Tag: Keeping model
Safe hands? Is your keeper performing as well as expected?
As I’ve previously discussed, my main Expected Goals (ExpG) Model is based entirely on where shots on target were taken from. This makes it really handy to begin measuring the quality of saves a keeper makes as distance and angle of shot are two big factors in how difficult a save is. The model contains…
Petr Cech – Bouncing Back to No.1?
Prior to the head injury Petr Cech sustained in October 2006, he was widely regarded as the best goalkeeper in the Premier League. Since his return from that injury there’s been a lingering feeling that he’s never quite reached the heights of those early Chelsea days under Jose Mourinho. Well…the Special One is back, and,…