FPL GW21 – Fantasy Stats and Preview (New Year’s Day)

GW21 marks the beginning of a new decade. Liverpool are in good shape to be the first champions of the new decade – can anyone stop them? We look at all 10 games this game week.

GW21 is the reverse of GW07

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


  • Chelsea have beaten Brighton 5 times out of 5 previous league meetings with a goal difference of (13 for, 1 against)
  • Chelsea record over the last 6 games: WLLWLW
  • Despite the inconsistency, Chelsea have been for top 4 since GW09
  • Since the opening day of the season, Chelsea have scored in every away game
  • Brighton have yet to earn a point against sides in the current top 4 this season
  • Tammy Abraham‘s goal last game week was his first in 5 games
  • Mason Mount has contributed just 1 assist in his last 5 games


  • The last two meetings of these sides int he Premier League have ended in 1-1 draws
  • Burnley have scored 3 goals in their last 6 games; Villa have scored just 4 in the same period
  • Villa have scored 25 goals to date, the second most of the teams in the bottom half
  • Villa’s away record is the worst in the league (4pts)
  • Collectively, Ashley Barnes and Chris Wood have just 1 goal in the last 7 games
  • Jack Grealish was involved in the last 3 goals Villa have scored


  • Leicester won the corresponding fixture 5-0
  • Leicester have won their last 3 visits to St James’ Park
  • Leicester have beaten every side in the current bottom half of the team in the first round of fixtures
  • Newcastle defenders have scored 10 goals of their side’s tally 20
  • Martin Dubravka has the most number of saves (80)
  • James Maddison has now blanked in his last 4 games; Ayoze Perez in his last 7 and Youri Tielemans in his last 8


  • Both sides have 10 pts from their last 6 games
  • Spurs have lost just once in their last 7 visits to Southampton
  • Southampton have 4 wins in their last 7 games
  • Southampton have conceded 25 goals at home, the worst record in the league
  • Danny Ings has earned 24 BP this season, second only to Jamie Vardy (25)
  • Harry Kane is the top scorer in this fixture with 9 goals


  • Watford have 8 pts from their last 5 games, doubling their points tally of the season
  • Watford have kept 3 clean sheets in their last 3 home games
  • Ben Foster is the joint top scoring GK in FPL
  • Wolves have 1 clean sheet from their alst 12 games
  • Ismaila Sarr has 2 goals and 1 assist in his last 3 games; Troy Deneey has 3 goals over the same period
  • Raul Jimenez has just blanked twice in his last 10 games


  • City have already dropped more points this season than they have all of last season
  • City have dropped a total of 8 pts in 19 home games in 2019
  • City have beaten Everton 4 times over the last 4 meetings
  • Everton last won at City in December 2010, 9 visits ago
  • Everton are now undefeated in the 5 games since Macro Silva was sacked
  • Kevin de Bruyne has 3 goals and 4 assists in his last 4 games
  • 9 of Raheem Sterling‘s 11 goals have come away from home
  • Dominic Calvert-Lewin has scored all of Everton’s goals under new boss Carlos Ancelotti


  • Norwich have won once in their last 15 games
  • Norwich form over the last 6 games in the worst in the league
  • Norwich have the worst defensive record (40 conceded)
  • Norwich have scored 16 goals at home, fifth most in the league
  • Norwich have lost all 13 games in which they have fallen behind
  • Palace have won the last 3 meetings
  • After reaching a peak value of 7.2, Teemu Pukki’s price is now back to 6.5


  • West Ham’s home record is the worst in the league (7pts)
  • Both West Ham and Bournemouth have lost 7 of their last respective 9 games
  • Bournemouth have scored just twice in their alst 6 games
  • West Ham have not beaten Bournemouth in their last 6 league meetings
  • Bournemouth have more away wins (3) than home wins (2)
  • Callum Wilson has not scored or provided an assist since GW07
  • Sebastian Haller has 1 goal in his last 11 games


  • United form over the last 6 games is only bettered by Liverpool
  • Arsenal have 1 win in their last 12 games
  • Arsenal is undefeated in their last 3 meetings against United
  • Arsenal have lost their last 3 home games
  • United is unbeaten against last season’s Top 6 sides
  • PE Aubameyang has now scored 13 of his side’s 26 league goal (50%); his FPL tally of 121 is near double of his next team mate (Leno, 66)
  • Marcus Rashford is involved in 16 (12 goals 4 assists) of his side’s 32 league goals (50%)
  • Anthony Martial has 3 goals in his last 2 games


  • Liverpool have a 100% home record this season, stretching an unbeaten home run now to 50 games (40W 10D)
  • Liverpool have kept 4 clean sheets in a row
  • Liverpool now have the best defensive record (14 conceded)
  • Sheff Utd’s tally of 29 points is the second highest ever for a promoted side after 20 games
  • Trent Alexander-Arnold is the most on form player in FPL and also the top scoring defender (106)
  • Sadio Mane has blanked once in the last 9 games in which he played in
  • John Lundstram is the second highest scoring FPL defender (97), George Baldock is the third (90)


  • Classic Fantasy Premier League Code: effv23

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