QPR 3 Sunderland 1: In-Depth Tactical Analysis

QPR 3 Sunderland 1: In-Depth Tactical Analysis

Once again Harry Redknapp chopped and changed in terms of formation, selection and even strategy. First, the 4-1-2-3 shape that brought him success in the last game against Southampton was replaced by more of a 4-4-2, which looked like 4-2-2-2 given the wide men were playing on their wrong foot and looked to move infield all the time. Then there were four changes in the starting XI with only one of them forced – Julio Cesar remained injured, so Green started …
How well does your team convert chances? Premier League Stats Comparison

How well does your team convert chances? Premier League Stats Comparison

Of course, I don't need to tell you that the more chances a team creates the more likely they are of scoring. But do the teams creating the most chances score the most goals? The stats below show the chance conversion rate for each individual team. Not surprisingly, top of the league Manchester United also top the chance conversion table by a long way converting 21% of chances. This is higher than last season (19%) suggesting too many missed chances …
EPL Myths Debunked | Rafa's Chelsea Boring? Harry to save QPR? City threw away title?

EPL Myths Debunked | Rafa's Chelsea Boring? Harry to save QPR? City threw away title?

QPR 0 Manchester United 2 | Match & Stats Report

QPR 0 Manchester United 2 | Match & Stats Report

QPR expectantly lost at home to Manchester United by 2 goals to nil. Rafael scored a stunning volley, and Nani slotted Giggs in for a second to carry United over a Rangers. Overview In terms of possession, the game was far more balanced than most may have predicted. The difference was largely marginal, with Manchester United carrying 51.5% of the possession to QPR's 48.5%. Their passing accuracy was just as close. United completed at a rate of 77%, QPR at 74%. Shots …
QPR 0 Manchester United 2 | In-depth Match Summary Stats & Player Stats

QPR 0 Manchester United 2 | In-depth Match Summary Stats & Player Stats

Manchester United are now 15 points clear at the top of the Premier League. A professional victory at Loftus Road has given United a lead that no team has ever over-hauled.  Rafael scored a thunderbolt of a goal clocked at 77mph (123.9 kmph) from 29 yards out with it being touted as one of the goals of the season (stats via @ManUtdPlace). [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="370"] Belter from Rafael Vs QPR via Feintzebra.co.uk[/caption] Whilst both teams were pretty level on …
Overrated or Underrated: Raheem Sterling | Stats Analysis

Overrated or Underrated: Raheem Sterling | Stats Analysis

Swansea 4 QPR 1 | Match Summary Stats

Swansea 4 QPR 1 | Match Summary Stats

Michu again scored a brace, like he did in the corresponding fixture back in the first week of the new season.  Swansea completed a emphatic double over QPR and came out 4-1 winners at Liberty Stadium to heap more misery on their relegation threatened visitors. QPR had conceded just once in their previous five Premier League games, but they two early strikes from the Swans put the game to bed early on. Michu ended his goal drought in the 8th minute …
Swansea v QPR | Stats Preview | Can QPR score?

Swansea v QPR | Stats Preview | Can QPR score?

Two teams with very contrasting seasons so far meet on Saturday, in the Liberty Stadium. Back in August, When Swansea travelled to Loftus Road and came out 5-0 winners. But, much has changed since then, at least for one of the teams. After that match on the 18th of August, QPR have spent around £35million on new players (£12million in summer, after 18th August and the rest in January). A club record £12.5million signing of SambaNot to mentioned free transfers of Júlio César, Jermain Jenas and Tel Ben Haim, and …
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