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WEEK 3: Premier League results (2019/2020)

Friday, August 23, 2019
FT Aston Villa 2 – 0 Everton

Saturday, August 24, 2019
FT Norwich City 2 – 3 Chelsea
FT Brighton & Hove Albion 0 – 2 Southampton
FT Manchester United 1 – 2 Crystal Palace
FT Sheffield United 1 – 2 Leicester City
FT Watford 1 – 3 West Ham United
FT Liverpool 3 – 1 Arsenal

Sunday, August 25, 2019
14:00 AFC Bournemouth – Manchester City
16:30 Tottenham Hotspur – Newcastle United
16:30 Wolverhampton Wanderers – Burnley

WEEK 3: Premier League fixtures (2019/2020)

Friday, August 23, 2019
20:00 Aston Villa – Everton

Saturday, August 24, 2019
12:30 Norwich City – Chelsea
15:00 Brighton & Hove Albion – Southampton
15:00 Manchester United – Crystal Palace
15:00 Sheffield United – Leicester City
15:00 Watford – West Ham United
17:30 Liverpool – Arsenal

Sunday, August 25, 2019
14:00 AFC Bournemouth – Manchester City
16:30 Tottenham Hotspur – Newcastle United
16:30 Wolverhampton Wanderers – Burnley

WEEK 2: TPN Premier League Player of the Week (2019/2020)

Arsenal midfielder, DANI CEBALLOS, was voted The Pace News Premier League Player of the Week 2019/2020 for week 2.

Arsenal played Burnley last Saturday, August 17, at the Emirates Stadium, London.

Dani Ceballos joined the Gunners during the last transfer window on a long-term loan deal from Real Madrid.

Dani Ceballos created the two assists that led to both goals for the Gunners in winning Burnley.


Below are Dani Ceballos’ stats for week 2.


Ratings: 8.7
Minutes played: 84
Goals: 0
Assists: 2
Total shots: 3
Accurate passes: 63
Pass success: 90%
Chances created: 5


Shot accuracy: 50%
Shot on target: 1
Shot off target: 1
Total shots: 3
Blocked shot: 1
Shot woodwork: 0


Accurate passes: 63
Opposition half: 37
Own half: 26
Passes: 70
Pass success: 90%
Crosses: 5
Accurate crosses: 2
Long balls: 6
Accurate long balls: 4
Key passes: 3
Touches: 97
Corners: 6
Throws: 0


Duels: 19
Duels won: 9
Duels lost: 10
Clearances: 0
Dribbles attempted: 4
Dribbles succeeded: 4
Dispossessed: 3
Was fouled: 3
Fouls: 2
Tackles attempted: 2
Tackles succeeded: 2
Aerials won: 0
Aerials lost: 2
Interception: 0
Offsides: 0
Recoveries: 7

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Arsenal vs Burnley Match facts (2019/2020)


Match Date: Saturday, August 17, 2019
Time: 12:30
Tournament: Premier League – Week 2
Referee: Mike Dean
Stadium: Emirates Stadium


Arsenal have won their last 10 matches against Burnley in all competitions, a run stretching back to March 2010.

Burnley have won just one of their last 19 away games against Arsenal in all competitions, winning 1-0 at Highbury in the top-flight in September 1974 (W1 D3 L15).

In the Premier League, Arsenal have won their last nine games against Burnley – they have only had longer runs against Man City (11 between 1994 and 2004) and Newcastle United (10 between 2012 and 2017).

At the Emirates, Arsenal have won all seven games against Burnley, scoring 21 goals and conceding just four; the only team the Gunners have faced more often at home since 2006-07 and won each game against is Stoke City (10 wins in 10 games).

Arsenal have lost their first home Premier League match of the season in five of the last eight seasons (W2 D1 L5), losing 0-2 to Manchester City last season.

Arsenal are looking to kick-off a Premier League campaign with two consecutive victories for the first time since 2009-10, when they beat Everton and Portsmouth.

Burnley have never won both of their opening two matches to a Premier League season before, last doing so in the top-flight in 1973-74 and in any division in the 2006-07 Championship.

Among all teams to have featured in more than two Premier League campaigns, Burnley have conceded more goals-per-game in away games vs London clubs than any other side (2.3 – 61 goals in 27 games). The Clarets have taken just one point from their last 21 available in the capital (W0 D1 L6).

Burnley boss Sean Dyche has lost all eight of his Premier League matches against Arsenal – the only manager with a worse 100% losing ratio against an opponent is Gary Megson against Liverpool, who lost all nine of his games against the Reds.

Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has scored a brace in all three of his Premier League games against Burnley – only two players have ever scored two or more in four consecutive games against an opponent; Michael Owen vs Newcastle United between 1998 and 2001 and Harry Kane vs Everton between 2017 and 2018.

Among the 56 players who’ve played 10 or more Premier League games for Burnley, goalkeeper Nick Pope is the only one to have won more games than he’s lost for the Clarets in the competition (14 wins, 11 defeats).

