Lots of mid-table movement as top seven remain stable

Posted On Sep 26, 2016


The method: The Elo rating system Elo ratings are a calculation of performance in head-to-head competitions originally developed for chess. This method has been used to rate a variety of competitions, including soccer. For each team, the calculation considers final scores, margin of victory, home field advantage and strength of…

Philippe Coutinho is best finisher in Week 1; Arsenal with three in Top 5

Posted On Aug 16, 2016


Finishing a game was again a pain point for the Arsenal, as highlighted here as the bad for the Gunners. However, individual Arsenal players were effective at finishing the opportunities they created in their first match of the 2016-17 season. Three players, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Theo Walcott (yes, that Theo Walcott) and Calum…

EPL Season Preview: Arsenal

Posted On Aug 05, 2016


Coach: Arsene Wenger 2015/16 Finish: 2 2016/17 Preseason Ranking: 2 Sportify Rating: 1656 2015/16 Wagebill: £192M Stadium Capacity: 60,432 at Emirates Stadium Departures: Mikel Arteta (retired); Dan Crowley (Oxford United, loan); Mathieu Flamini (released); Isaac Hayden (Newcastle); Tomas Rosicky (released); Wojciech Szczesny (Roma, loan); Wellington Silva (Fluminese); Jon Toral (Granada, loan)…