Tag Archives: xG

An xG Model for Everyone in 20 minutes (ish)

I get loads of queries asking for xG values for teams or players. When I started all this nearly 5 years ago, collecting enough shot position data to build a model took months worth of effort. Today, you can get … Continue reading

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The Data Scout Miniblog – Leon Goretzka

Goretzka’s team Schalke are an above average passing side but most of this is built on defensive build up from the back three Howedes, Naldo and Nastasic rather than a fully functioning midfield. Goretzka generally plays in a central midfield … Continue reading

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