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 …
Why Antonee Robinson Is A Smart Signing For Fulham

Why Antonee Robinson Is A Smart Signing For Fulham

In the summer of 2018 Fulham were promoted to the Premier League and appeared to take a scattergun approach to recruitment. The brought in a genuinely remarkable 15 players in the summer transfer window alone, including 10 permanent signings. They seemed to be trying to build an entirely new team in one window, which was a problem. There didn't seem to be a focused plan to it, which was an even bigger problem. They signed three goalkeepers! In one window. …
Top Counter Attacking Teams This Season | Opta Stats Analysis

Top Counter Attacking Teams This Season | Opta Stats Analysis

Teams that can hit you on the counter attack at any moment are incredibly hard to defend against, especially when speed merchants such as Gareth Bale and Theo Walcott are running at your defence. So which teams have impressed in the counter attack and how have they been so successful? We can start to answer this by looking at which teams have had the most shots and scored the most goals on the counter attack, as well as which teams …
Fulham vs Liverpool - Match preview

Fulham vs Liverpool - Match preview

Liverpool will be full of confidence following an impressive win in the Champions League against Bayern Munich. They will be looking to follow that up by keeping their title challenge on track with a victory over Fulham. They will have an opportunity to move back to the top of the table, due to Manchester City playing in the FA Cup and they must take advantage of that. The Reds are now considered the chasers and that could suit them heading …
Fulham vs Chelsea | Match Preview

Fulham vs Chelsea | Match Preview

Chelsea have avoided a big crisis with their performance on Wednesday against Tottenham. There was potential for them to lose another big game with the distraction caused by Kepa Arrizabalaga, but they delivered an assured performance and took the three points. This weekend, they travel to Fulham in a match they will be looking to win. If they manage to do that, they will start to build momentum ahead of what is shaping up to be a tight battle to …
Fulham vs Tottenham Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Fulham vs Tottenham Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Tottenham face a difficult test on Sunday as they take the short journey to take on Fulham with a depleted squad. Although the home side find themselves in the relegation zone, they will be looking to approach the game with positivity as they will realise this is a good opportunity to get something from one of the better sides in the division. Mauricio Pochettino will be without both Harry Kane and Son Heung-min, who are the main source of goals …
Manchester United v Fulham Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

Manchester United v Fulham Preview: Team News, Stats & Key Men

Ahead of the festive period, we find two teams stuttering towards Christmas, come up against each other - as an eighth-placed Manchester United host bottom-of-the-pile Fulham at Old Trafford this Saturday. Manchester United are in a state of complete non-existence right now - firmly mid-table, they have become one of those run-of-the-mill ordinary also-rans in a league they used to be competing for year-in year-out; especially going up a few gears at this stage of the season. Now, they are an irrelevance …
Chelsea v Fulham Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Chelsea v Fulham Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

There are a host of derbies taking place this weekend in the Premier League. The one set to happen at Stamford Bridge won’t be one of the most hotly anticipated, but there are some interesting sub-plots. Claudio Ranieri will be taking his Fulham team to face one of his former clubs. Meanwhile, Chelsea will be looking to bounce back from an embarrassing defeat to Tottenham. The Blues were considered contenders for the Premier League, but last weekend was a stark …
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