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1v1s are incredibly important situations for GKs to master as they correspond to 35% of all goals scored in the 19/20 #PremierLeague!

In this thread I will show how effective various 1v1 strategies are at making saves.

I’m sure #GKcoaches will be v interested in this!
I’ve analysed every single 1v1 situation in the 19/20 #PremierLeague (600+ situations) & calculated using logistic regression the optimum strategy a GK could use to maximise their chance of making the save depending on the situation location & the build-up leading to the chance.
I found that GKs use the following 5 strategies to save 1v1s:

1. Wait deep & then react to the shot
2. Engage & then react to the shot
3. Engage & smother the ball
4. Engage & spread
5. Engage & block

#PremierLeague #GKUnion
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¿Sabías que Philippe Coutinho fue clave para que Mauricio Pochettino llegara a la #PremierLeague🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿? 🤔

El DT argentino 🇦🇷 y el enganche brasilero 🇧🇷 coincidieron en el #Espanyol. Así comienza la historia 👇
🔙 2010.

Coutinho pasó de #VascoDaGama 🇧🇷 a #Inter 🇮🇹 que acababa de ganar todo con Mourinho.

El brasilero, quien había sido comprado por los italianos en 2008, debutó en la Supercopa UEFA (0-2 vs. Atlético de Madrid en Mónaco). Entró por Sneijder.
A partir de ahí, sumó rodaje en sus primeros meses en Europa con Rafa Benítez como DT.

Sin embargo, una lesión en la rodilla y la salida del entrenador español hizo que Coutinho pierda lugar y no juegue tan seguido en la segunda parte de la temporada y en casi todo 2011.
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THREAD:

Dean #Henderson vs David #DeGea
#PremierLeague Shotstopping 19/20

As requested I will compare the shot stopping performances of the two potential #ManchesterUnited number 1’s.

There will be statistics & 1v1 plots!

🧤⚽️👑

#MUFC #GKAnalysis #GKUnion
Firstly let’s look at post shot expected goals conceded.

@StatsBomb’s PSExG model takes the position of the shot, the position of the defenders, the speed of the shot & the placement of the shot into account in order to calculate whether an Avg GK would save it.
Using this model #DeGea has played almost exactly to the level of an average #PremierLeague goalkeeper & has conceded -0.2 goals more than expected.

#Henderson on the other hand has saved #SheffieldUnited +6.5 more goals than an avg GK would be expected to!
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#QuedateEnCasa ⚠️#Coronavirus #FuerzaMayor Como está afectando el Covid-19 a la industria del Fútbol ? ✅ #MedidasGlobales @fifa#DerechosdeTV#Descensos #ascensos. ✅ #JugadoresContratosSalarios
#medidasglobales 🌎 🇨🇭 #FIFA prepara reformas excepcionales en el RETJ (i)periodos de ventanas de transferencias, (ii) vencimientos de los contratos (iii) tratamiento especial antes los inminentes incumplimientos de los contratos
#DerechosdeTV 🇦🇷 Ante la suspensión de los Torneos TNT, FOX y TyC seguirán pagando por los derechos, o cancelarán los pagos ( art 1032 Cod Civil y Comercial y concordantes ) ? Todo dependerá del plazo de extensión de las suspensiones de los Torneos, y otros factores.
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Arsenal v. Southampton; Emirates; 23.11.2019

Decent line up. Emery finally getting good players together on ground.
Presence of Pepe would have made me happy personally.

#ARSSOU #Arsenal
Clever by southampton to take foul.
too late for Arsenal to take positions.

1-0.

#ARSSOU #Arsenal
Saints are pulling frustration with slow game. Trying to control game.
We gotta keep the mind on game rather than get frustrated.
Game has to be one our pace.

#ARSSOU #Arsenal
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[THREAD] Mais um estudo do CIES que compara 31 dos principais campeonatos europeus e mais dados tão interessantes como preocupantes sobre a #LigaNOS

O foco é sobretudo a composição dos planteis, e fica bem clara a falta de visão, planeamento e estabilidade na maioria dos clubes
Em 2019, a média europeia de % jogadores formados no clube é 17,2%. Em Portugal, cada clube tem uma percentagem média de 9,1% de jogadores formados em casa, em cada um dos seus plantéis

No entanto, a média é altamente enviasada pelo SLB (28,4%)
Se ao nível de selecções jovens somos claramente dos 6 países mais bem sucedidos nos últimos 10 anos (juntaria Espanha (21%), Alemanha (12%), Holanda (20%), França (17%) e Inglaterra (13%)), o campeonato, ao contrário dos outros, não promove os jogadores que delas saem
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#FPL is a game of decisions.

