MATCHWEEK27 – 2 Penalty Goals, 1 Own Goal, 2.7 Goals/game

LONDON, England (CG) – MATCHWEEK27 – 2 Penalty Goals, 1 Own Goal, 2.7 Goals/game

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, 90% were decided with a win/loss game result and 10% of the games ended with a draw game result. Home Teams scored at a rate of 2.1 Goals/game to outscore Away Teams with 0.6 Goals/game. There were 2 penalty goals scored by Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace), Rajiv van La Parra (Huddersfield Town).

80% of the Home Teams took full advantage of playing in front of their fans, and Eden Hazard (Chelsea), Tom Davies (Everton), Rajiv van La Parra (Huddersfield Town), Sergio Aguero (Manchester City), Matt Ritchie (Newcastle United), Ki Sung-yueng (Swansea City), Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Marko Arnautovic (West Ham United) — scored the winning goals to help their teams collect all 3 points. 10% of the Away Teams stole the glory by grabbing 3 points as Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) rose to the occasion to score the game winners.

Top 6

#
Team
W
D
L
GD
Pts
1
Manchester City
23
3
1
59
72
2
Manchester United
17
5
5
32
56
3
Liverpool
15
9
3
30
54
4
Chelsea
16
5
6
26
53
5
Tottenham Hotspur
15
7
5
28
52
6
Arsenal
13
6
8
15
45

Left In The Dust

Referees were busy this matchweek after showing 25 cards in total with 25 yellow cards and no red cards shown. 36% of the yellow cards given out were to caution Home Team players compared to 64% of the yellow cards shown to players from the Away Team. There was 1 own goal scored in this matchweek by Steve Cook (AFC Bournemouth).

Managers — Alan Pardew (West Bromwich Albion), Roy Hodgson (Crystal Palace), Eddie Howe (AFC Bournemouth), Claude Puel (Leicester City), Jose Mourinho (Manchester United), Sean Dyche (Burnley), Arsene Wenger (Arsenal), Javi Garcia (Watford), Mauricio Pellegrino (Southampton) — all had a disappointing matchweek as they couldn’t add any points from their fixtures.

Bottom 6

#
Team
W
D
L
GD
Pts
15
Crystal Palace
6
9
12
-17
27
16
Swansea City
7
6
14
-17
27
17
Huddersfield Town
7
6
14
-24
27
18
Southampton
5
11
11
-12
26
19
Stoke City
6
7
14
-26
25
20
West Bromwich Albion
3
11
13
-19
20

Results Summary

Chelsea 3-0 West Bromwich Albion
Everton 3-1 Crystal Palace
Huddersfield Town 4-1 AFC Bournemouth
Manchester City 5-1 Leicester City
Newcastle United 1-0 Manchester United
Southampton 0-2 Liverpool
Stoke City 1-1 Brighton and Hove Albion
Swansea City 1-0 Burnley
Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 Arsenal
West Ham United 2-0 Watford