Premier League

5 Things You Need To Know: West Brom vs Bolton

  • West Brom’s Swedish defender Jonas Olsson has made more clearances than any other player in the Barclays Premier League this season (32)
  •  Olsson has excelled at the back for West Brom this season. Totalling up a defenders contribution across tackles attempted, clearances made, blocks and interceptions Olsson boasts the most impressivefigures in the EA SPORTS Player Performance Index, with 90 defensive contributions overall. This is the joint highest in the Barclays Premier League.
  •  West Brom managed just one shot on goal in their last game against Arsenal, yet out ran their opponents by covering 107,475 metres compared to Arsenal’s 105,518 metres
  •  Bolton defenders Gary Cahill and Paul Robinson are the two most frequent interceptors of the ball in the Barclays Premier League (35 and 33 respectively) 17 of those from Cahill came in the 5-0 victory over Stoke in Bolton’s last Barclays Premier League game.
  •  Ivan Klasnic scored twice in Bolton’s victory over Stoke, earning himself an EA SPORTS Player Performance Index score of 68.36, the sixth highest individual score for a player this season.

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