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2021/22 Bundesliga preview

In 2020/21, Bayern Munich managed an unprecedented 9th Bundesliga title in a row and are the clear favourites for this season too. Their continuous reinforcement at the detriment of the

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2021/22 La Liga Preview

For the first time in eighteen years, La Liga started without Lionel Messi, who left FCB and joined PSG, owing to the Blaugrana‘s financial issues. Meanwhile, Real Madrid have so

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2021/22 Serie A Preview

The coronavirus pandemic is biting into team budgets in Italy, incentivising some top players like Romelu Lukaku, Achraf Hakimi and Gianluigi Donnarumma to leave the Italian Serie A. This outflow

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Focus on THEMATIC RESEARCH

Looking for hidden gems?

The football market is still characterised by high levels of inefficiency, offering plenty of opportunities for arbitrage (trading the same asset in different markets to take advantage of differences in

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EURO 2020’s penalty takers

In a tournament like the European Championship, the difference between victory and defeat is often determined by penalties. Since 1976, more than one-fourth of the knock-out matches have indeed been

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Focus on TEAMS

Juventus under coach Pirlo

Juventus will be one of the most interesting teams to watch in Europe this season. The main reason for our excitement is the leap of faith taken by the top

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AZ Alkmaar: Creating Success Through Data Analytics

As a case-study, AZ Alkmaar proves that logical thinking and a rationale vision could be a winning formula, also when applied to football. Further, it reminds us of the growing importance of data analytics in the Beautiful Game, a sport that many believed to be too difficult to be analysed. What FC Liverpool, AZ, FC Midtjylland and a few other teams are accomplishing with the help of data analysis should inspire many other football clubs, at all levels. Thirdly, player development could drastically improve with the right quantity and quality of information.

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Focus on LEAGUES

2021/22 Bundesliga preview

In 2020/21, Bayern Munich managed an unprecedented 9th Bundesliga title in a row and are the clear favourites for this season too. Their continuous reinforcement at the detriment of the

Read More »

2021/22 La Liga Preview

For the first time in eighteen years, La Liga started without Lionel Messi, who left FCB and joined PSG, owing to the Blaugrana‘s financial issues. Meanwhile, Real Madrid have so

Read More »

2021/22 Serie A Preview

The coronavirus pandemic is biting into team budgets in Italy, incentivising some top players like Romelu Lukaku, Achraf Hakimi and Gianluigi Donnarumma to leave the Italian Serie A. This outflow

Read More »

2021/22 Premier League Preview

Premier League’s Game 1 didn’t disappoint and seems the perfect appetiser for an exciting season. We are expecting an engaging hunt for the title, with Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool

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Focus on PLAYERS

The evolution of Bruno Fernandes

Today’s Supertaça against Benfica could represent a farewell match for Sporting CP’s Bruno Fernandes. In the 2018/19 Primeira Liga, Bruno Fernandes captained the Leões to the third place, displaying outstanding performances: playing as

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World Cup’s Top-11 and launch of SPR

We introduce Soccerment Performance Ratings (‘SPR’), an algorithm-driven system aimed at offering a rigorous and unbiased view regarding the performance of football players. What better way to launch SPRs, than

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Focus on WONDERKIDS

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Wonderkids: 2021 Outlook

Nothing captures the imagination of a football fan quite like the emergence of wonderkids, players surrounded by both high hopes and expectations, and significant uncertainty. Predicting the career trajectory of

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Wonderkids: Ansu Fati

Of the wonderkids born in 2001 or later, Ansu Fati is the most likely to reach “world-class player” status, according to our analysis. In the final third he participates effectively

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Wonderkids: Ryan Gravenberch

Technically gifted and physically strong, Ryan Gravenberch is reaping the benefits of developing in the perfect environment, AFC Ajax, and being the client of one of the most powerful agents

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Wonderkids: Lassina Traoré

Lassina Traoré is a 19-year-old striker from Burkina Faso who plays for AFC Ajax. While his imposing physique might lead some to consider him a target men, and his finishing

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The Football Analytics
Handbook

A few years ago, some football clubs (Liverpool, AZ Alkmaar, Brentford), have embraced data analytics and are now starting to greatly benefit from it. Many, now sceptical about the importance of data in football – or soccer if you prefer – will soon follow.

If you’d like to know more about how data analytics is transforming football, download our Football Analytics Handbook: it’s free!

Read it, forward it to your friends and help us with our mission: accelerating the adoption of data analytics in football.

OUR MISSION IS TO ACCELERATE THE ADOPTION OF DATA ANALYTICS IN FOOTBALL

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