Daniel Agger to leave Liverpool? Agger stats compared to Sakho

Daniel Agger to leave Liverpool? Agger stats compared to Sakho

It’s been a season to remember for Reds as they went agonisingly close to their first league title in years. However as it turned out to be in the end, it was their very own defensive mistakes that cost them the title as they conceded a record half century of goals. By scoring most own goals this season, the Reds’ defenders invited criticism from all sides. And now according to a recent interview by Daniel Agger in which he claimed …
Player Performance Analysis | Daniel Agger vs Hull

Player Performance Analysis | Daniel Agger vs Hull

With Daniel Agger returning to full fitness, everyone at Liverpool would have been in good spirits knowing that their vice captain, and most probably their best defender, is back for good. After two unfortunate and highly controversial losses in a row, the reds were back on track with a 2-0 win against Hull at Anfield, returning to top four territory. After the game, Agger spoke of his delight at leading the Kop to victory at home in the absence of …
Liverpool 2-0 Hull City | Post-Match Stats and Tactical Analysis

Liverpool 2-0 Hull City | Post-Match Stats and Tactical Analysis

Liverpool moved back into the top four with another routine home win, making it 7 home wins in a row. Hull were exceeding expectations sitting at 10th in the league table, and came to Anfield with nothing to lose having beaten the Reds 3-1 at home a month earlier. Hull City Steve Bruce kept a similar team to the one that faced the Reds in December, going with a 3-5-1-1 (a good counter-attacking system which helped Aston Villa to a …
Brendan Rodgers Liverpool Centerback Options Compared | Stats

Brendan Rodgers Liverpool Centerback Options Compared | Stats

Brendan Rodgers has gone through several tactical phases during his time at the Liverpool helm.  Having dogmatically stuck to his 4-3-3 possession-oriented approach during his first half season, Rodgers has since toyed with a strict 4-2-3-1, a 4-2-2-2/4-2-3-1 hybrid, and, finally, the 3-4-1-2 he’s used over the past six or so weeks this season. Rodgers’s switch to a three-man central defence has been a double-edged sword.  It has created a platform for the prolific partnership of Daniel Sturridge and Luis …
Daniel Agger, More Style Than Substance? Opta Stats Review

Daniel Agger, More Style Than Substance? Opta Stats Review

Daniel Agger is a fantastic football player. Daniel Agger is slick and stylish on the ball. Daniel Agger, some say, is a modern-day Alan Hansen. But Daniel Agger gets injured, and gets injured a lot. The speculation is, Man City might be willing to pay £20 million plus for him. So the question is; does it make sense, financially or football-wise, to keep a player who in the last four seasons has started on average 18.5 leagues games per year? …