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Analysis / Featured

On advanced stats in soccer, part 1: Navigating the soccer data desert

Adam Schorr tries to dig into advanced statistics to explain the Union’s 2016 fall, only to discover that soccer stats are awfully hard to come by.


Union player stat inforgraphic for April

Dan Stover and Jim Prestifilippo present their infographic of Union player stats for April’s games.

Featured / Match stats / Statistics

1-1-1 against TFC: What was going on?

The Union went 1-1-1 against the worst team in the league. We look at some match stats to try to understand why they didn’t go 3-0-0.

Featured / Match stats / Statistics

Adu vs Farfan, statistically

Adu expected to be the playmaker when he arrived at the Union but Farfan has more often been given that role. What do the stats say about their play?

Featured / Match stats / Statistics

How Zac and the D are getting it done

Zac MacMath recorded his third consecutive shutout on Saturday, a feat never before accomplished by a Union goalkeeper. We take a look at how he and the Union defense are getting the job done.

Featured / Match stats / Statistics / Union

Mondragon and MacMath: A statistical comparison

While leadership qualities may be impossible to quantify, can statistics answer the question of whether Mondragon or MacMath is better between the posts?

Match stats / Statistics / Union

Stat chat: Rapids v Union

By the numbers, momentum clearly was shifting the Union’s way in the second half against Colorado; Le Toux records no shots for third time in the past five games.

Featured / Match stats / Statistics

Stat Chat: Toronto v Union

The Union continued the trend begun against Chicago of more attempts on goals leading to more shots on goal and, well, more goals. Also continued was a dramatic decline in possession and passes. Plus some comparisons of the first third of the 2010 and 2011 seasons and more.

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Stat chat: Dallas v Union

The Union’s offensive woes deepen as Sebastien Le Toux fails to record a shot for the second game in a row. The insertion of Carlos Ruiz in the second half also yielded no shots from the Union’s other $300,000 man, the one paid to score goals, not save them.

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Stat chat: Union v Galaxy

Carlos Ruiz said the Union offense would make a statement against LA. It was the second half subs – Mwanga, Torres and McInerney – who made it.