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With Frank Lampard’s recent dismissal, we thought it would be a good opportunity to see whether Chelsea’s underlying numbers were as bad as first thought.
In Episode 24, we discuss expected points - an extension of xG which allows us to see how many points you’d expect a team to accrue based on the quality of chances they make and concede. Does the league table lie? Who has been most unlucky this season?
We also answer some more of your questions in our fan(alytics) mailbag!
Understat xPoints: https://understat.com/league/EPL;
Martin Odegaard article: https://theathletic.com/2337149/2021/01/27/odegaard-real-madrid-arsenal/