Reading Time: 3 minutes Toni Kroos is MAGNIFICENT, Pedri is amazing, Memphis Depay is awesome But you already knew that and we won’t talk about them today. Stay tuned!
Reading Time: 2 minutes The EURO 2020 Fantasy tournament starts again today. Are you excited? Our algorithm team has not been doing too good. We had 65 points in
Reading Time: 12 minutes Bill K from SweepSportsAnalytics.com presents Soccer Analytics for Beginners: An R Tutorial with EURO 2020 Data – Web Scraping & Radar Plots.
Step 1: Download R Studio
Step 2: Install packages
Step 3: Load libraries
Step 4: Read fbref.com URLs
Step 5: Read a single pair of tables for a single game
Step 6: Read all tables for all games
Step 7: Create summary data frame
Step 8: Select players
Step 9: Create the radar plots
Step 10: Make the graph presentable
Step 11: Interpret the graph
Reading Time: 3 minutes The Group of Death turned out to be even more exciting than expected. All four teams have a chance to make it to the next round. Every goal counts as the 3rd place may lead to the next round as well.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Spain absolutely needs a win against Slovakia. The Spaniards are strong favorites, with 80% chances of winning. Slovakia will work hard to at least get a draw that would see them qualify to the round of 16. Poland and Sweden have similar chances of winning, with the Central European team having a slight edge. With a draw, the Scandinavians would clinch at least 2nd place and may even finish 1st if the other group match ends as a tie too.
Reading Time: 3 minutes England Are Favorites to Top Group D with Win over the Czech Republic. The hype is there for England; the good performances are not. Czech Republic not to be underestimated. The Czech Republic is lucky as it goes. Maybe their luck runs off against an England side that needs to put behind their poor performance against Scotland.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Croatia and Scotland are neck in neck to make it to the round of 16. Will Croatia improve before it’s too late? Scotland performs better than you think. No team will settle for a draw, and we are looking forward to watching a display of offensive football with plenty of chances, and hopefully goals.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Both Austria and Ukraine will qualify with a draw, but chances are that Ukraine won’t risk conceding a late goal. The Netherlands have qualified and North Macedonia have already exited the tournament.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Belgium are the obvious favorites in their match against Finland. Russia against Denmark is a much expected game against two sides that play different styles of football.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Both the Swiss and Turks have been underperforming. Who will turn it around? Group A has already offered brilliant highlights and an amazing football story
Reading Time: 3 minutes Italy has been performing great, will Wales put a halt to their winning streak? Group A has already offered brilliant highlights and an amazing football
Reading Time: 4 minutes France and Portugal made their first step towards the round of 16 Portugal writes history scoring 3 goals in the final 10 minutes of the
Reading Time: 4 minutes Spain couldn’t overcome Sweden and Slovakia pulls off an upset. Spain’s impeccable 85% of possession was not enough. The opening game turned out more challenging
Reading Time: 4 minutes Group D England broke their Matchday 1 spell and a 3-way battle for the knockout phase expected England faced Croatia and was arguably the better
Reading Time: 3 minutes Group A: A Surprise Draw Made Things Interesting Matchday 1 Italy put on a great performance and got the win, as expected. The fresh Italian