Or who the goalkeeper is.Premier League: 'Expected goals' tells us whether a player really should have scored
We've all said 'he should have scored from there'. But now, for the first time, we can say with certainty whether a chance really is as good as we think.www.bbc.co.uk
Article on how xg is worked out.
It seems to me the biggest flaw is it doesn't consider who the chance falls to.
Pretty much ayeOr who the goalkeeper is.
Or if it was taken with the player stronger or weaker foot.
Or the form of the player with the attempt.
It's bollocks really.
In a virtual statistical world of totally made up horseshitIs there a league table of goals:xg? Where would we be?
Which way round?Is there a league table of goals:xg? Where would we be?
Nonsense. We need a graph showing smashing bunches of lads per bus wank.In a virtual statistical world of totally made up horseshit
You may have a degree in maths but do you have a shit tactics blog? Or do you appear on podcasts stroking your chin and being dry?I’ve got a degree in maths, mostly specialising in statistics. I find this an odd metric.
No. I may be a geek, but I’m not that nerdy.You may have a degree in maths but do you have a shit tactics blog? Or do you appear on podcasts stroking your chin and being dry?
Highlights just how important Vardy is to us and that we need to get the ball to him as much as possible. The nightmare is if he gets injured, other than Perez the rest is pretty much "dog toffee" as far as strikers go.Surely this is just a measure of whether you’ve got more clinical strikers than the national average?
P | Pld | Pts | |
1 | Liverpool | 8 | 24 |
2 | Manchester City | 8 | 16 |
3 | Arsenal | 8 | 15 |
4 | Leicester | 8 | 14 |
5 | Chelsea | 8 | 14 |
6 | Palace | 8 | 14 |
7 | Burnley | 8 | 12 |
8 | West Ham Utd | 8 | 12 |
9 | Tottenham | 8 | 11 |
10 | Bournemouth | 8 | 11 |
11 | Wolves | 8 | 10 |
12 | Manchester Utd | 8 | 9 |
13 | Sheffield Utd | 8 | 9 |
14 | Brighton | 8 | 9 |
15 | Aston Villa | 8 | 8 |
16 | Newcastle Utd | 8 | 8 |
17 | Southampton | 8 | 7 |
18 | Everton | 8 | 7 |
19 | Norwich City | 8 | 6 |
20 | Watford | 8 | 3 |