Manchester City v Spurs 13/14: What Did the Fans Think?

Manchester City v Spurs 13/14: What Did the Fans Think?

Saturday morning sees the return of Tottenham Hotspur to the Etihad, a fixture that was notorious last season for the 6-0 thrashing the Blues meted out to the Londoners. Jesús Navas opened the scoring on 14 seconds and closed it on 90 minutes to collect his brace, while two goals from Sergio Agüero on either side of half-time was closely followed by one from Álvaro Negredo. An own goal from Sandro capped a miserable day for Spurs, who fell foul …
EPL in Brazil Part 3- Belgium: Hazard, Fellaini, Kompany, Lukaku stats

EPL in Brazil Part 3- Belgium: Hazard, Fellaini, Kompany, Lukaku stats

Part 3 of our World Cup preview series looks at one of the strongest teams making the trip to Latin America: Belgium. They are also well represented by the Premier League, with 11 players from the league (second in overall totals only to England).  Seen by many as dark horses to go all the way, and with good reason, let’s take a look at the players from the Premier League who can make the most impact this summer. Belgian defence …
Tottenham v Manchester City Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Players

Tottenham v Manchester City Preview | Team News, Stats and Key Players

Two of the in-form sides in the Premier League meet at White Hart Lane on Wednesday night, with Spurs hoping to grab all three points in their quest for Champions League football; while Manchester City hope to keep up the pressure on fellow title contenders Arsenal. Team News Spurs are set to welcome back a host of players, with Andros Townsend, Jan Vertonghen, Paulinho, Sandro & Younes Kaboul set to return to first-team action. Alvaro Negredo & Samir Nasri will …
Becca's PL Round-Up: Big Decisions, Everton 3 Liverpool 3, Man City Hit 6

Becca's PL Round-Up: Big Decisions, Everton 3 Liverpool 3, Man City Hit 6

A dramatic and significant weekend of fixtures in the Premier kicked off with the eagerly-anticipated Merseyside derby, and it was even more pulsating than expected. End to end drama concluded with goals from Suarez, Coutinho, Sturridge, Mirallas and two from Lukaku meant that the match ended 3-3 at Goodison Park. Big saves from Simon Mignolet kept the Reds in the game, after they were leading 2-1 with 2o minutes gone in the first half. After Everton drawing level to make …
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 …
Scotland 0 Belgium 2 Tactical Analysis | De Bruyne, Fellaini, Chadli & Benteke feature

Scotland 0 Belgium 2 Tactical Analysis | De Bruyne, Fellaini, Chadli & Benteke feature

At the end of a sodden night at Hampden Park, one thing was made abundantly clear: this current crop of Belgian players can go very far indeed. All but qualified for the upcoming World Cup finals in 2014, the Red Devils swept away Scotland with a comfortable 2-0 victory, despite missing captain Vincent Kompany and prize asset Eden Hazard through injury. Their absences were not missed too much, as Nicolas Lombaerts and Nacer Chadli proved themselves to be more than …
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 …
Belgian's Taking over the EPL | Hazard, Dembele, Fellaini, Benteke et al Stats

Belgian's Taking over the EPL | Hazard, Dembele, Fellaini, Benteke et al Stats

The Belgians are coming, you have been warned. If we didn’t already know about the remarkable number of talented players coming out of Belgium in recent years we do now. Many people have already earmarked them as dark horses for next year’s World Cup with a view to them becoming genuine contenders for the European Championships in 2016. The majority of Belgium’s golden generation are currently plying their trade in the Premier League and there might be more on the …
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