Archive for July 2012
The former Chelsea and Porto manager will try and make sure that he brings Champions League football back to White Hart Lane.
Last season Spurs finished fourth but are not in the Champions League because Chelsea won the competition and finished outside the top four and so they took Spurs place.
Here is some stats from AVB's reign at the Bridge:
|Failed to score||5|
|Ave. goals scored||1.7|
|Ave. goals conceded||1.2|
|Biggest win||Bolton 1 - 5 Chelsea|
|Biggest loss||Man United 3 - 1 Chelsea|
Chelsea 3 - 5 Arsenal
Chelsea 1 - 3 Aston Villa
Everton 2 - 0 Chelsea
|Scored 3 or more||9|
|Conceded 3 or more||4|
|Scored 5 or more||1|
|Conceded 5 or more||1|
|Ave. goals scored||2.3|
|Ave. goals conceded||1.5|
|Ave. goals scored||1.2|
|Ave. goals conceded||0.9|
Going into the final they were two goals behind Germany but scoring four goals in the final made sure they jumped the 2008 runner-up.
In total 76 goals were scored and here is table showing the goals scored starting with the lowest:
Total Goals Scored : 76
Only Italy managed to score a goal against Spain and that was in the first group game.
Below is a table showing the number of goals conceded by each team:
Total Goals Conceded : 76
This is Spain's third title and they become the first team to successfully defend its title.
The champions conceded only one goal in the whole and ironically this came against Italy in the group stages.
Here is the Euro 2012 summary:
|First half goals||32||42.1|
|Second half goals||44||57.9|
|Home team goals||44||57.9|
|Away team goals||32||42.1|
For a bit of trivia here is a league table that puts all the matches played at Euro 2012 in a single table assuming results at full time(no penalty shootout results):