29 September, 2013

Player ratings Tottenham 1, Chelsea 1.

1-0 20' Gylfi Sigurðsson (Soldado), 1-1 65' John Terry (Mata). Sent off: 81'  Fernando Torres. Att: 35.857.
Tottenham: Hugo Lloris 6,50  - Kyle Walker 6,30, Jan Vertonghen 6,20, Kyle Naughton 6,00, Michael Dawson 5,50, Paulinho 6,20, Andros Townsend 6,30 (62' Nacer Chadli 5,40), Moussa Dembélé 6,20, Gylfi Sigurðsson 6,20, Christian Eriksen 6,40 (69' Lewis Holtby 5,40), Soldado 5,50 (77' Jermain Defoe). - coach: André Villas-Boas. = average: 6,01 [acceptable]
Chelsea: Petr Čech 6,30 - Branislav Ivanović 5,90, Ashley Cole 5,70, David Luiz 6,00, John Terry 6,30, Ramires 6,40, Frank Lampard 6,00, Oscar 5,70 (82' Azpilicueta), John Obi Mikel 5,00 (46' Mata 6,70), Eden Hazard 5,70 (69' André Schürrle 6,00), Fernando Torres 5,50. - coach: José Mourinho. = average: 5,94 [vulnerable]

Average ratings Arsenal.

6,70 Ramsey
6,58 Cazorla
6,52 Rosický
6,38 Flamini
6,37 Özil
6,36 Giroud
6,34 Gibbs
6,27 Walcott
6,24 Mertesacker
6,19 Szczesny, Sagna
6,14 Jenkinson
6,04 Wilshere
5,87 Koscielny

Player ratings Real Madrid 0, Atlético de Madrid 1.

0-1 11' Diego Costa (Koke). Att: 79.845.
Real Madrid: Diego López 6,80 - Pepe 5,20, Sergio Ramos 5,30, Fábio Coentrão 6,00, Arbeloa 5,20, Sami Khedira 5,70, Ángel Di María 5,30 (46' Luka Modrić 6,00), Isco 5,20 (73' Morata 6,30), Illarramendi 5,20 (46' Gareth Bale 6,00), Cristiano Ronaldo 5,00, Karim Benzema 5,60. - coach: Carlo Ancelotti. = average: 5,63 [failing]
Atlético: Thibaut Courtois 6,30 - Diego Godín 6,80, Filipe Luís 6,80, Juanfran 6,60, Miranda 6,80, Tiago 6,50, Koke 7,60, Arda Turan 6,60 (88' Cristian Rodríguez), Gabi 6,80, David Villa 6,00 (87' Raúl García), Diego Costa 7,80 (85' Leo Baptistão). - coach: Diego Simeone. = average: 6,78 [superb]

26 September, 2013

Player ratings Man United 1, Liverpool 0 [League Cup]

1-0 46' Javier Hernández (Wayne Rooney).
Man United: De Gea 6,40 - Rafael 6,20, Phil Jones 6,00, Jonny Evans 6,20, Chris Smalling 6,20, Alexander Büttner 6,00, Ryan Giggs 5,70, Nani 5,80 (90' Danny Welbeck), Shinji Kagawa 5,80 (72' Adnan Januzaj), Wayne Rooney 6,40, Javier Hernández 6,50 (74' Michael Carrick). - coach: David Moyes. = average: 6,11 [satisfactory]
LFC: Simon Mignolet 6,50 - José Enrique 6,30, Kolo Touré 6,00, Mamadou Sakho 5,50, Martin Škrtel 5,70, Steven Gerrard 5,70, Jordan Henderson 6,00, Lucas Leiva 5,50 (67' Martin Kelly), Luis Suárez 6,50, Victor Moses 5,80 (82' Raheem Sterling), Daniel Sturridge 5,60. - coach: Brendan Rodgers. = average: 5,92 [vulnerable]

25 September, 2013

Player ratings Barcelona 4, Real Sociedad 1.

