Rangers vs Leeds – Data Analysis

Rangers 2-1 Leeds United UEFA Champions League Second Round 1st Leg October 21st, 1992 Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow By Alistair Bain (@allybain) Tactical Analysis Rangers Tactical Set Up Build Up Play Rangers build up play focused on short passes in the lower to middle third of the field, moving the ball quickly to draw forward pressureContinue reading “Rangers vs Leeds – Data Analysis”

Rangers vs Leeds – Match Report

Rangers 2-1 Leeds United UEFA Champions League Second Round 1st Leg October 21st, 1992 Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Rangers seized the upper hand in the UEFA Champions League ‘Battle of Britain’ against English champions Leeds United with a 2-1 first leg victory in front of a raucous home crowd. Gary McAllister hadContinue reading “Rangers vs Leeds – Match Report”

Newcastle vs Barcelona – 1997 UCL Group Stage Data Analysis

Newcastle United 3-2 FC Barcelona UEFA Champions League Group C September 17th, 1997 St. James’ Park, Newcastle By Alistair Bain (@allybain) To give us some context on the data here is a quick overview of each team: Newcastle Attacking Structure Newcastle set up in a 442 system defensively, but would morph into a 4132 inContinue reading “Newcastle vs Barcelona – 1997 UCL Group Stage Data Analysis”

Newcastle vs Barcelona – 1997 UCL Group Stage Game Match Report

Newcastle United 3-2 FC Barcelona UEFA Champions League Group C September 17th, 1997 St. James’ Park, Newcastle By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Newcastle United got their UEFA Champions League campaign off to a flying start with a thrilling 3-2 win over UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup holders FC Barcelona at St. James’ Park. A spectacular hat-trick fromContinue reading “Newcastle vs Barcelona – 1997 UCL Group Stage Game Match Report”

Nigeria vs Cameroon – 2000 AFCON Final Data Analysis

Nigeria 2-2 Cameroon (Cameroon win 4-3 on penalties) African Cup of Nations Final February 12th, 2000 Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja, Nigeria By Ally Bain (@allybain) Data Analysis Value of Chances xG Timeline: There are a number of interesting things about the time, the first of which being that all four goals occurred during theContinue reading “Nigeria vs Cameroon – 2000 AFCON Final Data Analysis”