FOOTBALL – Germany are the favourites for the FIFA Women’s World Cup, but only just, according to a new analysis from Infostrada Sports. The United States are second favourites and there is nearly 50% chance of the winners being one or the other of these two teams. They are, however, most likely to meet each other at the semi-final stage of the competition.
FOOTBALL – Throughout the second phase of the World Cup, we brought you Data Reports before selected matches. With the competition over, here are the winners of a number of team categories. All of these statistics are contained in our Round-up document which is also available throughout domestic league seasons.
FOOTBALL – Brazil set up a Clash of the Titans with Germany after their 2-1 quarterfinal win vs Colombia. Five Fast Facts are here. Continue reading
FOOTBALL – Brazil generally on top in the first half but the free kick which led to the goal was their only real offensive production after the break. Colombia were on top for the last 15 minutes but could only score once.
FOOTBALL – Each matchday during this World Cup, we will publish data reports on the teams playing in the fixtures that day, highlighting the most important characteristics of those teams from the World Cup data that we have been collecting since the World Cup began on June 12. Here is today’s second Data Report on the match between Brazil and Colombia.
FOOTBALL – Our feature match from the 2014 World Cup today is Brazil v Colombia! These CONMEBOL powerhouses will contest a place in the semifinals and we have got Five Fast Facts for you on this match.
Football – During the group phase of the 2014 World Cup, 122 goals were scored (excluding penalties and own goals) in 48 matches, a scoring rate of 2.54 goals per match. The 16 matches played in the second round produced just nine goals in normal time after excluding Huntelaar’s penalty and Yobo’s own goal, a rate of 1.13 goals per match. This is an enormous drop from the group stage so what is going on?