Round 02: Press Cuttings

Press cuttings, that might (or might not!) help you predict the next round of matches. In this edition – Rooney, Liverpool, Headers and Red Cards…


“Of the 22 goals scored in seven matches on Saturday, not one of the goals was scored with a header!”SPAGames


“…Rooney is five away from becoming only the second player after Shearer to score 200 goals in the Premier League era.” – premierleague.com after becoming Manchester United’s all time top scorer.



“…Swansea City clinched a five-goal thriller to beat Liverpool at Anfield for the first time in the Premier League.” – premierleague.com after Swansea stun Liverpool 3-2 in their first home defeat of the season.


“Liverpool’s three defeats this season – Bournemouth, Burnley and Swansea.” – TalkSport


“Bournemouth’s 2-2 draw with Watford was the two club’s Fourth consecutive Premier League draws with each other.”SPAGames


“Southampton halted a four match losing streak when they defeated Leicester 3-0 at St Mary’s on Sunday.”SPAGames


“We have got two red cards and [conceded] four penalties at home now so you cannot say that we make it easy for ourselves or that we get it easy.” – Arsene Wenger after Arsenal’s touch-and-go 2-1 win at home over Burnley


“… [Man Utd] are unbeaten in their last 17 matches in all competitions, they were wasteful against Stoke, undermining long spells of superiority with shoddy finishing…” – Guardian Sport


“Their [Chelsea’s] feat in accumulating 55 points after 22 games has been achieved only four times in the Premier League era, with this club contributing two of those eye-catching tallies under José Mourinho over a decade ago, and winning the title each time.” – Guardian Sport

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