Thursday, 28 August 2014

PLAYER PROFILE (Horses For Courses) : Balotelli


AGE: 24
POSITION: STRIKER
FORMER CLUBS: INTER MILAN, MANCHESTER CITY, AC MILAN

The fiery Italian has made a surprise move to Liverpool, and it may well be worth FPL managers to start thinking ahead and consider Balotelli at some point this season.

Balotelli is a risk due his disciplary record but posses power, techcique and aggresion in abudance.

The following shows the teams in which he has scored against in the Premier League from 2010/11 to 2012/13.

PREMIER LEAGUE GOALS (2012/13) -
VS WIGAN (0-2) - 1

PREMIER LEAGUE GOALS (2011/12)

VS MANCHESTER UNITED (1-6) - 2
VS EVERTON (2-0) - 1
VS BLACKBURN ROVERS (0-4) - 1 & (3-0) - 1 (2)
VS NORWICH (5-1) - 1
VS SUNDERLAND (3-3) - 2

PREMIER LEAGUE GOALS (2010/11)

VS WEST BROM (0-2) - 2
VS FULHAM (1-1) - 1
VS ASTON VILLA (4-0) - 3
VS EVERTON (2-0) - 1
VS SPURS (3-2) - 1

OTHER MEMORABLE MOMENTS/GAMES:-
EURO 2012 SEMI-FINAL: ITALY 2-1 GERMANY

The Italian international stunned Germany with a somewhat of a surprise first half brace to help send Italy through to the final, only to be beaten by the eventual winners Spain (4-0).

PLEASE NOTE THAT BALOTELLI MAY NOT START THIS GAMEWEEK.