West Ham 0 Chelsea 3 | Post Match Analysis

West Ham 0 Chelsea 3 | Post Match Analysis

In the absence of Andy Carroll through long term injury, West Ham again opted to pack the midfield in a 4-6-0, with Kevin Nolan, who occasionally ventured forward providing the Hammers’ biggest goal threat on the night, alongside emerging star Ravel Morrison, who accompanied him in a more attack minded four, Stewart Downing and Joe Cole making up foursome on either side. And yet packing the midfield didn’t pay dividends for Sam Allardyce’s side, having only 45% of the possession …
West Ham Vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Facts & Key Men

West Ham Vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Facts & Key Men

After a week off due to a few rounds of international matches, normal service is resumed this weekend with Chelsea making the short trip over to Upton Park to face West Ham United. Chelsea have not been at their best in the last few games and scrapped a draw against West Brom with a last minute penalty last time out. With many of their players coming back from international duty all over world, West Ham will want to catch Chelsea …
EPL Bargains of The Season 12/13 | Michu, Benteke, Coutinho & Diame

EPL Bargains of The Season 12/13 | Michu, Benteke, Coutinho & Diame

News spread yesterday that uber talented Wilifred Bony signed for Swansea for £12 million in a move that could well prove to be the signing of the summer, the Ivorian having scored 36 goals in 36 matches for Dutch side Vitesse. With the summer transfer window hotting up, I can’t help but reflect on some of the most brilliant, and often surprising, bargains of the 2012/13 windows. If we talk about whether a player is a bargain then we are …
Premier League Midfield Enforcers | Statistical Comparison

Premier League Midfield Enforcers | Statistical Comparison

The holding midfielder has become a prominent role in the majority of sides in the Premier League. In our opinion the lack of a "midfield enforcer", effectively, cost Manchester United the title last season. I've heard a lot of Manchester United supporters bemoan the lack of strength (in terms of power not finesse) centrally in their midfield. What we're analysing here is the amount of tackles placed by these defensive midfielders and the amount they win to break up the …
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