Premier League Matchweek 23 Review

Following a record-breaking weekend in England’s top-flight soccer division, we can’t wait to share our Premier League Matchweek 23 review with you. 

MW23 produced a whopping 45 goals, smashing the record for the most goals in a 20-team Premier League weekend. Eight sides scored over 2.5 goals, two players netted a hat-trick, while four players bagged a brace. 

Keep reading Sports Hub’s Premier League Matchweek 23 review to get the lowdown on one of the most memorable weekends in the division’s history. 

Matchweek 23 Premier League Results 

We’ve gotten used to seeing lots of goals in the Premier League this season, but Matchweek 23 took the scoring trends to a whole new level. Let’s kick off our Premier League Matchweek 23 review by checking out the results. 


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

As you can see, every match delivered drama. Everton and Tottenham set the tone in Saturday’s early kick-off, sharing four goals at Goodison Park. Later that day, Brighton thrashed Crystal Palace 4-1 before Aston Villa put five past Sheffield United. 

On Sunday, Arsenal regained a foothold in the title race with a 3-1 victory over Liverpool. Elsewhere, Wolves hammered Chelsea 4-2 before a Phil Foden hat-trick inspired Manchester City to another win against Brentford. 

Premier League Matchweek 23 Review – Betting Trends 

This section of our Premier League Matchweek 23 review highlights all the standout betting trends. Given that MW23 broke the EPL’s scoring record for a single weekend, there is no shortage of talking points to discuss. 

Not only do we cover basic trends like winning streaks and losing runs, but we also look at goals trends and player stats. Hopefully, the information in this section will help you land winning EPL bets going forward. 

Without further ado, let’s dive into the most important part of our Premier League Matchweek 23 review. 

Key Premier League Betting Trends 

Following a mixed bag of results for the title challengers, the top three teams – Liverpool, Man City and Arsenal – are now separated by just two points. At the opposite end of the standings, Sheff Utd is 10 points from safety, while Burnley is seven points inside the relegation zone. 


  • Liverpool’s 15-game unbeaten streak was ended by Arsenal 
  • The Gunners extended their winning streak to three matches 
  • Man City’s unbeaten run now stands at seven games 
  • West Ham and Bournemouth possess four-game winless runs 
  • Everton is without a victory in six league outings 
  • Sheff Utd is without a victory in seven league matches 
  • The Blades have won two of their 23 league games this season 
  • Liverpool has suffered two defeats in 23 league outings this term 

Pep Guardiola’s men secured their fifth successive victory to close the gap on Jurgen Klopp’s boys, whose 15-game unbeaten run was ended by Mikel Arteta’s side on Sunday. 

Premier League Goal Trends 

It’s safe to say that the Premier League statisticians have been extremely busy over the past few days. Goals have been flying in at a record-breaking rate, so let’s take a closer look at the numbers behind the madness. 


  • Matchweek 23 produced more goals than any other 20-team matchweek in EPL history 
  • A total of 45 goals were scored during Matchweek 23 (4.5 goals per game) 
  • Eight of the 10 MW23 clashes produced over 3.5 goals 
  • Only one match during MW23 produced under 2.5 goals 
  • Both teams scored in eight of the 10 MW23 clashes 
  • Man City (54) has overtaken Liverpool (52) as the league’s highest-scoring team 
  • Still, Liverpool (22) and Arsenal (22) boast the best defensive records 
  • Sheff Utd (19) has scored the fewest Premier League goals this season 
  • The Blades (59) also possess the worst defensive record in the division 

Thanks to MW23, the Premier League has now produced 730 goals in 228 games this season (3.2 goals per game). To put things into perspective, the previous campaign produced an average of 2.85 goals per game. 

Key Premier League Player Stats 

Last but not least, here are all the Premier League player stats that you need to be aware of. In this section of our Premier League Matchweek 23 review, we look at the top goalscorers, assist-makers and clean sheet-keepers. 


  • Matheus Cunha and Phil Foden each scored a hat-trick during MW23 
  • Richarlison, Sean Longstaff, David Datro Fofana and Alejandro Garnacho each bagged a brace 
  • Aston Villa’s Ollie Watkins notched one goal and three assists against Sheff Utd 
  • Luton’s Ross Barkley registered one goal and one assist against Newcastle 
  • Brighton’s Pascal Gross chalked up two assists against Crystal Palace 
  • Erling Haaland (14) and Mohamed Salah (14) lead the Golden Boot race 
  • Ollie Watkins (10) leads the race for the Playmaker Award 
  • Everton’s Jordan Pickford (8) leads the Golden Glove race 

Matheus Cunha and Phil Foden both netted hat-tricks during MW23, while four players scored twice. Although Jordan Pickford failed to keep a clean sheet against Tottenham, the Everton stopper remains atop the shutouts leaderboard. 

Premier League Matchweek 23 Review Wrap-Up 

Kudos for reaching the end of our Premier League Matchweek 23 review. We enjoyed reliving one of the craziest weekends in EPL history, and we hope you did too! 

Not only are the top three teams separated by just two points, but the top five teams are separated by seven points. If the campaign continues to unfold in a similar manner, we could be treated to one of the most thrilling title races of all time. 

Matchweek 24 gets underway this Saturday, February 10, with Man City hosting Everton in the early kick-off. Sports Hub will be providing MW24 predictions and picks in the coming days, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled for those.

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