Tag Archives: Statistics

World Cup Stats – Team Expected Goals

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

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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?

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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

A look at how Pochettino’s Spurs have changed this season through statistics

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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?
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