Now here are some interesting statics I received this morning. Fernando Torres sits on top of the Castrol ranking when it comes to the Premier League and is currently 5th in the world. Hopefully Nando will be oiled up for another great performance tonight.
4th November 2009 FERNANDO TORRES SHOWS THE WAY Spaniard tops the Premier League Liverpool's number 9 has been the top performing player in the Premier League over the last 12 months, according to the Castrol Rankings. Fernando Torres has out-performed all of his Premier League rivals over the last 12 months according to the first ever Castrol Rankings Analysis - the world's first truly objective football rankings system. And that rigorous analysis shows the Liverpool striker to be the Premier League's most effective player over the last year, ahead of Manchester United's Nemanja Vidic and Chelsea's Frank Lampard. Torres "who sits fifth in the overall rankings that are headed by Barcelona's" Thierry Henry - has scored 19 league goals since last October. With 17 goals between January and September, Torres is the Premier League's top scorer since the turn of the year. The Spanish international has converted an impressive 22% of the chances that have come his way, a much better ratio than the league average of 13%, and has already started the 2009/10 season in fine style, netting eight times including a devastating burst of three goals in 47 minutes against Hull City. But as befits a top player who will shoulder many of Spain's hopes at next summer's FIFA World Cup finals, his performances against Liverpool's main rivals have been exceptional. In 2009, he scored three goals against Chelsea and one against Manchester United, helping Liverpool to a second place finish in the Premier League last season whilst he also scored twice against Arsenal in last April's 4-4 draw at Anfield. Find out more at - http://www.castrolfootball.com/article/2009/10/23/FERNANDO-TORRES-SHOWS/6FFD4DF4-BFBF-11DE-932C-D0C6F4018AA4.php For an explanation of the Castrol Rankings, see - http://www.youtube.com/castrolfootball#p/a/u/1/Ap6r6jyqyDI