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A showcase of some of the best data analysis from across the web.

BLOG: Frenkie de Jong on song. In his first article for OptaPro, @NilsMackay applies a range of analytical metrics… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 16 Nov

JOB: Leicester City is recruiting a Head of Football Analytics. The deadline for applications is Friday 30th Novemb… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 9 Nov

Inside @gloucesterrugby – OptaPro gets behind-the-scenes insights from the Premiership club’s performance analysis… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 9 Nov

4.9 – the xG overperformance of Serie A top scorer Krzysztof Piątek this season. The Polish striker is also the 2nd… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 9 Nov

JOBS: Positions in the data science team at OptaPro are available. Location is flexible (Perform Content has office… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 8 Nov

Heracles have adapted their playing style in @eredivisie this season, which has resulted in an increase in attackin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 3 Nov

BLOG: Following their strong start to the @eredivisie season, OptaPro evaluates how Heracles have adapted their pla… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2 Nov

In this @BBCSport feature, Scottish Rugby’s lead performance analyst @gavinvaughan1 provides an insight into opposi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 31 Oct

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Bundesliga preview 2016/17

In a series of in-depth, analytical articles for StatsBomb, Dustin Ward (@SaturdayOnCouch) previews the upcoming 2016/17 Bundesliga season.

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Bundesliga at the break: Bayern and Dortmund

Dustin Ward (@SaturdayOnCouch), writing for StatsBomb provides unique insight into the performances of Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund this season.

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StatsBomb season previews

In early August StatsBomb produced a range of analytical previews ahead of the start of many European seasons.

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The Bundesliga is the most exciting league in the world

In an article for SB Nation, Michael Caley uses Opta data to explore what makes Bundesliga matches so exciting.

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