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Costa vs Falcao: Who will be Better?

Costa vs Falcao: Who will be Better?

The Premier League flexed its financial muscle during the transfer window, spending over £800m and bringing in some of the world’s top players in the process. Cesc Fabregas returned to England and signed for Chelsea, as did Mario Balotelli (this time in the red of Liverpool). Meanwhile Alexis Sanchez left Barcelona for Arsenal, and Angel Di Maria left Real Madrid for Manchester United. However, the Premier League has always been known for its great strikers and so for me, the …
West Ham v Southampton Preview | Stats, Team News and Key Men

West Ham v Southampton Preview | Stats, Team News and Key Men

West Ham United can build on their emphatic victory over Crystal Palace last weekend with another three points from their game against Southampton at Upton Park on Saturday. The Hammers were knocked out of the League Cup during the week when they were defeated 5-4 on penalties by Sheffield United, although Sam Allardyce did make nine changes to the team that faced Crystal Palace and so you can’t really use that as an indicator as to how well the team …
Tottenham Hotspur v QPR Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Players

Tottenham Hotspur v QPR Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Players

Mauricio Pochettino will be looking forward to his first league game in charge of Tottenhamat White Hart Lane on Sunday afternoon when his side welcome Harry Redknapp’s Queens Park Rangers. It will surely be a bittersweet day for Redknapp as he returns to the club he took to the Champions League a few years ago before facing the all too familiar axe of Daniel Levy. However, he faces a difficult game against a team of players who, despite having a …
Leicester City v Everton Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

Leicester City v Everton Preview | Team News, Key Men & Stats

After three months without competitive club football, the Premier League returns this weekend and Leicester City will start their tenure in England’s top flight by welcoming Everton to the King Power Stadium. Nigel Pearson’s side won the Championship in style last season and will hope for more of the same in their bid for survival this year. They have made several new signings in an effort to properly prepare the squad for the demands of the Premier League, including the …
Forgotten Men Jovetic, Lamela, Campbell: Which will make most impact?

Forgotten Men Jovetic, Lamela, Campbell: Which will make most impact?

There are only two weeks to go until the start of the new Premier League season and fans of every club involved will be looking forward to seeing their new signings in action. Chelsea fans will hope that Diego Costa can make a similar impact at the club to the one he made at Atletico Madrid last season, while Arsenal fans will undoubtedly be excited for the debut of Alexis Sanchez after his fantastic performances at the World Cup. Meanwhile …
Germany v Argentina Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: The Final

Germany v Argentina Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: The Final

After four weeks of what has been one of the best World Cups in years, the final is upon us. In what will be a repeat of the 1986 and 1990 finals, Germany will take on Argentina for the chance to be crowned world champions in the Maracana. After the humiliation of their 7-1 defeat to Germany in the semi-final, the Brazilians now face the prospect of their greatest rivals Argentina winning the World Cup in their country, and so …
Argentina v Belgium Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Quarter-Finals

Argentina v Belgium Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Quarter-Finals

After an exhausting period of extra-time for both sides in their recent matches, Argentina and Belgium will be hoping to get the better of the other in their upcoming quarter-final match in Brasilia on Saturday evening. The Argentinians only just managed to beat Switzerland in the round of 16 after a brilliant run from Lionel Messi led to an assist for Angel di Maria’s winning goal. Alejandro Sabella’s side haven’t found it easy in the World Cup so far and …
Argentina v Switzerland Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Last 16

Argentina v Switzerland Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014: Last 16

We’re now at the stage of the World Cup where the real work begins and Argentina will hope they can keep their winning form going when they take on Switzerland in their round of 16 match on Tuesday evening. The Argentinians qualified for the knockout stages after finishing top of group F, winning all three of their games against Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iran and Nigeria. They looked more like the team we expected to see when they took on Nigeria …
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