Premier League Review- Matchweek 12 (Season 2022/23)

Premier League Team of The Week

Formation (4-3-3)
Goalkeeper: Kepa Arrizabalaga (Chelsea)
Right Back: Kieran Trippier (Newcastle United)
Centre Back: Lewis Dunk (Brighton and Hove Albion)
Centre Back: Woet Faes (Leicester City)
Left Back: Romain Peraud (Southampton)
Defensive Midfield: Harrison Reed (Fulham)
Defensive Midfield: Fred (Manchester United)
Attacking Midfield: Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United)
Forward: Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace)
Forward: Che Adams (Southampton)
Forward: Miguel Almiron (Newcastle United)

Facts and Figures

Goals Scored: There were 13 goals in nine matches.
Clean Sheets: Ten out of 18 teams that played kept a clean sheet.
Draws: There were two draws in nine matches!
Matchweek 12 (In a Nutshell): In Matchweek 12 I correctly predicted the results in three out of nine matches. In three out of seven matches, where a team claimed three points the winning team had less possession than their opponents! Find out what transpired in Matchweek 12.

Game Postponed

Arsenal v Manchester City

Game One of Nine

Brighton and Hove Albion (0) v Nottingham Forest (0)
All square as spoils shared
Facts and Figures: Brighton and Hove Albion had 70.3% possession and seven shots on target from 19 shots. Nottingham Forest failed to register a shot on target from three shots.
Pivotal Moment: Solly March of Brighton and Hove Albion had a shot saved by Nottingham Forest goalkeeper, Dean Henderson, in the 33rd minute.
Brighton and Hove Albion Game Changer: Lewis Dunk
Nottingham Forest Game Changer: Dean Henderson

Game Two of Nine

Crystal Palace (2) v Wolverhampton Wanderers (1)
Palace great in the second half once again
Facts and Figures: Crystal Palace had 51.3% possession and four shots on target from 14 shots. Wolverhampton Wanderers had four shots on target from ten shots.
Pivotal Moment: Eberechi Eze of Crystal Palace scored an equaliser in the 47th minute, that made the score 1-all. The assist was provided by Michael Olise.
Crystal Palace Game Changer: Wilfried Zaha
Wolverhampton Wanderers Game Changer: Adama Traore

Game Three of Nine

AFC Bournemouth (0) v Southampton (1)
Southampton claim vital three points
Facts and Figures: Southampton had 46.5% possession and three shots on target from nine shots. AFC Bournemouth had three shots on target from 15 shots.
Pivotal Moment: Che Adams of Southampton scored the only goal of the game in the ninth minute. The assist was provided by Romain Perraud.
AFC Bournemouth Game Changer: Adam Smith
Southampton Game Changer: Che Adams

Game Four of Nine

Brentford (0) v Chelsea (0)
Who says you need goals for entertainment?
Facts and Figures: Brentford had 33.7% possession and five shots on target from eight shots. Chelsea had five shots on target from 14 shots. The game was only nil-nil as both goalkeepers were outstanding.
Pivotal Moment: Ivan Toney of Brentford had a header saved by Chelsea goalkeeper, Kepa Arrizabalaga, in the ninth minute.
Brentford Game Changer: David Raya
Chelsea Game Changer: Kepa Arrizabalaga

Game Five of Nine

Liverpool (1) v West Ham United (0)
Liverpool claim deserved win
Facts and Figures: Liverpool had 53.8% possession and seven shots on target from 22 shots. West Ham United had three shots on target from eight shots.
Pivotal Moment: Jarrod Bowen of West Ham United had a penalty saved by Liverpool goalkeeper, Alisson, in the 45th minute.
Liverpool Game Changer: Alisson
West Ham United Game Changer: Declan Rice

Game Six of Nine

Newcastle United (1) v Everton (0)
Newcastle United dominate, Everton fail to create
Facts and Figures: Newcastle United had 49.8% possession and four shots on target from 16 shots. Everton had no shots on target for the second game in a row and on this occasion they had just one shot.
Pivotal Moment: Miguel Almiron of Newcastle United scored the only goal of the game in the 30th minute. The assist was provided by Bruno Guimaraes.
Newcastle United Game Changer: Kieran Trippier
Everton Game Changer: None

Game Seven of Nine

Manchester United (2) v Tottenham Hotspur (0)
Manchester United outplay a Tottenham Hotspur team that put in a poor display
Facts and Figures: Manchester United had 51.9% possession and ten shots on target from 28 shots. Tottenham Hotspur had two shots on target from nine shots.
Pivotal Moment: Bruno Fernandes of Manchester United made the score 2-nil in the 69th minute.
Manchester United Game Changer: Bruno Fernandes
Tottenham Hotspur Game Changer: Hugo Lloris

Game Eight of Nine

Fulham (3) v Aston Villa (0)
Villa in relegation battle
Facts and Figures: Fulham had 60.9% possession and eight shots on target from 18 shots. Aston Villa had six shots on target from 12 shots.
Pivotal Moment: Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa received a red card in the 62nd minute, with the deficit only one goal at that stage.
Fulham Game Changer: Bernd Leno
Aston Villa Game Changer: Emiliano Martinez

Game Nine of Nine

Leicester City (2) v Leeds United (0)
Leicester City win dull affair
Facts and Figures: Leicester City had 46.8% possession and one shot on target from five shots. Leeds United had two shots on target from 14 shots.
Pivotal Moment: Harvey Barnes gave Leicester a two-goal lead in the 35th minute. The assist was provided by Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall.
Leicester City Game Changer: Harvey Barnes
Leeds United Game Changer: Brenden Aaronson

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