On Wednesdays we take a whiff of the Fantasy League blogs, as well as other relevant Premier League articles. This week, we turn our attention to Gameweek 11 reviews, bonus points, player analysis, and the weekly whiffs.
Fantasy Football Analysis
Fantasy Gaffer has an interesting piece on bonus points and their peculiar awarding in 0 – 0 draws.
Never Captain Nicky Butt presents his arguments for holding on to Rooney in the international break.
Fantasy Premier League Hints gives us an inside look into his team following Gameweek 11 and the possible changes for Gameweek 12.
Football Statistics and Analysis
FourFourTwo.com highlights Klasnic’s excellent all around display against Stoke, Swansea’s goalkeeper and defence, and Vidic’s importance to Manchester United’s clean sheet potential.
Guardian’s chalkboard analysis highlights the centre-back partnership of Vermaelen and Koscielny, “having yet to concede a goal in the 205 Premier League minutes they have played together this season“.
Decision Technology’s Football Blog points to the long-term trend of increasing goals in the Premier League, based on their team strength model. This another piece of evidence indicating that we should be wary of trusting too much on clean sheets.
…funny whiff: Andre Santos makes queer spelling mistake in post match tweet.
…whiff of a fan: Fan gets his moment in the limelight.
…whiff of genius: A goalkeeping mistake punished by a sublime lob.
…whiff of defending: Real “dedication to the cause“.
Know of any other interesting Fantasy Football analysis? Please leave a link in the comments below.