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

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

In this article for @SkySports, @ghostgoal applies Opta data and the sequence framework to provide a detailed analy… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 30 Oct

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How Liverpool built a potential champion

In an article for FiveThirtyEight, Michael Caley applies Opta data to analyse Liverpool in the lead-up to the Champions League final.

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Crosses: Lessons from Liverpool

Garry Gelade provides an in-depth analysis of crossing, focusing on Liverpool’s approach over a four-year period.

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Klopp's Liverpool: poised to make the leap

Writing for StatsBomb, Dustin Ward (@SaturdayOnCouch) provides an in-depth analysis of Liverpool's performances under Jürgen Klopp.

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Liverpool 2014/15: Zeros to Heroes

Writing for The Tomkins Times, Dan Kennett takes an analytical approach to explain Liverpool’s recent Premier League form.

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Five into two doesn't go

The latest Anfield Index Analytics podcast discusses the race for the top four positions before reviewing the 2015 OptaPro Analytics Forum.

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Creating from corners

Andrew Beasley analyses Liverpool’s approach to corners in his latest blog post.

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Interview with LFC Head of Opposition Analysis

Bob Pearce and Mihail Vladimirov interview Liverpool FC Head of Opposition Analysis, Chris Davies, for The Tomkins Times.

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