Statistically Predicting the 20/21 Premier League Standings - by Infogol

Statistically Predicting the 20/21 Premier League Standings - by Infogol

Infogol’s Jake Osgathorpe has used expected goals to predict the 2020/21 Premier League standings. Based on data from last season find out which clubs will be fighting relegation, who’s contending for the Champions League places, and which team will be crowned 2020/21 Premier League Champions. 1 Manchester City Despite finishing 18 points behind first-placed Liverpool the underlying numbers indicate Manchester City were very unfortunate and if they continue to play in the same manner will end the 20/21 season as …
Brighton vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Brighton vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea have been the story of the summer as they have been the biggest spenders of the transfer window. They will travel to Brighton to face Graham Potter’s side. It won’t be an easy opening weekend fixture, but they will be expected to pick up the three points. Supporters may not expect a title challenge, but they will expect Frank Lampard to get a lot closer to Liverpool and Manchester City. Potter had an encouraging first season in charge of …
Ambitious Brighton Can Target a Top Half Finish With The Right Moves

Ambitious Brighton Can Target a Top Half Finish With The Right Moves

The 2019/20 season has to go into the books as a success for Brighton, after Graham Potter led the Seagulls to a 15th place finish. It wasn't just that they'd finished 15th, something they'd also accomplished under Chris Hughton in 2017/18, it was how they did it. Potter replaced Hughton after a 17th place finish in 2018/19 and was tasked with bringing a more attractive brand of football to the Amex. Hughton had brought Brighton into the Premier League for …
Brighton and Hove Albion Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Brighton and Hove Albion Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool head to the American Express Community Stadium on Wednesday night to play their 34th game of the season against Brighton and Hove Albion. While the Reds will want to put in a good performance and hopefully break the streak of goal-less away games, the Seagulls will be playing to ensure continued Premier League survival. Not that it is threatened a lot. At the start of the 34th matchday, Brighton are nine points clear of the relegation zone. This is …
Brighton and Hove Albion vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Brighton and Hove Albion vs Arsenal Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Brighton return from the break with their Premier League lives on the line. They sit 15th, but are only two points clear of the relegation zone. They cannot afford to take time to get back in a rhythm. If they don't come out strong, their stay in the Premier League could end. Arsenal restarted with an embarrassing 3-0 loss to Manchester City on Wednesday. They sit in ninth, five points back of fifth, the potential last Champions League place. That …
Brighton vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Brighton vs Chelsea Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Chelsea face a difficult test on New Year's Day as they travel to Brighton and Hove Albion at lunch-time. The Blues have been inconsistent, but they are likely to benefit from playing away from home. Frank Lampard's side have had real trouble at Stamford Bridge, with their best football being played on the road. Meanwhile, they will be coming up against an inconsistent Seagulls' team. Although Graham Potter oversaw a win at the weekend, their recent form hasn't been great …
Tottenham vs Brighton Preview | Team News & Key Players

Tottenham vs Brighton Preview | Team News & Key Players

Tottenham have had a disappointing start to the festive period with a defeat to top-four rivals Chelsea. A victory would have seen them move into the Champions League places. However, they have another opportunity to put that right on Boxing Day with a home fixture against Brighton and Hove Albion. Their run of fixtures is kind over the coming weeks and Jose Mourinho will be looking for his side to close the gap to the sides above them with a …
Liverpool vs Brighton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool vs Brighton Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

The Reds are matching Manchester City’s record-breaking 2017/18 side every step of the way this season. A win at Anfield on Saturday would take them to 40 points and they would join their rivals as the only teams to get there by the fourteenth-game mark in the Premier League. Liverpool are not playing with quite the same swagger as that Pep Guardiola team; City had scored forty-four and conceded only nine goals when they got there, but the mentality giants …
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