Goal Involvement Stats | Ramsey, Suarez, Lukaku, Aguero and Remy

Goal Involvement Stats | Ramsey, Suarez, Lukaku, Aguero and Remy

There have been some interesting statistics on Twitter of late about “Goals Involved” in. This is when you divide the minutes played by the total goals and assists of a player to show how often they've been involved in a goal for their respective side.  As you can see Luis Suarez has been in blistering form since returning from his ban for biting Branislav Ivanovic. The debates have begun again about whether Luis Suarez is the best player in the …
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 …
Swansea 1 Arsenal 2 | Formation Stats Info-Graphic

Swansea 1 Arsenal 2 | Formation Stats Info-Graphic

Arsenal made it five Premier League wins in a row against Swansea at The Liberty Stadium as they moved two points clear at the top of the league. Star signing Mesut Ozil was quiet in the game but Arsenal showed that their squad does not lack depth with youngster Serge Gnabry snatching his opportunity by scoring the first and the in-form Aaron Ramsey scoring his fourth Premier League goal of the season making him joint top scorer in the league. …
Arsenal Vs Stoke City Match Preview | Stats, Odds and Team News

Arsenal Vs Stoke City Match Preview | Stats, Odds and Team News

Arsene Wenger's Arsenal side welcomes a totally different Stoke City side to the Emirates this weekend, with performances from Mark Hughes' Stoke so far this season showing they're going in a different direction to the Pulis era. Stoke City are currently sitting 7th in the table, unbeaten in their last three after losing to Liverpool in the first game of the season, and have looked impressive at times. Mark Hughes looks to have emphasised a less Begovic-to-Crouch pass combination, and …
Ramsey shines as Özil makes a bright debut | Stats Analysis

Ramsey shines as Özil makes a bright debut | Stats Analysis

Arsenal powered their way to the top of the league (momentarily) with a clinical performance away from home against Sunderland. An early goal by this season's leading goal scorer Olivier Giroud, from an assist provided by new signing *wait for it* Mesut Özil, laid the foundation of The Gunners' victory. A brace by Welshman Aaron Ramsey (who is the joint highest goal scorer in all competitions for Arsenal this season with 5 goals) sealed what was a well-deserved victory for …
Ramsey & Cazorla Justifying Wenger's Faith in the 'thin' Squad | Stats Vs Fulham

Ramsey & Cazorla Justifying Wenger's Faith in the 'thin' Squad | Stats Vs Fulham

Arsenal finally got off the mark in the Premier League this weekend courtesy of Podolski's deadly double and Giroud's 2nd goal in 2 games. The match against Fulham was however won in the mid-field. The trio of Ramsey, Rosicky and Cazorla formed an effective partnership and controlled the game right from the start. With the victory, Arsenal became the first team to have won 100 London derby games, an achievement that they can better against traditional rivals Spurs this Sunday. …
Ramsey's almost got it all | A Stats Comparison with Fabregas indicates a key weakness

Ramsey's almost got it all | A Stats Comparison with Fabregas indicates a key weakness

Like most Arsenal fans, I was amazed by the impressive return to form of Aaron 'Rambo' Ramsey last season. After the horrifying injury he sustained at the Britannia Stadium, fans believed that another bright career had ended on a very ugly note. To the surprise of many, Ramsey made a quick recovery and was back on the pitch within 9 months. The season that followed wasn't a very bright one and it looked like he was headed down the same …
Jack Wilshere v. Aaron Ramsey | In-depth Stats Analysis

Jack Wilshere v. Aaron Ramsey | In-depth Stats Analysis

Jack Wilshere and Aaron Ramsey have a lot more in common with each other than just the club they play for. They have the same salaries, and they’re roughly the same age (Wilshere is 21, Ramsey is 22), size, and position. In fact, on their Wikipedia pages, both are described as versatile players who function mostly as “box to box” midfielders. Both players have even had well-documented problems with injuries, and neither player is known as a prolific goal scorer. …