Tag Archives: xP

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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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 … Continue reading

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