StatsBomb, the industry-leading provider of advanced sports data and analytics, has entered a new market by signing an agreeement with Racing Club, one of the "grandes" of Argentinian football and current holders of both the Trofeo de Campeones and Supercopa Internacional.
Racing are the latest in an ever-increasing number of Latin American teams and over 150 all around the world to benefit from StatsBomb's cutting-edge dataset, with 3,400 events per match in over 100 global competitions.
StatsBomb Data includes unique metrics such as pressures at a team and player level, pass footedness and pass height, in addition to freeze frames that provide detailed defender and goalkeeper location information on every shot that helps feed the most advanced and reliable expected goals (xG) model in the industry.
Ricardo Larrandart, Director of Business Relations, StatsBomb:
"StatsBomb are proud to enter the market of a country with such history and tradition, and even more so alongside Racing Club de Avellaneda. Racing are pioneers in many aspects, from being the first Argentinian club to win the Intercontinental Cup to in this case becoming the first Argentinian club to utilise advanced data as part of their quest to always stay a step ahead. Racing understand that to compete at the highest level it is necessary to use tools of the highest quality. In that sense, they share one of our key values as a company: to always be at the cutting edge."
The coaching staff of Racing Club:
"At Racing, we always try to use the best available solutions in our work and that is why we are delighted to work with this tool. The data provides relevant and high-quality information that will help us greatly in our decision making. We are sure it will prove very useful in our processes."