Tag Archives: Long ball

Team Styles and Quality of Shot Position

Last time out at Differentgame we looked at the consistency of finishing from different areas of the field. Today we’re going to look at which teams consistently shoot from good positions. Using the positional data collected for our expected goals … Continue reading

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Things to watch differently in the Premier League this season #2 – Goalkeepers

About 20 years ago, two very important things happened that changed the footballing landscape forever. The back-pass rule was introduced and Peter Schmeichel joined Man Utd. The rule-change introduced us to the panicky hoof into the stand and ‘keeper Cruyff-turns, … Continue reading

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