Standout Statistics From Fantasy Premier League GW13

Our weekly standout stats article is a pocket-sized statistical bible of everything eyebrow-raising that happened in the previous gameweek. For starters, we’ll shine the spotlight over everyone who over and underperformed their underlying stats. Our eagle-eyed analyst also keeps an eye on player heatmaps, searching for any assets who might be drifting out of their FPL position.

As with most of the content posted on our blog, the aim is to find FPL’s hidden gems. If you read nothing else ahead of next gameweek, read this.

(by the way, the xG Delta stat is the difference between actual goals and expected goals (xG). A high minus figure indicates underachievement and a high plus figure indicates overachievement. Cool.)

GAMEWEEK 13 OVERACHIEVERS AND UNDERACHIEVERS

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xG OVERACHIEVERS

Alexandre Lacazette (+1.31)
Brandon Williams (+0.97)
Lys Mousset (+0.95)
Joao Moutinho (+0.92)

xG UNDERACHIEVERS

Moussa Djenepo (-0.80)
Jamie Vardy (-0.77)
Wesley (-0.69)

TEAM UNDER/OVERACHIEVERS

Southampton find themselves top of the GW13 underachievement tree despite managing to take a point away from the Emirates. The xG gods suggest that this should in fact have been 3 points and that a certain Mr Unai Emery is very fortunate. The Saints had almost exactly 1 greater xG score (2.6 to Arsenal’s 1.61) and will therefore be slightly disappointed not to have secured 3 points, especially after conceding right at the death.

Gameweek 13 saw no massive standout xG team overachievements, however, Jose Mourinho’s Spurs were perhaps unlucky to concede twice against West Ham. The Hammers scored 2 goals from an xG of just 0.66, compared to Tottenham’s 2.21.

GAMEWEEK 13 KEY STATS AND POSITIONS

TOTAL GOAL ATTEMPTS

Defenders – Lundstram (4)
Midfielders – Zaha, Mahrez, Grealish, Neves (5)
Forwards – Jimenez (7)

CHANCES CREATED

Defenders – Alexander-Arnold, Digne (4)
Midfielders – Grealish (6)
Forwards – Deulofeu (5)

AVERAGE POSITIONS

  • Kane, Son, Moura and Alli all equally advanced.
  • Southampton had 7 players in Arsenal’s half.
  • Chilwell much more advanced than Pereira.
  • Vardy and Tosun the most advanced players across all teams in GW13.
  • Mane the most advanced Liverpool player.
  • Mahrez, De Bruyne and Aguero all more advanced than Sterling.
  • Willian the most advanced Chelsea player.
  • Lundstram as advanced as Mousset and McGoldrick.
  • Rashford more advanced than both Martial and James.

    OTHER STANDOUT STATS

  • Team Shots – Southampton (21), Leicester (19)
  • Highest Player xG – Jamie Vardy (1.77)
  • Highest Team xG – Leicester (3.51)
  • Vardy had the best ‘mins per goal attempt in box’ ratio amongst all starting forwards (15 mins).
  • Digne top amongst defenders for touches in the final third (37). Tarkowski had the most touches in the opposition’s penalty area (6).
  • Alexander-Arnold delivered the most crosses out of all players (18).
  • Grealish had the most touches in the opposition’s penalty area amongst midfielders (12).

    TOP OF THE STATS – LAST 4 GAMEWEEKS

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    GOAL ATTEMPTS

    Defenders – Lundstram (15)
    Midfielders – Son (16)
    Forwards – Jimenez (22)

    SHOTS INSIDE THE BOX

    Defenders – Lundstram (11)
    Midfielders – Pulisic (12)
    Forwards – Jimenez (16)

    CHANCES CREATED

    Defenders – Alexander-Arnold (15)
    Midfielders – De Bruyne, Maddison (15)
    Forwards – Jimenez (9)

    Stats sourced from Fantasy Football Fix and Understat.


    Nick Pasquet

    BEST FPL FINISH: 2,375 (16/17)

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