Manchester United Vs Manchester City | The Key Battles | Stats Analysis

Manchester United Vs Manchester City | The Key Battles | Stats Analysis

With Manchester United keen to avenge their 6-1 defeat last season and with Manchester City yet to secure second place, Monday night’s game may not be the damp squib many expect. There are odds of 2.15 for a home win; City are 3.20 to grab an away win. Sure, with United 15 points clear at the top heading into the game, this encounter isn’t perhaps the title decider that many had hoped for but if previous Manchester derbies are anything to go …
Eden Hazard Vs Shinji Kagawa: Who Has Had the Better Debut Season? | Stats

Eden Hazard Vs Shinji Kagawa: Who Has Had the Better Debut Season? | Stats

Manchester United vs Chelsea | FA Cup Match Preview

Manchester United vs Chelsea | FA Cup Match Preview

Following Tuesday's hugely disappointing exit from the European Cup, Manchester United now have to fully focus their attention on the two remaining titles within their grasp, the Premier League and secondly the FA Cup. Next in line are Chelsea as the big games keep on coming for Manchester United. Can they beat Chelsea? Betting giant bwin have all the odds, why not bet on the game? Sir Alex Ferguson's men will have more than a statement to make following the controversial …
EPL Talking Points | Spurs-Arsenal, Kagawa, Schneiderlin & Vaz Te

EPL Talking Points | Spurs-Arsenal, Kagawa, Schneiderlin & Vaz Te

A weekly article on EPLIndex.com examining some of the statistical talking points from the Premier League fixture week. This week Karsten looks at Arsenal's high line, Carrick's passing, the promise of Schneiderlin and Vaz Te's craft.  Arsenal Pay High Price for a High Line Examining the location of Tottenham and Arsenal’s interceptions from Sunday’s game at White Hart Lane excellently illustrates the drastically different defensive approaches taken by the two sides. While Tottenham were content to sit back and absorb …
Manchester United 4 Norwich 0 | Match & Stats Report

Manchester United 4 Norwich 0 | Match & Stats Report

Shinji Kagawa proved a point on Saturday with an aesthetic hat trick as Manchester United beat Norwich 4-0 at Old Trafford. Wayne Rooney later rounded off the victory with a deceptively easy looking strike from distance. Few will have predicated any other result to this match. Norwich recently turned out a poor streak with a win against Everton, but walking away from Old Trafford with any points would have been a Herculean task. They beat United earlier this season, but a match …
The footballing philosophy of the 2012/13 Sir Alex Ferguson | Man Utd Tactics

The footballing philosophy of the 2012/13 Sir Alex Ferguson | Man Utd Tactics

[quote]"The diamond is seen as a little revolutionary because it goes against our history, but the level of the game in England and Europe is so high now that making yourself unpredictable is a strength. Teams will now have to think about whether we will play with two wide players or in the diamond because we have the players who are capable of doing both things. Players like Shinji Kagawa and Tom Cleverley can play very well in the diamond, while …
Best New Signings | Hazard, Cazorla, Michu, Kagawa & van Persie Stats

Best New Signings | Hazard, Cazorla, Michu, Kagawa & van Persie Stats

Five very popular players with their respective fan bases are the new men in at Chelsea, Manchester United,  Swansea City and Arsenal. Only one of these players played in the Barclays Premier League a year ago - Robin Van Persie - while the other four have each made an instant impact upon their arrival in England. Based on their Premier League statistics through three fixtures, we examine their current pace and take a look at last seasons stats for each club …
Tactical Analysis: Manchester United 3 vs. Fulham 2

Tactical Analysis: Manchester United 3 vs. Fulham 2

In what was very much a game of two halves, Manchester United recorded a narrow win over Fulham where both Robin Van Persie and Shinji Kagawa got off the mark on their home début. Line-Ups Alex Ferguson made four changes to his Manchester United team which lost away to Everton last week – the most notable of which was the inclusion of Robin Van Persie, who was handed his starting début in place of Wayne Rooney. Manchester United played with …