Teemu Pukki – Norwich’s Talisman

Teemu Pukki – Norwich’s Talisman

Of all the teams that got promoted this season to the English Premier League, Norwich City is looking like the one most likely to stay up. Aston Villa have a good squad but they are yet to produce a result that makes one sit up. Yes, they did beat Everton by 2-0 at Villa Park but given the Toffees’ form, I do not believe that is too significant. Sheffield United have won but only against the currently underwhelming Crystal Palace. …
Ajax vs Tottenham - Champions League Semi-Final Preview

Ajax vs Tottenham - Champions League Semi-Final Preview

Tottenham are heading into the biggest match of their season as they travel to face Ajax on Wednesday night. Although they have a one-goal deficit, they are only one game away from the Champions League final and they may never get a better chance to reach that stage of the competition. Unfortunately for Spurs, they have suffered injuries and suspensions at the worst possible time of the campaign. Their lack of transfer activity in recent windows has left them with …
Liverpool Go Top of the Table with a 4-1 Win over Cardiff City

Liverpool Go Top of the Table with a 4-1 Win over Cardiff City

Liverpool and Cardiff City like to play high scoring games. The past three games between these two sides had yielded more than four goals per game. Moreover, newly promoted Cardiff were travelling to the fortress of Anfield and Liverpool had just dispatched Red Star Belgrade 4-0 in the midweek game in Champions League. So, it was expected that the result of today’s game would be a high-scoring Liverpool win. That is what it turned out to be. The only wrinkle …
Tottenham vs Barcelona Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham vs Barcelona Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Tottenham are facing a difficult test in the Champions League as they welcome Barcelona to Wembley. It is going to be an uphill task for the Premier League team to qualify from their group after a disappointing defeat to Inter Milan two weeks ago. They were leading but conceded two late goals to put them into a tough position at this early stage of the competition. Last season, they managed to beat Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid in the group …
Napoli Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Napoli Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

When the Champions League draw was made, Group C was called the group of death as the draw had pitted the title challengers in England and Italy versus the champions of France. After the first game week of Champions League, it does not seem that dreary, at least for Liverpool. After beating Paris Saint Germain at home, the Reds travel to Naples this Wednesday night to try and wrest a great lead in the group. But facing Napoli at Stadio …
Where will Lucas Moura fit in at Tottenham?

Where will Lucas Moura fit in at Tottenham?

Tottenham made their only major signing of the January transfer window on deadline day as they agreed a £23 million deal to bring in Lucas Moura. The 25-year-old has joined on a five-and-a-half year deal and arrives to much fanfare. The majority of supporters wouldn’t have been expecting any major signings during this window, but the club have chosen to strengthen and the signing of the Brazilian will provide positive momentum for the club. This season has been a frustrating …
Could Tom Carroll be the Key to Swansea's Survival this Season?

Could Tom Carroll be the Key to Swansea's Survival this Season?

Swansea City currently find themselves in 19th after a poor start to the campaign. Having finished 15th last season, the Swans will be looking to emulate that this season but have found it to be quite challenging following the departure of talisman Gylfi Sigurdsson to Everton for £45m. Having signed for £4.5m in the January transfer window, how influential could Tom Carroll become in Swansea's race to beat the drop this season? Carroll is more of a deep-lying central midfielder with great …
Analysing Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli's Attacking Contribution

Analysing Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli's Attacking Contribution

Tottenham have had one of the best attacks in the Premier League during recent seasons and the influence of their two advanced midfielders is central to that. Mauricio Pochettino has favoured a 3-4-2-1 formation, which has allowed both Christian Eriksen and Dele Alli to take their games to the next level. They have each added consistency and regularly contribute in the final third. The reason the team's been so successful is that the two of them provide different qualities to the …
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