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BLOG: EURO2012 - Super Mario II: Gomez's resurgence

During our research into the reasons behind Holland and Russia’s early eliminations from Euro 2012 (which can be found here) the comparison between Gomez’s performances in this tournament and its 2008 iteration caught our eye.
Posted by Paul Every at 14:24

BLOG: EURO2012 - Profligacy costs departees

The competition of the Euro 2012 group stages has given us an opportunity to utilise the statistical metrics created by Opta’s lead statistician Sam Green (and previously used inthisblog) to analyse the various teams’ shooting efficiency so far.
Posted by Simon Farrant at 10:11