Category Archives: Bundesliga

European league table “footprints”, 2016/17

As I’ve already done for the English divisions, I’ve put together graphics showing how long each club spent in each league position this season. These works as follows: The clubs are listed down the side, in the order they finished in the final league table Each row shows how many days that club spent in each league position The season is

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European permutations: 10-13 Feb 2017

How these work Each graphic shows the highest and lowest possible positions that each club can occupy after the forthcoming round of fixtures. I’ve drawn lines under the Champions League spots, mid-table and the last spot above the relegation zone on both “axes” for ease of reference. These graphics are explained here, but in a nutshell I crunch through every possible

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European permutations: 3-7 Feb 2017

My permutations graphics often get shared on Reddit and I’ve seen a few comments on there asking why they aren’t produced for other top leagues, so I thought I’d kick out versions for the main European divisions and see whether there’s enough interest to generate them regularly. Feel free to share them as you see fit – I’ve become aware

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Using scatter graphics to compare the big four European leagues

I’ve updated my scatter graphics for the major European leagues this week and I thought that while I was at it I’d have a bit more fun by smashing some of the graphics together to allow comparisons across different divisions. Unfortunately putting more than four divisions on these makes them unreadable (as a lot of average teams get crammed into

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Scatter graphics: Bundesliga, 4 Jan 2017

I realised that it’s been unforgivably long since I took a look at the major European leagues with my scatter graphics. Each of the three graphics is explained briefly below but there’s a longer explanation here. Shot dominance First of all, here is how the number of shots taken by each club compares with those they face in return. The average number of shots

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European permutations: 9-11 Dec 2016

Here are the highest and lowest possible positions that each club across the can occupy after the forthcoming round of fixtures. I’ve drawn lines under the lowest Champions League spot, mid-table and the last place above the relegation zone on both “axes” for ease of reference. These graphics are explained here, but in a nutshell I crunch through every possible combination of results to

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