BuLiStats: Big chances in the 2018-19 season

Big chances are among the most divisive and widely used metrics in football. They’re controversial within the analytics community because big chances are defined by whoever’s monitoring a game for the data companies and therefore […]
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Qatar’s golden generation break Asian Cup records

Inside World Football
By Abdelaziz Abuhamar
February 1 – Almost no one was expecting the Qatar national team to drive their way through to become the continental champions in the AFC 2019 Asian Cup that completed in the United Arab Emirates Firday night.
In doing so they p…

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Qatar’s golden generation break Asian Cup records

Inside World Football
By Abdelaziz Abuhamar
February 1 – Almost no one was expecting the Qatar national team to drive their way through to become the continental champions in the AFC 2019 Asian Cup that completed in the United Arab Emirates Firday night.
In doing so they p…

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PSG top goal scoring efficiency in Europe, Arsenal lead in England, Dortmund in Germany

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January 30 – Paris St-Germain lead all European teams when looking at the most efficient shots-to-goal ratios. PSG so far this season have scored every 4.7 shots.
The research, analysed by the CIES Football Observatory from InStat data, found th…

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PSG top goal scoring efficiency in Europe, Arsenal lead in England, Dortmund in Germany

Inside World Football
January 30 – Paris St-Germain lead all European teams when looking at the most efficient shots-to-goal ratios. PSG so far this season have scored every 4.7 shots.
The research, analysed by the CIES Football Observatory from InStat data, found th…

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Qatar and goalkeeper Saad Al-Sheeb post new Asian Cup record

Inside World Football
By Abdelaziz Abuhamar
January 29 – Qatar’s goalkeeper Saad Al-Dosari posted a new continental record having maintained a successive clean sheet with his country’s national team in 6 successive matches, complete 540 minutes in the Asian Cup 2019.
Qatar…

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Qatar and goalkeeper Saad Al-Sheeb post new Asian Cup record

Inside World Football
By Abdelaziz Abuhamar
January 29 – Qatar’s goalkeeper Saad Al-Dosari posted a new continental record having maintained a successive clean sheet with his country’s national team in 6 successive matches, complete 540 minutes in the Asian Cup 2019.
Qatar…

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AFC semi-final stats: Japan vs Iran head-to-head

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By Abdelaziz Abuhamar
January 28 – Though it is the fourth time in the AFC Asian Cup, it will be the first time the two Asian giants have met in the knock out stage. Iran and Japan have previously met three times in group stage of the continental tour…

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Lucky No 19 shirt tops Asian Cup 2019 goal scoring list with 15

Inside World Football
By Abdelaziz Abuhamar
January 18 – Following the end of the Group Stage of the UAE Asian Cup 2019, statistics show that players wearing shirt number 19 are topping the goal scoring list so far in the continental competition. 
Thanks to 7 goals f…

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A statistical history of the World Cup’s Golden Boot award

Winning the World Cup is a matter of pride for many, but the individual glory is arguably the next best thing when heading out to the finals, and the Golden Boot award, given to the finals’ top scorer, has its own history on the grandest stage, shaping legends at home and abroad.

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