The Madrid derby is always keenly contested but this one already has high stakes at this stage of the season. Defeat for either side would see their chances of winning the title further diminish with neither outfit being able to afford dropping any more points to leaders Barcelona.
In light of Tottenham's early struggles at Wembley this season, we take a look at if a dip in form is a recurring trend for clubs the season after they make a move, and whether this can be attributed to adjusting to new surroundings.
Barcelona have it all to do in the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup, after 10-man Real Madrid laid down a marker for the rest of the season with an impressive 3-1 victory at Camp Nou on Sunday. Here's our statistical preview of Wednesday night's clash.
Ahead of the 2017 UEFA Super Cup between Real Madrid and Manchester United, TSZ gives a statistical breakdown of the competition historically, before providing key facts for this year’s final.
As Lionel Messi turns 30, we reflect on the ongoing career of one of the greatest players to ever grace the game. We reflect on some of his finest achievements and project how many goals the Argentine wizard could end up with.
With the vast majority of European domestic leagues now over, we've compiled some statistics on the top managers on the continent in the 2016/17 season. We then focus on the achievements of five high-achieving gaffers who are rightly receiving plaudits for their success.
Cristiano Ronaldo is used to breaking records, but the milestone he reached following his hat-trick against Bayern Munich was particularly special, as he became the first player in history to score 100 Champions League goals.
Which of the top five European domestic leagues is the most 'competitively balanced'? That's the question TSZ asks as we take a statistical look at the last 20 years of the Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Ligue 1 and Bundesliga.
When we think of players who have come through Barcelona's famed La Masia academy, stellar names such as Messi, Xavi and Iniesta spring to mind, but what of those who forged their careers elsewhere? We explore the fortunes of those who have flown the nest.
We take a statistical look at some of the world's biggest football derbies to establish which is the greatest of them all. It can be a subjective debate of course, but using a variety of factors we apply a ranking system to the fiercest rivalries in the sport.
The average age of managers in the top 10 European leagues is 50, but there are some individuals who buck this trend and are experiencing success at a much younger age. TSZ examines the top young bosses on the continent.
With reports doing the rounds that Cristiano Ronaldo is set to be announced as the 2016 Ballon d'Or winner on Monday, we take a look at which clubs, leagues, nationalities and positions have been represented the most since the award was introduced in 1956.
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