1-0 5' Neymar (Alexis Sánchez), 2-0 8' Lionel Messi (Neymar), 3-0 23' Busquets, 3-1 64' De la Bella (Agirretxe), 4-1 76' Bartra (Lionel Messi). Att: 70.066.
Barcelona: Victor Valdés 6,40 - Piqué 6,10, Adriano 6,40, Dani Alves 6,70, Javier Mascherano 6,40 (35' Bartra 6,30), Xavi 7,10, Iniesta 6,80, Busquets 7,50, Alexis Sánchez 6,90, Lionel Messi 7,30 (80' Sergi Roberto), Neymar 7,10 (72' Pedro). - coach: Gerardo Martino. = average: 6,75 [superiour]
Real Sociedad: Claudio Bravo 5,90 - Iñigo Martínez 5,00, Liassine Cadamuro 4,30, De la Bella 5,60, Markel Bergara 5,30, Xabi Prieto 5,40 (21' Agirretxe 5,90), Dani Estrada 4,90 (46' Ansotegi 5,30), Javi Ros 5,30 (77' Rubén Pardo), Antoine Griezmann 5,70, Haris Seferović 5,10, Sangalli 5,60. - coach: Jagoba Arrasate. = average: 5,33 [lame]

24 September, 2013

Player ratings IFK Göteborg 3, AIK Stockholm 1.

1-0 30' Tobias Hysén, 2-0 62' Robin Söder, 2-1 84' Nils-Eric Johansson, 3-1 90' Philip Haglund penalty. Att: 16.206.
IFK: John Alvbåge 6 - Emil Salomonsson 6, Kjetil Wæhler 7, Adam Johansson 5,     Mattias Bjärsmyr 6 - Lasse Vibe 5, Philip Haglund 7, Jakob Johansson 6 (90' Mikael Dyrestam), Pontus Farnerud 6 (90' Hannes Stiller) - Robin Söder 6 (79' Sam Larsson), Tobias Hysén  6. - coach: Mikael Stahre. = average: 6,00.
AIK: Kenny Stamatopoulos 4 - Martin Lorentzson 5, Alexander Milošević 4, Per Karlsson 3, Nils-Eric Johansson 6 - Martin Mutumba 5 (79' Sam Lundholm), Celso Borges 4, Ibrahim Moro 3, Robin Quaison 4 (66' Nabil Bahoui) - Kennedy Igboananike 3 (85' Christian Kouakou), Henok Goitom 4. - coach: Andreas Alm. = average: 4,09.

Goal averages in Europe's Big Five.

2013/14
3,26 goals/match: Bundesliga
2,98 La Liga
2,95 Serie A
2,22 Ligue 1
2,14 Premier League

2012/13
2,93 Bundesliga
2,87 La Liga
2,80 Premier League
2,64 Serie A
2,54 Ligue 1

2011/12
2,86 Bundesliga
2,81 Premier League
2,76 La Liga
2,56 Serie A
2,52 Ligue 1

2010/11
2,92 Bundesliga
2,80 Premier League
2,74 La Liga
2,51 Serie A
2,34 Ligue 1

2009/10
2,83 Bundesliga
2,77 Premier League
2,71 La Liga
2,61 Serie A
2,41 Ligue 1

Average 2009-2013
2,96 Bundesliga
2,81 La Liga
2,66 Premier League
2,65 Serie A
2,41 Ligue 1

Average ratings Serie A.

7,38 Tévez (Juventus)
7,12 G. Rossi (Fiorentina), Vidal (Juventus), Hamsik & Higuaín (Napoli)
7,00 Totti (Roma)
6,88 Palacio (Inter), Borja Valero (Fiorentina)
6,83 Strootman (Roma)
6,75 Pjanic (Roma)
6,62 Gilardino (Genoa), Bardi (Livorno), Barzagli & Bonucci (Juventus)

23 September, 2013

Average ratings Bayern Munich.

