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5 Takeaways from the EPL Weekend

1. Moussa Sissoko is a complete flop

High hopes surrounded Moussa Sissoko following an impressive showing with France at the 2016 European Championships. He impressed so much that Tottenham Hotspur were inspired to pay €30 million to sign him on a 5-year deal. Oh, what they would do to change that.

Sissoko has made 18 appearances for Spurs this EPL season, almost all of them coming from the bench. In those games, he has managed 0 goals. He has taken 14 shots, and only 1 of them has been on target. His crossing accuracy is 7%, and he hasn’t created a single chance all season. And for a man of his size, maybe the most disappointing statistic is that he has won just 37% of his aerial duels.

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The 5 Most Entertaining EPL Matches this Season

The 2016-2017 Premier League season has been a reliable source of entertainment for fans. Aside from the occasional dull game, there has been no shortage of attacking firepower and individual flair. It was very difficult for me to narrow the list of 250 matches played this season down to just 5, and there were many that were very close but just didn’t make the cut. Here now are my top 5 most entertaining matches this season.

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EPL Hot Seat: Are These Managers on Their Way Out?

Why are so many managers under pressure in the Premier League?

This has once again been a wild season in England. Even though the top 6 has looked like they are playing at a different level than everyone else, still there is a tremendous amount of uncertainty surrounding those clubs. And as for the bottom feeders, a couple sides have already made mid-season managerial changes. But as we head into the home stretch of the 2016-17 campaign, we take a look at the four managers currently facing the hot seat: Klopp, Ranieri, Allardyce, and Wenger.  Continue reading EPL Hot Seat: Are These Managers on Their Way Out?

Mid-Season Premier League Predictions

So far this premier league season has provided us with no shortage of surprises, from Chelsea’s resurgence under Conte, to Leicester City’s fall from grace, and even the disaster that Swansea City has become. All of these elements make the EPL so intriguing to try to predict. So, without further ado, here are our mid-season premier league predictions. Continue reading Mid-Season Premier League Predictions