The World Cup group stages are over, and half the 32 teams are packing their bags and heading home. But who deserved to go, and who has a wistful tear in their eye for what might have been? Continue reading
Tag Archives: Statistics
Spurs Season Review – Creating Chances and Expected Assists
In a previous article I looked at the number of goals and expected goals Spurs players accrued last season. As you would expect, Harry Kane is easily the main goal threat. But which players create these chances? Continue reading
Premier League review by the numbers
We’re three games into the Premier League campaign and it’s still far too early to make any confident predictions but what interesting statistics have emerged so far?
New boys, Huddersfield lead the tackle count with 69. It looks like David Wagner has continued with the aggressive pressing style that served him so well in the Championship. In second place is another fan of the Gegenpress, Jurgen Klopp, whose Liverpool side sit on 63. Continue reading
Spurs vs Leicester – the title run-in in statistics
With just four games remaining, it looks like this year’s Premier League is a two horse race. Tottenham and Leicester have surprised everyone this year but who will take the final prize? Continue reading
A look at how Pochettino’s Spurs have changed this season through statistics
This season it feels like Mauricio Pochettino has finally got his Tottenham side playing the way he wants them to. There’s been a definite progression from last year. But do Spurs’ underlying numbers support this assertion?
Kane, Costa, Aguero and Vardy – a statistical tale of four strikers
In last season’s Premier League, three strikers stood head and shoulders above the rest.
The established star – Sergio Aguero. The new arrival – Diego Costa. And the young upstart – Harry Kane. Continue reading