7,30 Ribéry
6,89 Lahm
6,85 Robben
6,75 Schweinsteiger
6,66 Kroos
6,63 Mandžukić
6,60 J. Boateng
6,55 Neuer
6,51 Alaba
6,50 Shaqiri
6,13 Dante
5,92 T. Müller
5,80 Rafinha


Averages last season
6,92 Robben
6,81 Ribéry
6,79 M. Gómez
6,73 Lahm
6,70 Schweinsteiger
6,68 Kroos
6,61 T. Müller
6,55 Neuer
6,44 Shaqiri
6,39 Alaba
6,38 Van Buyten
6,37 Dante
6,33 Javi Martínez
6,31 Luíz Gustavo
6,26 J. Boateng
6,18
Mandžukić 
6,09 C. Pizarro
6,08 Badstuber

Player ratings Schalke 0, Bayern Munich 4.

0-1 21' Bastian Schweinsteiger (Arjen Robben), 0-2 22' Mario Mandžukić (David Alaba), 0-3 75' Franck Ribéry (David Alaba), 0-4 84' Claudio Pizarro. Att: 61.973.
Schalke: Timo Hildebrand 5,10 - Benedikt Höwedes 4,60, Dennis Aogo 5,60, Atsuto Uchida 5,00, Joel Matip 4,60, Kevin Prince Boateng 5,30 (80' Christian Clemens), Julian Draxler 4,80, Jermaine Jones 4,50, Roman Neustädter 5,10 (46' Marco Höger 4,80), Jefferson Farfán 5,80, Ádám Szalai 4,50. - coach: Jens Keller. = average: 4,98 [outrageous]
Bayern: Manuel Neuer 6,40 - Dante 6,90, Rafinha 6,50, Jérôme Boateng 7,20, Philipp Lahm 6,70, David Alaba 7,60, Franck Ribéry 7,10, Bastian Schweinsteiger 7,50 (78' Jan Kirchhoff), Toni Kroos 7,10, Mario Mandžukić 6,90 (81' Claudio Pizarro), Arjen Robben 6,60 (73' Thomas Müller). - coach: Pep Guardiola. = average: 6,95 [first-class]

Player ratings Man City 4, Man United 1.

1-0 16' Kun Agüero (Aleksandar Kolarov), 2-0 45' Yaya Touré (Álvaro Negredo), 3-0 47' Kun Agüero (Álvaro Negredo), 4-0 50' Samir Nasri (Jesús Navas), 4-1 87' Wayne Rooney freekick.
Man City: Joe Hart 6,00 - Vincent Kompany 7,00, Aleksandar Kolarov 7,00, Matija Nastasić 6,80, Pablo Zabaleta 6,20, Samir Nasri 6,80, Jesús Navas 6,50 (71' James Milner), Fernandinho 6,60, Yaya Touré 6,70, Álvaro Negredo 6,70 (75' Edin Džeko), Kun Agüero 7,60 (86' Javi García). - coach: Manuel Pellegrini. = average: 6,72 [superiour]
Man United: De Gea 5,40 - Patrice Evra 5,70, Rio Ferdinand 5,20, Chris Smalling 5,20, Nemanja Vidić 5,40, Michael Carrick 5,10, Ashley Young 4,40 (50' Tom Cleverley 5,50), Antonio Valencia 5,70, Marouane Fellaini 4,90, Wayne Rooney 6,20, Danny Welbeck 5,70. - coach: David Moyes. = average: 5,37 [lame]

Average ratings Juventus 2013/14.

7,07 Tévez
6,68 Lichtsteiner
6,60 Vidal, Pogba
6,58 Barzagli
6,34 Buffon
6,33 Bonucci
6,15 Pirlo
6,14 Asamoah
6,10 Quagliarella
5,96 Vucinic
5,86 Chiellini
5,85 Isla
5,40 Ogbonna


Averages last season (in all competitions)
6,35 Pogba
6,30 Marchisio
6,27 Pirlo
6,26 Barzagli
6,24 Bonucci, Vidal
6,20 Lichtsteiner
6,17 Chiellini
6,15 Buffon
6,09 Giaccherini
6,05 Quagliarella
6,02 Asamoah, Vucinic
6,00 Matri
5,86 Padoin
5,83 Giovinco
5,72 Peluso
5,71 M. Cáceres 

Player ratings Milan 1, Napoli 2.

