Ramires - Underrated In Chelsea Midfield | Stats

Ramires - Underrated In Chelsea Midfield | Stats

Jose Mourinho may only see Chelsea as 'the little horse' but many consider them as the favourites to lift the Premier League title in May. They have finally found the winning formula after a rocky start and the team is now stacked with pace, power and ability. In the recent 1-0 victory over Manchester City, their midfield of Nemanja Matic, David Luiz and Ramires was praised as being pivotal to the result. Ramires has been a key player for a …
Spurs 0 Liverpool 5 | Spurs Midfield Vs Liverpool Midfield Stats

Spurs 0 Liverpool 5 | Spurs Midfield Vs Liverpool Midfield Stats

Liverpool turned up to White Hart Lane trying to overturn a spell of poor results at the Spurs home ground in the past few years, not winning in six attempts, and did so on Sunday through hard work, determination and playing scintillating football. In this article I will examine the two midfield trios from each side, consisting of Mousa Dembele, Paulinho and Sandro for Spurs - and Joe Allen, Jordan Henderson and Lucas Leiva for Liverpool. Dembele, Paulinho and Lewis …
Manchester City Vs Tottenham Hotspur Preview | Key Men and Team News

Manchester City Vs Tottenham Hotspur Preview | Key Men and Team News

This match contains two of the sides that will be battling in the top six as the season progresses, however, their season aims will differ slightly. Manchester City will still fancy themselves as potential title challengers, while Tottenham will only be looking at a Champions League place, despite being above Sunday's opponents at the moment. It will be crucial for both teams to get a positive result after defeats before the international break. It should be an entertaining match as …
Tottenham Hotspur | The Season So Far: Stats Analysis

Tottenham Hotspur | The Season So Far: Stats Analysis

The last time EPL Index analysed Spurs' 'The Season So Far', the North London side went into the international break following a humiliating 3-0 defeat at home to Sam Allardyce's West Ham United side. The last defeat before the West Ham United game, was again, before the international break, losing to their biggest rivals Arsenal, 1-0. Another note on their three losses are that they had a Europa League game on the Thursday night, and a game in the Premier …
Comparing the box to box mids | Ramsey, Henderson, Carrick, Ramires, Paulinho

Comparing the box to box mids | Ramsey, Henderson, Carrick, Ramires, Paulinho

In the modern day game, the box to box midfielder is a crucial part to a team.  A good box to box midfielder links the defence and the attack, push's forward to keep the play ticking but also gets back to defend then win the ball back and makes it his goal to cover every blade of grass on the pitch in each and every game.  It takes not only technical ability to take on this role but, it takes …
Arsenal 1 Spurs 0 | Comparisons | Cazorla V Paulinho, Giroud V Soldado

Arsenal 1 Spurs 0 | Comparisons | Cazorla V Paulinho, Giroud V Soldado

A 3rd goal in as many Premier League games from Olivier Giroud powered Arsenal to their 4th consecutive victory in all competitions and their 2nd consecutive victory in the Premier League. The 1 - 0 victory over North London rivals Tottenham Hotspur was also Arsenal's 101st Derby win. But it wasn't a cake-walk for them as the team had to toil and toil hard until the dying moments. Credit must be given to Tottenham for putting up a fight, albeit …
Arsenal vs Tottenham Hotspur Preview | Team News, Stats & Odds

Arsenal vs Tottenham Hotspur Preview | Team News, Stats & Odds

Tottenham head to the Emirates on Sunday three points ahead of their North London rivals after securing back to back 1-0 wins over Crystal Palace and Swansea with two penalty goals from record signing Roberto Soldado. Arsenal, on the other hand have recovered well after their opening day defeat to Aston Villa with an impressive 3-1 win over Fulham last weekend and will be eager to impress their home fans after their less than impressive start at The Emirates. Tottenham …
Tottenham vs Swansea City Preview | Odds, Team News & Stats

Tottenham vs Swansea City Preview | Odds, Team News & Stats

With both clubs playing strong sides in the Europa League during the week, neither side will be at a disadvantage when it comes to fatigue. Tottenham have been in the headlines all week due to their transfer dealings, as moves for Willian and Erik Lamela were made but the former now looks more likely to join Chelsea. Meanwhile the Gareth Bale saga looks to be finally ending, which is great news for Spurs as they can finally move on. Swansea …