Why Have Goals in the EPL Dried Up Since Project Restart Began?

EPL Goals After Project Restart

Bar a couple of high-scoring games involving Machester City and Liverpool, goals have really dried up since the Premier League was rebooted. It’s true that the sample size is not very big but there are some trends that have emerged and the purpose of this piece is to examine the reasons behind the fewer goals scored during this time. How Have EPL Teams Fared in the Goals Department Recently? Manchester United managed to score three goals away at Brighton yesterday but this was one of the very few high-scoring games…

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Is This the Start of A Liverpool Hegemony in the Premier League?

Liverpool Hegemony in the Premier League

Liverpool are finally champions of the Premier League! After a 30-year drought, the Merseyside Reds wrapped up the title last week and although it came in very strange circumstances, the Liverpool faithful will hardly bat an eyelid. Jurgen Klopp’s squad was by far the best outfit during the entire year and despite a minor hiccup since Project Restart began, they were never in danger of missing out on the title this time around. This all begs the question: Is this the start of a Liverpool dynasty in the league? They…

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Was Arsenal Right to Hand David Luiz a New Contract?

Arsenal, David Luiz, Mikel Arteta, Raul Sanllehi, Edu Gaspar

Arsenal was one of the clubs I was looking forward to seeing play the most once the league restarted. Mikel Arteta’s appointment definitely had a positive effect on the players and the atmosphere at Emirates Stadium as a whole. It was evident that the Spaniard has a lot of work ahead of him to put the Gunners back among the top spots in the Premier League but there’s no doubt that the first signs since he took over have been quite positive. Unfortunately for Arsenal’s faithful, the team didn’t get…

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Is it Time for David De Gea to Move On From Manchester United?

David De Gea Manchester United

Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea has been one of Manchester United’s most consistent players since signing from Atletico Madrid back in 2011. When Sir Alex Ferguson brought in the goalkeeper, he immediately made a positive impact with his cerebral approach to the game and outrageous athleticism. For years de Gea has been regarded as one of the top goalkeepers in the world but the last few seasons have seen a massive drop in his form for both the national side and Manchester United. His mistake for the Tottenham goal in…

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Is Lionel Messi Right to Stay With Barcelona?

Lionel Messi Barcelona

Lionel Messi’s situation at Barcelona has been a subject of speculation for more than a year now. The Argentine superstar always looked destined to finish his career at the club but as we all know, the reality of modern football is a bit different. There were quite a few realistic scenarios for Messi to take his talents elsewhere but it does seem that he will be staying in the Catalonia capital. Barcelona’s talisman is rumored to have agreed to a new three-year contract with the Blaugranas, squashing all the speculation…

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Can Anyone Stop Bayern Munich’s Bundesliga Hegemony?

Bayern Munich Bundesliga

Bayern Munich are on top of the Bundesliga once again! The Bavarian club wrapped up their latest title in unfamiliar circumstances as there are still no fans allowed inside the stadiums due to the coronavirus pandemic. Despite the uncertain times, the Munich squad has been flawless since the restart of the competition, and their 1-0 win against Werder Bremen at the weekend ensured that there is no catching them once again. The difference-maker was once again top striker Robert Lewandowski who made use of a Jerome Boateng pass to notch…

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When Does the Premier League Start and Where Are the Key Battles?

Premier League Key Battles

The Premier League is about to restart and millions of football fans worldwide will be able to enjoy an action-packed schedule which should see the league conclude before the UEFA-mandated deadline of August 2nd. In this piece, I take a look at when exactly do the games start and where they are going to be played. The project to reboot the most-watched domestic competition in Europe endured a few rocky moments along the way but it seems that both the league’s governing body and the UK government are now in…

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Bundesliga Betting Picks for Selected Round 31 Games

Bundesliga Round 31 Games

Round 31 of the Bundesliga starts today but there are several crunch games on Saturday and three of them are the focus of my Bundesliga betting tips post. Bayern Munich looks almost certain to scoop another title but the fight is not over and Borussia Dortmund has the chance to delay the celebrations tomorrow. Here are my top Bundesliga predictions for June 13th. Hertha Berlin vs. Eintracht Frankfurt Draw Both of these teams have strung together some positive results since the restart of the league. Hertha has entered the Top…

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What Will Happen to Chelsea’s Current Strikers if Timo Werner Signs?

