Scoring Patterns in the EPL and ‘A’ League 2016-17

Comparing the Scoring Patterns in the EPL with the ‘A’ League  I find it interesting to compare scoring patterns in different competitions and also to look at the way the top teams score goals compared with the pattern of all teams in the competition. Scoring Categories I created three categories of goals in Open Play

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Analysis of goals in World Cup Qualifying matches

How Australia scored and conceded goals in Stage 1 and 2 of the World Cup Qualifiers Recent conjecture about the plight of the Socceroos on the road to Russia has covered the tactical efficacy of the team, the risks associated with the playing style and philosophy that has been developed over the past four years

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A snapshot of EPL scoring patterns

A snapshot of EPL scoring patterns Over the course of a season the average number of goals is around 2.5 per match. In a good year it might be just over 3 goals per game but that’s quite unusual. In the last two seasons the average goals per game has been (1068/380 games) 2.8 and

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Hyundai ‘A’ League scoring trends between 2014-15 and 2016-17

Hyundai ‘A’ League scoring trends between 2014 & 2017  Football is played according to the Principles of Play. Differences in playing style demonstrate different ways of applying the Principles, for example some teams prefer to apply the defending Principle of ‘Delay’ by pressing high up the field while other teams prefer to defend closer to

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