Swansea vs Chelsea Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

Swansea vs Chelsea Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

After their late victory over PSG in the Champions League, Chelsea head to Wales to play a Swansea City team hoping to all but confirm their survival in the Premier League. Swansea’s run of 1 win in 5 has meant they have failed to pull away from the relegation dogfight and are currently 6 points ahead of 18th placed Fulham. Despite this, fans and players alike will be confident they can avoid the drop with an relatively comfortable run-in after this …
Hull City vs Swansea City Preview | Key Men, Team News & Stats

Hull City vs Swansea City Preview | Key Men, Team News & Stats

Swansea City visit the KC Stadium to face Hull City with both teams aiming to edge closer to safety with only six games of the season to go. Both teams are on 33 points and are only separated by goal difference in the Premier League table but a win for either will all but secure Premier League football for next year. The home team go into the match in 14th place, seven points ahead of Cardiff who are in the last …
Liverpool 4 Swansea 3 | Post-Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Liverpool 4 Swansea 3 | Post-Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Liverpool pulled off another rollercoaster, heart-stopping victory, with their scintillating attack eventually sparing the blushes of the calamitous defence. There were many reunions and familiar faces for both clubs in this game, and the hunger for victory was very much alive. Liverpool couldn't exercise their control after taking a 2-0 lead and Swansea persisted and took the game to them. It took a stand-out performance from Jordan Henderson to rescue the points for the Reds, while the introduction of Joe …
Swansea City v Stoke City Preview | Key Players, Team News & Stats

Swansea City v Stoke City Preview | Key Players, Team News & Stats

Normally billed as a clash of styles, Swansea and Stoke face each other at the Liberty Stadium with the title of ‘Last on Match of the Day 2’ oozing all over this fixture as both sides struggling in front of goal in recent times. Swansea have had a week to forget after a defeat against fierce rivals Cardiff and conceding a last minute equaliser against Kuban Krasnodar in the Europa League. The disappointing second half performance last weekend will be …
EPL Preview: The La Liga Influx - Navas, Soldado, Aspas & Medel et al

EPL Preview: The La Liga Influx - Navas, Soldado, Aspas & Medel et al

The current financial mess that clubs in La Liga find themselves in means there is little transfer spending in evidence in the domestic game. Aside from Barcelona and Real Madrid, only Villarreal, Granada, Valladolid and Elche have a net spend in transfer dealings. Cumulatively, the four clubs have a net spend of approximately £12m, enough to buy you half of Roberto Soldado. Spanish clubs have had to improve their scouting network and youth development to secure players for their squads. …
EPL Talking Points | van Persie, Hazard, Guzan, Gardner, & de Guzman

EPL Talking Points | van Persie, Hazard, Guzan, Gardner, & de Guzman

Welcome to a weekly article on EPLIndex.com examining some of the statistical Talking-Points from the Premier League fixture week. This week Karsten looks at van Persie's drought, the supreme Eden Hazard, Guzan Vs Given, stalwart Craig Garner and De Guzman's passing. All of the Talking Points are below. van Persie Again Fails to Net For the sixth time in Manchester United’s last seven fixtures Robin van Persie failed to find the net leading to a flood of drought proclamations from …