Swansea 1 – 2 Tottenham | Tactical Review

Swansea 1 – 2 Tottenham | Tactical Review

After consecutive defeats to Liverpool and Fulham, Tottenham’s grip on fourth place was loosening. With Arsenal only four points behind having played a game less, a good result was vital for the North Londoners. Swansea, however, had little to play for. A place in the Europa League has already been confirmed thanks to their League Cup victory, and they are well clear of the relegation zone. With this in mind, Villas-Boas’ side went into the game as strong favourites. Spurs …
Premier League Talking Points | Super Jan, Lucas, Lukaku, Remy & Benteke

Premier League Talking Points | Super Jan, Lucas, Lukaku, Remy & Benteke

Welcome to a weekly article on EPLIndex.com examining some of the statistical Talking-Points from the Premier League fixture week. This week Karsten looks at Super Jan, Lucas Leiva, Lukaku, Benteke, Remy and Norwich City. All of the Talking Points are below.  Super Jan for So-so Spurs It’s safe to say many expected a former Ajax player to be the greatest offensive threat in this fixture, but it is unlikely many expected that player to be Jan Vertonghen. The Belgian international …
EPLIndex Statistical Team of the Week: Round 6 Premier League

EPLIndex Statistical Team of the Week: Round 6 Premier League

Better late than never but here it is - EPLIndex's Team of the Week using the EPLIndex.com's Stats Centre (Subscribe for Access to the EPLIndex Stats Centre) A 4-3-3 Formation - here's the reasoning for choosing this team! Mignolet [Clean Sheet] Only 2 keepers managed to keep a clean sheet this weekend - Mignolet and Begovic! Of the two GK's, Mignolet had a better 'involved' in the game and had a better save per minute ratio! Mignolet also managed a terrific save to …
AVB Makes it a Game of Two Halves | Stats Analysis

AVB Makes it a Game of Two Halves | Stats Analysis

Boos rang round White Hart Lane at half time on Sunday afternoon - a sound that has sadly become all too familiar in recent weeks. Tottenham had just been played off the park by a very lively QPR team that Spurs had made look like Barcelona. It was a worrying first 45 minutes. But for a couple of very good saves from Brad Friedel, the game could well have been beyond us at half time. There was no cohesion in …
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