0-1 6' Miguel Britos (Raúl Albiol), 0-2 53' Gonzalo Higuaí­n, 1-2 90' Mario Balotelli. Sent off: 90' Mario Balotelli. Att: 51.384.
Milan: Christian Abbiati 5,00 - Philippe Mexès 5,00, Cristián Zapata 5,00, Sulley Ali Muntari 5,20, Valter Birsa 5,80 (55' Robinho 5,50), Andrea Poli 6,30 (72' M'Baye Niang), Ignazio Abate 5,20 (79' Antonio Nocerino), Urby Emanuelson 4,80, Nigel de Jong 6,30, Alessandro Matri 5,00, Mario Balotelli 5,90. - coach: Massimiliano Allegri 5,50. = average: 5,42 [feeble]
Napoli: Pepe Reina 7,30 - Miguel Britos 6,80, Juan Zúñiga 6,00, Raúl Albiol 6,30, Giandomenico Mesto 6,50, Marek Hamšík 6,00 (67' Goran Pandev 5,80), Blerim Dzemaili 6,40, Lorenzo Insigne 6,00 (83' Gökhan Inler), Valon Behrami 7,30, José Callejón 6,30, Gonzalo Higuaí­n 7,50 (78' Dries Mertens). - coach: Rafael Benítez. = average: 6,52 [very good]

22 September, 2013

Player ratings Man United 0, Chelsea 0.

(Played on August 26)

Att: 75.032.
Man United: De Gea 6,20 - Patrice Evra 6,20, Phil Jones 6,00, Rio Ferdinand 6,40, Nemanja Vidić 6,40, Michael Carrick 6,10, Tom Cleverley 6,20, Antonio Valencia 6,60 (66' Ashley Young 5,90), Wayne Rooney 6,60, Danny Welbeck 5,70 (78' Ryan Giggs), Robin van Persie 5,90. - coach: David Moyes. = average: 6,18 [solid]
Chelsea: Petr Čech 6,10 - Branislav Ivanović 6,40, Ashley Cole 5,90, Gary Cahill 6,30, John Terry 6,40, Ramires 5,80, Frank Lampard 5,80, Oscar 6,50, Kevin De Bruyne 5,80 (60' Fernando Torres 6,00), Eden Hazard 5,60 (90' Azpilicueta), André Schürrle 5,40 (87' John Obi Mikel). - coach: José Mourinho. = average: 6,00 [acceptable]

Average ratings Chelsea 2013/14.

7,72 Čech
6,53 Oscar
6,46 Terry
6,45 Lampard
6,34 Ivanovic
6,33 Cahill
6,29 Hazard
6,23 Ramires
6,08 Schürrle
5,94 A. Cole
5,93 David Luiz
5,92 F. Torres
5,60 Obi Mikel
5,47 Mata
5,40 Eto'o


Averages last season
6,42 Mata
6,34
Čech 
6,19 Oscar
6,09 Ba
6,07 Hazard
6,05 G. Cahill, David Luíz, Lampard
6,04 A. Cole
6,02 Ramires
6,00 Moses
5,98 Azpilicueta, Fernando Torres, Terry
5,97 Ivanovic
5,85 Obi Mikel
5,78 Bertrand

Player ratings Chelsea 2, Fulham 0.

1-0 52' Oscar, 2-0 84' John Mikel. Att: 41.608.
Chelsea: Petr Čech 6,50 - Branislav Ivanović 6,50, Ashley Cole 6,00, Gary Cahill 6,10, John Terry 6,10, Ramires 6,00, Oscar 6,50, John Mikel 6,30, Eden Hazard 6,00 (85' Kevin De Bruyne), André Schürrle 5,80 (80' Frank Lampard), Samuel Eto'o 5,60 (64' Fernando Torres 5,80). - coach: José Mourinho. = average: 6,10 [satisfactory]
Fulham: David Stockdale 5,90 - Brede Hangeland 5,70, Sascha Riether 5,90, Amorebieta 6,00, Steven Sidwell 5,60, Pajtim Kasami 6,00 (85' Hugo Rodallega), Alexander Kačaniklić 5,50 (72' Mesca), Kieran Richardson 5,90, Damien Duff 5,90 (64' Adel Taarabt 5,50), Scott Parker 6,20, Darren Bent 5,00. - coach: Martin Jol. = average: 5,76 [mediocre]

21 September, 2013

Average ratings Barcelona 2013/14.

