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  1. Soccer - Barcelona, Real Madrid rank as Europe's best teams

    Albert Larcada

    Albert Larcada analyzes the recent AP rankings of the world's best soccer players and teams. Given the rankings' controversial outcome, he creates a ranking system based on a mock European "Super League" to determine the continent's best teams.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  2. Soccer - Geoff Cameron, Everton among biggest EPL surprises so fa...

    Albert Larcada

    Albert Larcada of ESPN Stats & Information analyzes the most surprising teams and players through the first seven weeks of the English Premier League season, including Everton and Geoff Cameron.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2012
  3. English Premier League - Eden Hazard, Shinji Kagawa, Robin van Pe...

    Albert Larcada

    Albert Larcada examines the top transfers in the EPL transfer window, including Eden Hazard and Shinji Kagawa.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2012
  4. David Silva is the key to a Manchester City Premier League title ...

    Albert Larcada

    Albert Larcada of the ESPN Stats & Information group writes that the key to Manchester City winning a Premier League title is the play of David Silva and the team's continued focus on making the short pass.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2012
  5. Manchester United's midfield problem is overstated

    Albert Larcada

    Albert Larcada looks at Manchester United's midfield and whether it in fact has issues or just needs to wait until players get healthy.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2012
  6. Manchester City and Chelsea among clubs most affected by the Afri...

    Albert Larcada

    Albert Larcada analyzes how the African Nations Cup will affect some of the English Premier League's top teams, with top players like Didier Drogba forced to miss EPL games.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2012
  7. Robin van Persie is the Premier League's most dynamic scorer

    Albert Larcada

    Robin van Persie is finding the net in a variety of ways, which makes him the most lethal attacker in the Premier League.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2011
  8. Arsenal must tighten up on defense against Chelsea

    Albert Larcada

    Albert Larcada looks ahead to Saturday's Chelsea-Arsenal match and explains why Arsenal will be so vulnerable on set pieces and through balls.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2011
  9. EPL - The importance of Ashley Young to Manchester United's attac...

    Albert Larcada

    Albert Larcada breaks down Saturday's Manchester United-Liverpool matchup, noting that United is much more dynamic with Ashley Young on the pitch.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2011
  10. Soccer - Manchester United and Manchester City's contrasting styl...

    Albert Larcada

    Albert Larcada uses heat maps to show the contrasting, yet effective, styles of Manchester United and Manchester City.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2011
  11. EPL - Manchester City's offensive growth

    Albert Larcada

    Albert Larcada looks behind Manchester City's hot start to the 2011-12 EPL season, showing a team that has become more efficient and lethal on offense.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2011
  12. Soccer: Previewing the Champions League final between Barcelona a...

    Albert Larcada

    Albert Larcada uses the Soccer Power Index to preview the Champions League Final between Manchester United and Barcelona.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2011
  13. Soccer: EPL Awards for Player of the Year and more

    Albert Larcada

    Albert Larcada gives out several awards for the English Premier League, including Player of the Year and farthest average goal distance.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2011
  14. Soccer: Significance of Tottenham-Liverpool match this weekend

    Albert Larcada

    Albert Larcada examines this weekend's make-or-break match between Liverpool and Tottenham for England's final Europa League spot. If either club had done better against the EPL's bottom feeders, it would be playing in the Champions League instead.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2011
  15. Soccer: Breaking down Sunday's Manchester United-Chelsea match

    Albert Larcada

    Albert Larcada examines this weekend's pivotal EPL match between Manchester United and Chelsea. Although Man U has won two of their three matchups this year, Chelsea has outperformed the Red Devils in certain key aspects.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2011
  16. Soccer: Arsenal's path to an EPL title

    Albert Larcada

    Using simulations powered by the Soccer Power Index, Albert Larcada explains how Arsenal still has a chance to unseat Manchester United atop the EPL, and also breaks down the other races around Europe.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2011