Timo Werner Chelsea

This week, news came out that RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner has agreed personal terms with Chelsea. The transfer sum negotiations between the two clubs are yet to take place but it does seem highly likely that a deal will go through. This is a big statement of intent from both the London Blues and Frank Lampard as a manager but it will also have major repercussions to the current squad. Especially the players fighting for the starting berth at the number 9 position. I take a look at the…

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What We Learned From the Premier League Teams’ Friendlies

Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool, Newcastle United Logos

As we edge closer to the official return of the Premier League, the players and coaching staffs of the clubs are hard at work to ensure they are ready for the challenge both physically and mentally. Some of the leading EPL squads were put to the test over the weekend and in this piece, I share a brief overview of the exhibition matches they played and what were the main aspects to take away from their respective performances. Manchester United Ole Gunnar Solskajer and his staff opted to stage a…

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Bundesliga Betting Tips for Selected Round 30 Games

Bundesliga Round 30

We’re into the fifth round since the Bundesliga restarted and the battles at both ends of the table are heating up. There is a big derby coming up this Saturday and a few other games that can have major repercussions to the teams involved. I kick off my Bundesliga betting picks for June 6th with the main event and provide my predictions for two additional games that are on the schedule. Bayern Leverkusen vs. Bayern Munich Draw The Bavarian machine has been absolutely dominant since the restart of the league…

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Which Clubs Are After Timo Werner and How Would He Fit In?

RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner

RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner is definitely among the hottest properties on the European football market and it seems that a couple of clubs are working hard to persuade the player to join their ranks. Werner’s release clause of £49m expires in about two weeks so it’s no surprise that the elite organizations are after him even in these uncertain times. In this post, I go over the clubs that are rumored to be the frontrunners for his signature and how he would fit in with each one. Bayern Munich…

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How Will Premier League Relegation Be Handled for the Remainder of the Season?

2019/2020 Season Premier League Relegation

We are edging closer and closer to the restart of the Premier League which is an exciting thought but it’s also true that there are still too many unknowns. This week’s hot topic concerns the relegation battle and how it will be handled if the season doesn’t restart. The league’s governing body has come up with a plan but it has quickly come under fire from multiple directions. In this piece, I detail what the Premier League’s current idea is, whether it will come to fruition and how it will…

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Bundesliga Betting Picks for Selected Round 29 Games

Bundesliga Free Betting Picks, Round 29

This weekend will see another Bundesliga matchday take place. The title race took a major tilt towards Bayern Munich after they managed to overcome Borussia Dortmund but it’s not over until it’s over. In addition, there are still many battles across the table that are far from being settled. This Bundesliga betting tips feature a look at three crunch games scheduled for Saturday. I share my thoughts on how I expect the ties to pan out and provide betting picks for all of them. Bayern Munich to Beat Fortuna Dusseldorf…

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When Will the 2020/2021 Premier League Season Start?

2020/2021 Premier League Season Start

With all the focus being on restarting the Premier League and concluding the 2019/2020, it seems that the Premier League board has been keeping themselves busy with other plans as well. Some of the most reputable news outlets in England have published rumors that the league’s governing body has agreed on a start date for the 2020/2021 campaign. I should note that this is not yet official and we will know more when the board conducts its shareholders’ meeting tomorrow but it does seem that there is a firm intention…

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What Should Teams in the Top 4 Race Do to Clinch a Champions League Spot?

Arsenal, Manchester United, Chelsea, Sheffield United, Leicester City, Tottenham Hotspur Logos

Despite all the uncertainty that looms over the remainder of the Premier League season, we’re bound to get back to action sooner rather than later. And one of the first questions that come to mind is what is going to happen in the Top 4 race. The battle for the Champions League places has defined the recent years in the competition and this season promises to produce one of the most exciting conclusions of we’ve witnessed in modern history. We are yet to see what exactly will happen to Manchester…

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Bundesliga Betting Tips for May 23rd, 2020

Bundesliga Free Betting Picks, Round 27

The Bundesliga got underway last weekend and the way things panned out gave us a good idea of where exactly are the teams standing right now. There were a couple of surprises in there and some dominant performances from the elite teams but it’s time to look ahead and see what betting options can Saturday’sgames bring us. This Bundesliga betting tips post focuses on the three most highly-anticipated matchups on May 23rd and provides a prediction for all of them based on stats and current form. Bayern Munich to Beat…

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Will the Premier League Actually Restart in June?

