More detailed and readily available data and a thriving analytics community on Twitter have produced a series of new statistics and visualizations for football fans. In this series I will try to give a brief definition of various metrics, background information on charts and sources for where to find them going forward. Expected Goals The concept of Expected goals tries to quantify the quality of chances. To every shot it assigns a value between 0 and 1 based on the historical success rate (i.

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The Significant Game

Soccer is not only just the beautiful game; it is also a significant one. This blog tries to find statistical patterns in the sport we all love.

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