7,82 Messi
6,82 Fàbregas
6,76 Valdés
6,65 Busquets
6,46 Mascherano
6,42 Dani Alves, Piqué
6,38 Pedro
6,36 Neymar
6,32 Iniesta, Xavi
6,28 Adriano
6,20 Alexis
6,00 Jordi Alba



Ratings 2012/13
All competitions included.

7,00 Messi
6,80 Iniesta
6,54 Tello
6,44 Xavi
6,27 Busquets
6,20 Puyol
6,18 Montoya
6,16 Pedro
6,14 Jordi Alba
6,13 Valdés
6,11 Piqué
6,07 Dani Alves

6,05 Pinto
6,04 Fàbregas, Adriano, Alexis, Bartra
6,03 Thiago
5,96 Mascherano

5,91 Song
5,84 Vill

19 September, 2013

Player ratings Chelsea 1, FC Basel 2.

1-0 45' Oscar (Frank Lampard), 1-1 71' Mohamed Salah (Marco Streller), 1-2 81' Marco Streller (Matías Delgado). Att: 40.328.
Chelsea: Petr Čech 5,80 - Branislav Ivanović 6,30, Ashley Cole 5,30, David Luiz 5,80, Gary Cahill 5,40, Frank Lampard 6,00 (76' Demba Ba), Oscar 7,00, Marco van Ginkel 5,00 (76' John Mikel), Eden Hazard 5,20, Willian 6,00 (67' Mata 5,40), Samuel Eto'o 5,40. - coach: José Mourinho. = average: 5,72 [disappointing]
FC Basel: Yann Sommer 6,30 - Ivan Ivanov 6,30, Kay Voser 6,60, Fabian Schär 6,50, Behrang Safari 6,30, Valentin Stocker 6,20 (81' Arlind Ajeti), Fabian Frei 6,50, Marcelo Díaz 6,50, Mohamed Salah 7,20 (88' Taulant Xhaka), Marco Streller 7,20, Giovanni Sio 5,20 (65' Matías Delgado 6,20). - coach: Murat Yakin. = average: 6,42 [strong]

Player ratings Napoli 2, Bor. Dortmund 1.

1-0 29' Gonzalo Higuaí­n (Juan Zúñiga), 2-0 67' Lorenzo Insigne freekick, 2-1 87' og Juan Zúñiga. Sent off: 45' Roman Weidenfeller. Att: 55.766.
Napoli: Pepe Reina 6,90 - Miguel Britos 6,30, Christian Maggio 6,50, Juan Zúñiga 6,40, Raúl Albiol 6,50, Marek Hamšík 6,00 (90' Giandomenico Mesto), Lorenzo Insigne 7,50 (73' Dries Mertens), Valon Behrami 6,60, Gökhan Inler 6,80, José Callejón 6,10, Gonzalo Higuaí­n 7,40 (78' Goran Pandev). - coach: Rafael Benítez 7,30. = average: 6,64 [excellent]
Dortmund: Roman Weidenfeller 5,10 - Neven Subotić 5,60, Mats Hummels 5,60 (45' Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 6,10), Marcel Schmelzer 5,10, Sven Bender 6,60, Henrikh Mkhitaryan 5,10 (76' Jonas Hofmann), Jakub Błaszczykowski 5,10 (45' Mitchell Langerak 6,00), Nuri Şahin 5,90, Kevin Großkreutz 5,20, Robert Lewandowski 5,20, Marco Reus 5,50. - coach: Jürgen Klopp 5,00. = average: 5,55 [poor]

18 September, 2013

Player ratings Galatasaray 1, Real Madrid 6.

