What to expect from the Gameweek 36 fixtures

With Gameweek 35 underway it’s time to turn our attention to Gameweek 36. Gameweek 36 is a big Double Gameweek with 16 games scheduled to be played. We take a look through what to expect from all of the fixtures.

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All of the stats in this article include data up to and including Gameweek 34.

Gameweek 36 fixtures: Brentford v Southampton

There has only been one previous meetings in the Premier League between Brentford and Southampton. The reverse of the fixture earlier this season. Southampton won this fixture by four goals to one.

Brentford have taken points from their last four Premier League matches. Meanwhile Southampton have only one once in their last five matches.

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Across these two teams Ivan Toney is the top goal scorer with 12. Southampton’s James Ward-Prowse is second with nine goals and his teammate Che Adams is third with seven. Bryan Mbeumo is top for assists across these two teams with seven. Nathan Redmond is second with five and Toney is third with four.

On average this season Southampton create 1.29 chances per match. This is slightly more than the 1.24 Brentford create on average.

Both teams have kept eight clean sheets this season. However, Tino Livramento has been ruled out for the rest of the year after his Gameweek 34 injury.

Gameweek 36: Aston Villa v Burnley

There have been eight previous meetings in the Premier League between Aston Villa and Burnley. Both teams have won twice and there have been four draws. Burnley won the reverse of this fixture earlier on in the season by three goals to two.

Aston Villa ended their losing streak in Gameweek 33. Burnley have won two and drawn one in their last three Premier League matches.

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Across these two teams Ollie Watkins is the top goal scorer with eight. Injury doubt Maxwel Cornet is second with seven and Jacob Ramsey is third with six. Danny Ings is top for assists with five, Emi Buendia is second with four and Matt Cash and Josh Brownhill are third with three each.

On average this season Burnley create 1.15 chances per match, just more than the 1.13 that Aston Villa create on average.

Defensively Villa have kept 10 clean sheets this season, one more than the nine Burnley have kept.

Gameweek 36 fixtures: Chelsea v Wolves

There have been 15 previous meetings in the Premier League between Chelsea and Wolves. Chelsea have won nine matches, Wolves have won three matches and there have been three draws.

The last two fixtures between these two sides have finished 0-0.

The form of both teams has been up and down in recent weeks.

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Across these two teams Mason Mount is the top goal scorers with 10. Kai Havertz is second with seven goals and Jorginho is third with six. Mount is also top for assists this season with nine. Reece is second with six. Mateo Kovacic is third with with five.

On average this season Chelsea create 1.94 chances per match, more than the 1.06 Wolves create on average.

Defensively Chelsea have kept 15 clean sheets this season, in comparison to 11 for Wolves.

Community Chatter

A number of the FPL community are considering selling top scorer Mount ahead of Double Gameweek 36.

Gameweek 36 fixtures: Crystal Palace v Watford

There have been 11 matches between these two teams in the Premier League. Crystal Palace have won five, Watford have won three and there have been three draws. Palace have won the last two fixtures between these two sides in the Premier League.

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Watford have failed to win in any of their last four Premier League matches. Crystal Palace ended a two match losing streak with a draw against Leeds in Gameweek 34.

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Across these two teams Wilf Zaha has scored the most goals with 11. Emmanuel Dennis is second with 10, and Conor Gallagher is third with eight. Emmanuel Dennis is top for assists this season with six, Kiko Femenia and Michael Olise are third with three.

On average this season Watford create 1.33 chances per match. Palace create on average 1.15 chances per match.

Defensively Palace have kept 10 clean sheets this season, in comparison to just three for Watford.

Gameweek 36: Brighton v Man United

There have been nine meetings in the Premier League between Brighton and Manchester United. United have won seven times and Brighton twice. In the Premier League there has never been a draw between these two sides.

The Manchester side have won all of theist five meetings between the two clubs in the league.

Brighton’s form has improved drastically in the last four weeks with wins over Arsenal and Spurs as well as a draw with Southampton. United however have lost both of their last two Premier League matches.

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Across these two teams Cristiano Ronaldo is the top scorer with 16 goals. Bruno Fernandes is second with nine. Neal Maupay is third with eight goals this season. Injured Paul Pogba is top for assists with nine. Fernandes is second with six and Enock Mwepu third with four.

On average United create 1.82 chances per match. In contrast Brighton create 1.18 chances on average.

Brighton have kept nine clean sheets in comparison to seven for United.

