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In this post, we assess which team was the most aggressive presser in the UEFA Champions League 19/20 season. Pressing intensity is measured by PPDA (Passes Allowed Per Defensive Action). The PPDA metric is calculated by dividing the number of passes allowed by the defending team by the total number of defensive actions. A smaller PPDA value...

Surpluses on outgoing transfers have become increasingly important for football clubs to balance the budget or make a profit. In this article we examine which outgoing transfers have been particularly successful for clubs in the Belgian Jupiler Pro League looking at the last 5 seasons (15/16-19/20). By assessing where the JPL's outgoing record...

Over de ernst van de huidige coronacrisis is wereldwijd iedereen het eens. Over de manier waarop clubs en spelers hun steentje kunnen bijdragen, is de verdeeldheid enorm. Clubs, spelers, makelaars: ze hebben allemaal een andere visie. Makelaar Mathias Jans van PANNA Sports Agency is het bijvoorbeeld niet helemaal eens met wat zijn collega Stijn...

With the corona crisis clubs have some extra time to prepare the next summer transfer window. In this post, we evaluate the transfer policies of the teams in the Jupiler Pro League during the 19/20 season. By looking at the paid transfer fee and the change in market value (since buying the player), an analysis can be made of which...