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How Data is Used in Soccer Analytics


As the World Cup begins, it's time to take a look at how data is used in soccer. From clubs trying to gain an edge over their competitors, to TV commentators trying to explain the match in progress, and bookmakers setting betting odds for games, a lot of people need to be able to quantify the beautiful game.

It's a fascinating area of analysis, and this webinar will give you the inside scoop from Patrick Lucey, Chief Scientist at Stats Perform — the provider of data to the 2022 Qatar World Cup.

Key Takeaways

  • The problems data analysis is used to solve in soccer

  • The tools and techniques are used to analyze soccer data

  • How data is used in the World Cup

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Richie Cotton

Data Evangelist

Webinar & podcast host, course and book author, spends all day chit-chatting about data
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Patrick Lucey

Chief Scientist @ Stats Perform

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