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Where do Premier League sides attack from?

Analysis of attack routes used by Premier League sides this season using Opta data via Michael Cox's excellent Zonal Marking site. By categorising each attack, this blog demonstrates how teams have a different attacking bias

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Premier League 15/16 round-up: shots, disappointing giants and more

After its penultimate weekend, James Yorke provides a data-driven review of the Premier League season for StatsBomb.

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How costly was the woodwork to Liverpool?

Mark Taylor returns with a new angle on how Liverpool's season was affected by the woodwork. rather than simply adding woodwork hits to Liverpool's goals tally, he attempts to establish how they would have affected the overall course of the game.

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The importance of high-return shots

Garry Gelade’s latest analytical blog explores the value in making the correct shooting decisions.

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Doing one thing well: standout statistics ahead of the European club semi-finals

Writing for StatsBomb, Dustin Ward (@SaturdayonCouch) explores the standout statistics to analyse teams ahead of this season’s Champions League and Europa League semi-finals.

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Likelihood and the way humans think

An archive blog post by Vic Ferrari, ostensibly about the NHL. However, the crux of the article can easily be applied when analysing human performance in any environment. One of the best descriptions of the dilemma facing sports data analysts ever written.

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