Category Archives: Premier League

Attack breakdowns: Premier League, 8 Oct 2019

Now that we’re a decent way into the season, I thought it was worth running the club-by-club attack breakdowns. These are explained in detail here, but in summary they are simple scatter graphics that work as follows: Explanation Each graphic shows a club’s main attacking players: those who have: Featured for at least a quarter of their total pitch minutes in

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Expected goals league tables, 4-7 Oct 2019

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. Premier League Despite suffering their second defeat of the season, Man City would still be top of the table if it was calculated using expected goals, as they’ve yet to be significantly out-created. The same goes

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Expected goals league tables, 27-30 Sep 2019

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. Premier League In expected goals terms we have the beginnings of a breakaway top four, with underachieving Brighton five points off a slightly overachieving Liverpool. Interestingly only one of Everton’s games hasn’t been close enough for

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Expected goals league tables, 20-22 Sep 2019

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. Premier League Along with the two Manchester clubs, Everton haven’t been out-created by a significant margin in any of their league outings so far, although the Toffees have only dominated one of their six. Bournemouth’s back-to-back

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