Preview of FPL Gameweek 12

All eyes would be on the Liverpool – Man City match on Sunday but this week we preview all the games and present the key stats and trends.

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#LIVMCI

  • These two teams have absolutely dominated the Premier League since the start of last season; collectively they have only dropped 42 points out of the last possible 294.
  • Liverpool last lost at home in Apr 2017. 45 games ago
  • Liverpool have lost once in the league in 2019, on 3rd Jan against Man City
  • For managers Pep Guardiola has faced more than 10 times, Jurgen Klopp is the only one with a winning record against him
  • Man City have played Liverpool 22 times at Anfield in the Premier League and they had only won there once (D6 L15)
  • Games involving Man City have seen a total of 44 goals, a league high
  • All 5 of Mo Salah’s goals this season had come at Anfield
  • 5 of Raheem Sterling’s 7 goals had come away from home

#NORWAT

  • The bottom two faces off in this match
  • Watford is the only side in England’s top 4 divisions without a win
  • The Hornets have scored the least goals in the Premier League (6)
  • Watford’s last win in the Premier League was in April, 16 games ago
  • Norwich have conceded 26 goals, the second worst in the league
  • The Canaries have gained just 1 point since beating Man City on GW05
  • Teemu Pukki is now 6 games without a goal or assist; his teammate Todd Cantwell has the exact same record

#CHECRY

  • Chelsea have beaten Palace in their previous three meetings
  • Chelsea is the most on-form team in the league, winning their last 5
  • The Blues have only lost once at home this calendar year (v Liverpool)
  • Only two teams have fewer goals than Palace’s 10
  • Tammy Abraham is currently FPL’s fourth highest points scorer
  • Abraham’s goals have mostly come away from the Bridge (7 of 9)
  • Kepa has 26 FPL points to date, the lowest amongst all the goalkeepers who have played every game
  • Wilfred Zaha has 20 shots on goal to date but has yet to find the net this season

#BURWHU

  • Both teams are in poor form – Burnley have lost their last three whilst West Ham have yet to win in 5
  • Only teams in the bottom three have conceded more than Burnley’s 18
  • West Ham have not won a league game outside London in 2019
  • Chris Wood has 5 goals against West Ham, more than against any other club he has faced in the Premier League
  • Only Issa Diop and Declan Rice have played every minute of every game for the Hammers

#NEWBOU

  • Only Watford have scored fewer than Newcastle’s 9
  • Newcastle have 2 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses against Bournemouth in the Premier League
  • Bournemouth have only lost once in their previous 7 games
  • The Cherries are on three consecutive clean sheets
  • Steve Bruce have never faced Bournemouth before in his 20-year managerial career
  • After 7 straight games with a goal or an assist, Callum Wilson have blanked in his previous 4 games
  • Aaron Ramsdale is the joint top FPL points scoring GK (48)

#SOUEVE

  • Both clubs are in poor form – both sides have only collected 4 pts from their previous 7 games
  • Southampton has the league’s leakiest defence (27)
  • The Saints have won their previous 6 home meetings against Everton
  • However, Southampton’s last home win was in April, they have only managed 1 point from their 5 home matches this season
  • Everton’s last away win in the league was in March, likewise they have only managed 1 point from their travels this season

#TOTSHU

  • Since knocking Man City out of the Champions League in April, Spurs have won just 6 of their 23 games in all competitions
  • Sheffield United is undefeated in their last four; Spurs have not won over the same timeframe
  • The Blades have the most clean sheets (5) and also the tightest defence (8 goals conceded)
  • Spurs have 1 clean sheet in the league so far this season
  • Sheffield United have only lost seven times in all competitions in 2019; all by a single goal deficit
  • John Lundstram is the current top scoring FPL defender
  • Lys Mousset have scored twice coming off the bench, the highest in the league for a substitute so far

#LEIARS

  • Leicester have beaten Arsenal in their previous two league meetings at the King Power
  • The Foxes have won their last four home league games
  • Jamie Vardy is the current top scorer in the Premier League (10) and is also the current top scoring FPL player (80)
  • Vardy has 8 Premier League goals against Arsenal, more than against any other club he had faced
  • PE Aubameyang had 7 goals in his first 7 games but only 1 in his previous 4 games
  • Bernd Leno has the most saves in the league (44) but has only kept 2 clean sheets

#MNUBHA

  • Manchester United have beaten Brighton five times out of Brighton’s previous five visits
  • No United defender have scored or provided an assist so far this season
  • United have only kept 3 clean sheets in their previous 18 league games in Old Trafford
  • Brighton have won 3 of their previous 4 league games, this form is only bettered by two teams (Chelsea | Liverpool) over the same period
  • Neal Maupay has taken 36 shots this season, the second most in the league (4 goals)
  • Matt Ryan is FPL’s joint highest scoring GK

 

#WOLAVL

  • Wolves have never beaten Aston Villa at home in the Premier League (Played 4)
  • Wolves is unbeaten in their last 6 in the league
  • 6 of Wolves’ 11 games to date have ended 1-1
  • Wolves have only lost twice at home in the league in 2019
  • Aston Villa have only won one of their previous 23 Premier League games away from home

 

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