What are “Scoring Opportunities”?

FOOTBALL – The Guardian’s analysis of Leicester City’s surprise season included a reference to scoring opportunities, one of the numerous variables that we at Infostrada Sports collect in our live coverage of football matches around the world. As explained in the article, this is a measure which counts major chances whether they result in a shot or not. Calculating the difference between scoring opportunities for and against produces a measure which is highly correlated with the league table standings. Below are some examples of goal attempts which would be classified as scoring opportunities.
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PREVIEW: Spain – Netherlands full size World Cup preview

MEDIA SERVICES – Infostrada Sports provides a 2014 World Cup media service for professionals. For all 64 World Cup matches in Brazil we produce full size match previews and reviews and a live feed with live facts & figures and an Q&A service.

Below you find the full size match preview for today’s Pool B match Spain – Netherlands, a replay of the 2010 World Cup final.

If you are interested in receiving full size match previews and reviews for all 64 World Cup matches, the 700-page World Cup Event Guide and the Live Facts & Figures media service, contact our Sales department at: Sharon.deKnoop@infostradasports.com or call +31 30 600 71 71

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REVIEW: Robben’s March Hare Madness saves Bayern

March HareFOOTBALL – It was not Bayern’s turn to slam in seven goals, but it was Arjen Robben’s March Madness that saved the day. Since his arrival in 2009, no Bundesliga player has scored more league goals in matches played in March than the 12 by the Dutchman in that month. Click ‘Read More’ to see Robben’s monthly distribution.



3 – August

1– September

1 – October

0 – November

3 – December

5 – January

4 – February

12 – March

6 – April

4 – May