Team Focus #4: Are Man City the new Arsenal?

Team Focus #4: Are Man City the new Arsenal?

Stats released by Opta-powered fantasy football game Oulala have revealed that Manchester City have been the Premier League’s most entertaining team this season. Manuel Pellegrini’s side have had the most shots in the Premier League (595) at a rate of 17.5 per game ahead of Liverpool (519) and Arsenal (508). This has resulted in City also scoring the most goals this term (70) at a rate of 2.06 goals per game. Chelsea are the second…

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Player Focus #58: Harry Kane vs Sergio Aguero – The Golden Boot Race

Player Focus #58: Harry Kane vs Sergio Aguero – The Golden Boot Race

As the Premier League’s golden boot race hots up, two of the top contenders go head to head on Sunday when Tottenham welcome Manchester City to White Hart Lane. Opta-powered fantasy football game Oulala focused their attention to two players that have netted 41 Premier League goals between them, Harry Kane and Sergio Agüero, to see how they have measured up throughout the season as they battle it out for the golden boot. Manchester City’s…

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Player Focus #57: Man United target Antoine Griezmann outperforming Diego Costa last season

Player Focus #57: Man United target Antoine Griezmann outperforming Diego Costa last season

While Manchester United went a second successive game without scoring against Everton at the weekend, a 24-year-old Frenchman was busy netting his twenty-first and twenty-second league goals of the season. Antoine Griezmann is now Spanish football’s third top goal scorer behind only Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in his first season at Atlético Madrid. He also sits fourth overall in Europe. Only Lionel Messi (21) has scored more league goals in 2015 than Griezmann (16)….

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Player Focus #56: Is Francis Coquelin key to Wenger breaking the Mourinho jinx?

Player Focus #56: Is Francis Coquelin key to Wenger breaking the Mourinho jinx?

In recent weeks Francis Coquelin nullified the threat of Philippe Coutinho and Raheem Sterling. He then stopped Angel Di Maria and Ander Herrera. The Arsenal midfielder now faces his biggest challenge of the season so far as Eden Hazard and Cesc Fabregas prepare to visit the Emirate’s on Sunday. The 23-year-old’s reputation has continued to grow since his return from Charlton on loan. Comparisons to Chelsea’s own defensive midfield unit Nemanja Matic, who Coquelin recently…

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Manager Focus #4: Jose Mourinho’s dominance over Arsene Wenger

Manager Focus #4: Jose Mourinho’s dominance over Arsene Wenger

On Sunday Chelsea travel to the Emirates to face Arsenal. It will be the thirteenth occasion that managers Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho have met. The previous twelve have seen either a Mourinho win or a draw with Wenger still yet to experience victory over the Portguese manager. Arsenal are on a run of 8 successive wins in the Premier League, including victories over Manchester United and Liverpool, however Chelsea remain the true test of…

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