0-1 33' Isco, 0-2  54' Karim Benzema, 0-3 63' Cristiano Ronaldo, 0-4 66' Cristiano Ronaldo, 0-5 81' Karim Benzema, 1-5  84' Umut Bulut, 1-6 90' Cristiano Ronaldo. Att:  47.669.
Galatasaray: Fernando Muslera 5,50 - Dany Nounkeu 5,40, Aurelien Chedjou 5,20, Emmanuel Eboué 5,50, Felipe Melo 5,80, Selçuk İnan 5,20, Wesley Sneijder 5,00, Engin Baytar 5,50 (62' Bruma 5,20), Riera 5,30, Didier Drogba 5,20 (46' Nordin Amrabat 5,40), Burak Yılmaz 4,40 (78' Umut Bulut). - coach: Fatih Terim. = snitt: 5,28 [lame]
Madrid: Iker Casillas 6,10 (15' Diego López 6,80) - Pepe 6,50, Sergio Ramos 6,50, Dani Carvajal 6,10, Arbeloa 6,00, Sami Khedira 6,60, Luka Modrić 6,50 (72' Illarramendi), Ángel Di María 7,20, Isco 7,60 (64' Gareth Bale 5,80), Cristiano Ronaldo 8,00, Karim Benzema 7,00. - coach: Trainer: Carlo Ancelotti. = average: 6,67 [superiour]

Player ratings FC Copenhagen 1, Juventus 1.

1-0 14' Nicolai Jørgensen, 1-1 54' Fabio Quagliarella. Att: 36.524.
FCK: Johan Wiland 7,80 - Lars Jacobsen 6,00, Pierre Bengtsson 5,70, Olof Mellberg 6,00, Ragnar Sigurðsson 5,80, Claudemir 6,30 (86' Georg Margreitter), Thomas Delaney 6,50, Daniel Braaten 6,20, Christian Bolaños 6,00 (79' Youssef Toutouh), Adi Fanendo 5,60 (70' Rúrik Gíslason 6,00), Nicolai Jørgensen 7,00. - coach: Ståle Solbakken. = average: 6,24 [solid]
Juventus: Gianluigi Buffon 6,00 - Giorgio Chiellini 5,00, Angelo Ogbonna 5,00, Federico Peluso 6,20 (73' Paolo De Ceglie 5,00), Leonardo Bonucci 5,20), Stephan Lichtsteiner 6,10 (86' Mauricio Isla), Paul Pogba 6,00, Andrea Pirlo 6,80, Arturo Vidal 5,00, Carlos Tévez 6,50, Fabio Quagliarella 6,70 (77' Sebastian Giovinco). - coach: Antonio Conte. = average: 5,79 [mediocre]

06 September, 2013

Memory Lane: IFK Göteborg 1990.

3,38 Klas Ingesson
3,16 Stefan Rehn
2,90 Thomas Ravelli
2,78 Håkan Mild
2,73 Mikael Nilsson
2,52 Kennet Andersson
2,50 Pontus Kåmark
2,45 Ola Svensson
2,38 Kaj Eskelinen, Magnus Johansson II
2,21 Tore Pedersen
2,16 Magnus Johansson I
2,00 Peter Eriksson

05 September, 2013

Player ratings Arsenal 1, Tottenham 0.

1-0 23' Olivier Giroud. Att: 60.071.
Arsenal: Wojciech Szczęsny 6,90 - Per Mertesacker 5,90, Laurent Koscielny 6,60, Carl Jenkinson 5,90, Kieran Gibbs 5,90, Tomáš Rosický 6,10 (78' Nacho Monreal), Jack Wilshere 5,90 (43' Mathieu Flamini 5,60), Aaron Ramsey 6,40, Santi Cazorla 6,90, Olivier Giroud 7,10, Theo Walcott 6,30 (90' Bacary Sagna). - coach: Arsène Wenger. = average: 6,29 [good]
Tottenham: Hugo Lloris 7,10 - Kyle Walker 5,60, Danny Rose 5,60, Jan Vertonghen 5,60, Michael Dawson 4,90, Paulinho 5,60, Étienne Capoue 5,90 (75' Sandro), Andros Townsend 6,40, (75' Erik Lamela), Moussa Dembélé 5,70 (68' Jermain Defoe 5,90), Soldado 5,30, Nacer Chadli 5,70. - coach: André Villas-Boas. = average: 5,78 [mediocre]