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By Paul Farrington
Last updated : 31 January 2012
Tottenham v Wigan, 19:45

•Spurs were unlucky to lose 3-2 to Man City in their last Barclays Premier League game
•Jermain Defoe and Gareth Bale both scored to get Spurs back from 2-0 down in that game
•Bale and Defoe came second and third in Spurs’ team for distance covered with 6.22 miles and 5.7 miles covered respectively. Only Scott Parker covered more ground with 6.35 miles
•Bale’s goal was his sixth of the season, from 65 attempts at goal with 60% on target
•Defoe’s goal was his 8th of the season from 45 efforts at goal with 69% on target, averaging a goal every 123 minutes this season
•Younes Kaboul has lost just one tackle all season, having won 33, giving him an incredible tackles won percentage of 98%. Kaboul is also in the top 5 for clearances with 50 so far this season.
•Meanwhile, Luka Modric now tops the EA SPORTS Player Performance Index for passes completed in his opponent’s half – tied with David Silva on 743
•Wigan remain rooted in the relegation zone after losing 3-1 to QPR in their last game
•James McCarthy covered the most ground for Wigan in that game with 5.2 miles
•Hugo Rodallega scored the consolation for Wigan in that game, while Ali Al Habsi made a series of stunning saves to try and keep the Latics in with a chance in the game
•Rodallega’s goal was just his second in the Barclays Premier League this season, despite 40 attempts at goal with an impressive 70% on target
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