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The Spark of White Hart Lane | Eriksen vs Southampton Analysis

The Spark of White Hart Lane | Eriksen vs Southampton Analysis

After losing at home last weekend to bitter North London rivals Arsenal, and being dumped out of the Europa League by Portuguese side Benfica midweek, Tim Sherwood and his Tottenham players would have been eager to get back into the swing of things. Hoping for a win against Southampton, that is exactly what Spurs did thanks to an inspirational performance from summer signing Christian Eriksen. Cementing his place in the starting eleven after signing from Ajax in August, Eriksen made …
Steven Gerrard Vs Manchester United | Player Performance Analysis

Steven Gerrard Vs Manchester United | Player Performance Analysis

The captain, the heart, the soul, the engine. Call him what you like, Steven Gerrard IS Liverpool Football Club. Born and raised in Merseyside, the scouser wears his heart on his sleeve and once again produced an outstanding display against bitter rivals, Manchester United. Not only because of his two quality penalties, but because of his overall work rate and determination to get one over on United at Old Trafford, and keep his own and his team’s title hope alive. …
Cesar Azpilicueta vs Spurs | Player Performance Analysis

Cesar Azpilicueta vs Spurs | Player Performance Analysis

On Saturday, we saw a Chelsea side, looking to go further ahead of everybody else in the league, play against a Spurs side, eager to push for a Champions League spot. Playing at Stamford Bridge, most people guessed right about the result, with Chelsea comfortably winning, adding to their impressive home record under Mourinho. The game hit the headlines for an Eto’o celebration and a Kaboul sending off, with the performances of the players overlooked, and especially one player in …
Schurrle vs Fulham | Player Performance Analysis

Schurrle vs Fulham | Player Performance Analysis

After starting during the week in the Champions League game against Galatasaray, Andre Schurrle again started for the Blues this weekend against West London rivals Fulham. The German has found it hard to settle in at Chelsea this season and some fans have questioned the £18m price tag that was paid for him. But when money like that is spent then the quality is surely going to be there somewhere. This weekend, the German forward shut up his critics, scoring …
Suarez vs Aguero | Stats Comparison of Season So Far

Suarez vs Aguero | Stats Comparison of Season So Far

There’s no doubt that Suarez and Aguero are the top two strikers in the premier league, but a lot of people argue as to who really is the top dog. This isn’t the first time the two South American strikers have been compared, and it certainly won’t be the last. But based on the stats, we will see who really has been better this season so far. Both have missed their fair share of games this season; Suarez due to …
Martin Skrtel vs Arsenal | Player Performance Analysis

Martin Skrtel vs Arsenal | Player Performance Analysis

With both teams in the top four and in contention for the title, this was a big weekend, and also a chance for Liverpool to close the gap. After their previous meeting at the Emirates earlier this season, the Merseyside team were eager to get their revenge on the Londoners, and so they did, wiping the floor with the Gunners in a 5-1 win. Liverpool started bright and took the lead inside 52 seconds with a goal from defender Martin …
Ramires vs Man City | Player Performance Analysis

Ramires vs Man City | Player Performance Analysis

Playing Manchester City at the Etihad is no laughing matter. They have dominated every single opponent at home this season, with their 100% record before they faced Chelsea, being the proof of this. But if anyone was going to put an end to it then most people would agree that it would be Chelsea, especially with their Portuguese tactical genius, Jose Mourinho. Once again, Mourinho outwitted his opponent, this time with the simple switch of players. Yes, this season Mourinho …
Juan Mata Vs Cardiff | Player Performance Analysis

Juan Mata Vs Cardiff | Player Performance Analysis

A sight all Manchester United fans could not wait to see Tuesday night was the debut of their new record breaking signing Juan Mata. After limited game time and increasing frustration at Chelsea, the 37-million-pound man was eager to play and opted for a fresh start. If anyone was going to pull United out from their current bad patch they would have to be world class, and this is exactly what the World Cup winning Spaniard is, no doubt about …
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