Full-Back Index - Baines vs Azpilicueta vs Clyne

Full-Back Index - Baines vs Azpilicueta vs Clyne

"A fullback is either a failed centre-back or a failed winger", said Jamie Carragher on a strange Monday Night Football episode in a bid to get one over his arch nemesis and fellow pundit Gary Neville. Though Gary Neville laughed it off in a very dismissive way only he can do, what Carragher said that day could actually be true in the sense that very few players actually want to grow into a full-back and nail down a regular place …
Player Comparison | Nemanja Matic vs Victor Wanyama

Player Comparison | Nemanja Matic vs Victor Wanyama

Nemanja Matic and Victor Wanyama are two of the most in-form players in the Premier League at this moment in time. To many, whether or not a defensive midfielder is in-form is something quite difficult to see. Neither player will regularly bang the goals in week-in, week-out but both are absolutely vital to their team’s recent success this season. Both of these colossals screen their defences in a way that relieves a lot of the team’s pressure and this defensive …
Coutinho Vs Mata Comparison | Who Has Started Better?

Coutinho Vs Mata Comparison | Who Has Started Better?

Juan Mata and Philippe Coutinho are two of the most creative players in the league on their day, but both have had inconsistent starts to the season for their respective teams. Mata hasn't played consistently well since the start of last season, with the arrival of Jose Mourinho at Chelsea and his move to Manchester United hindering his form. While Coutinho hasn't been as effective as Liverpool have struggled to deal with the loss of Luis Suarez and the injury …
David Silva vs Eden Hazard | Tricky Playmaker Stats Comparison

David Silva vs Eden Hazard | Tricky Playmaker Stats Comparison

When the season kicked off back in August, two teams, Manchester City and Chelsea, were clear favourites for the title.  Seven games into the season and those are the two teams residing in first and second place with Chelsea five points above second place Manchester City.  The London club have been the better team thus far and their early five point lead on the defending champions shows that. In this article we will focus on David Silva and Eden Hazard's …
Suarez vs Aguero | Stats Comparison of Season So Far

Suarez vs Aguero | Stats Comparison of Season So Far

There’s no doubt that Suarez and Aguero are the top two strikers in the premier league, but a lot of people argue as to who really is the top dog. This isn’t the first time the two South American strikers have been compared, and it certainly won’t be the last. But based on the stats, we will see who really has been better this season so far. Both have missed their fair share of games this season; Suarez due to …
Early 2013/14's Underrated Players | Schneiderlin, Gibbs, Ward & Noble

Early 2013/14's Underrated Players | Schneiderlin, Gibbs, Ward & Noble

With 8 games gone, players are already being applauded for their impressive performances. The list includes Daniel Sturridge and Aaron Ramsey, but what about those who have performed without getting the recognition they deserve? I look at 5 of the unsung heroes in the Premier League so far this season. Morgan Schneiderlin Southampton have made an exceptional start to the season and after their draw against Manchester United, they find themselves in 6th place. Lallana, Clyne, and Lovren have grabbed …