Sunderland vs Everton Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Players

Sunderland vs Everton Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Players

Sunderland face a difficult encounter at the Stadium of Light on Saturday, with the blue half of Merseyside - one of the in-form teams in the Premier League - looking to carry on their fine form in their quest for Champions League qualification. The Black Cats, however, need a miracle to stay up, according to the Uruguayan manager Gustavo Poyet; and will need to start their unlikely survival with three points over the Toffees if they have any chance catching …
Chelsea’s Lukaku Dilemma: “The Daniel Sturridge Redux”

Chelsea’s Lukaku Dilemma: “The Daniel Sturridge Redux”

What has six legs, takes about 200 minutes to score a goal, and will be permanently changing their Stamford Bridge address this summer? Give up? The collective skills of Chelsea forwards Samuel Eto’o, Fernando Torres, and Demba Ba. [caption id="attachment_51589" align="aligncenter" width="509"] Current Chelsea strike force of Eto'o, Ba, Torres (left to right)[/caption] That’s probably not humorous to many—but the productivity number is accurate and the forecast is a good bet. It’s embarrassing that Chelsea’s top scorer is their brilliant …
Artistic Info-Graphic | Liverpool Vs Everton: Suarez Vs Lukaku Stats

Artistic Info-Graphic | Liverpool Vs Everton: Suarez Vs Lukaku Stats

In the build up to tonight's match of the night Liverpool Vs Everton we've joined up with artist Nazar Stefanovic (@nazarstefanovic) to bring you graphic below. Luis Suarez and Romelu Lukaku will be the key men at Anfield today and they were hand drawn by him. As you can see the key stats from both players have been displayed too. Click to englarge …
Liverpool vs Everton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool vs Everton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool welcome Everton to Anfield on Tuesday in what is expected to be another pulsating Merseyside derby. Both teams have impressed this season, with only one point separating them in the table and Champions League qualification is a distinct possibility for both teams. Liverpool will be looking to continue their impressive home record, which has seen them win 9 of their 11 Premier League games at Anfield this season and take 28 points from a possible 33. The Reds have …
Everton Vs Tottenham Hotspur Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

Everton Vs Tottenham Hotspur Preview | Key Men, Stats & Team News

This match is being contested between two clubs who are developing into teams that could potentially challenge for the top four on a consistent basis, however, their approaches couldn't be more different. Everton employed a young, enthusiastic manager in the summer to change the side's playing style - and their transfer policy has allowed them to form a very talented squad of players. In addition, their academy consistently produces players who can reach the first team, which saves the club …
Goal Involvement Stats | Ramsey, Suarez, Lukaku, Aguero and Remy

Goal Involvement Stats | Ramsey, Suarez, Lukaku, Aguero and Remy

There have been some interesting statistics on Twitter of late about “Goals Involved” in. This is when you divide the minutes played by the total goals and assists of a player to show how often they've been involved in a goal for their respective side.  As you can see Luis Suarez has been in blistering form since returning from his ban for biting Branislav Ivanovic. The debates have begun again about whether Luis Suarez is the best player in the …
Strikers Analysis: Giroud, Lukaku, Sturridge, Agüero and Van Persie

Strikers Analysis: Giroud, Lukaku, Sturridge, Agüero and Van Persie

The EPL 2013-14 season has been off to an intriguing start. All big teams, except Manchester United are amongst the top 5, with only 3 points separating Arsenal (who are on top) and Tottenham (who occupy the 5th place). Man Utd (with 11 points) find themselves below Southampton and Everton. Manchester City have scored the most number of goals so far (20), while Southampton have conceded the least number of goals (3). This week, I bring an in-depth statistical analysis …
Aston Villa Vs Everton Preview | Stats, Team News & Key men

Aston Villa Vs Everton Preview | Stats, Team News & Key men

The seventh-placed Toffees travel to Aston Villa on Sunday for one of only four 3pm kick-offs, and will be looking to assert themselves even further as European football contenders. Aston Villa, on the other hand, sit in 13th position, with a clear points divide between the top third and the bottom third. Indeed, only one point separates 8th and 14th in the league creating a closely fought mid-table scrap in which Manchester United are also involved. It may still be early in the …