Most Assist Involvements in Europe So Far

In this graphic we look at the concept I call Assist Involvements. It is a metric developed by UtdArena which collates passes that lead to a goal. In this particular regard I have included three levels to the pass: (1) - the pass that directly leads to a goal (2) -...

Counter Attacks – For and Against

This graphic looks at counter attacks in the Premier League in the 2018-19 season. On the bottom we can see 'successful counter attacks against'. This refers to how many times a team conceded a successful counter attack against themselves. Thus, teams on the right...

Premier League – Pressing Rates and Success

This graphic highlights teams in the Premier League for 2018-19 and how well they pressed. So, on the bottom we have PPDA (passes per defensive action). This merely refers to how much a team pressed. The lesser the number the more a team pressed. On the left we have...

Best Creators in Europe for 2018-19

This is similar to the other post that pertains to the best creators in the 'Big 6'. However, this graphic highlights the best creators in Europe and it is not surprise that Messi and then Neymar are the two best creators in Europe. Elite.

Counter-Attacks with Shots

Here, we can see that Manchester United countered more than any team in the Premier League aside from Bournemouth, West Ham and Liverpool. However, they ranked 4th for the worst conversion rate into shots. This indicates that whilst they were willing to counter...

Forward Passing Centre Backs in 2018-19

Here, we can see Daley Blind as the ball-playing centre back of 2018-19. He performed a high percentage of forward passes and, likewise, passed often in games. It is a shame Manchester United sold him to Ajax for only £14.4m. In this current market that is an...