FPL GW16 – Fantasy Stats and Preview

We go again. Another full set of weekend fixtures into the fold.

(all statistics pertain to Premier League only, unless otherwise stated)


  • This is the first Everton game after Marco Silva has been sacked
  • Overall the two teams have quite an even record at Goodison Park – Everton have won 9 games; Chelsea 10 in the previous 27 previous league meetings here
  • Everton’s 4pts from their last 6 games put them second bottom in the form table
  • Chelsea have failed to score in theor last 3 league meetings against Everton
  • Chelsea have not kept a clean sheet away from home this season
  • Richarlison has 3 goals in his last 4 games
  • Christian Pulisic has now blanked his last 3 games after 5 goals in the 3 games before this run


  • Liverpool are now unbeaten in 32 games, a new club record
  • Liverpool have only dropped 13 pts from 33 games in this calendar year
  • Bournemouth have lost their last 4 league meetings against Liverpool by a goal different of 0 scored, 12 conceded
  • Mo Salah has 6 goals in this fixture, the most of any player but he has yet to score away from home this season
  • Callum Wilson has not scored or assisted since GW07
  • Cherries’ top scorer Harry Wilson cannot play against his parent club



  • Spurs have beaten Burnley 4 times in the latter’s last 5 visits
  • Spurs have conceded 2 goals in every game since Jose Mourinho took over
  • Spurs still only have one clean sheet so far this season
  • Burnley last won a league game in London in March 2018
  • Harry Kane has 5 goals in this fixture, more than any other player
  • Dele Alli has 3 goals and 2 assists in his last 3 games
  • Against United, Son Heung-Min blanked for the first time since GW09


  • Watford is the only team without a home win this season
  • Watford have scored the least goals at home this season (4)
  • Only teams in the current top 4 have more away wins than Palace’s three
  • Watford did the double over Palace last season
  • Palace have kept clean sheets in their last 2 games
  • Wilfred Zaha has 2 goals in his previous 3 games


  • This is the 179th Manchester Derby
  • United have beaten City twice in Etihad in the last 4 seasons, no other than have a better record
  • Over the past 6 games, United only has 2 fewer points than City
  • City have dropped 4 pts at home in the whole of 2019
  • United’s last clean sheet away from home was in Feb 2019
  • City have failed to score at home just once  since May 2017
  • Only 2 of Marcus’ Rashford‘s 9 goals have been scored away from home
  • Rashford has been involved in 13 of his side’s 23 league goals
  • David Silva now has 8 assists to his name


  • Leicester have 7 clean sheets, the most in the league
  • Leicester have their last 7 games with the goal difference of 21 scored, 2 conceded
  • Aston Villa have just lost once at home so far
  • Jamie Vardy‘s current goal rate of 0.93 goals per game is the highest of his career
  • John McGinn has now failed to score in his last 8 games (after 3 games in his first 7)


  • Southampton have now won their last two games
  • Defensively, Newcastle have the joint second best record at home (6 conceded)
  • Newcastle have not lost since the opening day of the season
  • Newcastle have lost just once in their last six games
  • Southampton have won just once in their last 12 visits to St James’ Park
  • Danny Ings has scored in his last 4 games
  • Since his return from injury, Jonjo Shelvey has 3 goals in his last 5 games


  • This is a meeting of last season’s top two in the Championship
  • Norwich have 5pts from their last 10 games
  • Norwich have conceded 18 goals at home, the second worst record
  • Sheffield United have won once in their last 7 visits to Carrow Road
  • Other than Liverpool, the Baldes are the only side yet to lose away from home this season
  • Teemu Pukki has been involved in 10 of his side’s 16 league goals
  • John Lundstram has blanked in his last 4 games, he is also one yellow card away from a suspension


  • Wolves have yet to score against a Premier League goal against Brighton
  • Across all competitions, Wolves have just won once against Brighton in the last 7 visits
  • Wolves are now unbeaten in 10 games, bar Liverpool this is the current longest unbeaten run in the league
  • Other than the opening day of the season, Wolves have scored in every league game
  • Against West Ham, Raul Jimenez blanked for the first time in 5 gameweeks
  • Matt Ryan is second best in the league in terms of number of saves (60) and total FPL pts (63)


  • This game pits two teams on poor form; both sides have only 4pts from their previous 6 games
  • Arsenal’s winless run is now at 7 games – this is current longest run in the league
  • West Ham have 5 points from the last possible 27
  • West Ham have beaten Arsenal just once in the latter’s previous 11 visits
  • Arsenal last won away from home on the opening day of the season
  • Felipe Anderson has yet to score this season (after 9 goals last term)
  • Mezit Ozil has started the last 5 games and has 2 assists


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