Gameweek 36: Liverpool v Spurs

There have been 59 previous meetings in the Premier League between Liverpool and Spurs. Liverpool have won 29 times, Spurs have won 14 times and there have been five draws.

Liverpool have won four of the last five matches between the sides in the Premier League. There has also been one draw in the reverse of this fixture earlier on in the season.

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Liverpool have won four of their last five matches in the League, only dropping points against Man City. Spurs’ form has struggled in the last two weeks with them failing to score in both Gameweek 33 and 34.

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Across these two teams Mo Salah is the top goal scorers with 22. Son Heung-Min is second with 17 and Diogo Jota third with 15. Salah is also top for assists with 13. Trent Alexander-Arnold is second with 12 and Andy Robertson is third with 10.

On average this season Liverpool create 2.76 chances per match. In comparison to 2.09 for Spurs

Defensively Liverpool have kept 20 clean sheets, meanwhile Spurs have kept 13.

Gameweek 36 fixtures: Arsenal v Leeds

There have been 27 meetings in the Premier League between Arsenal and Leeds. Arsenal have won 14 matches, Leeds eight and there have been five draws.

Arsenal have won their last two Premier League matches, having lost the three previous games. Leeds have returned points in all of their last five Premier League matches with three wins and two draws.

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Across these two teams Bukayo Saka is the top goal scorer with 11 goals. Raphinha and Emile Smith-Rowe are tied second with 10 each. Alexandre Lacazette is top for assists with seven. Saka is second with five and Dan James is third with four.

On average this season Leeds create 1.09 chances per match. This is just slightly more than the 1.06 that Arsenal create on average.

Arsenal have kept 13 clean sheets this season. Leeds in comparison have kept just five.

Leicester v Everton

There have been 31 previous meetings in the Premier League between Everton and Leicester. Everton have won 10 of the matches, Leicester six and there have been 14 draws.

The last two fixtures between these teams have finished 1-1, including the reverse of this fixture in Gameweek 33.

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Across these two teams Jamie Vardy is the top goal scorer with 10. James Maddison is second with eight, and Richarlison is third with seven. Harvey Barnes has registered the most assists this season with six. Kelechi Iheanacho and James Maddison are tied second with five each.

On average this season Leicester create 1.13 chances per match, compared to 0.78 for Everton.

Both sides have kept six clean sheets.

Gameweek 36 fixture: Norwich v West Ham

There have been 13 previous meetings in the Premier League between West Ham and Norwich. West Ham have won five of the matches, Norwich two and there have been six draws.

West Ham have won the last three matches between the two clubs. In those games West Ham have kept three clean sheets and scored eight goals. Both West Ham and Norwich have struggled for results in the Premier League in recent weeks. West Ham will also play the second leg of their Europa League tie ahead of this fixture.

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Across these two teams Teemu Pukki is the top goal scorer with 10 goals. Jarrod Bowen is second with nine, Michael Antonio is third with eight. Bowen is top for assists across these two teams with eight. Michail Antonio is second with seven and Said Benrahma is third with six.

On average this season West Ham create 1.47 chances per match, in comparison to 0.73 for Norwich.

West Ham have kept seven clean sheets, Norwich have kept one fewer with six.

Community Chatter

The FPL community is worried about potential rotation for Bowen and West Ham assets as a result of their European involvement. Bowen came on for a one point cameo in Gameweek 34.

Gameweek 36 fixtures: Man City v Newcastle

There have been 43 previous meetings in the Premier League between Man City and Newcastle. Man City have won 27 of these matches. Newcastle have taken all three points in eight of the fixtures and there have been eight draws.

Man City have scored four goals in both of the last two meetings between these clubs in the Premier League. The Manchester club have won all of the last four games in the league.

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Both of these sides are in good form in the Premier League with Newcastle having won all of their last four in the league up to Gameweek 34.

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Across these two teams Kevin De Bruyne and Riyad Mahrez are top for goals scored with 11. Raheem Sterling is third with 10. Gabriel Jesus is top for assists with eight, followed by Joao Cancelo and De Bruyne with six each.

On average this season City create 2.12 chances per match, compared to 0.79 for Newcastle. Although Newcastle’s stats are far better since Eddie Howe took over.

Man City have kept 19 clean sheets this season. Newcastle have kept seven, three of which have come in the last four Gameweeks.

