FPL Gameweek 27 so far

An overview of the FPL Gameweek so far from the current round of top-flight action.

GAMEWEEK 27

There were six Premier League matches on Saturday, following Friday night’s opener, with one taking place on Sunday. It will see West Ham welcome Wolves to east London, before Burnley host Leicester in midweek.

FRIDAY

Southampton 2-0 Norwich

GOALSAdams, Romeu
ASSISTS
BONUSWalker-Peters (3), Romeu (2), Livramento (2)
TOP SCORERSRomeu (10), Walker-Peters (9), Livramento (8), Adams (6), Forster (6), Bednarek (6)

There was a yellow card shown to Norwich’s Teemu Pukki.

SATURDAY

Leeds 0-4 Tottenham

GOALSDoherty, Kulusevski, Kane, Son
ASSISTSSessegnon, Doherty, Hojbjerg, Kane
BONUSDoherty (3), Kane (2), Son (1), Romero (1)
TOP SCORERSDoherty (18), Kane (11), Son (9), Kulusevski (8), Sessegnon (8), Romero (7), Dier (6), Hojbjerg (6), Lloris (6)

Spurs defender Ben Davies received a yellow card but attacking midfielder Lucas Moura wasn’t able to play at all due to a knock received in training.

Brentford 0-2 Newcastle

GOALSJoelinton, Willock
ASSISTSFraser, Schar
RED CARD Dasilva
BONUSSchar (3), Fraser (2), Joelinton (1)
TOP SCORERSSchar (12), Fraser (8), Willock (8), Joelinton (7), Targett (6), Krafth (6), Burn (6)

To the delight of football fans around the world, Christian Eriksen made his return to football in the 52nd minute. There was also a cameo from forward Ivan Toney. At the same time, the Magpies were without the injured Allan Saint-Maximin.

Brighton 0-2 Aston Villa

GOALSCash, Watkins
ASSISTSMings
BONUSMings (3), Cash (3), Konsa (1)
TOP SCORERSCash (14), Mings (11), Konsa (7), Digne (6)

A bad-tempered match brought bookings for Ollie Watkins, Matty Cash, Joel Veltman and Leandro Trossard, amongst others.

Crystal Palace 1-1 Burnley

GOALSSchluppMilivojevic (own goal)
ASSISTSOliseLennon
BONUSOlise (3), Schlupp (2), McArthur (1)
TOP SCORERSSchlupp (9), Olise (8)

There was yet another benching for Odsonne Edouard, whereas Maxwel Cornet didn’t come on for opponents Burnley. Furthermore, midfielder Josh Brownhill was booked.

Man United 0-0 Watford

BONUSTelles (3), Lindelof (3)Foster (3)
TOP SCORERSTelles (9), Lindelof (9), De Gea (6), Varane (6), Wan-Bissaka (6)Foster (10), Cathcart (6), Ngakia (6), Kamara (6), Samir (6)

Eventually, Jadon Sancho made an appearance off the bench for those who opted to choose him for their Free Hit squads. However, Harry Maguire and Diogo Dalot were unused by Ralf Rangnick.

Everton 0-1 Man City

GOALSFoden
BONUSCancelo (3), Stones (2), Laporte (1), Dias (1)
TOP SCORERSCancelo (9), Stones (8), Laporte (7), Foden (7), Dias (7)

Riyad Mahrez and Kyle Walker were rotated onto the bench, likewise Demarai Gray for Everton. There was no place in the squad for Dominic Calvert-Lewin. Late yellow cards were shown to Phil Foden and Ederson.

In conclusion, the seven matches so far have brought 13 goals and seven clean sheets to FPL managers. As a result, the highest-scoring players of the Gameweek so far are defenders Matt Doherty (18), Matty Cash (14) and Fabian Schar (12).

The FPL Gameweek:

This week’s post-Deadline data has been provided by the excellent LiveFPL website. Meanwhile, there was a team reveal from FPL Marc on Friday.

Furthermore, Fantasy Football Scout summarised the main stories that came from the day’s 3pm team news.

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