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Louis
17-09-2017, 01:52 AM
Found this at random tonight. Explains the likelihood of goals from different situations … of interest to anyone seriously interested in football and why some teams or styles work better than others.

https://throughitalltogether.sbnation.com/2017/8/17/16164312/sb-nations-soccer-showcase-explaining-expected-goals-leeds-united

(ignore the Leeds reference, just watch the video)

Louis
17-09-2017, 02:05 AM
I hadn't really thought about the value of through balls instead of crosses, but it all makes sense.

Finbar
17-09-2017, 02:30 AM
Yep was reading that our actual goals vs expected goals from a betting point if view is freakishly out of kilter, think it was 2.4 vs Burley's 0.4, f*** all consolation that that is

meee
17-09-2017, 02:31 PM
I was reading about one the Germans came up with which is along the lines of measuring defenders beaten.That includes dribbling and passing.Apparently it predicts the outcome of 86% of games.