The complete list of goals, assists and bonuses of Gameweek 38
An overview of the season’s final FPL Gameweek, in terms of goals, assists, bonuses, team news and notable events.
As is the norm in Gameweek 38, all 20 teams play in ten simultaneous matches. Almost everything was still to be decided on an exciting final day – the fourth Champions League place, the third relegation spot and the sole champions of England.
So here is a lowdown of the main action, from an FPL perspective.
Arsenal 5-1 Everton
Martinelli penalty (no assist), Nketiah (Martinelli), Cedric (Saka), Gabriel (Cedric), Odegaard (Pepe) — van de Beek (Calvert-Lewin)
Bonus: Cedric (3), Martinelli (2), Odegaard (1)
Top Scorers: Cedric (14), Martinelli (12), Odegaard (8), Gabriel (8), Nketiah (6), van de Beek (6)
With the Toffees safe, Richarlison and Jordan Pickford weren’t involved at all but Anthony Gordon appeared briefly. Also, Ben White took a seat on Arsenal’s bench.
Brentford 1-2 Leeds
Canos (Wissa) — Raphinha penalty (no assist), Harrison (no assist)
Bonus: Harrison (3), Raphinha (2), Wissa (1), Phillips (1), Meslier (1), Sorensen (1)
Top Scorers: Harrison (10), Raphinha (9), Wissa (6)
Yellow card for Ivan Toney. Whereas a 16-minute Sergi Canos cameo produced both a goal and a red card.
Brighton 3-1 West Ham
Veltman (March), Gross (Welbeck), Welbeck (Gross) — Antonio (no assist)
Bonus: Gross (3), Welbeck (2), Antonio (1)
Top Scorers: Gross (13), Welbeck (11), Antonio (7), Veltman (8)
Burnley 1-2 Newcastle
Cornet (no assist) — Wilson penalty (no assist), Wilson (Saint-Maximin)
Bonus: Wilson (3), Cornet (2), Targett (1)
Top Scorers: Wilson (13), Cornet (9)
As a result, it’s relegation for Burnley after six Premier League seasons. Wout Weghorst began on the bench but appeared after the half-time break.
Chelsea 2-1 Watford
Havertz (Kenedy), Barkley (James) — Gosling (Masina)
Bonus: Rudiger (3), James (2), Barkley (1)
Top Scorers: Rudiger (9), James (7), Barkley (7), Havertz (7), Gosling (6)
There was a farewell appearance for Antonio Rudiger but no involvement from Marcos Alonso. For Watford, Ben Foster missed out due to injury.
Crystal Palace 1-0 Man United
Zaha (no assist)
Bonus: Guaita (3), Andersen (3), Zaha (1), Clyne (1)
Top Scorers: Guaita (10), Andersen (9), Zaha (9), Clyne (7), Mitchell (6), Ward (6)
No Cristiano Ronaldo for the visitors, while Jean-Phillipe Mateta was an unused Palace substitute. Booking for Bruno Fernandes.
Leicester 4-1 Southampton
Maddison (Vardy), Vardy (Barnes), Perez (Maddison), Perez (Ricardo) — Ward-Prowse penalty (S Armstrong)
Bonus: Maddison (3), Perez (2), Vardy (1)
Top Scorers: Maddison (13), Perez (13) Vardy (10), Ward-Prowse (7), Barnes (6), Castagne (6)
Surprisingly, no Armando Broja at all.
Liverpool 3-1 Wolves
Mane (Thiago), Salah (Matip), Robertson (Firmino) — Neto (Jimenez)
Bonus: Matip (3), Mane (2), Robertson (1)
Top Scorers: Robertson (9), Mane (9), Matip (7), Salah (6), Neto (6)
Mo Salah came off the bench, due to Liverpool desperately seeking a winner. On the other hand, Virgil van Dijk remained on it. A Joel Matip yellow but maximum bonus points.
Man City 3-2 Aston Villa
Gundogan (Sterling), Rodri (Zinchenko), Gundogan (De Bruyne) — Cash (Digne), Coutinho (Watkins)
Bonus: Gundogan (3), Rodrigo (2), De Bruyne (1)
Top Scorers: Gundogan (14), Rodri (9), Coutinho (8), Cash (7), De Bruyne (6)
For Man City, Raheem Sterling, Ilkay Gundogan and Oleksandr Zinchenko all brought attacking returns despite starting on the bench. No Emi Martinez, although Danny Ings had a cameo.
Norwich 0-5 Tottenham
Kulusevski (Bentancur), Kane (Bentancur), Kulusevski (Kane), Son (Lucas Moura), Son (no assist)
Bonus: Kulusevski (3), Bentancur (2), Kane (1)
Top Scorers: Kulusevski (16), Son (12), Bentancur (11), Kane (10), Sessegnon (6), Lloris (6), Dier (6), Davies (6), Sanchez (6), Emerson Royal (6)
Because Son received a yellow card, it robbed him of bonus points.
In conclusion, the ten matches brought 39 goals and two clean sheets to FPL managers.
Meanwhile, the highest-scoring players of the Gameweek are Dejan Kulusevski (16), Ilkay Gundogan (14) and Cedric Soares (14). Four players have brought in 13 points to close the campaign.
The FPL Gameweek
This week’s post-Deadline data has been provided by the excellent LiveFPL. There were pre-deadline team reveals from both Ryan (Football Chatbox) and FPL Shake n Bake (Brett).
Furthermore, Fantasy Football Scout summarised the 4pm team news.