MATCHWEEK15 – 2 Penalty Goals, 2 Red Cards, 1 Own Goal

LONDON, England (CG) – MATCHWEEK15 – 2 Penalty Goals, 2 Red Cards, 1 Own Goal

Movers & Shakers

On aggregate, in this 10 game matchweek of the English Premier League (EPL), there was a goal scored every 33 minutes with total goals scored being 27 (2.7 Goals/game). Out of all the games played, 70% were decided with a win/loss game result and 30% of the games ended with a draw game result. Home Teams scored at a rate of 1.4 Goals/game to outscore Away Teams with 1.3 Goals/game. There were 2 penalty goals scored by Glenn Murray (Brighton and Hove Albion), Eden Hazard (Chelsea).

Turn-around story of matchweek: Home fans were nervous at half-time as Manchester City were losing 0-1, but they turned it around in the second half to get a winning result of 2-1.

50% of the Home Teams took full advantage of playing in front of their fans, and Eden Hazard (Chelsea), Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Everton), Demarai Gray (Leicester City), David Silva (Manchester City), Mame Biram Diouf (Stoke City) — scored the winning goals to help their teams collect all 3 points. 20% of the Away Teams stole the glory by grabbing 3 points as Jesse Lingard (Manchester United), Lewis Dunk [OG] (Liverpool) rose to the occasion to score the game winners.

Top 6

#
Team
W
D
L
GD
Pts
1
Manchester City
14
1
0
36
43
2
Manchester United
11
2
2
26
35
3
Chelsea
10
2
3
16
32
4
Liverpool
8
5
2
14
29
5
Arsenal
9
1
5
10
28
6
Tottenham Hotspur
7
4
4
10
25

Left In The Dust

Referees were busy this matchweek after showing 32 cards in total with 30 yellow cards and 2 red cards. 63% of the yellow cards given out were to caution Home Team players compared to 36% of the yellow cards shown to players from the Away Team. 2 red cards were given out to the Away Team players — Paul Pogba (Manchester United), Davinson Sanchez (Tottenham Hotspur). There was 1 own goal scored in this matchweek by Lewis Dunk (Brighton and Hove Albion).

Managers — Rafael Benitez (Newcastle United), David Wagner (Huddersfield Town), Sean Dyche (Burnley), David Moyes (West Ham United), Paul Clement (Swansea City), Arsene Wenger (Arsenal), Chris Hughton (Brighton and Hove Albion) — all had a disappointing matchweek as they couldn’t add any points from their fixtures.

Bottom 6

#
Team
W
D
L
GD
Pts
15
Newcastle United
4
3
8
-8
15
16
Huddersfield Town
4
3
8
-17
15
17
West Bromwich Albion
2
7
6
-9
13
18
Crystal Palace
2
4
9
-17
10
19
West Ham United
2
4
9
-19
10
20
Swansea City
2
3
10
-10
9

Results Summary

Arsenal 1-3 Manchester United
Brighton and Hove Albion 1-5 Liverpool
AFC Bournemouth 1-1 Southampton
Chelsea 3-1 Newcastle United
Everton 2-0 Huddersfield Town
Leicester City 1-0 Burnley
Manchester City 2-1 West Ham United
Stoke City 2-1 Swansea City
Watford 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur
West Bromwich Albion 0-0 Crystal Palace