Euro 96 Top 5 Attackers Analysis

by Alistair Bain (@allybain) Euro 96 – Best Individual Attacking Performances Within this article we identify the top 5 highest ranking individual attackers at Euro 96, breaking down why they were so important to their team’s overall attack play. Top 5 Statistical Attackers When building an analysis of the best overall attackers at Euro 96Continue reading “Euro 96 Top 5 Attackers Analysis”

Euro 96 Chance Creation Analysis

by Alistair Bain (@allybain) Within this article we are going to break down the chance creation statistics of the tournament at large and assess the value of each sides approach play. Given this is a tournament format which progresses into knockout rounds we are going to weight our metrics in Per 90, which naturally levelsContinue reading “Euro 96 Chance Creation Analysis”

Euro 96 Tournament Attack Analysis

by Alistair Bain (@allybain) Throughout this article we are going to break down the attacking attributes of each side, assessing who excelled and which teams under performed. Given this is a tournament format which progresses into knockout rounds we are going to weight our metrics in Per 90, which naturally levels out the statistics toContinue reading “Euro 96 Tournament Attack Analysis”

Czech Republic vs Germany – Data Analysis

1996 European Championships Final Czech Republic 1 – 2 Germany (Germany win on Golden Goal rule in Extra Time) Wembley Stadium, London Sunday 30th June 1996 By Alistair Bain (@allybain) Germany Attacking Structure Sammer & Eilts movements would alter slightly in this match, with Eilts pulling out into a right back role at times andContinue reading “Czech Republic vs Germany – Data Analysis”

Germany vs England – Data Analysis

1996 European Championships Semi Final 2 England 1 – 1 Germany (Germany win 6-5 on Penalties) Wembley Stadium, London Wednesday 26th June 1996 By Alistair Bain (@allybain) To give us some context on the data here is a quick overview of each team: England Attacking Structure Terry Venables was without Gary Neville for this match,Continue reading “Germany vs England – Data Analysis”