Illan Meslier
Game Four of Ten
Chelsea (2) v Leicester City (1)
Chelsea Win with Ten Men
Facts and Figures: Chelsea were forced to play with ten men after Conor Gallagher was sent off in the 28th minute. Chelsea had 45.1% possession and three shots on target from seven shots. Leicester City had five shots on target from 17 shots. Raheem Sterling of Chelsea scored a brace.
Pivotal Moment: Raheem Sterling of Chelsea broke the deadlock in the 47th minute. The assist was provided by Marc Cucurella.
Chelsea Game Changer: Raheem Sterling
Leicester City Game Changer: Harvey Barnes
Game Five of Ten
Liverpool (9) v AFC Bournemouth (0)
Liverpool Obliterate Bournemouth
Facts and Figures: Liverpool had 69.4% possession and 12 shots on target from 19 shots. AFC Bournemouth had two shots on target from five shots. Roberto Firmino of Liverpool finished with two goals and three assists. Remarkably, Mohamed Salah didn’t have one goal or assist.
Pivotal Moment: Luis Dias of Liverpool broke the deadlock in the 3rd minute. The assist was provided by Roberto Firmino.
Liverpool Game Changer: Roberto Firmino
AFC Bournemouth Game Changer: None
Game Six of Ten
Manchester City (4) v Crystal Palace (2)
Another Comeback Win for City
Facts and Figures: Manchester City had 74.3% possession and five shots on target from 18 shots. Crystal Palace had two shots on target from two shots. Crystal Palace led 2-nil for a half and a bit.
Pivotal Moment: Bernardo Silva changed the balance of play by making the deficit for Manchester City one goal in the 53rd minute. The assist was provided by Rodri.
Manchester City Game Changer: Erling Haaland
Crystal Palace Game Changer: Joachim Anderson
Game Seven of Ten
Arsenal (2) v Fulham (1)
Arsenal Complete Comeback Win
Facts and Figures: Arsenal had 72% possession and eight shots on target from 22 shots. Fulham had three shots on target from 11 shots.
Pivotal Moment: Martin Odegaard of Arsenal made the score 1-all in the 64th minute. The assist was provided by Bukayo Saka
Arsenal Game Changer: Martin Odegaard
Fulham Game Changer: Aleksandar Mitrovic
Game Eight of Ten
Aston Villa (0) v West Ham United (1)
West Ham Claim First Points of the Season
Facts and Figures: West Ham United had 42.2% possession and two shots on target from seven shots. Aston Villa had three shots on target from nine shots.
Pivotal Moment: Pablo Fornals of West Ham United scored the only goal of the game in the 74th minute. The assist was provided by Declan Rice.
Aston Villa Game Changer: Emiliano Martinez
West Ham United Game Changer: Pablo Fornals
Game Nine of Ten
Wolverhampton Wanderers (1) v Newcastle United (1)
All Square Thanks to Saint-Maximin!
Facts and Figures: Wolverhampton Wanderers had 36.1% possession and four shots on target from ten shots. Newcastle United had six shots on target from 21 shots.
Pivotal Moment: Allan Saint-Maimin of Newcastle United scored a freakish goal, which was the equaliser in the 90th minute!
Wolverhampton Wanderers Game Changer: Ruben Neves
Newcastle United Game Changer: Allan Saint-Maximin
Game Ten of Ten
Nottingham Forest (0) v Tottenham Hotspur (2)
Tottenham Get Win Thanks to Kane Brace
Facts and Figures: Tottenham Hotspur had 44.7% possession and seven shots on target from 18 shots. Nottingham Forest had one shot on target from 17 shots. Dean Henderson kept Nottingham Forest in the game, even saving a penalty from Harry Kane!
Pivotal Moment: Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur broke the deadlock in the 5th minute. The assist was provided by Dejan Kulusevski.
Nottingham Forest Game Changer: Dean Henderson
Tottenham Hotspur Game Changer: Harry Kane