WEEK 2: Premier League fixtures (2019/2020)

Saturday, August 17, 2019
12:30 Arsenal – Burnley
15:00 Aston Villa – AFC Bournemouth
15:00 Brighton & Hove Albion – West Ham United
15:00 Everton – Watford
15:00 Norwich City – Newcastle United
15:00 Southampton – Liverpool
17:30 Manchester City – Tottenham Hotspur

Sunday, August 18, 2019
14:00 Sheffield United – Crystal Palace
16:30 Chelsea – Leicester City

Monday, August 19, 2019
20:00 Wolverhampton Wanderers – Manchester United

WEEK 1: TPN Premier League Player of the Week (2019/2020)

Manchester City attacker, RAHEEM STERLING, won The Pace News Premier League Player of the Week 2019/2020 for week 1.

Manchester City played West Ham United last Saturday, August 10, at the London Stadium, London.

Raheem Sterling also succeeded in being the first player to score an hat-trick this season.

Below are Raheem Sterling’s stats for week week 1.


Ratings: 9.6
Minutes played: 90
Goals: 3
Assists: 0
Total shots: 4
Accurate passes: 26
Pass success: 79%
Chances created: 0


Shot accuracy: 100%
Shot on target: 4
Shot off target: 0
Total shots: 4
Blocked shot: 0
Shot woodwork: 0


Accurate passes: 26
Opposition half: 20
Own half: 6
Passes: 33
Pass success: 79%
Crosses: 0
Long balls: 0
Accurate long balls: 0
Key passes: 0
Touches: 49
Corners: 0
Throws: 0


Duels: 13
Duels won: 5
Duels lost: 8
Clearances: 0
Dribbles attempted: 3
Dribbles succeeded: 1
Dispossessed: 1
Was fouled: 2
Fouls: 3
Tackles attempted: 0
Tackles succeeded: 0
Aerials won: 2
Aerials lost: 2
Interception: 1
Offsides: 2
Recoveries: 5

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Raheem Sterling scored first 2019/2020 Premier League hat-trick

Raheem Sterling shines as he scored the first hat-trick in the 2019/2020 season in a match against West Ham United.

Sterling sees the back of the net at the 51st minute, then at the 75th minute and at the 90th minute.

The England international steals the star of the match with his outstanding performance and display.

Gabriel Jesus opened the scoreboard with a goal in the 25th minute before Sterling goal in the 51st minute.

Sterling scored his second goal in the 75th minute.

Sergio Aguero joined both in the 86th minute when he scored a penalty as a result to rough tackle to Riyad Mahrez.

Norwich defender, Grant Hanley scored the first own-goal this season when he deflected the ball in his team’s net with a cross from Origi.

West Ham vs Manchester City match facts


Match Date: Saturday, August 10, 2019
Time: 12:30
Tournament: Premier League – Week 1
Referee: Mike Dean
Stadium: London Stadium


West Ham United have scored 8 goals in their last 3 matches.

Manchester City haven’t drawn in their last 12 matches.

Manchester City have won the previous 9 matches against West Ham United.

The reigning Premier League champions have only lost their opening match of the next league season on two previous occasions: Leicester City in 2016-17 (1-2 away at Hull City) and Chelsea in 2017-18 (2-3 at home to Burnley).

Man City have won their last seven competitive matches against West Ham United by an aggregate score of 23-3.

Manchester City have won more competitive games at the London Stadium against West Ham than any other away team (4).

Manchester City have scored 17 goals against West Ham at the London Stadium; eight more goals than any other opposition side away at the Hammers in this ground.

For the sixth consecutive campaign, West Ham are kicking off their Premier League season against one of the ‘big six’ sides, with Man City being the sixth different side they’ve faced in that time. The Hammers have lost four of their previous five, with the exception being a 2-0 win at Arsenal in 2015-16.

Manchester City are unbeaten in their last 10 opening Premier League fixtures (W9 D1), winning each of the last eight. Victory here will see them equal Chelsea’s Premier League record of nine successive opening day wins between 2002-03 and 2010-11.

West Ham United have won three of their last five home matches against reigning Premier League champions (L2), though they did lose this exact fixture 0-4 last season.

Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero has scored six goals on MD1 of previous Premier League seasons; more than any player still playing in the Premier League. The only players with more MD1 goals in Premier League history are Wayne Rooney (8), Alan Shearer (8), Frank Lampard (8) and Teddy Sheringham (7).

West Ham striker Javier Hernandez has faced Manchester City six times in the Premier League without scoring – against no side has he played more without finding the net (also six vs Arsenal). However, all six of these appearances have been as a substitute.

Manchester City’s David Silva has scored in four of his last five games against West Ham in all competitions, including in all three of his appearances at the London Stadium. He’s scored more goals against the Hammers for Man City than he has any other side (six, including five in the Premier League).