Man City 3 QPR 1 || Tactical & Statistical Analysis

Man City 3 QPR 1 || Tactical & Statistical Analysis

Starting XI    After the Liverpool game, City reverted to type with a much more familiar looking 4-2-3-1. The experimental formation was gone and City were looking to basically flex their muscles at home and provide a convincing display. QPR’s game plan was evident from their line up as well. A basic two banks of four. There was no surprise there, some new faces coupled with some defensive woes and it seems Hughes is opting to work on the defensive …
Liverpool 2 Man City 2: | Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Liverpool 2 Man City 2: | Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Lineups   Liverpool continued with Rodgers implementation of a 4-3-3. Sterling was given the nod on the left side of the front three and Gerrard was given his roaming role in the ‘hole’. After the early loss of Lucas, Allen had to pick up a lot of the dirty work that the Brazilian covers. Shelvey helped out admirably as well and went on to become more influential in attack as he helped establish a foothold in the game. City are …
Everton 1 Man Utd 0 | Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Everton 1 Man Utd 0 | Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Everton Vs Manchester United Starting line ups   The starting line ups were as above. United opted for a 4-3-3 variant whilst Everton were set up to operate within a 4-4-1-1. Kagawa was pushed forward leaving Scholes and Cleverley to play from deeper positions. Carrick was played at centre back whilst Antonio Valencia was put in at right back. The season is only a game old and United are already looking to have injury woes to rival those of a …
Liverpool 3 Gomel 0: Progression | Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Liverpool 3 Gomel 0: Progression | Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Jordan Henderson: New season, new promise | Stats Analysis

Jordan Henderson: New season, new promise | Stats Analysis

‘There are players who, when you first see them play, make the hairs stand up on the back of your neck. Jordan was one of them. 'I was doing a bit of scouting the first time I saw Jordan play, and you just knew straight away he had something. 'As soon as we saw him play it was clear he had that special talent. He has the right attitude, too. He has been back to present prizes for us and …