Manchester United vs Everton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United vs Everton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United welcome one of their long term adversaries to Old Trafford this weekend, as Rafa Benitez’s Everton come to town. After the poor displays of recent weeks, the manner of performance will be just as important as the result of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Meanwhile, the Toffees will be looking to make a statement of their own against one of the title favourites. It should be a great spectacle for the neutral. The visitors will feel they have the experience …
Chelsea's Tactical Progress Under Benitez | In-depth Analysis

Chelsea's Tactical Progress Under Benitez | In-depth Analysis

Immediately after being appointed the new Chelsea manager, Rafa Benitez had to deal with several problems. Putting aside the ‘off pitch’ problems he encountered (which, quite frankly took the term ‘fan backlash’ to new highs), the Spaniard’s focus was surely casted over the tactical deficiencies repeatedly showed by his new team during the season. For a team of Chelsea’s calibre (given their spending power, hence the amount of quality players in their squad), perhaps it was uncommon to have different …
Didier Drog-Ba? Demba Ba v Romelu Lukaku v Didier Drogba

Didier Drog-Ba? Demba Ba v Romelu Lukaku v Didier Drogba

To the relief of Rafa Benitez, the imminent signing of in-form striker, Demba Ba (27), has just about done enough to overshadow Chelsea’s poor showing in the 1-0 defeat to QPR on Wednesday night. Chelsea remain 14 points adrift of league leaders, Manchester United, and despite having played one game less, their title aspirations look all but over. However, as a club in transition, Chelsea fans can be optimistic for the future. This season has seen the likes of Oscar …
Looking At Rafa Benitez | What he faces at Chelsea & Tactics

Looking At Rafa Benitez | What he faces at Chelsea & Tactics