May 20 2013 Latest news:
Friday, March 8, 2013
Robert Snodgrass continues to be Norwich City’s main creative fulcrum this season, completing a squad-high 595 passes in his opponents’ half, at a rate of one every 3.9 minutes, according to the EA Sports Player Performance Index.
The Norwich squad now boasts seven players who have made more than 100 defensive contributions this season (Snodgrass, Bassong, Garrido, Johnson, Martin, Turner and Tettey).
Bradley Johnson continues to commit fouls at a higher rate than his team-mates. He is fifth in the Player Performance Index with 48 fouls.
Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin has had rave reviews for his performances this season, and has the stats to back them up. His 13 successful tackles last weekend was the highest by any player in a single match this season.
Schneiderlin can also boast a record of 533 successful passes in his opponents’ half, the highest in the Southampton squad, at a rate of one every 4.8 minutes.
Portuguese defender José Fonte has been one of the defensive lynchpins in the Southampton side and has continued this form as we approach the run-in. He’s made a squad-leading 226 defensive contributions, including 150 interceptions.
The Saints will be looking to Nathaniel Clyne and Adam Lallana to be the providers from the flanks tomorrow. They have a combined total of 85 crosses this season.