Premier League Matchweek 21 Review 


It’s time for Sports Hub’s Premier League Matchweek 21 review. Another round of thrilling fixtures concluded on Monday, January 22, and we’re here to discuss all the key talking points. 

After thrashing Bournemouth 4-0, Liverpool sits five points clear of Manchester City, Arsenal and Aston Villa. At the opposite end of the standings, Sheffield United remains two points adrift and seven points from safety. 

Keep reading our Premier League Matchweek 21 review to get the lowdown on the results, betting trends, player stats and a whole lot more. 

Matchweek 21 Premier League Results 

Let’s begin our Premier League Matchweek 21 review by going over the latest results. MW21 was spread across two weekends, meaning we have plenty of ground to cover. 


  • Burnley 1-1 Luton Town 
  • Chelsea 1-0 Fulham 
  • Newcastle United 2-3 Manchester City 
  • Everton 0-0 Aston Villa 
  • Manchester United 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur 
  • Arsenal 5-0 Crystal Palace 
  • Brentford 3-2 Nottingham Forest 
  • Sheffield United 2-2 West Ham United 
  • Bournemouth 0-4 Liverpool 
  • Brighton & Hove Albion 0-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers 

MW21 started all the way back on January 12, with Burnley and Luton playing out a 1-1 draw at Turf Moor. Later that weekend, Man City came from 2-1 down to beat Newcastle 3-2, while Manchester United and Tottenham shared four goals at Old Trafford. 

Arsenal kicked off the second weekend of action by thrashing Crystal Palace 5-0, while Brentford edged out Nottingham Forest. Elsewhere, Sheffield United rescued a last-gasp draw against West Ham before Liverpool crushed the Cherries. 

Premier League Matchweek 21 Review – Stats & Betting Trends 

In truth, this is the important section of our Premier League Matchweek 21 review, especially when it comes to betting. Below, we highlight all the important stats and trends that EPL bettors need to know about. 

Which team boasts a 14-game unbeaten streak? Who has racked up the most goals and assists this season? Which teams have the highest and lowest BTTS ratios in the division? Lucky for you, we answer all those questions and more. 

If you’re serious about taking your EPL betting to the next level, this section of our Premier League Matchweek 21 review is for you. The following information will stand you in good stead for beating bookies. 

MW21 Key Premier League Trends 

Following the 4-0 demolition on the south coast, Liverpool’s lead at the summit has extended to five points. Not only have Jurgen Klopp’s men avoided defeat in each of their last 14 league games, but they have also avoided defeat in 20 of their 21 PL outings this season. 

  • Liverpool’s unbeaten streak in the Premier League stands at 14 games 
  • Man City and West Ham are now unbeaten in five league outings 
  • Brentford ended a five-game losing run with victory over Forest 
  • Sheff Utd’s winless run now stands at five matches 
  • Liverpool has the most wins (14) and the fewest losses (1) 
  • Sheff Utd has the fewest wins (2) and the joint-most losses (15) 
  • Brighton (8) has recorded more draws than any other team 

Man City and West Ham are on the up thanks to a run of five matches without a loss. By contrast, Sheff Utd has failed to taste victory in five games. As a result, the Blades remain rooted to the foot of the table. 

Premier League Goal Trends After MW21 

A whopping 646 goals have been scored in the Premier League this season, producing an average of 3.11 goals per game. To put things into perspective, the EPL averaged 2.85 goals per game last term. 

  • There were two goalless draws during Matchweek 21 
  • Six of the 10 MW21 clashes produced over 3.5 goals 
  • Both teams scored in 50% of the Matchweek 21 encounters 
  • Arsenal scored five goals for the second time this season 
  • Man City (48) has scored the most goals in the PL this term 
  • Liverpool (18) boasts the best defensive record in the division 
  • Sheff Utd has the worst offensive record (17) and the worst defensive record (51) 
  • Brighton (86%) has the highest BTTS ratio 
  • Everton (33%) has the lowest BTTS ratio 

Man City, Arsenal, Brentford and Liverpool each scored over 2.5 goals during MW21. On the flip side, Fulham, Everton, Aston Villa, Crystal Palace, Bournemouth, Brighton and Wolves all failed to find the back of the net. 

Premier League Matchweek 21 Review
Nottingham Forest 2-2 Brentford

Key Player Stats for Premier League Bettors 

Brentford’s Ivan Toney returned from his eight-month gambling ban to score against Nottingham Forest, but he wasn’t the only player to make headlines during MW21. Indeed, three players scored braces on the weekend. 

  • Darwin Nunez and Diogo Jota both scored twice for Liverpool in MW21 
  • Arsenal’s Gabriel Martinelli also bagged a brace for Arsenal 
  • Kevin De Bruyne notched a goal and an assist for Man City 
  • Erling Haaland (14) and Mohamed Salah (14) lead the Golden Boot race 
  • Salah (8) and Ollie Watkins (8) are tied for most assists 
  • Alisson (7) and Jordan Pickford (7) are tied for most clean sheets 
  • Wes Foderingham (92) has made the most saves this season 
  • Joao Palhinha (90) has made the most tackles in the division 

With Erling Haaland and Mohamed Salah both sidelined due to injury, players like Dominic Solanke (12), Son Heung-min (12) and Jarrod Bowen (11) have the chance to catch the Golden Boot frontrunners. At the opposite end of the pitch, Alisson and Jordan Pickford lead the race for the Golden Glove. 

Premier League Matchweek 21 Review Wrap-Up 

That concludes our Premier League Matchweek 21 review. Hopefully, the information on this page will help you make successful EPL bets between now and the end of the season. 

The league pauses for the FA Cup fourth round this weekend, meaning there will be no Premier League predictions to keep an eye out for. However, our team of expert soccer handicappers will be providing FA Cup picks. 

There are five all-Premier League FA Cup clashes to look forward to, including a heavyweight showdown between Tottenham and Man City. The EPL may be on hold, but the soccer betting opportunities continue to flow.

Be sure to check out our Premier League Matchweek 21 Picks and let us know how we did!