Is Jordan Henderson Liverpool's new Lucas? | Stats comparison

Is Jordan Henderson Liverpool's new Lucas? | Stats comparison

How Far is Lucas from his best? | Stats Comparison

How Far is Lucas from his best? | Stats Comparison

Is Steven Gerrard back to his best? | Stats Compared to Xabi Alonso

Is Steven Gerrard back to his best? | Stats Compared to Xabi Alonso

After crashing out of the Europa League despite a very impressive second leg performance against Zenit at Anfield, Liverpool lost their last opportunity to get some silverware this term. Although Brendan Rodgers and his players still have a chance of finishing fourth in the league, it seems to be unlikely as it'd take a really poor run of form from their rivals and a series of good, consistent displays from the Reds. Some fans aren't letting another disappointment overshadow this …
What is Liverpool's best defensive duo? | Stats comparison

What is Liverpool's best defensive duo? | Stats comparison

The current season is full of mixed feelings for Liverpool fans. The Reds play wonderful football and destroy their opponents one week and a few days later suffer a horrible defeat in a match they should have won. There are some positives as Brendan Rodger's team scores much more goals than Kenny' team last year and Luis Suarez seems to be contending for player of the year award whilst Steven Gerrard has regained the form that made him renowned as one …
Arsenal's star: Mikel Arteta compared to Michael Carrick | Stat Analysis

Arsenal's star: Mikel Arteta compared to Michael Carrick | Stat Analysis

If you asked James Bond to collect your Aston Martin from the dealership you’d back him to get it to you safely. I mean, he’s used to fighting terrorists, flying planes, and parachuting out of moving jets. The challenge of a sprightly sports car shouldn’t pose him too many problems. On the other hand, if your eighty-year-old grandmother was tasked with the same pickup, it's fair to say you’d be a little nervous. You’d trust Bond because he’s playing within …
Premier League's Top 5 Scorers, Creators, Passers & Tacklers so far!

Premier League's Top 5 Scorers, Creators, Passers & Tacklers so far!

As a preview to the Premier League's return this weekend we're going to be using our Opta Stats Centre to bring you the Top 5 Tacklers, Passers, Creators and scorers! Top Tacklers Mark Noble tops with the most attempted tackles however it is Mousa Dembele that has won the highest amount in the Top 5 with 85.71%. Dembele further impresses with the fact that he's attempted the most Duels and Aerial Duels from the Top 5 tacklers. His ground duel win …
Mikel Arteta | Arsenal's pivotal playmaker

Mikel Arteta | Arsenal's pivotal playmaker

In the dying hours of the summer transfer window, it was announced that Mikel Arteta was the final item on Arsene Wenger’s deadline day shopping list. Although his pedigree was undoubted after six stellar seasons with Everton, it had been feared that Wenger had once again opted for the cheaper option in the club’s bid to fill the gaping hole left by the likes of Samir Nasri and Cesc Fabregas. Thankfully though, the Spaniard has proved to be exactly what …