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Scatter graphics: League 2, 2020-21

Now that the season is over (barring play-offs which I exclude for consistency), I can create final versions of the scatter graphics. These compare the attacking and defensive performances of every team in a division – each of the four graphics is explained briefly below and at length here. Shot dominance First of all, here is how the number of shots

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Expected goals table: League 2, 2020-21

These alternative league tables are calculated using expected goals (as seen in my match timelines). There’s a full explanation in the first post here. This is the final table for League 2, with the underlying data showing that Cambridge and Leyton Orient overachieved the most this season while Barrow and Mansfield were the biggest underachievers.

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