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This was just Fernando Torres' second game in a Chelsea shirt. Notably a large proportion of Torres' goals for Liverpool came at Anfield. This season under Roy Hodgson he scored once in 10 away Premier League games and then in his brief spell under Kenny Dalglish he scored three goals in only two away matches.

How they set up?

Chelsea opted to change their system from there previous two games moving from the...

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Having scored 15 goals in last seasons Primera División with Rayo Vallecano, Michu made the move to Wales for just £2 million. It was a no-brainer and now he leads the scoring charts alongside Manchester United's Robin Van Persie, his 12 goals equaling Swansea's top scorer of...

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The ability of vertically challenged Spaniards and Spanish based players theoretically playing in Staffordshire has been subject of many jokes in the last few years. For Santi Cazorla making his first away start in the Premiership, it will certainly be an experience at the Britannia, if nothing else. The contrast in styles between the two clubs is highlighted by the passing completion percentages of last season, Arsenal were the highest in the division with 60%, whilst Stoke City were the lowest with 40%. It's important for the Gunners to play...

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It's been over a year since LaLigaUK took a look at one of the £50 million player's individual performances, sceptic's may say we haven't missed much. The former Atléti and Liverpool striker went 26 hours of playing time without hitting the back of the net, but two goals in the FA cup against Leicester City might just have sprung him back into life. New interim manager Roberto Di Matteo has said: "He is not only a good player, he is a good guy. I have a lot...

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Juan Mata arrived at Stamford Bridge this summer with the quest of helping fellow Spaniard Fernando Torres return to scoring form. It's early days but he's own goalscoring has made more of an impact, 2 goals in his opening 3 appearances. The former Valencia playmaker will face he's toughest test to date since arriving in the English Premiership, an away trip to Old Trafford.

How they lined up ?

Chelsea made just one change to the side that beat Sunderland in their previous Premier League game. With two assists in the...

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