Aston Villa v Liverpool

There have been 53 previous meetings in the Premier League between Liverpool and Aston Villa. Liverpool have won 30 of the matches, Aston Villa 13 and there have been 10 draws. This match will be Gerrards first time managing against Liverpool in a competitive match at Anfield.

Liverpool have won four of the last five matches between the two clubs, with the exception of Aston Villa’s surprise 7-1 victory in 2020.

Liverpool have only dropped points once in the last four matches, against Manchester City.

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Across these two teams Mo Salah is the top goal scorer with 22 goals. Diogo Jota is second with 15, Sadio Mane is third with 14t. Salah is also top for assists across these two teams with 13. Trent-Alexander-Arnold is second with 12 and Andy Robertson third with 10.

On average this season Liverpool create 2.76 chances per match, in comparison to 1.13 for Aston Villa.

Liverpool have kept 20 clean sheets, Aston Villa have kept half of this with 10.

Gameweek 36 fixtures: Leeds v Chelsea

There have been 27 previous meetings in the Premier League between Leeds and Chelsea. Chelsea have won 10 of the matches, Leeds eight and there have been nine draws.

Chelsea have won the two of the last three matches between the two clubs, the other ending in a draw. In both of those victories Chelsea scored three goals.

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Across these two teams Raphinha and Mount are the top goal scorers with 10 goals. Jack Harrison is third with seven. Mount is top for assists across these two teams with nine. Reece James is second with six and Mateo Kovacic third with five.

On average this season Chelsea create 1.94 chances per match, in comparison to 1.09 for Leeds.

Chelsea have kept 15 clean sheets, Leeds have kept five.

Gameweek 36 fixtures: Leicester v Norwich

There have been 7 previous meetings in the Premier League between Leicester and Norwich. Leicester have won four of the matches, Norwich two and there has been one draw.

Leicester have won three of the last five fixtures between the two teams, Norwich have won once and their has even one draw.

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Across these two teams Teemu Pukki and Jamie Vardy are the top goal scorers with 10 goals. James Maddison is third with nine, Michael Antonio is third with eight. Harvey Barnes is top for assists across these two teams with six. Kelechi Iheanacho and Maddison are tied second with five assists each.

On average this season Leicester create 1.13 chances per match, in comparison to 0.73 for Norwich.

Leicester and Norwich have kept six clean sheets each.

Watford v Everton

There have been 15 previous meetings in the Premier League between Watford and Everton. Everton have won eight of the matches, Watford have won four and there have been three draws.

Watford won the reverse of this fixture by five goals to two back in October.

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Across these two teams Teemu Pukki is the top goal scorer with 10 goals. Jarrod Bowen is second with nine, Michael Antonio is third with eight. Bowen is top for assists across these two teams with eight. Michail Antonio is second with seven and Said Benrahma is third with six.

On average this season West Ham create 1.47 chances per match, in comparison to 0.73 for Norwich.

West Ham have kept seven clean sheets, Norwich have kept one fewer with six.

Gameweek 36 fixtures: Wolves v Man City

The most recent fixture to be added to Gameweek 36 is Wolves v Man City. There have been 15 previous meetings in the Premier League between the two sides. Man City have won nine of the matches, Wolves four and there have been two draws.

Man City have won the last three meetings in the Premier League between the two sides.

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Across these two teams Kevin De Bruyne and Riyad Mahrez are the top goal scorers with 11 goals. Raheem Sterling is second with 10. Gabriel Jesus ss top for assists across these two teams with eight. Joao Cancelo and De Bruyne are tied second with six each.

On average this season Man City create 2.12 chances per match, in comparison to 1.06 for Wolves.

Man City have kept 19 clean sheets, Wolves have managed 11 shut outs.

Gameweek 36: Tottenham v Arsenal

One of the big Gameweek 36 fixtures is the North London Derby. There have been 59 previous meetings in the Premier League between Spurs and Arsenal. Arsenal have won 22 of the matches, Spurs 15 and there have been 23 draws.

The last five games between the two sides have ended with two wins for Arsenal, two for Spurs and one draw.

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Across these two teams Son Heung-Min is the top goal scorer with 17 goals. Harry Kane is second with 12, Bukayo Saka is third with 11. Kane is top for assists across these two teams with eight. Alexndre Lacazette is second with seven and Dejan Kulusevski is third with six.

On average this season Spurs create 2.09 chances per match, in comparison to 1.06 for Arsenal.

Both sides have kept 13 clean sheets.


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