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BLOG: With @J_League resuming following the World Cup, OptaPro takes a closer look at the key standout performers s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 10 hours ago

‘The state of soccer technology and innovation’ – this insightful @SportTechie series with a range of practitioners… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 17 Jul

#ThreeAtTheBack - The OptaPro podcast explores how analysts at international federations approach major tournaments… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 11 Jul

NEWS: OptaPro is attending @simai2018 in Rome today, delivering a presentation on the application of data models &… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 4 Jul

BLOG: Ahead of tonight’s T20 international, OptaPro have looked into the potential tactics which could influence th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 3 Jul

This @SportTechie article discusses how access to technology and data in the dugout may influence decision-making a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 3 Jul

A data-driven analysis of Mexico with a focus on their performances in the #WorldCup group stages. Counter. optasportspro.com/about/optapro-… 2 Jul

BLOG: Ahead of their game this afternoon, the Pro team have been analysing Mexico’s attacking approach at the World… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2 Jul

BLOG: Using Opta cricket data @FWV_27 investigates IPL bowler tendencies when delivering a free-hit. Jaffa. optasportspro.com/about/optapro-… 27 Jun

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BLOG: J1-League leaderboards – a summary of 2018’s standout players so far

As the Japanese top flight resumes following its mid-season break, OptaPro analyses some of the league’s standout performers so far this season.
Posted by Ian Stewart at 00:00

BLOG: How we assign credit in football

Sam Gregory shares an approach that quantifies player involvement in build-up beyond traditional statistics.
Posted by Sam Gregory at 00:00

BLOG: Expected Goals – European leaderboards

OptaPro provides the latest round-up of expected goal leaderboards from across Europe’s ‘big five’ leagues.
Posted by Sam Gregory at 00:00

BLOG: Expected Goals in context

This blog serves as an update of Sam Green's original article that introduced expected goals.
Posted by Sam Gregory at 00:00

BLOG: Assessing defensive impact

In his first blog for OptaPro, Johannes Harkins uses expected goals to analyse the impact of defensive players.
Posted by Johannes Harkins at 00:00