Category Archives: Expected goals

Scatter graphics: League 1, 17 Jan 2016

Here are updated scatter graphics for League 1, which compare the attacking and defensive performance of each club. These are explained here if you haven’t seen them before. 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 taken per match is on

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Scatter graphics: Championship, 16 Jan 2016

Here are updated scatter graphics for the Championship, which compare the attacking and defensive performance of each club. These are explained here if you haven’t seen them before. 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 taken per match is on

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Season update: Premier League, 23 Dec 2015

Ahead of the busy festive schedule, I thought that it was a good time to take another look at how each of the Premier League clubs are performing using my scatter graphics. These are explained here if you haven’t seen them before. Shot dominance First of all, here is how the number of shots taken by each club compares with those they face

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Season update: National League, 22 Dec 2015

Ahead of the busy festive schedule, I thought that it was a good time to take another look at how each of the National League clubs are performing using my scatter graphics. These are explained here if you haven’t seen them before. Shot dominance First of all, here is how the number of shots taken by each club compares with those they

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Season update: Championship, 21 Dec 2015

Ahead of the busy festive schedule, I thought that it was a good time to take another look at how each of the Championship clubs are performing using my scatter graphics. These are explained here if you haven’t seen them before. Shot dominance First of all, here is how the number of shots taken by each club compares with those they face

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Season so far: National League – 27 Sep 2015

I thought that it was about time I took another look at how the National League clubs are performing. First of all I’ve updated the three scatter graphics I track for each division. These are explained here if you haven’t seen them before. Shot dominance First of all, here is how the number of shots taken by each club compares with

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Which clubs are under (and over)-achieving so far?

Following on from my earlier post where I looked at how each of the Football League and National League clubs had fared using expected goals, I wanted to look at how the chances they’d created and allowed compared with the actual goals they’d scored to see which sides have been under and over-achieving. As a reminder, expected goals are calculated by giving each shot a

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An early look at expected goals

After a quick (and heavily caveated) comparison of shots taken and faced per match last week I thought I’d roll up the Expected Goals data in my new match timelines to see how the Football League clubs compare once we correct for chance quality. Note: If you’re not familiar with Expected Goals, the second of those two links includes an explanation of these. What I’ve done

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