Southampton vs Reading Match Preview | Player Stats

Southampton vs Reading Match Preview | Player Stats

Southampton and Reading meet at St Mary’s on Saturday with both teams looking to pick up a crucial three points against their relegation rivals. It is a cliché to call a game a six pointer and it is used on far too regularly, but this appears to be one of those occasions where it can be used legitimately. Both Southampton and Reading are currently placed in the drop-zone and they will be keen to grab a victory in a fixture …
EPLIndex Premier League Statistical Team of the Week - Match Day 9

EPLIndex Premier League Statistical Team of the Week - Match Day 9

A roller-coaster Premier League weekend has come to an end with a lot of controversies. What remains is that Chelsea are still on top of the table and QPR are at the bottom of it. We're opting for a 3-4-3 formation this week! Mignolet [Clean Sheet + Saves] This young keeper has proved to be one of the best in the English Premier League this season. He managed to make 4 saves and 3 clearances in their match vs Stoke City. …
Two games, two systems: Analysing Reading's midfield in August | Stats

Two games, two systems: Analysing Reading's midfield in August | Stats

In Reading’s Championship-winning campaign last season, manager Brian McDermott played a 4-4-2 system in all but two of their 46 League matches. Yet already this season, the Royals manager has employed two very different central midfield formations in order to combat specific opposition. The summer addition of Danny Guthrie has given Reading a new creative influence in the middle of the park, and his effect is noticeable after just 180 minutes of Premier League football. Reading’s first match saw them …