Lucas signs sew deal at Liverpool | 2012/13 Passing Stats game by game

Lucas signs sew deal at Liverpool | 2012/13 Passing Stats game by game

Lucas Leiva has signed a new long-term contract at Liverpool, the club announced on their official website earlier this evening. The Brazilian midfielder, who has become a favourite with the club’s supporters over the last two seasons, has made 208 appearances for the Reds since he joined from Gremio in 2007. [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="465"] Lucas Passing Stats 2012/13[/caption] After signing the extension to his current deal, Lucas told the website of his enjoyment during his time at Anfield. [quote]I …
Lucas the Lynchpin? Stats Compared to Rival Defensive Mids

Lucas the Lynchpin? Stats Compared to Rival Defensive Mids

Lucas Leiva is no stranger to criticism. Prior to winning the Standard Chartered Fans’ Player of the Year award for 2010–11, the Brazilian midfielder was far from a fans’ favourite, but as one of the few players to come out of Hodgson’s brief stint in charge with any credit, the days of Lucas as scapegoat are over. Or are they? Despite conceding fewer shots from the primary scoring zones than any other side in the league last season, suspicions remain …
Tactical Analysis: Liverpool 1 Southampton 0 | Lucas Leiva Stats

Tactical Analysis: Liverpool 1 Southampton 0 | Lucas Leiva Stats

Liverpool defeated the newly promoted Southampton 1-nil, although their display was more convincing then the score-line suggested. The game wasn’t particularly difficult to understand, with Liverpool’s dominate display aided by the fact Southampton sat back and was sloppy. A headed goal by Daniel Agger just prior to half-time gave Liverpool the lead, although more should have followed. Line Ups The biggest inclusion to the Liverpool line-up was the return of Lucas Leiva. Lucas returned from a three month spell on …