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I legitimately hate hearing the negative stats for any team from the "side-kick commentators", it's such an off-putting discussion point when they are supposed to be highlighting, showcasing and promoting the league but any opportunity they get they pull out stupid stats like "This will be the 308th min the Mariners haven't scored against X club, how does that affect the X rating" blah blah...such rubbish and always makes me think the person who says it comes across as uneducated and can think of nothing important or of particular relevance to say other than a shitty negative stat for each team.
I hope they do away with it and find something better to discuss going forward.
That's it mate, it's not being used the way it was designed and XG updates every 5 mins are just silly.Yep and wtf is that XG anyway? Twice now it's said something like Mariners XG (Expected Goals) 2.16, but they already scored 3 at that point. Are we expecting the Mariners to score -0.84 now?
XG is mathematically correct but utterly meaningless. Justifies selling people analysis software. FM22 runs on it (think its in the match engine somewhere) really annoyingYep and wtf is that XG anyway? Twice now it's said something like Mariners XG (Expected Goals) 2.16, but they already scored 3 at that point. Are we expecting the Mariners to score -0.84 now?
xG doesn’t do much if you’ve watched a match but if you’re trying to get a view at a glance I can see it filling a gap that goals, shots, shots on target doesn’t cover.. could use some tweaking but I think it’s largely just being over hypedTap ins in the 6 yard box have a higher XG than near your own halfway?
Needed that calculation to help everyone. Absolute bollocks
Yeah, it's basically a prediction algorithm that is being used incorrectly in the a-league every few mins to add filler content to boring commentary.Oh how weird. So by the time they have said xg is whatever blah blah the number will be totally out of date and useless... the ball would have to basically roll a couple meters and the calculation will be different
Not against the use of stats but if a coach can get any useful insight from this particular stat that they can't from just watching the game then they probably shouldn't be coachingxG can be a useful metric. It helps you understand if the chances reflected in shots were actually good. If a team has a lot of shots and a very low xG you know what you need to focus on