Stat Attack: Blackburn vs Spurs


·      Spurs and Blackburn were both held to draws in their last Barclays Premier League games

·      Blackburn picked up their 5th point of the season in their 1-1 draw with QPR, and remain bottom of the Barclays Premier League

·      Blackburn covered 110.218km in that game, with Martin Olsson covering the most ground with 11.972km

·      Christopher Samba scored the Rovers’ only goal of the game. The 6 foot 4 inch defender has contributed 16 clearances and 7 interception

·      Blackburn striker David Hoilett is their top ranked player in 99th place and the young Canadian averaged a speed of 5.49mph

·      Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor may fancy his chance at adding to his three goals so far this season against the league’s second most costly defence. Adebayor’s goals have come from 14 attempts at goal and 71% on target. The striker has also been helping out team mates, averaging a pass in his opponent’s half every 4 minutes 35 seconds.

·      Fellow Spurs striker Jermain Defoe scored his third goal of the season, and has been due a goal having has 17 attempts on target so far this season, the third highest in the league

·      Dutch midfielder Rafael van der Vaart has also been testing goalkeepers this season and scored his third against Newcastle. Van der Vaart has got 15 attempts on target this season 71% of total attempts

Premier League - EA Sports Stats

Stats courtesy of EA SPORTS Player Performance Index

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