Friday August 30, 2013
Devin Pleuler analyses the nature of possession and how certain teams use it.
Thursday August 29, 2013
OptaPro caught up with Thiago Larghi in August 2013, prior to Brazil's friendly match in Switzerland, to find out what it is like working with the Confederations Cup winners and 2014 World Cup hosts.
Wednesday August 14, 2013
The Brazilian national team, the most successful side in FIFA World Cup history, have named OptaPro as their Official Data Partner.
Friday July 19, 2013
Has fullback played changed over the last five years? Which players secretly flew under the radar while having surprisingly good seasons?
Tuesday July 9, 2013
Some possessions are meandering treatises on the premise of slowly coaxing the opposition out of a disciplined shape. Other possessions are break-neck attempts to exploit a fleeting weakness. The rest of possessions reside in a limbo between these two extremes; not so fast that you're tripping over your own feet, but fast enough that you can still exploit open space. In this article, we will dig into this middling rate of play.