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FPL Gameweek 37 Preview – Tips, Fixtures, Stats – 20/21

Although it only had eight games, there was still plenty of drama and goals in the last Gameweek where numerous differential options made the Fantasy Premier League team of the week.

Another player hit a 20-point haul and only 2.1% of FPL managers benefited from it. With an average of 3.5 goals per game last weekend, the usual end of season goal-fest looks like it’s begun.

As always, we look at each Premier League teams’ percentage chance of winning, the most likely goalscorers and which defenders to target for a clean sheet for the penultimate Gameweek of the 2020/21 FPL season.

Man United vs Fulham

  • Home Win: 72%
  • Draw: 18%
  • Away Win: 10%

Manchester United completed a triple Gameweek before a weekend off. The Red Devils beat Aston Villa 3-1 away before registering back-to-back defeats at home. Talisman, Bruno Fernandes and rising star, Mason Greenwood both picked up 19 FPL points over the length Gameweek. £7.2m Greenwood is still owned by less than 10% of FPL managers, even though he has six goals in the last seven games.

In Gameweek 37, United will host Fulham as they hope to get back to winning ways at Old Trafford. The visitors, Fulham, have now lost seven out of the last eight games after losing 3-1 to Southampton. 18-year-old Fabio Carvalho scored the only goal of the game for the Cottagers.

Goalscorer: Bruno Fernandes 48%

Clean Sheet

  • Home: 50%
  • Away: 11%

Southampton vs Leeds

  • Home Win: 36%
  • Draw: 25%
  • Away Win: 39%

Southampton won 3-1 at home for the second game running with Fulham being the team swept aside. Che Adams scored for the second Gameweek in a row, but it was Nathan Tella who gathered the most points. £4.3m Tella’s goal and assist earned him 11 points.

Leeds United take on Southampton midweek after their thumping 4-0 victory over Burnley. Jack Harrison picked up two assists, alongside his eighth goal of the season, to earn 16 points. Rodrigo’s brace made it the goals in the last two games for the £5.7m striker. Owned by just 2.0% of FPL teams, Rodrigo could be a great differential in the closing two fixtures.

Goalscorer: Danny Ings 52%

Clean Sheet

  • Home: 20%
  • Away: 20%

Brighton vs Man City

  • Home Win: 13%
  • Draw: 21%
  • Away Win: 66%

Brighton held top-four chasing West Ham to a draw last week although they were briefly in the lead late on. Before conceding in the 87th minute, Danny Welbeck scored for the second time in the last three games in the 1-1 draw.

Manchester City head to Brighton after beating Newcastle in a seven-goal thriller last week. The new champions look to be rotating their squad ahead of the Champions League final and Ferran Torres is one player making the most of his chance. The £6.9m midfielder bagged a hattrick and hit 20 FPL points to make it five goals in the last four appearances.

Goalscorer: Sergio Aguero 42%

Clean Sheet

  • Home: 13%
  • Away: 45%

Chelsea vs Leicester

  • Home Win: 57%
  • Draw: 25%
  • Away Win: 18%

Prior to FA Cup disappointment, Chelsea had an up and down Gameweek as they beat Man City 2-1 before losing 1-0 to Arsenal. The double Gameweek left the Blues in fourth place with a must win match against the team who beat them in the weekend’s final.

That team is third-placed Leicester City, who head to Stamford Bridge for the showdown. With Liverpool hot on their tales, it’s likely that only the winning side will make it into the Champions League places. The Foxes also lost one and won one in their double Gameweek. Kelechi Iheanacho made it 11 league goals of the season by scoring in the 4-2 defeat to Newcastle.

Goalscorer: Timo Werner 39%

Clean Sheet

  • Home: 46%
  • Away: 22%

Everton vs Wolves

  • Home Win: 52%
  • Draw: 26%
  • Away Win: 22%

Everton missed a huge opportunity in their hunt for a Europa League spot as they lost 1-0 at home to bottom of the league, Sheffield United. James Rodriguez returned from injury but couldn’t orchestrate a valuable win. The Toffees are now three points from 6th and 7th place.

Gameweek 37 will be key for Everton and it will be Wolves who stand in their way at Goodison Park. The visitors, Wolves, lost their last game 2-0 to Tottenham. Nuno Espirito Santo’s side have the fifth worst goalscoring record in the league.

