Chances created and converted in Argentina’s Primera División 2016-17

Argentina’s Primera División 2016-17 has been a study of constants and fluidity since it began last August.  Boca Juniors have led the tournament since December, but at least two and as many as five other sides have appeared as credible challengers to the title.  Some teams should have been stronger challengers but haven’t (Racing Club), […]

Summarizing xG performance in Argentina Primera (Round 25)

Earlier in the month I presented a breakdown of offensive and defensive expected goal performance in Argentina’s Primera División.  Here’s an update after the most recent matches played last weekend (Round 25).Below is the offensive performance chart for Primera as of Round 25.  The actual and expected goals are reported for open play events, set […]

Summarizing xG performance in Argentina Primera (Round 22)

I’ve taken some time to break down expected goals of each side in Argentina’s Primera División by offensive and defensive performance and by type of play.  I’ve decided to display the breakdowns in two charts for offensive and defensive performances, and I’m going to borrow a practice from Formula One to highlight performance extremes.Below is the […]

xG de jugadores (Fecha 22): Scocco lidera la lista de mayor xG, pero ojo Vera y Benedetto

A continuación doy la lista de los diez jugadores que producen la mayor xG (expectativa de gol) en la Primera División Argentina.  Esta lista es válida para los partidos jugados hasta el 30 de abril, que corresponde a la fecha 22 del campeonato. (Hay tres partidos por jugar de la fecha, dos se juegan hoy […]