Premier League Goal Scoring Patterns

Premier League Goal Scoring Patterns

Our statistical expert Ford Bohrmann analyses Premier League goal scoring patterns by looking at which areas of the goal teams score in. The article focuses on every Premier League side and then also covers their conversion percentages with the use of graphics. The original idea for this post came from a question from one of the readers of my blog. He was curious to know if there were any patterns to where clubs score in the plane of the goal. …
Mata & Sturridge Stats | Chelsea Stars

Mata & Sturridge Stats | Chelsea Stars

During this season there haven’t been many positives, we’ve looked lacklustre, inconsistent and a lot of the time just plain poor. Games against Arsenal and Aston Villa at home have typified this. However, there are bright sparks, two main bright sparks. Juan Mata and Daniel Sturridge have flanked either Fernando Torres and Didier Drogba this season and both have seemed to flourish. [caption id="attachment_10139" align="aligncenter" width="650" caption="Mata - Sturridge"][/caption] As we can see from the image above, both of the …
Who is the best EPL Player so far? Part 3

Who is the best EPL Player so far? Part 3

Welcome to the third and final part of this Stats Battle series. There's been much debate already and I believe that'll continue here. If you've missed the first two parts here they are: Best Player in the EPL so far Part 1 Best Player in the EPL so far Part 2 We're at the semi-final stage right now. So without much further ado onto the semi's. SEMI-FINALS   Robin van Persie V David Silva  Into the real ‘meat’ of the contest now …
Chelsea | Instant Impacts | Lukaku & Mata

Chelsea | Instant Impacts | Lukaku & Mata

Chelsea FC’s newest signings Romelu Lukaku and Juan Mata made their respective debuts for the club in Saturday’s home match against Norwich City. Mata came on for Malouda in the 68th minute and Romelu Lukaku came on for Fernando Torres just as Frank Lampard had scored to give the Blues a 2-1 lead in the 83rd minute. Both players are recent signings, Mata from Valencia CF and Lukaku from Anderlecht FC, and both players came on to make an instant …
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