Goalscorer: Dominic Calvert-Lewin 42%

Clean Sheet

  • Home: 42%
  • Away: 23%

Newcastle vs Sheffield United

  • Home Win: 55%
  • Draw: 26%
  • Away Win: 19%

Newcastle United pushed this season’s champions to the limit last weekend in a but they couldn’t keep hold of their lead and lost 3-4 to Manchester City. £4.7m Joe Willock continued his outstanding form at the Magpies by scoring his fifth goal out of the last seven Gameweeks. Owned by just 1.1% of FPL teams, Willock looks like a great option for the remaining two fixtures.

Newcastle will face Sheffield United midweek, who picked up a shock win 1-0 win over Everton in their last game. 17-year-old Daniel Jebbison scored the only goal of the game as makes his claim for a starting striker position, ahead of the Blades’ season in the second tier.

Goalscorer: Dwight Gayle 38%

Clean Sheet

  • Home: 38%
  • Away: 18%

Tottenham vs Aston Villa

  • Home Win: 64%
  • Draw: 21%
  • Away Win: 15%

After a disappointed result the previous week, Tottenham bounced back and won 2-0 against Wolves at the weekend. Harry Kane scored his 22ndgoal of the season and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg slotted home the second. £4.9m midfielder, Hojbjerg also assisted the first goal and this took him up to 14 points for the week.

Tottenham find themselves up against Aston Villa this week as their opponents continue to ease Jack Grealish back from injury. It’s been no secret that the Villains have missed their captain and it showed again as they lost 3-2 against Crystal Palace. Anwar El-Ghazi chipped in with a goal which made it three goals in five games for the £5.2m midfielder.

Goalscorer: Harry Kane 55%

Clean Sheet

  • Home: 38%
  • Away: 13%

Crystal Palace vs Arsenal

  • Home Win: 14%
  • Draw: 22%
  • Away Win: 64%

Crystal Palace came back from a losing position to win 3-2 against Villa last weekend. £3.8m defender, Tyrick Mitchell’s goal and assist gave him 13 points and £5.5m striker, Christian Benteke scored for the third week in a row.

During the midweek fixtures, Crystal Palace host fellow London team, Arsenal. After beating Chelsea and West Brom in their double Gameweek, the Gunners have now won three league games in a row. Priced at just £4.2m, the impressive Emile Smith-Rowe scored in both games to earn 19 FPL points.

Goalscorer: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 50%

Clean Sheet

  • Home: 14%
  • Away: 44%

Burnley vs Liverpool

  • Home Win: 7%
  • Draw: 14%
  • Away Win: 79%

Following their Premier League status being secured, Burnley appeared to take their foot off the gas as they were hammered 4-0 at home to Leeds United. Goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell has now lost all four of his league appearances, conceding at least three goals in each game. The Clarets’ number one, Nick Pope, is still a doubt for Gameweek 37.

Burnley host a buoyed Liverpool this week after the Reds pulled out a 95th minute winner, from the most unlikely source, to win 2-1 at West Brom. In a magical last-minute moment, Liverpool shot-stopper, Alisson Becker became the sixth goalkeeper to score in a Premier League match. After scoring his 22nd goal of the season, Mo Salah remains joint-top in the Golden Boot race. If Nick Pope is out in the midweek game, Salah will have a great opportunity to move ahead of Harry Kane.

Goalscorer: Mo Salah 67%

Clean Sheet

  • Home: 7%
  • Away: 46%

West Brom vs West Ham

  • Home Win: 18%
  • Draw: 23%
  • Away Win: 59%

West Brom felt hard done by after refereeing decisions didn’t go their way and they lost 2-1 to Liverpool despite leading early on. The relegated players look set to fight for their positions next season and Matheus Pereira kept his form up by assisting the goal. Brazilian midfielder, Pereira has ten goals and seven assists this season.

West Ham slipped further away from the top four and now sit in seventh position after drawing 1-1 with Brighton. With their hopes of a top-four spot all but gone, the Hammers must now work to keep hold of a Europa League spot. David Moyes’ side head to the Hawthorns to complete the Gameweek 37 fixtures.

Goalscorer: Michail Antonio 44%

Clean Sheet

  • Home: 14%
  • Away: 37%