Data Analysis

SciSkill selection report - Champions League group stage

31/08/18 | SciSports

Yesterday the draw of this years Champions League took place in Monaco. We prepared a data-driven report with interesting club and player information. An easy overview of fast growing, strong and high potential players in the squads of clubs in the Champions League.

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5 Players To Watch - Bundesliga

28/08/18 | SciSports

The Bundesliga started last weekend with some massive games like Borussia Dortmund vs RasenBallsport Leipzig and Bayern Munich against Hoffenheim. With the transfer market closing within one week from now, we already looked back on the transferwindow. In this blog we describe the most interesting transfers in the Bundesliga from the perspective of the SciSkill Index.

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5 Players To Watch - Serie A

22/08/18 | SciSports

All eyes were on the Italian transfer market this summer with Juventus’ spectacular signing of Cristiano Ronaldo after his stunning bicycle kick against them in April. The transfer window in Italy officially closed on the 17th of August. In this blog SciSports describes the most interesting transfers in the Serie A from the perspective of the SciSkill Index.

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5 Players To Watch - La Liga

17/08/18 | SciSports

La Liga will start this weekend while the summer transfer window is still open. In this blog SciSports describes the most interesting transfers in La Liga from the perspective of the SciSkill Index. All of the mentioned players are aged 23 and under.

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5 players to watch - Ligue 1

15/08/18 | SciSports

The Ligue 1 started last weekend and the summer transfer window is still open. In this blog SciSports describes the most interesting transfers in the Ligue 1 from the perspective of the SciSkill Index.

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Valuing Football Players' Passes by Leveraging Event Sequences

13/08/18 | SciSports

The performances of individual football players in games are hard to quantify due to the low-scoring nature of football. However, football analytics researchers and enthusiasts alike have proposed several performance metrics for individual players in recent years. Although the majority of these metrics focuses on measuring the quality of shots using expected-goals models, there has been an increasing interest in quantifying other types of individual player actions as well. In this blog, we introduce a novel approach to measure football players' on-the-ball contributions from passes during games.

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5 players to watch - Premier League

10/08/18 | SciSports

The premier league will start this weekend and the summer transfer window closed already, the first of the big 5-competitions in Europe. In this blog SciSports describes the most interesting transfers in the Premier League from the perspective of the SciSkill Index.

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This is an exciting process to be involved in as a Software Developer

11/07/18 | SciSports

In this blogpost we take a look behind-the-scenes with one of SciSports' developers, Coen Hallie. Coen works on the second generation of SciSports' Insight platform and is specialised in producing complex user-friendly visualisations for data analytics modules.

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The next step for Hirving Lozano

05/07/18 | SciSports

During each tournament several players are shining. The World Cup 2018 is no exception. In this post we give you an exclusive insight into one of the dedicated and decision supporting reports of SciSports’ Datascouting team: the PlayerClub Report. We composed such a report for highly praised Mexican winger Hirving Lozano to determine his best next step.

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SciSkill Index insights of the World Cup 2018 selections

12/06/18 | SciSports

We dived into the SciSkill Index to have a look at the 735 players who will feature at the World Cup 2018 in Russia. Which players might surprise us because of their good shape in the last six months? Which potential stars will be present on the highest stage of world football? After reading this article you can say that you are ready and fully prepared to watch the World Cup 2018 in Russia.

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Science supporting football

SciSports makes scientific progress accessible and available for any professional football organization. We advise and build solutions to provide them with the competitive edge they need to maintain or improve their ranking and status.

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