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StatsBomb Data Launch - Beyond Naive xG

By Ted Knutson | May 14, 2018 | Main

Over the next couple of weeks, we are going to publish the videos of presentations from our StatsBomb Data Launch event, highlighting the major improvements we have made to football data.

Today's lead-off gets stuck into the problems with naive xG models, and how StatsBomb Data delivers a much more realistic representation of what happens on the pitch every time a shot takes place. I also cover some of the other unique metrics and analysis you can build based on the new information we collect.

Article by Ted Knutson