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Nemanja Matic

28-Year-Old Midfielder     Chelsea  Premier

Birthdate:  August 1, 1988    Birthplace:  äabac, Serbia    Nationality:  Serbia    Height:  6' 4"    Weight:  181 lbs    Show ContractHide Contract

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Nemanja Matic Contract Information:

Signed a five-and-a-half year contract with Chelsea in January 2014.

September 16, 2016    Nemanja Matic News

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Matic won snared four interceptions and added an assist during Friday's 2-1 loss to Liverpool.

Typically known for his defensive contributions, Matic pushed up more than usual on Friday and created the Blues' only goal as he snuck down the end line and deftly chipped a pass that Diego Costa buried. Matic now has two assists to his name this season, which is just two off of his career-high in that category. A League Cup match versus Leicester awaits on Tuesday, with a league fixture versus Arsenal set to follow on Saturday.

Nemanja Matic – Season Projections
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Season League Team Mins Goals Assists Shots SOT Pass Com. Acc. Cross Crosses Tckls Won Fouls Won
2016 Proj. Premier Chelsea 1245 1 1 21 6 1167 4 22 40 15
Nemanja Matic – Stats
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Season League Team Appear. Starts Min Goals Assists Shots SOG Cross Fl Drn Fl Com Tackles Int Blocks CS YC RC
2015 Premier Chelsea 33 28 2418 2 2 32 7 20 17 37 88 65 12 0 5 0
2015 UCL Chelsea 5 4 377 0 0 2 0 1 6 6 19 7 2 0 3 0
2016 Premier Chelsea 6 6 508 0 2 2 0 4 5 7 12 9 1 0 0 0

2016 Game Log   Nemanja Matic
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Date League OPP ST MIN G A S SOG CRO FS FC TKL INT BLK CS PKG PKM YC RC
2016-9Sep 24 Premier @ARS * 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2016-9Sep 16 Premier LIV * 84 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-9Sep 11 Premier @SWA * 76 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-8Aug 27 Premier BUR * 90 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016-8Aug 20 Premier @WAT * 78 0 0 1 0 2 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Nemanja Matic: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

August 27, 2016

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Matic had one assist, two key passes and two clearances in Saturdayís victory against Burnley.

Matic only had two assists last season and may be getting in good form under Chelseaís new manager. This is Maticís second straight match with an assist (first league assist). Maticís next match is September 11th against Swansea City.

July 7, 2016

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Juventus has made a second transfer offer to Chelsea worth £17 million for Matic, reports the Daily Mail.

Sources say the midfielder may be interested in playing in Italy, but might prefer to join former manager Jose Mourinho at Manchester United. However, Chelsea are also interested in keeping Matic and will try to hang on to the man who scored twice in 33 appearances last season.

May 7, 2016

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Matic had one goal on his only shot in Saturday's 3-2 loss versus Sunderland.

Matic has now started three straight games and has one goal and one assist while tallying only one shot. Matic does not get involved in the attack enough to make him worth the risk in fantasy. Matic's next match comes Wednesday at Liverpool.

April 23, 2016

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Matic picked up an assist on two key passes and four dribbles in Saturday's 4-1 drubbing of Bournemouth.

Matic had a nice run to the goal line and passed the ball smartly back to Eden Hazard, who was clinical for the fourth goal. Matic played well, though he doesn't get involved in the attack much, which limits his fantasy upside in most formats.

April 15, 2016

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Matic (leg) is available for Saturday's match against Manchester City.

Matic was thought to need another week to recover, but the 27-year-old Serbian is fit ahead of schedule. His playing time has come in fits and starts this season as Guus Hiddink has deployed a different rotation than that of Jose Mourinho, leaving Matic out in the dark with increasing regularity. The holding midfielder isn't much of a goal scorer and his impact doesn't really show up on a fantasy stat sheet; however, his impact to the side is still palpable.

April 8, 2016

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Matic (leg) is out for Saturday's match against Swansea City. However, manager Guus Hiddink hopes to have him available next weekend.

Matic has been on the substitutes bench for each of the past two Premier League matches and has seen his playing time dip considerably since the start of 2016, as he's played the full-90 just three times in 12 matches. He could be available next Saturday for the team's contest against Man City.

March 5, 2016

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Matic totaled an assist and five tackles in Saturday's 1-1 draw versus Stoke City.

From a fantasy perspective, this is about as good as it can get for Matic. As an active holding midfielder, the tackles will always be there, but this assist marked just the second time all season that he's been on the scoresheet in any form. Though he's a staple at Chelsea, Matic shouldn't be given fantasy consideration at this point.