Manchester United vs Newcastle United Preview | Key Men, Stats and Team News

Manchester United vs Newcastle United Preview | Key Men, Stats and Team News

Manchester United welcome Newcastle United to Old Trafford this weekend in one of the most iconic fixtures of the Premier League history. The Magpies may not be the force they once were in the early 2000s, but they still attract attention and this match will be one to look forward to for the neutral. An extra layer of intrigue has been added this season as it will see Jose Mourinho go up against one of his long-term rivals in Rafa …
Duel of the Fates: Alvaro Morata and Romelu Lukaku

Duel of the Fates: Alvaro Morata and Romelu Lukaku

Football feeds off narratives. And one of the main reasons why we love football does not actually have anything to with the sport itself. It's always the stories they build and give life to. The sport is better for them and naturally thrive on the tension that builds along. One such story in the Premier League this season - setting the tone since the transfer window, a tale that connects two football clubs and managers at loggerheads, one that took …
The Resurgence Of Alberto Moreno

The Resurgence Of Alberto Moreno

From two Premier League starts in the last campaign to the most consistent Liverpool defender, Alberto Moreno’s unlikely resurrection has been one of the biggest positives for the Reds this season. Not many entertained the fact of him staying beyond the summer, the signing of Hull City’s Scottish international left-back Andy Robertson further made the Spaniard’s exit look inevitable. However,  the 25-year-old refused to concede that his Liverpool dream was over as he opted to stay at Anfield with the …
Could Tom Carroll be the Key to Swansea's Survival this Season?

Could Tom Carroll be the Key to Swansea's Survival this Season?

Swansea City currently find themselves in 19th after a poor start to the campaign. Having finished 15th last season, the Swans will be looking to emulate that this season but have found it to be quite challenging following the departure of talisman Gylfi Sigurdsson to Everton for £45m. Having signed for £4.5m in the January transfer window, how influential could Tom Carroll become in Swansea's race to beat the drop this season? Carroll is more of a deep-lying central midfielder with great …
Watford v Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stars & Key Men

Watford v Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stars & Key Men

Following a period of football nothingness, the Premier League is back to fill the void as Watford welcome Arsenal on Saturday for match-day eight. Watford have enjoyed a good start to their season - 3 wins and 3 draws in seven outings barring the one comprehensive defeat at the hands of Manchester City looks very impressive in the face of some really poor starts made by the likes of Everton and Southampton. Marco Silva has shown with Hull how solid …
Tottenham vs Bournemouth Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham vs Bournemouth Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

The Premier League returns this weekend and one of the fixtures sees Tottenham host Bournemouth. Spurs have yet to win at their adopted home in the Premier League and that is a concerning statistic heading into this match. If they are to seriously challenge for the title, they need to sort out their home form sooner rather than later. During the four meetings between these two clubs since the Cherries were promoted to the top flight, Mauricio Pochettino's side have …
Crystal Palace Vs Chelsea Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Crystal Palace Vs Chelsea Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

In football, expectations decide the level of satisfaction fans have from a team’s performances. This is perhaps true for most things in life. This Saturday, two teams whose fans have dissatisfaction levels ranging from “completely disgusted” to “slightly concerned” take on each other. Crystal Palace host Chelsea in game week 8 at Selhurst Park. Palace fans have major causes of worry. That their team has not gained a single point on the Premier League table in seven matches, is in …
Liverpool's​ ​No.6​ ​Dilemma

Liverpool's​ ​No.6​ ​Dilemma

Often referred as a holding or a defensive midfielder, number six is arguably the most important position in football. Be it Pep’s tiki-taka, Conte’s three defender system or Klopp’s gegenpressing, the number 6 role is pivotal for any tactic. While other teams have Kante, Wanyama, and Fernandinho doing the job astutely well, Liverpool’s number 6 position has always been a spot of bother for them. Jordan Henderson was given the defensive role last season and did well before getting injured. Emre Can …
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