Upcoming Premier League Restart

One of the most highly-anticipated resolutions in the world of football right now is the decision on when the Premier League is coming back. Since  the league’s governing body laid out the plan for a restart, it looked like things are slowly going to go back to normal. However, after further inspection, the so-called Project Restart raised more questions than providing answers and the latest developments around it don’t make it look like we’re any closer to a return of football in England. In this post, I look at what…

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What Can Saul Niguez Bring to Manchester United?

Saul Niguez Manchester United

Manchester United has long been scouting the field for a quality defensive midfielder and now it looks like that they have finally found one. Reports surfaced that Atletico Madrid are ready to sell Saul Niguez to the English giants. Now, for anyone who has followed the career of the Spanish player, it comes as no surprise that these rumors are picking up speed. United have long been linked to Saul and it’s evident the club’s management are avid admirers of his talents. However, it seems that a deal is closer…

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Bundesliga Free Betting Picks, Round 26

Bundesliga Free Betting Picks

Finally, the time has come for us to enjoy some top-quality European soccer as the German elite echelon restarts this weekend. Naturally, this is a sight for sore eyes for both fans of the sport and bettors across the globe. The Bundesliga has always provided plenty of betting opportunities and the majority of online bookmakers have extensive market coverage when it comes to both individual games and outrights. This Bundesliga betting tips post focuses on three games taking place this Saturday and provides predictions based on the latest betting prices…

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The Latest on Project Restart and What It All Means for the 2019/20 EPL Season

Premier League Project Restart

We all know that we’re going to get Premier League football sooner rather than later but the details remain clouded in uncertainty. The league’s plan of resuming action gave hope to the millions of EPL fans around the world but for everyone that looked beyond the surface, Project Restart did have several glaring holes that made its implementation hard, to say the least. In this piece, I look at what the latest developments around rebooting the league are and share my thoughts on how it may affect the key battles…

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The Key Battles in the 2019/2020 Bundesliga

Key Battles 2019/2020 Bundesliga

Football fans and bettors around the world rejoice! The Bundesliga is set to re-boot this coming weekend. The German league’s governing body confirmed the news last week and we will finally be treated to some high-quality games from one of the most entertaining domestic competitions on the continent. Things were getting very tense both at the top and the bottom of the table when the coronavirus pandemic hit and shut everything down. So, now is the perfect time to revisit what has happened so far and analyze what the future…

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Belarusian Premier League Free Betting Tips, Round 8

Belarusian Premier League

The action in the elite football echelon of Belarus continues with two exciting matchups on Saturday, May 9th. Needless to say, they both provide great betting opportunities for the weekend given that almost all Europen football is on hold right now. My Belarusian Premier League betting tips for Saturday provides an overview of the games and shares my predictions which are based on the teams’ recent form and past statistics. Let’s get the ball rolling here and hopefully, my picks will help you out with your weekend football wagers. Torpedo-BelAZ…

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What Is the Premier League’s Project Restart About and Will It Work?

Premier League’s Project Restart

It looks like we’re edging closer and closer to the return of football in Europe. A bunch of clubs are already gathering their players for training sessions and the Premier League has put a plan in motion which could bring the season to an end. Details are still scarce but we do have enough information to get an idea of what the intentions are. In this article, I highlight the key aspects of what has been dubbed as “Project Restart” and share my opinion on whether the plan can work…

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Three Players Bound To Leave If Man City’s Champions’ League Ban is Upheld

Players Bound to Leave Man City

Manchester City had to endure a big hit when it was made known that UEFA is looking to ban the club from the Champions League for two years. We are yet to see how this saga will unfold and whether Guardiola’s team will actually receive an effective punishment. How ever this all pans out, though, it’s certain that at least a few players are already looking to move on. Liverpool has established itself as a huge hegemon on the domestic scene and if the access to the top European club…

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