Who Will Finish in the Premier League Top 4? | Predictions using Stats Analysis

Who Will Finish in the Premier League Top 4? | Predictions using Stats Analysis

With a quarter of the season remaining the title race looks to be sewn up. Manchester United will need to throw away a lot of points to not regain their Premier League crown and City look comfortable in second. Finishing 3rd or 4th then and qualification for the Champion's League will perhaps offer the most drama amongst clubs through to season end. In this article we’ll look at the contenders, their comparative results and performances between this season and last, …
Chelsea 2-0 West Ham United | Match Report & Stats

Chelsea 2-0 West Ham United | Match Report & Stats

Southampton 3 Liverpool 1 | Liverpool's Stylistic Regression

Southampton 3 Liverpool 1 | Liverpool's Stylistic Regression

A rain-soaked St Mary’s was the venue as Liverpool’s superb recent form was placed into some perspective by a vibrant and energetic Southampton side. The south coast club matched Brendan Rodgers’ Reds across the park and deserved a victory that propels them out of the relegation battle and into the relative safety of the lower-mid table. For Liverpool, it was a game that raised questions regarding Rodgers’ team selection. Crucially, Lucas was dropped for Joe Allen – a move that …
Everton 2 Manchester City 0 | Match and Stats Report

Everton 2 Manchester City 0 | Match and Stats Report

Manchester City produced chances but failed to finish them over the course of Everton's 2-0 home victory over The Citizens. Moyes' side played a direct, physical style, pushing Manchester City off the ball and looking to fire forward to immediately spring pressure on City's defense. Formations City continued to play three at the back with Barry supporting the defenders as an anchoring midfielder. Kolarov played in a more advanced midfielder position as opposed to his normal role at right back. …
How Far is Lucas from his best? | Stats Comparison

How Far is Lucas from his best? | Stats Comparison

Wayne Rooney | Still one of the Premier League’s best | Stats Comparison

Wayne Rooney | Still one of the Premier League’s best | Stats Comparison

After Wayne Rooney started on the bench for the second leg of the last-16 Champions League tie against Real Madrid, a media frenzy ensued with transfer rumours aplenty. Sir Alex Ferguson was reported to have been unhappy with the striker’s form and although he has since quashed such claims, the press continue to speculate. Of one thing there is no doubt, Rooney remains world class and a look at his stats shows just why. He stands up favourably to other …
Is Michael Carrick Statistically Better Than Last Season?

Is Michael Carrick Statistically Better Than Last Season?

Robin van Persie might win Manchester United’s Player of The Season awards when the season ends, but only a few United fans would argue against the importance of Michael Carrick in this campaign. Whether he’s partnered with Tom Cleverley or Ryan Giggs in the middle of the park, the central midfielder has been indispensable for Sir Alex Ferguson’s side where his metronomic role balances the team. A run of great form and consistency Carrick has shown this season has made …
Scouting Report: Everton | Stats & In-Depth Tactical Analysis

Scouting Report: Everton | Stats & In-Depth Tactical Analysis

This week Martin Lewis has a scouting report on Everton. This will not only be interesting for Everton supporters but also Manchester City supporters before the big game tomorrow. In fact supporters of any club that are yet to play Everton this season will find this in-depth tactical and statistical analysis interesting. [box_light]N.B. Please note that this is not an article – the purpose of this report is just that for it to seem like a Scouting Report please take it in …
Page: 1 356 357 358 359 360 365