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Analysing Diogo Jota's explosive start at Liverpool

Analysing Diogo Jota's explosive start at Liverpool

It has been a dream start for Diogo Jota at Liverpool with the Portuguese attacker emerging as one of the most in-form players in Europe. When the signing was announced, it was seen as one to strengthen the squad, but he is now one of the first names on the team-sheet. Although there has been disappointment caused by defensive injuries, results have continued to be impressive and their summer signing has been central to their early success. There is no …
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 9

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Matchweek 9

The international break swept through the football calendar like a tornado and in it's path left a trail of destruction. Between injuries and positive Covid-19 tests there was a massive group of players who were perfectly healthy the last time their clubs saw them who returned unable to play in at least one game, and in some cases unable to play again this season. What the logic was in forcing players to play so many games in a short space …
Leeds United vs Arsenal Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Leeds United vs Arsenal Match Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Leeds have had an up and down start to the season. They followed up their 3-0 win against Aston Villa with consecutive 4-1 losses. They've fallen down to 15th in the table and want to avoid falling into the relegation fight. They'll need a good result against Arsenal to keep themselves away from the bottom of the table. Arsenal have also had an inconsistent campaign. They're coming off their own 3-0 loss to Villa, which sent them down to 10th …
Liverpool Vs Leicester City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool Vs Leicester City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

When the Premier League champion side plays any of the primary title challengers, it is a significant occasion, which has the potential to decide how the title race plays out eventually. When the challenger is already ahead of the Champion, the game gains even more significance. This Sunday evening, when Liverpool host Leicester City it is fair to assume that it will be a game that will have far-reaching consequences into how the fates of these two teams and other …
Newcastle United vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Newcastle United vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

The early kick-off sees Chelsea travel to face Newcastle United. In this fixture last season, the visitors dominated possession for long periods, but failed to make it count. Steve Bruce's men managed to get a late winner through Isaac Hayden and it was a result that eased their relegation fears before the lockdown. They will be hoping that they can spring another surprise this weekend. During the international break, there is a growing feeling that the away side could be …
Manchester City vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester City vs Tottenham Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham will be looking to show that they are ready to compete with the very best on Saturday, as they host Manchester City. Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho will be continuing their long standing rivalry, albeit not in the same way as they did previously, with some of the competitiveness being lost. That said, Mourinho managed to get one over on the Spaniard last season, with Spurs running out 2-0 winners in this fixture. On that day, Steven Bergwijn and …
Analysing Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg's start at Tottenham

Analysing Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg's start at Tottenham

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg was seen as an important signing for Tottenham during the summer. Although he wasn't going to come in and transform the team, Spurs have lacked a dominating presence in the middle of the park. The Danish international has already had a big impact on the team and is now one of the first names on the team-sheet. He is the only outfield player to feature in every single minute of the new Premier League Jose Mourinho was quick …
United weigh up options as pressure intensifies

United weigh up options as pressure intensifies

The problems at Old Trafford these days are a very different state of affairs to those they faced in Sir Alex’s final season in charge. Oddly enough, it isn’t that the players aren’t up to scratch - sure, Ronaldo and Rooney are long since gone, but it’s hardly a team wanting in talent. Back in 2013, United challenged for titles, Van Persie was defecting to win them the league with 30 goals a season. Nowadays, they beat Everton 3-1 and their manager, …
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