Top Passers, Creators, Tacklers & Scorers in the Premier League So Far

Top Passers, Creators, Tacklers & Scorers in the Premier League So Far

With twenty-three matches played by all twenty clubs we thought we'd check our Stats Centre's Top Stats area and share some of the stats from it. We usually give Top Scorers lists but these can be found anywhere - instead today the first image below will show you the best mins per goal value for players that have played at least 450 minutes in the Premier League. No surprises that Javier Hernandez is top of the list, impressively, averaging a …
Can Abou Diaby be compared to Yaya Toure? | Stats Comparison

Can Abou Diaby be compared to Yaya Toure? | Stats Comparison

When questioned whether he would be the ideal replacement for Alex Song, who left Arsenal for Barcelona earlier this season, Abou Diaby boldly replied: [quote]No, I see myself as more of a Yaya Toure, as I like to get forward when given the opportunity.[/quote] A bold statement it may have seemed, but with the French midfielder getting playing time with the club after recovering from injury, the midfielder looks set to be an integral part of the team, with his …
Liverpool 2 Man City 2: | Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Liverpool 2 Man City 2: | Match Stats & Tactical Analysis

Lineups   Liverpool continued with Rodgers implementation of a 4-3-3. Sterling was given the nod on the left side of the front three and Gerrard was given his roaming role in the ‘hole’. After the early loss of Lucas, Allen had to pick up a lot of the dirty work that the Brazilian covers. Shelvey helped out admirably as well and went on to become more influential in attack as he helped establish a foothold in the game. City are …
Premier League 12/13 Opta Stats | Best Players From Fixture Round 1

Premier League 12/13 Opta Stats | Best Players From Fixture Round 1

So the first weekend of the season has come and gone and what  a weekend of football it was. From the high scoring games on Saturday to the end to end game between Manchester City and Southampton and finally Everton beating Manchester United on Monday night. It was an interesting round of fixtures with a few big games Newcastle Vs Spurs and Everton Vs Manchester United. There were a few drubbings with Swansea, Fulham and West Brom dishing out some …
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