Premier League Team of The Week
Goalkeeper: Kepa Arizabalaga (Chelsea)
Right Back: Kieran Trippier (Newcastle United)
Centre Back: Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur)
Centre Back: Joe Gomez (Liverpool)
Left Back: Romain Perraud (Southampton)
Centre Midfield: Pierre-Emile Hojbejreg (Tottenham Hotspur)
Centre Midfield: Declan Rice (West Ham United)
Attacking Midfield: Bukayo Saka (Arsenal)
Forward: Mohamed Salah (Liverpool)
Forward: Ivan Toney (Brentford)
Forward: Mason Mount (Chelsea)
Facts and Figures
Goals Scored: There were 15 goals in ten matches.
Clean Sheets: Ten out of 20 teams that played kept a clean sheet.
Draws: There were four draws in five matches!
Matchweek 11 (In a Nutshell): In Matchweek 11 I correctly predicted the results in none out of ten matches. In two out of six matches, where a team claimed three points the winning team had less possession than their opponents! Find out what transpired in Matchweek 11.
Game One of Ten
Brentford (2) v Brighton and Hove Albion (0)
Brentford outplayed, but get the three points
Facts and Figures: Brentford had 27.5% possession and three shots on target from seven shots. Brighton and Hove Albion had seven shots on target from 21 shots.
Pivotal Moment: Ivan Toney of Brentford scored from the penalty spot in the 64th minute to give them a two-goal lead.
Brentford Game Changers: David Raya, Ivan Toney
Brighton and Hove Albion Game Changer: Leandro Trossard
Game Two of Ten
Leicester City (0) v Crystal Palace (0)
Palace outplayed but they still claimed a point
Facts and Figures: Leicester City had 53.4% possession and had five shots on target from 14 shots. Crystal Palace had one shot on target from eight shots.
Pivotal Moment: Harvey Barnes of Leicester City had an effort saved by
Crystal Palace goalkeeper, Vicente Guaita
Leicester City Game Changer: Timothy Castagne
Crystal Palace Game Changer: Vicente Guaita
Game Three of Ten
Fulham (2) v AFC Bournemouth (2)
All square in exciting affair
Facts and Figures: Fulham had 68.9% possession and they had four shots on target from 19 shots. AFC Bournemouth had six shots on target from ten shots.
Pivotal Moment: Aleksandar Mitrovic scored from the penalty spot in the 52nd minute to help Fulham draw 2-all with AFC Bournemouth.
Fulham Game Changer: Aleksandar Mitrovic
AFC Bournemouth Game Changer: Dominic Solanke
Game Four of Ten
Wolverhampton Wanderers (1) v Nottingham Forest (0)
Nottingham Forest didn’t play well again
Facts and Figures: Wolverhampton Wanderers had 58% possession and two shots on target from nine shots. Nottingham Forest had two shots on target from ten shots.
Pivotal Moment: Brennan Johnson of Nottingham Forest had a penalty saved by Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Jose Sa in the 79th minute.
Wolverhampton Wanderers Game Changer: Jose Sa
Nottingham Forest Game Changer: Dean Henderson
Game Five of Ten
Tottenham Hotspur (2) v Everton (0)
Everton struggle to make an impact
Facts and Figures: Tottenham Hotspur had 61.5% possession and seven shots on target from 21 shots. Everton failed to register a shot on target from four shots.
Pivotal Moment: Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur broke the deadlock from the penalty spot in the 59th minute.
Tottenham Hotspur Game Changer: Harry Kane
Everton Game Changer: Jordan Pickford
Game Six of Ten
Aston Villa (0) v Chelsea (2)
Chelsea claims the three points thanks to an opposition mistake
Facts and Figures: Chelsea had 58.9% possession and four shots on target from eight shots. Aston Villa had seven shots on target from 18 shots. Mason Mount of Chelsea scored a brace and their goalkeeper, was outstanding.
Pivotal Moment: Tyrone Mings of Aston Villa made a lacklustre clearance with a header in the sixth minute, which Mason Mount of Chelsea capitalised on by scoring.
Aston Villa Game Changer: None
Chelsea Game Changers: Kepa Arizabalaga, Mason Mount
Game Seven of Ten
Leeds United (0) v Arsenal (1)
Arsenal claims win in fiery affair
Facts and Figures: Arsenal had 53% possession and four shots on target from nine shots. Leeds United had four shots on target from 16 shots. Patrick Bamford of Leeds United tried to antagonise Arsenal defender Gabriel by running into Gabriel, who fell over and barely retaliated, sanity prevailed thanks to VAR.
Pivotal Moment: Patrick Bamford of Leeds United didn’t hit the target from the penalty spot in the 64th minute.
Leeds United Game Changer: Illan Meslier
Arsenal Game Changers: Aaron Ramsdale, Bukayo Saka
Game Eight of Ten
Manchester United (0) v Newcastle United (0)
All square in dull affair
Facts and Figures: Manchester United had 63% possession and two shots on target from 15 shots. Newcastle United had two shots on target from nine shots.
Pivotal Moment: Joelinton of Newcastle United hit the bar with a header and followed it up by hitting a post with another header in the 24th minute.
Manchester United Game Changer: Diogo Dalot
Newcastle United Game Changer: Kieran Trippier
Game Nine of Ten
Southampton (1) v West Ham United (1)
Both teams will view it as two points dropped
Facts and Figures: Southampton had 39.1% possession and eight shots on target from ten shots. West Ham United had four shots on target from 25 shots.
Pivotal Moment: Declan Rice of West Ham United scored the equaliser in the 64th minute with a stunning strike from distance. The assist was provided by Said Benrahma.
Southampton Game Changer: Romain Perraud
West Ham United Game Changers: Lukasz Fabianski, Declan RIce
Game Ten of Ten
Liverpool (1) v Manchester City (0)
Liverpool claim upset win
Facts and Figures: Liverpool had 36.8% possession and two shots on target from 13 shots. Manchester City had six shots on target from 16 shots. Liverpool coach, Jurgen Klopp was shown a straight red for getting fired up about a decision made by the referee.
Pivotal Moment: Mohamed Salah of Liverpool scored the only goal of the game in the 76th minute. The assist was provided by Liverpool goalkeeper, Alissson.
Liverpool Game Changers: Alisson, Mohamed Salah
Manchester City Game Changers: Phil Foden