Sinhaug

Just a regular Norwegian guy who used to work for Opta.

Liverpool V Swansea | Statistical Preview & Tactical Pointers

Liverpool V Swansea | Statistical Preview & Tactical Pointers

Tottenham Hotspur 1 Man Utd 1 | Tactical & Goal Analysis

Tottenham Hotspur 1 Man Utd 1 | Tactical & Goal Analysis

Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United battled to a 1-1 draw at White Hart Lane on Sunday in which Clint Dempsey deservedly scored the equaliser in stoppage time. Sinhaug tactically analyses the game for EPLIndex.com. Formations Tottenham had to tweak their standard 4-2-2-2 formation due to Adebayor’s trip to South Africa and the African Cup of Nations. Dempsey started in a more withdrawn role behind Defoe in a 4-2-3-1, while Caulker replaced Vertonghen in defence. Dempsey’s role remained closer to Adebayor …
QPR 0 Tottenham 0 | Tactical & Stats Analysis

QPR 0 Tottenham 0 | Tactical & Stats Analysis

QPR hosted Tottenham in what was their second Premier League London derby in succession. QPR’s defensive rigidity continued as they were able to record their second clean sheet in a row. The goalless draw also saw the end of a strong 3-game win streak (9 goals scored) for Tottenham. This article will attempt to highlight QPR’s formational evolution and show how they managed to stifle Spurs. Formations QPR made one change from their victory against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Granero …
Everton 2 Wigan 1 | Tactical Analysis

Everton 2 Wigan 1 | Tactical Analysis

Everton hosted Wigan at Goodison Park. Everton were 2-4-0 in their last six games, while Wigan posted a not-so-impressive 1-1-4. Formations [caption id="attachment_24068" align="aligncenter" width="336"] Everton Starting XI[/caption] Everton made one change from their game against West Ham. Heitinga dropped to the bench in favour of Hitzlsperger. Neville moved to right back, while Gibson kept his place with his red card appeal pending (now rescinded). The result was a relatively narrow 4-4-2 formation to allow Baines and Neville to overlap. …