GA: Goal attempts, SIB: Shot inside the box, SOT: Shot on target, KP: Key pass, TIB: Touches inside the box.
These are the listing of 5 potential captains for game week 5. Please take a note that all names above are the potential captains for that week. All of them are the good captain pick, but the captain with better fixtures and stats will be at the top of the table.
GW5 fixture: vs Watford(away)
Form: 4 Appearances 4 Goals
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the most safest captain pick this week. It will be a good chance for Ibrahimovic when playing Watford that conceding 5 goals in the last 2 home games.
GW5 fixture: vs Burnley(home)
Form: 4 Appearances 2 Goals
Vardy scoring 2 goals in the last 2 games. His stats increasing significantly in the last 2 games when he got more chances and in the last 2 games recording 4 shots on target from total 4 attempts inside the penalty box.
K. D. Bruyne
GW5 fixture: vs Bournemouth(home)
Form: 4 Appearances 1 Goal 3 assists
Here is the guys behind Manchester City striking force, 1 goal and 3 assists in the last 3 games. Offering much more threat when he got more role in front of penalty box, few key running into the penalty box, and with the highest key pass in EPL in the last 2 games. Recording 5 shot inside the box, 10 key pass, and 9 touches inside the box, these stats are the highest among all midfielders in EPL right now.
GW5 fixture: vs Middlesbrough(home)
Form: 3 Appearances 3 Goals
A hat trick in game week 4 will boosts his confident when playing at home ground against Middlesbrough this weekend. His stats are very impressive in the last 2 games, if comparing with other players, he is currently with the best stats in EPL. Middlesbrough is quite good in defense but they still conceded 4 goals in the last 4 games.
GW5 fixture: vs Liverpool(home)
Form: 4 Appearances 4 Goals 1 assist
Costa receiving the highest chance in the penalty box in the last 2 games, recording 19 touches inside the penalty box and 8 shots inside the penalty box. Will facing Liverpool that already conceding total 7 goals in 4 games. But it is a bit tough fixture for Chelsea if the news of the returning of Karius and Klavan to the Liverpool squad are true.
Good luck with you captain pick!
1. Stats are based on the latest 2 game weeks GW3 & 4. GA: Goal attempts, SIB: Shot inside the box, SOT: Shot on target, KP: Key pass, TIB: Touches inside the box.
2. Players are selected based on potentials to perform well, current performance stats, and fixtures difficulty.
3. The fixtures are auto calculated and you can refer to EPL Difficulty Table in below link.
EPL Team Chances for GW5
EPL Difficulty Table GW4-9
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