Premier League What’s your team’s story: Matchweek 15 (Season 2022-23)

AFC Bournemouth: One point above the relegation zone

AFC Bournemouth threw away a two-goal lead, as they led Leeds United 3-1 at one stage, but lost the game 4-3.

Arsenal: They won, but the game was far from fun

Arsenal finished the game with just two shots on target. They should have beaten a lacklustre Chelsea by more than one goal, but would be pleased to claim all three points.

Aston Villa: A change of coach may have been the right approach

Aston Villa played well in what was their new coach, Unai Emery as coach as they put in a good shift and were rewarded with a 3-1 win over Manchester United.

Brentford: Lucky to claim a point

Brentford were outplayed by Nottingham Forest from a statistical perspective as Brentford had two shots on target compared with seven shots on target for Nottingham Forest. In the end 2-all was not a fair result as Brentford should have lost.

Brighton and Hove Albion: Into the top six!

Brighton and Hove Albion have not been afraid to play attacking football under their new coach, Robert De Zerbi. They claimed a well deserved 3-2 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Chelsea: All at sea

Chelsea did not look prepared for their game against an Arsenal team who are on top of the Premier League table and Chelsea deservedly lost 1-nil.

Crystal Palace: Comeback win

Crystal Palace won a game that they trailed in after 20 minutes. In the end they were deserved 2-1 winners over West Ham United, as they created more chances.

Everton: Lost a game, with only themselves to blame

Everton had 25% shots on target compared with their opponents. That told the story and deservedly lost the game 2-nil against Leicester City.

Fulham: They played with fear

Fulham only had 29.4% possession and four shots, compared with Manchester City who had 16 shots. Despite playing with one extra player for most of the game, Fulham lost 2-1 and only have themselves to blame. To be fair, they were missing their best player Aleksandar Mitrovic.

Leeds United: Morale boosting comeback win

Leeds United showed resilience and character to win a game that they were losing by two goals and celebrated the game like they had won the Premier League title, in their 4-3 win against AFC Bournemouth.

Leicester City: Perhaps it was the right decision to keep Rodgers as coach!

Leicester City put in a good shift against Everton and were rewarded with a 2-nil win.

Liverpool: A much needed win

Liverpool moved into eighth on the Premier League Table thanks to a narrow 2-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur.

Manchester City: Lucky escape

Manchester City were forced to play with 10-men from the 26th minute, as Joao Cancelo was sent off. They scored the winning goal in the 95th minute, to ensure a 2-1 win over Fulham. It could be a crucial three points in the Premier League title race.

Manchester United: Lost a game, they would have planned to win

Manchester United played against an Aston Villa team that has been fighting to avoid relegation this Premier League Season. It was a strange move for Manchester United to make Cristiano Ronaldo captain and the gamble did not pay off as they trailed 2-nil in 11 minutes. They lost the game 3-1 as they were outplayed, as Aston Villa were more clinical in the final third. 

Newcastle United: Clinical

Newcastle United scored from all four shots that they had on target. They won the game against Southampton 4-1 and moved into third place on the Premier League Table.

Nottingham Forest: Dominate; two points dropped though

Nottingham Forest had 15 shots, compared with Brentford who had six shots. Despite scoring in the 96th minute to make the score 2-all, Nottingham Forest will feel they could have won the game as they had more opportunities to score.

Southampton: They did not take their chances

Southampton finished the game with more shots on target than Newcastle United and nine more shots than them and would be disappointed with losing the game 4-1.

Tottenham Hotspur: Their own worst enemy

Tottenham Hotspur let Mohamed Salah score a brace in the opening 40 minutes due to errors that they made. They did have their chances and the game could have gone either way, but Liverpool won 2-1.

West Ham United: Did not attack enough

West Ham United took the lead in the 20th minute, when they broke the deadlock. They only had two shots on target compared with six shots on target for Crystal Palace.

Wolverhampton Wanderers: They did not deserve anything from the game

Wolverhampton Wanderers had three less shots on target and 11 less shots than Brighton and Hove Albion. WThey played half the game with ten-men, but that is no excuse for losing 3-2.

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