Liverpool vs Watford – Anfield
Liverpool is 1st. Watford is 20th. Liverpool has a +GD of 28. Watford has a -GD of 23. One side will more than likely be crowned the champions of ENG come the conclusion of the season. The other will more than likely be relegated. This was reflected in their game last round in which the Reds were victorious by a 2-0 score-line. Salah had a double in the 38th and 90th minutes of the game. The Reds had 68% possession of the ball and Watford 32%. Liverpool shot 6/16 on target and completed 83% of their passes. That was good for 538/649. Watford hit a shot off the woodwork as they went 2/8 on target. They completed 64% of their passes which was good for 198/309. Liverpool had six corners to their three. And they also had 22 crosses to their nine. They got in 64 long balls vs Watford’s 66. Liverpool completed 14 tackles and Watford the 21. The Reds leaked eight fouls and two yellows. Watford leaked six fouls and one yellow.
Burnley vs Newcastle United – Turf Moor
Burnley’s tight and tense match saw them prove to be victorious 1-0 over Newcastle last round. Wood scored the only goal of the match in the 58th minute. He was assisted by a Westwood cross following a corner. Burnley is currently on 21 points with a GD of -7. Newcastle is currently on 22 points with a GD of -7. Burnley owned 48% of the ball and Newcastle 52%. The winners shot 4/7 on target and the losers 0/9. Burnley had one of their shots blocked and Newcastle two. Both sides completed 73% of their passes. Burnley was good for 270/369 and Newcastle were at 291/397. Burnley won 64 duels and 32 aerials. Newcastle was at 64 and 21 respectively. 8 Take-ons were won by Burnley and 11 by Newcastle. Burnley gave up 15 fouls. Newcastle gave up 12 and two yellows.
Chelsea vs Bournemouth – Stamford Bridge
Lerma to Gosling and into the goals it went six minutes from time as Bournemouth shocked Chelsea in London with an incredibly tight 1-0 win last round. Chelsea is currently 4th, but they are six points off 3rd. Bournemouth has five wins and a GD of -5. Chelsea had 67% of the ball and the Cherries 33%. The Blues shot 5/18 on target and Bournemouth 2/11. Both sides had eight of their shots blocked each. Chelsea completed 83% of their passes and the opposition 66%. They were good for 487/590 and 192/293 respectively. Chelsea had four corners and Bournemouth nine. Chelsea won 65 duels and 31 aerials. The Cherries won 50 and 25 in that regard. Five take-ons were won by the losers and nine by the winners. Nine fouls and one yellow were given up by the Blues. The Cherries leaked 14 and two.
Leicester City vs Norwich City – King Power Stadium
Pukki! One of the most underrated players in the EPL scored the opening goal last round in his sides awesome 1-1 draw vs the Fox’s. He scored in the 26th minute as a Krul OG in the 38th minute evened things up. Leicester is currently 2nd and have won 12/17 matches played so far this campaign. The Carrow’s are in a scrappy fight to avoid relegation and have just 12 points currently. The Fox’s had 57% possession and Norwich 43%. Leicester shot 5/18 on target and had two hit the woodwork. Norwich shot 3/10 on target. The Fox’s has five blocked shots and Norwich four. Leicester completed 84% of their passes and Norwich 79%. Those were good for 431/513 and 313/397 respectively. The Fox’s had 43 long balls, 33 crosses and 12 corners. Norwich was at 54, 13 and four. 21 tackles were won by Leicester and 17 by Norwich. 11 Fouls were leaked by the Fox’s. And 15 by Norwich + five yellows.
Sheffield United vs Aston Villa – Bramall Lane
Fleck in the 50th minute and again in the 70th saw Sheffield price to be victorious 2-0 over Villa last round. Those were his 3rd and 4th goals of the season. Sheffield is currently 7th and they sit just four points off 4th place. Villa is just one spot above the relegation zone and has lost 10 of their 17 games played this season. They’re really in for it at the moment. United had 57% possession of the ball and Villa were at 43%. United shot 3/7 on target and Villa 0/8, although they did have a shot bounce off the woodwork. Sheffield completed 77% of their passes and Villa were at 69%. Those were good for 394/512 and 272/396 respectively. 97 long balls were completed by the winners and 88 by the losers. Sheffield had 30 crosses and three corners. Villa had 15 and two. Sheffield leaked 10 fouls and Villa nine. Each side also conceded two yellow cards each.
