GAMEWEEK 2 PREVIEW , PLAYERS FACTS ; FANTASY PREMIER LEAGUE 2019/20

H17 2019-08-16 Gamewwek Top Facts & Stats

Among the 56 players who have played 10 or more Premier League matches for Burnley, Nick Pope is the only one to have won more matches than he has lost for the Clarets in the competition. The goalkeeper has 14 wins and 11 defeats.

John McGinn could become the first Scottish player to score in his first two Premier League appearances, while only two players have found the net in their first two appearances in the competition for Villa – Dalian Atkinson in 1992 and Dion Dublin in 1998.

Callum Wilson has been directly involved in eight goals in his last five away Premier League appearances, producing four goals and four assists.

Glenn Murray has scored six Premier League goals against West Ham, more than against any other club, netting four with Brighton in four appearances.

In 12 Premier League matches against opponents from the south coast (Brighton & Hove Albion, AFC Bournemouth and Southampton), Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah has found the net in 11 of those, scoring 14 goals and assisting another three.


Raheem Sterling, who scored a hat-trick on the opening weekend, has been directly involved in six goals in his last six appearances against Spurs in all competitions (five goals and one assist), including netting four in his last three against them at the Etihad Stadium.

Spurs striker Harry Kane failed to score in any of his first 14 Premier League matches in August, but has since netted in his last three appearances in the month (four goals), scoring with four of his last five shots on target after failing with his first 10.

In his third Premier League appearance, Sheffield United striker Billy Sharp scored his first goal in the top flight with his first shot against AFC Bournemouth. The last Englishman to score with his first two shots in the Premier League was Marcus Rashford in February 2016.

Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha has scored six goals in his last seven away Premier League matches. Of players to score more than five goals in the Premier League last season, Zaha scored the highest percentage of them away from home (90 per cent).

Since the start of 2014/15, Leicester forward Jamie Vardy has scored 12 away Premier League goals against the "big six", three more than any other player.



Anthony Martial has scored 49 goals for Man Utd in all competitions, more than any other player at the club in that time. He could become the 53rd player to reach a half-century for the club.

Callum Wilson has been directly involved in 8 goals in his last 5 away PL appearances, producing 4 goals and 4 assists.

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Glenn Murray has scored 6 Premier League goals against West Ham, more than against any other club, netting 4 with Brighton in 4 appearances.

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In 12 PL matches against opponents from the south coast (Brighton , Bournemouth and Southampton), Mo Salah has found the net in 11 of those, scoring 14 goals and assisting another 3.

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Raheem Sterling has been directly involved in 6 goals in his last 6 appearances against Spurs in all competitions (5 goals and 1 assist), including netting 4 in his last 3 against them at the Etihad Stadium.

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Harry Kane failed to score in any of his first 14 PL matches in August, but has since netted in his last 3 appearances in the month (4 goals), scoring with 4 of his last 5 shots on target after failing with his first 10.

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