How much time do we spend thinking about the quality of those decisions?

Here's a {thread} taking a look at some of the factors at play.

#FPLCommunity #FantasyPL #SkyFF #PremierLeague #epl

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Identifying the problem

This might be under-performing players, fixture swings, inflexible team structure or a host of other common issues. The first question is likely to be 'Is this actually a problem at all?' It's often the case in FPL (& fantasy games generally)...

2/24
...that we don't have enough data to be sure. Simply put, the sample size is too small to draw conclusions. We often feel like we have to make moves to keep up with the pack. Classic FOMO. As a result we end up over-managing our teams & wasting transfers.

3/24
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#ManCity incurred the highest injury costs in 18-19, spending £26.3m on injured players. #ManUnited suffered more injuries than any other club - 63 (spent £25.2m losing 1,238 days/injury). Looking across TOP6, #Arsenal lost by far the most days through injury 1,771 (cost £24.2m)
@fcbusiness @utdarena @utdxtra @SuperbiaProeIia @PrestwichBlue @utdreport @OsmanZtheGooner @ltarsenal @FootballLaw @Matt5cott The Football Injury Index 2019, which is produced by Marsh JLT Specialty, asserts that the cost of injuries to #PremierLeague clubs reached a record £221m in 18-19, a 3% rise on the 17-18 season. The 20 PL clubs had a total of 764 football injuries the most in the last eight yrs
@fcbusiness @utdarena @utdxtra @SuperbiaProeIia @PrestwichBlue @utdreport @OsmanZtheGooner @ltarsenal @FootballLaw @Matt5cott The TOP 6 clubs in Marsh’s analysis account for 54% of the costs. The TOP6 have experienced an average 48% increase in salaries paid to injured players since 2016, with #Tottenham Hotspur particularly affected, seeing costs rise by 110% in the last three years #SportBusiness
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#PremierLeague clubs have generated a record £349.1m from shirt sponsorship deals ahead of the 19/20 season. #ManUnited will earn the most money - up to £64m-a-yr. Second placed #ManCity will settle for just £45m from Etihad. #Arsenal, #Chelsea & #Liverpool will get £40m per year
The #ManchesterUnited deal with Chevrolet (the brand of General Motors) was worth £47 million at the time of signing. After the current exchange rate is £64 million (avg $80 million) per season. Chevvy replace United’s previous deal with Aon, worth only £20 million a year
Income from shirt #sponsorship increased by 7.2% compared to the previous season. Brighton will earn just £1.5 million from American Express. Gambling companies continue to dominate #PremierLeague clubs’ main shirt sponsorship deals in 2019/20, as many as 10 out of 20 clubs
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THREAD: 🏴 #PremierLeague strength of schedule breakdown 📊

We rank each side on how many points they can expect to pick up from the next six games using our xG model 👇
1. #ManCity – 14.3 xPoints
City will face sides with an average position of just above midtable over the next six games, looking at average of 2.38 xPoints per game.

#MCFC @City_Watch @City_Chief @SuperbiaProeIia @PicturedCity @City_Xtra @9320pod 👇
2. #LFC – 13.2 xPoints
Liverpool look set to continue their good start to the season. Despite facing #MUFC, we make the Reds’ trip to #WatfordFC their hardest fixture.

@AnfieldEdition @AnfieldHQ @TheRedmenTV @LFCData @anfieldonline @BassTunedToRed 👇
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#NUFC loss of £90.9m confirmed before gains on player sales for Sissoko, Wijnaldum etc reduced that by £42.2m
Cash flows from player trading (as some deals on credit) show net cash cost of £11.1m in 2016/17 for 2016/17. Net borrowings from Mike Ashley/MASH Holdings £15m
#NUFC matchday income down 10% despite higher attendances & more matches in #Championship due to lower ticket prices & prawn sandwich sales. Commercial income halved due to loss of #EPL central commercial deals & TV down 35%
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