Philippe Coutinho is best finisher in Week 1; Arsenal with three in Top 5

Posted On Aug 16, 2016


Finishing a game was again a pain point for the Arsenal, as highlighted here as the bad for the Gunners. However, individual Arsenal players were effective at finishing the opportunities they created in their first match of the 2016-17 season. Three players, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Theo Walcott (yes, that Theo Walcott) and Calum…

EPL Season Preview: Manchester City

Posted On Aug 08, 2016


Updated August 11, 2016 Coach: Pep Guardiola 2015/16 Finish: 4 2016/17 Preseason Ranking: 1 Sportify Rating: 1661 2015/16 Wagebill: £194M Stadium Capacity: 60,000 at Etihad Stadium Departures: Luke Brattan (Melbourne City, loan); Jack Byrne (Blackburn, loan); Anthony Caceres (Melbourne City, loan); Martin Demichelis (Espanyol, free); Seko Fofana (Udinese); Florian Lejeune…

EPL Season Preview: Chelsea

Posted On Aug 05, 2016


Updated August 9, 2016 Coach: Antonio Conte 2015/16 Finish: 10 2016/17 Preseason Ranking: 5 Sportify Rating: 1632 2015/16 Wagebill: £217M Stadium Capacity: 41,663 at Stamford Bridge Departures: Nathan Ake (Bournemouth, loan); Marco Amelia (released); Lewis Baker (Vitesse Arnhem); Mitchell Beeney (Crawley, loan); Jeremy Boga (Granada, loan); Tomas Kalas (Fulham, loan);…

EPL Season Preview: Arsenal

Posted On Aug 05, 2016


Coach: Arsene Wenger 2015/16 Finish: 2 2016/17 Preseason Ranking: 2 Sportify Rating: 1656 2015/16 Wagebill: £192M Stadium Capacity: 60,432 at Emirates Stadium Departures: Mikel Arteta (retired); Dan Crowley (Oxford United, loan); Mathieu Flamini (released); Isaac Hayden (Newcastle); Tomas Rosicky (released); Wojciech Szczesny (Roma, loan); Wellington Silva (Fluminese); Jon Toral (Granada, loan)…

EPL Season Preview: Manchester United

Posted On Aug 05, 2016


Coach: Jose Mourinho 2015/16 Finish: 5 2016/17 Preseason Ranking: 3 Sportify Rating: 1651 2015/16 Wagebill: £203M Stadium Capacity: 75,365 at Old Trafford Departures: George Dorrington (Huddersfield); Ashley Fletcher (West Ham); Nick Powell (Wigan); Oliver Rathbone (Rochdale); Tyler Reid (Swansea); Joe Rothwell (Oxford); Victor Valdes (released); Guillermo Varela (Eintracht Frankfurt) Arrivals:…

EPL Season Preview: Tottenham

Posted On Aug 05, 2016


Coach: Mauricio Pochettino 2015/16 Finish: 3 2016/17 Preseason Ranking: 4 Sportify Rating: 1648 2015/16 Wagebill: £101M Stadium Capacity: 36,284 at White Hart Lane Departures: Federico Fazio (Roma); Filip Lesniak (Slovan Liberec); Christopher Paul (QPR); Alex Pritchard (Norwich); Emmanuel Sonupe (released); Grant Ward (Ipswich) Arrivals: Vincent Janssen (AZ Alkmaar); Victor Wanyama…