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9 Things You NEED To Know Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Newcastle United

The Wolverhampton Wanderers players covered a total of 113,034m (70.24miles) during last weekend’s 2-1 loss at Liverpool

Karl Henry was the Wolves player to cover the most ground (11,715m/7.28miles) against Liverpool, followed by Jamie O’Hara (10,979m/6.82miles) and Matthew Jarvis (10,828m/6.73miles)

The Newcastle United players covered a total of 112,769m (70.07miles) during their 3-1 win against Blackburn Rovers last weekend. This was 5,095m further than the Blackburn players covered during the game

Yohan Cabaye was the Newcastle United player to cover the most ground (12,106m/7.52miles) against Blackburn, followed by Cheik Tiote (11,612m/7.22miles) and Ryan Taylor (10,673m/6.63miles)

Stephen Hunt was the Wolves player to record the fastest average speed while the ball was in play (2.86 metres per second/6.40MPH) and top speed (11.50 metres per second/25.72MPH) against Liverpool

After his hat-trick against Blackburn Rovers last weekend, Demba Ba was the Barclays Premier League player to rise the most places in the EA SPORTS Player Performance Index this week. Ba climbed a massive 212 places to sit in 56th place currently

Ba has hit the target with 75% of his eight shots this season and his treble last week came from the three shots he had on target during the game

Ba’s performance also say him named in the EA SPORTS Team of the Week in the strikeforce alongside Arsenal’s Robin Van Persie

Jamie O’Hara is currently the Barclays Premier League player to have completed the sixth most passes in the opposition half (153) this season. This is behind only Aaron Ramsey (198), David Silva (186), Samir Nasri (163), Yaya Toure (160) and Nani (157)

O’Hara also lost his first tackle of the season last weekend against Liverpool taking his tackles won percentage down to 94.12%

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