30
Jul

The non-correlation between physical efforts and football performances

The stats of ‘Russia 2018’ confirmed the absence of any meaningful correlation between physical efforts and football performances. The overall outcome is in line with the available literature, although more clearly than… The non-correlation between physical efforts and football performances

28
Jul

Russian matryoshkas: Historical vs World Cup performances

We look at ten ‘top players’ and compare their World Cup performances to their historical ones, determining whether – in Russia – they outperformed or underperformed vs their own standards. By… Russian matryoshkas: Historical vs World Cup performances