The Steel in Chelsea's Midfield: Nemanja Matic | Stats Profile

The Steel in Chelsea's Midfield: Nemanja Matic | Stats Profile

Chelsea must be regretting their decision of letting their Serbian midfielder go to Benfica back in 2011, because now Nemanja Matic is a crucial part of their midfield, breaking up play, reading the game and with the ability of picking a pass, the ex-Benfica player is the complete midfielder Jose Mourinho desperately needed. It is estimated that Chelsea lost £17m on buying back Matic (arrived in January for £22m/€25m) - not smart business, but it was an acquisition that was required …
Liverpool Vs West Brom Preview | Stats, Odds & Key Men

Liverpool Vs West Brom Preview | Stats, Odds & Key Men

Steve Clarke will be hoping his West Bromwich Albion side can pull out another performance, similar to the one they showed at Manchester United recently, on Saturday, but will have to be wary of Liverpool's brilliant first half performances so far this season. Brendan Rodgers' side sit in 3rd place, two points off Arsenal who lie 1st, while West Brom sit 12th, with (3) draws in their last (5) Premier League games. West Brom are yet to lose away from …
Reading 0 Liverpool 0 | Match Review & Stats

Reading 0 Liverpool 0 | Match Review & Stats

Reading managed to achieve a clean sheet for the first time in 10 games against Liverpool, as the match resulted in a 0-0 draw. The home side came into the game after losing 2-0 at home to Southampton last week, while Liverpool were looking for a win after a goalless draw with West Ham United at Anfield last Sunday. The game got off to a nervy start as Reading struggled to keep possession of the ball but still managed to …