Expected Passing for Everyone!
Regular readers will note that I’ve been boring off about ‘expected passes’ (xP) a lot recently both on the blog and on twitter. What is xP? It’s basically assigning each pass a probability of it being completed successfully. I’ve done this by gridding out the pitch in (roughly) 10yd x 10yd sections. This splits the…
Everton v Chelsea – Key Battles
Chelsea come to L4 today having won both opening games. Here’s how they lined up at Leicester last week: Unsurprisingly, Cesc Fabregas has immediately become the hub of the side. I tried looking at the highlights to see the fluidity of the set up, but as per, MOTD came up short. Instead, I found Fabregas’s…