Many people think that a footballer has to win many major titles in order to be regarded as a legend. The likes of Dani Alves and Cristiano Ronaldo have won a lot of trophies during their professional football career. However, we have some football players who have not won a major title during their professional career.
After the sale of Sergio Aguero to Barcelona, fans and other club faithful’s were hoping Manchester City would acquire the services of a world class striker to make up for the stability of the team, but Pep Guardiola’s faith to stick with his attacking minded players is gradually beginning to pay off.
The first game that was played in the premier league competition yesterday was between Everton and West Ham United. Everton who has been without their key players in recent week due to Injuries, suffered their second premier league defeats of the season yesterday, as West Ham narrowly defeated them 1-0.
1. Yaya Toure The first on this list is the retired Ivorian Footballer and current Coach; Yaya Toure. Back in the day, he performed as a Midfielder and was one of the best players in Africa. He made appearances for Barcelona, Monaco, and also the English side; Manchester City.
Manchester City secured a comfortable win in their third Champions League game of the season against Club Brugge. Pep Guardiola would be really pleased with the performance of his players as they showed great team spirit throughout the game. Manchester City started the game on a brilliant note as they dominated possession in the early stages.
The Video Assistant Referee's decision to award Tottenham Hotspurs their second goal despite the offside decision that was initially taken the Referee have showed that the system can be reliable. The Video Assistant Referee have been heavily criticised for his inconsistency in the English premier league league this season.
Some young strikers have been highly impressive so far this season. They have scored a lot of goals for their respective teams and they have been highly consistent in performance. Karim Benzema, Robert Lewandowski, Romelu Lukaku, Roberto Firmino and Harry Kane are among the best strikers in the top five European leagues.
The abbreviation xG = expected goals it's taken from factors like type of assist, whether it was a shot taken with the head or foot, the angle and distance of the shot, and whether it was a big chance. The context of a scoring opportunity is precisely what informs its xG rating.
Rumelu Lukaku came to Chelsea as one of the most prolific strikers in the world. The feat he achieved at Inter Milan he was unable to achieve that at Manchester United, many expected him to bring the momentum to Chelsea, but now he is slowly becoming inconsistent at Chelsea.
Some of the finest attackers in the world play in the Premier League. With some of the finest strikers in the world competing in the Premier League, the fight for the Golden Boot is always fierce. To win, a total of more than 20 goals is generally necessary, and there are plenty of possibilities this season.
Players are seriously competing to win an award after the 2021/22 premier league season. At the end of every season, England FA usually present an award to the best Goalkeeper, Top scorer and the most valuable player for the season. Harry Kane won the top scorer and Most valuable player award while Manchester city Goalkeeper, Ederson received the best Goalkeeper award last season.
The Premier League is in its 30th season. There have been some outstanding scorers over its history. Mohamed Salah of Liverpool is the newest member of the exclusive 100-goal club. Salah joined the club when he scored the first goal in Liverpool's 3-0 triumph over Leeds United.
Tottenham Hotspur was leading Newcastle United by 2-1 goals when the game was halted in the 40th minute due to a medical emergency needed by one of the supporters. Tottenham Hotspur left-back, Sergio Reguilon called on the referee to notify him of the incident while Eric Dier also called for a defibrillator before the players were instructed to leave the football field.
The Video Assistant Referee have showed one of the reasons why it should not be banned in the English premier league. There have been several criticism concerning the way the VAR decisions have been affecting football negatively. Tottenham Hotspurs bounced back to winning ways star defeating Newcastle United by 3-2 in the week 8 of the English premier league.
Mohamed Salah is having the time of his life in this 2021/2022 season with his wonderful displays especially in the EPL this campaign. The Egyptian winger is currently on a goalscoring run that has seen him score 7 goals in the league already and makes him undoubtedly a strong contender for the EPL Golden boot.
A lot of players have been highly impressive for their respective teams in the premier league. Liverpool is among the favorites to win the premier league title this season. The Reds have remained undefeated in the premier league and have scored more goals than they have conceded. Liverpool have now scored 22 goals and conceded just 6.
The Premier league have already begun as eight games have already been played and the Premier league table is gradually taking its shape with Chelsea topping the league. Be it as it may, during the summer, plenty players completed their move to the Premier league. The likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Romelu Lukaku, Martin Odegaard and so many other players completed their switch to the Premier league.
Drogba is often regarded as Chelsea's best striker of all time. He was one of the best players in his generation and also won different titles with the Blues before his retirement from football. Drogba was a prolific goalscorer and he formed one of the best football partnerships alongside Frank Lampard at Chelsea.
Records are set and meant to be broken to set a new one. Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane is now the second player with the most away goals in the premier league. With Harry Kane's strike on the 22nd minute away at the St James Park he has now scored one more (88goals) in 128 away games in the Premier League than former Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney,and he has done it in less games.
The premier league golden boot award, is a prestigious award that is given to the most outstanding player with the highest number of goals in a tournament. The award is a personal award, however, it can be awarded to 2 or more players in one particular season, if all players scored the same number of goals.