Swansea vs Liverpool – Preview Stats

Swansea City vs Liverpool
Premier League; Sunday 13th May, 2012 (3pm)

Despite spending a majority of the season on the fringes, Jonjo Shelvey has put in some big performances for Liverpool in the latter half of the season.

Shelvey has been top of the individual distance covered index for Liverpool in their three previous Premier League fixtures. According to the EA SPORTS Player Performance Index Shelvey clocked up 5.71 miles against Chelsea.

Sanchez Jose Enrique is Liverpool’s highest ranked player in the EA SPORTS Player Performance Index. Enrique is currently 38th overall despite not scoring for Liverpool this season.

The 26-year-old Spanish defender has won 67.6% of all the tackles he’s attempted this season.

Enrique has also completed the most passes in the opposition half for Liverpool this season. He’s completed 728 passes and that puts him 22nd in the overall EA SPORTS Player Performance Index for passes completed in the opposition half.

Henderson has been accurate in front of goal this season. The 21-year-old has had 36 shots at goal and 55.5% of those have been on target.

Henderson has only managed to get himself two goals from 20 shots this season which according to the EA SPORTS Player Performance Index is a success rate of shots on targets to goals of 10%.

This also seems to be the case with Daniel Agger who has managed 30 shots on target this season. Seventeen have been on target but he’s only picked up one goal with a success rate of shots on target to goals of 5.8%.

Gylfi Sigurdsson covered the most distance for Swansea when they played Manchester United last weekend according to the EA SPORTS Player Performance Index Sigurdsson covered 7.29 miles.

Joe Allen wasn’t far behind Sigurdsson who himself clocked up an impressive 7.04 miles in the same game.

Joe Allen has completed 828 passes in the opposition half for Swansea this season and that puts him 13th in the index.

  • Rederik

    I hope Andy and the rest of our players get better protection this week after Essien was allowed to get of with probably the worst tackle of the year with a yellow card Kenny should make it clear to the ref before the match, that we expect better protection for our players.

  • jackieonthebeanstalk

    I’ll be honest. These stupid statistics don’t tell anything about a player’s class. Downing and henderson created the most number of chances last season. We’ve all seen how they’ve set this season on fire.

    • ron

      to be fair to downing, he has created some excellent chances but his team mates did not put them away.

      • George

        Ron
        You must watch a different game to me then. Downing has been absolute crap.