Discoveries About Match Week 15

Discoveries About Match Week 15: premier league-somtosports

Match week 15 of the Premier league have just been completed and teams are already back to train for their next games.

While teams are back to training, we bring you some interesting facts you probably didn’t know about the just completed week fixtures.

Discoveries About Match Week 15: brighton-somtosportsThe first thing we noticed was that, in the Brighton vs Crystal Palace match that handed the home side a 3-1 win over their guest, Glenn Murray scored the opening goal. Making it five opening goals in five different Premier league games for the player.

Mo. Salah is the only player to have done that, but records 6 opening goals, leaving him a goal/game ahead Murray.

AFC Bournemouth vs Huddersfield Town.

Discoveries About Match Week 15: callum wilson-somtosportsBournemouth defeated their opponent with a 2-1 score line, but there is more you need to know about the match; Bournemouth’s Callum Wilson has leveled record with Raheem Sterling, scoring and assisting in three Premier League matches in the 2018/2019 season.

Watford vs Manchester City

Discoveries About Match Week 15: Mancity-somtosportsManchester City continues their unbeaten streak with a 2-1 win over Watford.
Manchester City, since the start of the season, have scored large number of goals, thereby leaving them with a +38 goal difference, which is the best recorded by an English top team after their first 15 matches.

This reflects to Sunderland’s +39 goal difference record in 1892/1893 Premier league season.

West Ham United vs Cardiff City

Discoveries About Match Week 15: westham-somtosportsCardiff failed to take advantage of the penalty given to them, thereby losing at the end of the game to 3-1 defeat to host, West Ham.
But it wasn’t just about the penalty loss, but also about West Ham’s keeper, Lukasz Fabianski.

Fabianski have saved the last three Premier League penalties he has faced.
Quite an improvement, compared to the fact that he had only stopped only stopped two out of his previous 19.

Burnley vs Liverpool

Discoveries About Match Week 15: liverpool-somtosportsProbably you might have not discovered that Alisson has remained unbeaten in his 15 opening Premier league match for Liverpool.
This equals the club record set by Mascherano 11 years ago.

Tottenham Hotspur vs Southampton

Discoveries About Match Week 15: tottenham-somtosportsTottenham’s 3-1 win against Southampton has been spiced with the fact that they might be breeding another Bale.

At 18 years and 79 days, Skipp Oliver became the second youngest player to debut for Spurs after Gareth Bale did so in 2007 against the Red Devils, while he was 18 years and 40 days.

Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Chelsea

Discoveries About Match Week 15: wolves-somtosportsChelsea recorded their second loss of the season last night, losing 2-1 to wolves, who came from a goal down to recoup their almost lost three points.

Adding salt to injury, Wolves’ Morgan Gibbs assisted a goal against the Blues. He is just 18 years and 312 days. He is now the second youngest player to assist a goal against the Stamford Bridge owners, Chelsea since November 1999, when Everton’s Francis
Jeffers, aging 18 years and 298 days old set the record.

Everton vs Newcastle

Discoveries About Match Week 15: newcastle-somtosportsUnlike his previous 18 appearances, Newcastle’s Salomon Rondon has netted three goals in his last four Premier league appearances. Improved?

Meanwhile their game ended in a 1-1 score line.

Manchester United vs Arsenal

Discoveries About Match Week 15: Manchester-somtosportsSurprised at the 2-2 scoreline?
But that is just part of the thriller, Anthony Martial has become the second Red Devil to score a Premier league goal on his birthday. Guess who the first was? Rooney(2oo4) also against Arsenal.

History repeated itself.

Fulham vs Leicester city

Discoveries About Match Week 15: leicester-somtosportsUnlike any other Leicester City player, James Maddison has directly been involved in Premier league goals this season. Scoring 5 goals and assisting twice. The score line was 1-1 draw.

Source: Premierleague.com

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