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Premier League table – by expected goals: why everything you thought about this season is wrong

by Huw Davies @https://twitter.com/@TheHuwDavies Published 8 min ago We are part of The Trust Project What is it? The table lies. Obviously the literal points tally is true enough, but, contrary to popular belief, the table does lie – about how good or bad each team really is. Also, Santa isn’t real. Sorry. xG, as you probably know by now, refers to expected goals. It’s a metric that analyses the quality of shots taken by each side in a match and, using tens of thousands of simulations, calculates a probable scoreline on the basis of those goalscoring chances. Here, read this if you like. RECOMMENDED Putting Liverpool's 22-point lead in perspective: here's how the Premier League...
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