Shock stats reveal how UNFAIR Burnley, West Ham and Southampton losses were last weekend

The 2020/21 Premier League campaign had its second gameweek last weekend, and the action certainly didn't disappoint, with stunning goals, shock results and dramatic finishes consolidating the competition's reputation for highly-entertaining football.

Wednesday, 23rd September 2020, 11:55 am
Updated Wednesday, 23rd September 2020, 12:09 pm
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Statistics experts Infogol have compiled their weekly Premier League result 'fairness' table, which ranks every result by how just it was, based on factors like shots taken and xG (expected goals). Here's how Burnley's loss to Leicester City ranks alongside every other game from last weekend.

Wolves' shots: 10. Wolves' xG: 0.80. Man City's shots: 14. Man City's xG: 2.04.
Everton's shots: 17. Everton's xG: 3.77. West Brom's shots: 6. X's xG: 0.35.

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Chelsea's shots: 5. Chelsea's xG: 0.99. Liverpool's shots: 18. Liverpool's xG: 2.48.
Magpies' shots: 6. Magpies' xG: 0.63. Brighton's shots: 13. Brighton's xG: 1.80
United's shots: 17. United's xG: 1.32. Palace's shots: 14. Palace's xG: 1.82.
Leeds' shots: 10. Leeds' xG: 1.43. Fulham's shots: 14. Fulham's xG: 1.88.
Villa's shots: 18. Villa's xG: 1.04. Blades' shots: 4. Blades' xG: 0.97.
Foxes' shots: 14. Foxes' xG: 1.33. Burnley's shots: 17. Burnley's xG: 1.43.
Saints' shots: 14. Saints' xG: 2.47. Spurs' shots: 9. Spurs' xG: 2.24.
Arsenal's shots: 7. Arsenal's xG: 1.33. West Ham's shots: 14. West Ham's xG: 2.32.