Data scouting Belgian Challenger Pro League: Finding a central defender

Who are the best defenders in the Belgian second tier, the Challenger Pro League? In this scouting piece I’m going to look for a central defender with an accent for ball progressing capabilities. There are… Bekijk bericht

PPDA shouldn’t be used to measure the pressing intensity

Okay, maybe that title is too strong. I’m not sure. But I know that using a single data metric to value an off-ball action is incredibly vague and complex. Especially when we look at data,… Bekijk bericht

Victoria Pelova  – Scout report 2022

It’s happening. Victoria Pelova, arguably the Eredivisie Vrouwen’s best player, is getting her move to the WSL in England. It’s reported that the young attacking player will sign for North London side Arsenal and will… Bekijk bericht

Case study Goals added (G+): Sophia Smith in the NWSL

The world of women’s football has been growing a lot in the last decade, but we can see another innovative progression after the Euro 2022 in England. We are now at a crossroads in women’s… Bekijk bericht

Xavi Simons – Scout report 22/23

After 10 games played it’s time to analyse Xavi Simons at PSV in the 22/23 season in the Eredivisie.

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