Premier League Season Review: 2016-17 Part One

Premier League Season Review: 2016-17 Part One

It has been another whirlwind season in the Premier League this year but which clubs have exceeded expectations and who has fallen short of their aims? EPLIndex reviews how each club in the Premier League got on in 2016-17... AFC Bournemouth League position: 9th EPLIndex's Player of the Year: Josh King In just their second season in the Premier League, Bournemouth not only stayed up comfortably - they broke into the top 10. That's certainly a successful achievement for Eddie …
Leicester City vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Key Men & Prediction

Leicester City vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Key Men & Prediction

On May 18th, Leicester City host Tottenham at the King Power Stadium, as Tottenham look to add to their personally historic season and Leicester look to finish as high as possible. Leicester City clawed their way out of the relegation slog weeks ago and now have their sights firmly set on finishing as high as they can.  Despite dropping as low as 17th this season, Leicester could be as high as eighth, if they win their game in hand and …
Analyzing the Early Returns of Arsenal's Back Three

Analyzing the Early Returns of Arsenal's Back Three

Much has been made of Arsene Wenger's decision to move from his tried and trusted 4-2-3-1 to a 3-4-2-1.  While there has been much discussion of the fact that the change happened, the real question is what effect the change has made? Since Arsenal went to a back three against Middlesbrough they have three wins from three games.  Based on that it seems like the back three has been working to perfection, but when you look a little closer the outlook on …
Arsenal vs Leicester City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Arsenal vs Leicester City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

After Arsenal caused a shock in the FA Cup semi-final to beat Manchester City, they return to league action and they will feel more confident about their chances of finishing in the top four. It remains an uphill battle for the Gunners, but they now have positive momentum and all they can do is focus on themselves. If they win their matches, they will have a good chance of finishing in the top four. They face a difficult match against …
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 …
The Stats Behind Leicester City’s Revival

The Stats Behind Leicester City’s Revival

Leicester City – the club that has made a habit of confounding the pundits. When they were relegation candidates towards the end of 2014-15, they launched a fierce rearguard that ensured that they stayed up. When they were the least likely club in the Premier League to win the title, they went ahead and won it. And when earlier this season, experts were predicting at least a mid-table finish for the Champions, they landed themselves in a soup by game …
Where has Liverpool's season gone wrong in 2017?

Where has Liverpool's season gone wrong in 2017?

After Liverpool's defeat against Leicester City on Monday evening, Jurgen Klopp's side have come under immense pressure as they look to secure a Champions League spot for next season. Liverpool have picked up just two victories in 2017 despite an impressive start to the campaign. Under Klopp, they have enjoyed some highs in 2016 but also some extreme lows in the new year and their disastrous form threatens to undermine the bright start they made this season. Here are just …
Three years to win the league

Three years to win the league

When asked about the dismissal at Leicester City of the incumbent FIFA Coach of the Year and Premier League winner, Claudio Ranieri, Luis Enrique shrugged his shoulders and said, "This is our job. I do not remember how things worked before, but now it's like that. If you do not agree, you can leave the trade; otherwise you have to accept it." He should know what he is talking about, plying his trade in a league where the average tenure …
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