Run-Ins for Current Top 7 in the Premier League - What can we expect?

Run-Ins for Current Top 7 in the Premier League - What can we expect?

"We want to fight in the Premier League until it is mathematically impossible. The Premier League we cannot win, but Europa League we can…”  - Jose Mourinho, after Manchester United beat Sunderland on Sunday. The Premier League’s competitiveness shines through in the fact that almost every team, like Jose’s United, are fighting for something that is still mathematically possible. This competitiveness and the pressure it exerts can only explain the kind of grateful reaction that Slaven Bilic gave when West …
Three Things we Learned from Everton's Victory Over Leicester

Three Things we Learned from Everton's Victory Over Leicester

Everton were looking to record their first victory since mid-March after failing to earn the bragging rights over local rivals Liverpool and Manchester United in recent weeks. Leicester have been in good form since Craig Shakespeare took over from Claudio Raneiri in March too, and Jamie Vardy seems to have re-discovered the form which made him a household name in the 2015-16 season. Lukaku has failed to score in his last two games but at home he has proven to …
Manchester United v Everton Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Manchester United v Everton Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Manchester United are looking to go 20 games unbeaten when they host Everton at Old Trafford in Tuesday's evening's Premier League clash. Match details Date: Tuesday April 04 Time: 20.00pm Venue: Old Trafford After remaining in 6th place for the majority of the season, Manchester United are finally starting to climb up the Premier League table and they could increase their chances of breaking into the top four with a victory against Everton. They currently sit six points behind Liverpool …
Liverpool vs Everton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool vs Everton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

The Merseyside Derby is one of the most anticipated fixtures of the Premier League calendar and this weekend promises to be an entertaining one for the neutrals. Liverpool managed to win the meeting between the two earlier this season, but Everton are in great form and will pose a serious threat to their local rivals. Although the hosts are the frontrunners to clinch the final Champions League place this season, their local rivals have an outside chance of a top-four …
Is Ross Barkley finally living up to his potential?

Is Ross Barkley finally living up to his potential?

The focus is on Romelu Lukaku at Everton, but there is another player making strides under Ronald Koeman who could also be set for a summer transfer. Ross Barkley has promised great things since breaking into the first team as a teenager and he has upped his game in 2017. Although it was a slow start for the midfielder under Koeman, he is now the key man in the team alongside Lukaku and that has caught the attention of other …
The Top Strikers in the Premier League - Who's More Clinical and Who's More Valuable?

The Top Strikers in the Premier League - Who's More Clinical and Who's More Valuable?

This season there seems to be very little excitement left in the Premier League. The manner in which Chelsea have managed to dominate the league has ensured that there is very little chance involved in deciding the eventual winner of the league. Other teams and their fans do try to manufacture excitement – will Manchester United pip Liverpool to the fourth place in the league? Will Everton pip them both? Will Sunderland get out of jail again? Which of the …
Seven Gamechangers Who Could Make the Difference in the Final Stretch - Part 2

Seven Gamechangers Who Could Make the Difference in the Final Stretch - Part 2

In this sequel (read part one, if you haven't already), the teams who desperately need a 'gamechanger' to consistently make a difference in the run-in will be discussed. Unlike the teams already in the top four at this period in time, these absolutely need something to change, a special player to step up and accept the responsibility and inspire others - to see a positive influence in terms of ascending the Premier League table. 5. Manchester United - Henrikh Mkhitaryan  …
Premier League Referees: What Does the Data Say About Them?

Premier League Referees: What Does the Data Say About Them?

Referees – the guys that bear the brunt of ire from unhappy fans and Jose Mourinho. They are generally the default targets of people’s anger every time a perceived wrong decision is given. They are almost certainly the default reason for Mourinho’s teams not turning up at times. This season has already seen its fair share of controversies around referees’ decisions. But this season is also different for referees for several reasons. First, referees are also superstars now. The cash-rich …
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