Swansea Sign Spanish Striking Duo

Swansea Sign Spanish Striking Duo

On Friday, Swansea City announced the signing of Spanish international Fernando Llorente on a free transfer from Europa League winners Sevilla.  Manager Francesco Guidolin has since confirmed that the club will also sign Spanish striker Borja Baston from Atletico Madrid. After scoring only 42 league goals and getting only eight from strikers last season, Swansea will be hoping those two will be able to score enough goals to keep them away from the bottom three this season. Ever since selling Wilfried …
City Stutter to Win against Swansea

City Stutter to Win against Swansea

Swansea arrived at the Etihad managerless after the sacking of Garry Monk, and the interim manager Alan Curtis made numerous changes. City chose to rest De Bruyne pairing Silva Navas and Sterling ahead of Toure and Ferdandhino. Bony gave City the lead fed by Jesus Navas in the 23rd minute. Pellegrini restoring Silva knows Silva will be key to the run in and was very fortunate that Joe Hart was in top form. City have an abundance of talent but …
Norwich City vs Swansea City | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Norwich City vs Swansea City | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Newly-promoted club Norwich City will hope to get out of their rut as they host equally struggling team Swansea City at the Carrow Road this Saturday, November 7th for a 2015-2016 Premier League encounter. TEAM NEWS NORWICH CITY: Norwich are currently on a four-game losing streak and have been winless in their last six games. Their last victory was back in September 12th against fellow newcomer AFC Bournemouth also at their home stadium. The Canaries are coming off a brutal …
Premier League: Week 9 Preview

Premier League: Week 9 Preview

You probably know everything you want to know about the teams at the very top of the Premier League, as they're all over the sports pages most days. However, there are other teams that have the capability to get impressive results against common expectation and net you excellent returns on your bets. We look at some of the fixtures on the fringes of the Premier League this weekend, which you should be looking at for their value. Watford vs. Arsenal, …
Watford vs Swansea City Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

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

Watford welcome high-flying Swansea City on Saturday, the 12th of September on Match day Five of the Barclays Premier League. While Watford have lost 1 game and drawn the remaining 3, Swansea have won 2 and drawn 2 games. The Welsh side remain one of the three sides apart from Manchester City and Leicester to not have lost any game so far this season. Team News Watford We expect Watford to line-up the same starting XI that lost 2-0 to Manchester …
Five Surprise Packages So Far from the Premier League

Five Surprise Packages So Far from the Premier League

We're only four games into the season, so any definitive statements on the 'best' players of the 2015/16 season is something better left until we have a bigger pool of games from which to take data and start to make predictions for the remainder of the season. Fear not however, this train of thought allows us to focus our attention on the players whose form in the early period of the season has perhaps surprised those 'in the know'. Ross Barkley …
EPL Assessment: Above, Below and In-line with Expectations

EPL Assessment: Above, Below and In-line with Expectations

With Premier League teams taking a break as we settle down for some more Euro 2016 Qualifying matches, it's the perfect time to assess which teams are performing above, at, or below, expectations in the 2015/16 season so far. There are four games done, 34 to go, but already it's possible to see who has spent the summer performing useful improvements on the team, and which teams need major surgery in order to move forward. Above Expectation Leicester City have …
Arsenal and Chelsea: What Went Wrong?

Arsenal and Chelsea: What Went Wrong?

The first week of the Premier League produced unconvincing starts for two of the strongest teams of this season – Chelsea and Arsenal. Chelsea – being the defending champions – were this close to losing their home game at Stamford Bridge to Swansea City. They managed to salvage a 2-2 draw and that was perhaps the only saving grace. According to the stats, no side has enjoyed more than Swansea's 10 shots on target at Chelsea since 2003. A major …
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