Spurs v Man Utd Preview | EPL Opta Stats

Spurs v Man Utd Preview | EPL Opta Stats

Manchester United, currently in 2nd place in the Premier League, faces Tottenham Hotspur, who are currently 3rd, on Sunday in what is one of the games of the season. How have they fared so far this season? Statistically not much separates the two sides. The most striking statistic is that Manchester United have scored 12 more goals and conceded 4 less than Tottenham Hotspur. Chances have been created at a similar rate, with Spurs doing slightly better in that regard. …
Man Utd 2 Liverpool 1 | Opta Stats Report

Man Utd 2 Liverpool 1 | Opta Stats Report

After the plain ridiculousness of handshakegate, there was actually a football match played on Saturday at Old Trafford. The game wasn’t the greatest spectacle for a worldwide TV audience. In fact, the first half may as well not have happened. With the exception of a good chance for Paul Scholes, and Suarez further endearing himself to everyone congregated at OT that didn’t wear Dalglish’s tinted specs, there really wasn’t anything to shout about. United got off to a flyer in …
Carrick & Jones | Man Utd midfield solution?

Carrick & Jones | Man Utd midfield solution?

The Man Utd midfield has been much talked about this season from the early praise of the Anderson/Cleverley partnership, to the lack of no summer signing and now back to some more praise on a new partnership. Phil Jones, seen by many as a future CB has been given a midfield role alongside Michael Carrick in Man Utd's last two Premier League games and impressed. Ok it was only Aston Villa and Wolves but still, the way our season has been going …
Michael Carrick | It's a confidence thing

Michael Carrick | It's a confidence thing

When the news came through last March that United had agreed a new deal with midfielder Michael Carrick, it was met with some scepticism, especially among United fans that I know. When Carrick signed from Spurs in 2006 he took the number 16 shirt worn by Roy Keane, but it was clear from day one he was not going to be the same time of player. Whilst Keane brought a “grab the game by the scruff of the neck” type …
Joey Barton | Right to be criticised? Opta Stats Analysis

Joey Barton | Right to be criticised? Opta Stats Analysis

United do enough against QPR | Stats

United do enough against QPR | Stats

Goals from Wayne Rooney and Michael Carrick were enough for United to maintain the pressure on Manchester City at the top of the Premier League, following a comfortable victory over QPR at Loftus Road. Wayne Rooney's 53rd second header started United's return to the top of the table - even if only for a few hours - and QPR rarely looked like threatening their voyage back to where they believe they belong. United dominated the game, having chance after chance …
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