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12 Things You Need To Know: Wigan vs Chelsea

Chelsea became the first team this season to beat Man City with a 2-1 victory at Stamford Bridge on Monday night

Oriel Romeu covered the most ground for Chelsea in that game with 6.23 miles, while Ashley Cole became one of the first players in the EA SPORTS Player Performance Index to break the 100 mile barrier

Lampard came off the bench to score the winner, and caused controversy in the press this week by saying he had had no explanation of why he has been dropped to the bench

Lampard’s stats back up his claims that he is in as good form as he has ever been.

Lampard is ranked 12th overall in the EA SPORTS Player Performance Index and with 7 goals is the top scoring midfielder in the Barclays Premier League and the 2nd top scoring Englishman in the league

Lampard has converted 27% of his efforts on goal, making him a more lethal finisher than Aguero, van Persie and Adebayor

Lampard has also contributed 4 assists, meaning Lampard has had a hand in exactly a third of Chelsea’s goals so far this season
Raul Meireles scored the equaliser in that game and his 1st goal since joining Chelsea

John Terry made six blocks in the game against Man City, the most made by a single player in a single game so far this season

Wigan also came from behind to win 2-1 in their last game, with Victor Moses scoring his first goal in over a year. Moses has now had 44 efforts at goal this season.

Jordi Gomez scored his third goal in four games to seal three points for Wigan, an impressive return from just 12 efforts at goal.

Gomez also covered the most ground for Wigan with 6.62 miles

Maynor Figueroa won 9 tackles in the game against West Brom, the most by any one player in last weekend’s games. That takes Figueroa’s impressive tackling stats to 60 won out of 69 attempted, a success rate of 87%

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