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Past features

ZM elsewhere: March – April

April 11, 2012
ZM elsewhere: March – April

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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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