FPL GW02 Stats
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FPL GW02 Stats

33 goals kicked us off the 2021/22 FPL Season.

With numerous managers on >100 FPL points from GW01, it is an immediate catch up race for the rest.

FPL GW02 Stats


  • Liverpool have now won 6 Premier League games in a row
  • Liverpool are now 11 games unbeaten in the league since losing to Fulham in March 2021
  • Burnley have now lost their last 4 league games
  • Burnley won this fixture 1-0 last season
  • Burnley had only lost once in their last 4 visits to Anfield
  • Salah had the most touches in opposition box on GW01 (14)
  • Tarkowski had the second highest xG (0.94) from GW01



  • Villa are unbeaten in their last 6 league games against Newcastle
  • Villa have kept 1 clean sheet in their last 13 league games
  • Newcastle have not scored in their last 4 visits to Villa Park in the top flight
  • Newcastle are unbeaten in their last 4 away league games
  • Newcastle suffered the highest xGA (3.01) on GW01
  • Ings remain the highest owned forward (~39%)
  • Woodman made his Newcastle league debut after joining the side in 2014


FPL GW01 Differentials

  • Palace have now lost 7 of their last 9 league games
  • The sides last met in 1977 in the league cup; Palace won 5-1
  • Brentford have only lost once in their last 16 games
  • Only Zaha and Guaita have TSB of >5% for Palace
  • Toney remains the second most owned forward (30.8%)
  • Mbeuomo is listed as a midfielder but played upfront on GW01, potentially a OOP player


FPL GW26 Review

  • Leeds’ Gw01 loss broke a streak of 4 consecutive wins to end last season
  • Everton won this fixture 2-1 last season
  • Everton had the second highest xG on GW01 (2.39)
  • Richarlison returned to Premier League action 7 days after winning OIympic Gold in Tokyo
  • Richarlison has the second highest xA (0.88)
  • Ayling scored his first Premier League on GW01


  • Man City have now failed to score in their last 3 competitive fixtures; this non-scoring is unprecedented under Pep
  • Man City have beaten Norwich in the last 3 league meetings at home, by 5-0, 2-1 and 7-0
  • Despite losing and not scoring, Man City had the third highest xG (2.11) on GW01
  • Norwich have only won 2 of their last 6 league games
  • Norwich have only failed to score in 1 of their last 18 games in the Championship
  • Mendy had 1 BPS on GW01 despite being on the losing side


  • Brighton is unbeaten in 3 home Premier League meetings against Watford
  • Brighton have only lost once in their last 9 home games
  • Watford have only lost twice in their last 14 league games
  • Mac Allister doubled his all time Premier League goal scoring record on GW01
  • Dennis had 5 shots and 3 of them on target on GW01


FPL GW09 Wildcard

  • Southampton have not beaten Man Utd in 11 previous meetings in all competitions
  • Southampton have lost 3 league games in a row
  • The last time they met, Man Utd won 9-0
  • Man Utd have only won 2 of their last 6 competitive games
  • Adam Armstrong scored on his Premier League debut
  • Fernandes is the current FPL top scorer with 20, he was last season’s top scorer with 244


FPL GW32 Differentials

  • Nuno Santos return to face his old club
  • Wolves have lost their last 4 games; scoring just once
  • Spurs have won in 3 of their last 4 visits to Wolves
  • Spurs had won 5 of their last 7 league games
  • Wolves players remained low on TSB%, highest is Coady at 7.0%
  • Lloris is the first GK with all 3 BP this season


FPL Goalkeepers

  • This is 204th meeting between the sides; Arsenal have 79 wins and Chelsea 65
    • In the Premier League their head-to-head are tighter, Arsenal 22 wins; Chelsea 19
  • Arsenal had won the last 3 meetings between the sides in all competition
  • The only other time Arsenal had started with two defeats in the Premier League was in 2018/19
  • Chelsea had the lowest xGA on GW01 (0.32) and kept a clean sheet
  • Under Tuchel, Chelsea had only conceded 22 goals in 33 games in all competitions
  • Tierney created 6 chances in GW01; more than any other player
  • Mendy how has 20 clean sheets in 32 appearances for Chelsea


FPL GW23 Wildcard

  • West Ham did the double over Leicester last season; Leicester did the double over West Ham the season before
  • West Ham are now on 3 wins in a row
  • Leicester have won 3 of their last 5 games by 1-0
  • Antonio had the highest xG (1.43) from GW01
  • Antonio is now West Ham’s top Premier League goal scorer in history (47)
  • Soucek now has 14 league goals for West Ham in just 52 games
  • Vardy had the most shots on GW01 (6; 5 of them in the box)


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