Southampton vs West Ham United – St Mary’s Stadium
Halley in the 37th minute was the difference in the Hammers 1-0 victory last round. West Ham has five wins, four draw and eight losses on the season. Southampton has four wins, three draws and three losses. Both sides by their standards are having incredibly poor seasons. And both are fighting to avoid relegation. For the Saints especially it’s looking pretty bad. The Saints owned 57% of the ball and West Ham 43%. The Saints shot 2/11 on target and had one come off the woodwork. The Hammers shot 4/11 on target. Southampton completed 72% of their passes and West Ham was at 61%. completion rate. They were good for 342/474 and 218/359. The Saints had 68 long balls and the Hammers 87. Five corners were had by the Saints and eight by the winners. Southampton conceded nine fouls and West Ham 14. The Saints also leaked one yellow and West Ham the three.
Manchester United vs Everton – Old Trafford
A Lindelof OG in the 36th minute last round gave Everton a muchly unexpected 1-0 lead vs United. Then came Greenwood in the 77th minute as the talented youngster equalised for United. A major taking point from this match was Kean coming off in the 88th minute after being subbed on in the 70th. Everton claimed it was just a time-wasting tactic. But many fans were pissed off and are calling for the young gun to leave the club in search of greener pastures. United owned 67% of the ball and Everton 33%. United shot 8/24 on target and Everton 3/8. How on earth didn’t Manchester get more goals??? United had eight of their shots blocked and Everton zero. United completed 86% of their passes and Everton 67%. Those were good for 448/523 and 176/262 respectively. Six corners were had by United and five by Everton. They won 67 duels and 29 aerials to Everton’s 52 and 18. Manchester gave up 10 fouls and one yellow. The opposition gave up 12 and two.
Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Tottenham Hotspur – Molineux Stadium
The Wolves suffered a heartbreaking defeat to the Spurs last round as they went down 2-1 at home. Things were level in the 90th minute after goals via Moura and Traore. Then come to the 91st-minute Vertonghen scored the winner after a great Eriksen assist. Both the Wolves and Spurs are currently fighting hard for a Top Four spot in their pursuit of Champions League Football. Fair play to both of them for the seasons they’ve had, albeit some rocky sailing. The Wolves had 58% possession and Tottenham 42% possession. The Wolves shot 5/18 on target and completed 76% of their passes. That was good for 372/487. The Spurs shot 5/9 on target, along with a shot hitting the woodwork. They also completed 73% of their passes which was good for 269/368. 33 Crosses were down by the Wolves and nine by the Spurs. 64 Duels and 15 aerials were won by Wolverhampton. Tottenham won 69 and 21 respectively. The Wolves gave up 14 fouls and the Spurs 10. Each side conceded four yellow cards apiece.
Arsenal vs Manchester City – Emirates Stadium
Arsenal suffered yet another miserable defeat in their so-far miserable season as they went down to City 3-0 at home. And it was already 3-0 by the conclusion of the 1st half as a De Brune double and a Sterling strike had the Gunners on the ropes. Arsenal is so far of a Top Four spot now and they will more than likely end their season as a mid-table side unless something drastic changes and quickly for them. Man City is 3rd with 11 victories and a GD of + a huge 28! Arsenal owned 43% of the ball and City 57%. The Gunners shot a pathetic 1/6 on target and City went 7/14, along with having a shot bounce off the woodwork. Arsenal completed 87% of their passes and City 90%. Those were good for 419/482 and 607/671 respectively. Three corners were had by each side. Arsenal won 58 duels and nine aerials. City won 55 and 15. 16 Takeons were won by the Gunners and 21 by the winners. Nine fouls were leaked by Arsenal + 1 yellow. City leaked a big 24 + four yellows.
Crystal Palace vs Brighton Hove and Albion – Selhurst Park
Maupay opened the scoring in the 54th minute, that was before Zaha evened things up in the 76th minute with a goal of his own. And that is how the score ended, at 1-all, between Palace and Brighton last round. Palace is currently 9th on 23 points and sit just one win of 5th spot. Brighton is 13th and are only six points (two wins) of 5th spot. The competition for European Qualification is very, very heated at the moment. Palace owned 34% of the ball and Brighton owned 66% of it. Palace had a shot hit the woodwork and overall went 4/11 on target. Hove went an impressive 10/15 on target. Palace completed their passes at a 71% completion rate and Brighton theirs at 84%. Those were good for 220/310 and 493/590 respectively. Palace had three corners and Hove seven. The home-side won 61 duels and 25 aerials. Those numbers for Brighton were 43 and 10. Palace gave up seven fouls and Brighton the 12. Each side also received one yellow card each.