GAMEWEEK 12 PREVIEW , TEAMS STATS ; FANTASY PREMIER LEAGUE 2018/19

H17 2018-11-08 Gamewwek Top Facts & Stats

#CAR BRI
Cardiff and Brighton have never met before in the top flight. This is the fourth new top-flight fixture this season after AFC Bournemouth v Cardiff, Brighton v Fulham and AFC Bournemouth v Fulham.

The Bluebirds are aiming to halt their habit of conceding the opening goal, having done so eight times in the Premier League this season, the most of any team, level with Fulham.

Brighton are targeting their second PL away win in 20 matches (D5 L13), having beaten Newcastle United last month.

#HUD WHU
Huddersfield are aiming to secure a second successive Premier League victory for the first time since February. West Ham are bidding to do the same for the first time since January 2017.

The Terriers have scored a league-high 80 per cent of their PL goals in the first half of matches this season, with four out of five. Meanwhile, five of West Ham’s six PL goals against Huddersfield have been scored in the second half.

David Wagner's side were the only PL opponents West Ham beat twice last season.

#LEI BUR
Leicester are the only side to have scored in all of their 11 Premier League matches so far this season. It is only the second time they have achieved that feat, after 2015/16 when they won the title.

Claude Puel’s side hope to stop conceding the opening goal in their PL home matches. They have done so in their last four top-flight fixtures at King Power Stadium, winning one, drawing one and losing two.

#NEW BOU
Five of the last seven goals scored in Premier League fixtures between Newcastle and AFC Bournemouth have been struck in the 80th minute or later.

Newcastle are aiming to secure a second successive top-flight victory for the first time since April.

AFC Bournemouth have to chance to win a third consecutive top-flight away match for the first time ever. They last achieved that feat in the league in their final three Championship away fixtures in 2014/15.

#SOU WAT
Only one of Southampton’s 21 home league meetings with Watford has ended in a draw – a 1-1 tie in August 2016. The Saints have won 14 of the encounters to Watford’s six.

#CRY TOT
Twenty-five of the last 26 goals scored in PL meetings between Crystal Palace and Tottenham Hotspur have been scored in the second half. There has only been one first-half goal in the last 14 clashes.

Spurs have won their last six PL matches against Palace, conceding only one goal.

#LIV FUL
Liverpool have won all eight of their Premier League home matches against promoted teams under Jurgen Klopp, scoring 25 goals and conceding just three.

Fulham are looking for their second league win on Merseyside, against Liverpool and Everton, at the 55th attempt (W1 D11 L42). Their last success was a 1-0 victory at Anfield in May 2012.

#CHE EVE
Chelsea are unbeaten in 23 Premier League home matches against Everton (W13 D10), since a 1-0 loss in November 1994.

Everton are aiming to improve their form in PL away matches played on a Sunday. They have lost 11 of their last 13 such fixtures while drawing the other two, since winning 2-1 at Queens Park Rangers in March 2015.

#ARS WOL
Arsenal are unbeaten in their last 19 matches against Wolves in all competitions (W16 D3), since a 3-2 home defeat in September 1979 under Terry Neill.

The Gunners have taken 59 points from their last 63 available at home against promoted sides in the Premier League (P21 W19 D2 L0), since losing 1-0 to Newcastle United in November 2010.

Arsenal have not been behind for a single minute in eight PL matches against Wolves. Only Chelsea have ever played more fixtures against an opponent without falling behind, having faced Portsmouth 14 times and never trailed.

All three of Wolves’ PL goals against Arsenal have come from corners.

#MCI MUN
Man City have not lost any of their last 53 Premier League matches against sides starting the day outside the top four (W44 D9 L0), since a 4-0 loss at Everton in January 2017.

Man Utd, who won 3-2 at the Etihad Stadium last season despite being 2-0 down, are looking to achieve a second successive PL victory at the ground for only the second time, having previously done so in November 2008 and April 2010.

Leicester are the only side to have scored in all of their 11 Premier League matches so far this season. It is only the second time they have achieved that feat, after 2015/16 when they won the title.

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Spurs have won their last six PL matches against Palace, conceding only one goal.

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Liverpool have won all eight of their Premier League home matches against promoted teams under Jurgen Klopp, scoring 25 goals and conceding just three.

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