Past features

Past features

The brief decline of the Premier League hattrick

April 6, 2012
The brief decline of the Premier League hattrick

Last season, the number of Premier League hat-tricks was at its highest level since 1994, and this season looks like continuing the trend – with six games to go, the figure is one behind last season’s level.
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Positioning and movement of Aimar, Mata and Gaitan in Chelsea 2-1 Benfica

April 5, 2012
Positioning and movement of Aimar, Mata and Gaitan in Chelsea 2-1 Benfica

Chelsea have progressed into the Champions League semi-finals after a 2-1 victory over Benfica, winning 3-1 on aggregate.
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Where do Premier League sides attack from?

March 16, 2012
Where do Premier League sides attack from?

In an individual match, it’s easy to see that a side have a bias towards one particular flank. In Monday’s 2-1 win over Newcastle, Arsenal constantly attacked down the right, with Theo Walcott staying wide on that flank, and Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain moving inside from the left.
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Five areas of interest in Everton 1-0 Tottenham

March 12, 2012
Five areas of interest in Everton 1-0 Tottenham

This was another interesting clash between David Moyes and Harry Redknapp. Their tactical battle at White Hart Lane last season was fascinating, and this game followed a similar pattern of Moyes responding to Redknapp’s decisions.
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ZM elsewhere: February – March

March 11, 2012
ZM elsewhere: February – March

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