Stats reveal how every Premier League match at the weekend should have finished

first_img 10 10 10 Newcastle United vs BournemouthReal result: 2-1xG result: 2.50-1.93 We all know Manchester City dominated in their derby victory over rivals Man United but did Chelsea deserve to beat Everton and should Newcastle really have got all three points against high-flying Bournemouth?Find out below how every team performed compared to their expected goals in the 12th round of Premier League matches thanks to statistics from Understat.com… Neil Etheridge was overjoyed by the result Leicester City vs BurnleyReal result: 0-0xG result: 1.35-0.32 What is expected goals? Expected goals (xG) is a statistic used to work out how many goals should be scored in a match.Every single shot is awarded an xG value based on the difficulty of the attempt, with factors including distance from goal, type of shot and number of defenders present affecting the value.The higher the xG of a particular shot, the more likely a goal should be scored from that shot.The xG value of every shot in a game is then used to calculate the expected goals in a particular match. Southampton vs WatfordReal result: 1-1xG result: 1.10-1.07 Manchester City celebrate their second goal Arsenal vs Wolverhampton WanderersReal result: 1-1xG result: 0.97-1.90 Huddersfield Town vs West Ham UnitedReal result: 1-1xG result: 1.15-1.40Crystal Palace vs Tottenham HotspurReal result: 0-1xG result: 0.69-1.55 10 Leicester paid tribute to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha 10 It was a night to remember for Juan Foyth The dust is settling on another fascinating weekend of Premier League action and the results are in the record books.But do they reflect what actually happened in the matches we witnessed?center_img Charlie Austin was unhappy following a disallowed goal Manchester City vs Manchester UnitedReal result: 3-1xG result: 2.02-0.97 Liverpool vs FulhamReal result: 2-0xG result: 2.00-0.57 10 Chelsea vs EvertonReal result: 0-0xG result: 1.16-0.20 10 Shaqiri’s superb finish doubled Liverpool’s lead Hazard couldn’t provide Chelsea’s inspiration 10 Should a team end with a higher xG than actual goals scored, it is probable they were wasteful in front of goal due to poor finishing or an in-form opposition goalkeeper. If the real goals scored is higher than the xG, the team may have been lucky to score so many in that match, or have an above average finisher scoring hard chances others would miss.Cardiff City vs Brighton and Hove AlbionReal result: 2-1xG result: 1.92-0.75 getty 10 10 Solomon Rondon bagged a brace at St James’ Park Chelsea star Willian looks frustrated in action against Everton. Bernd Leno was man-of-the-match for Arsenallast_img

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