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Steven Gerrard’s remarkable Rangers defence

Celtic didn’t manage a single shot on target against Rangers on Saturday. With no supporters allowed in stadiums right now, there’s not much in terms of home advantage. That said, it’s very rare to see a visiting team to Parkhead control the Bhoys in the way Steven Gerrard’s men did.  The hosts had the majority…

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Introducing a new Twenty3 podcast: Laptop Gurus

Football has come a long way in a very short space of time. It wasn’t long ago ‘data’ was limited to tables of appearances, goals and little else. But there’s been an explosion of data in the beautiful game in recent years. Clubs are scrambling to find marginal gains by delving ever deeper into the…

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Rethinking your betting content strategy with Twenty3’s Content Toolbox

Statistics and data visualisations can drive you more new depositing customers…bear with me on how.  Over the past four years, we’ve been working with some of the world’s biggest sports publishers helping them create engaging content with data. This has been achieved through our proprietary platform, the Twenty3 Content Toolbox, which gives brands the power…

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Why attack is the best form of defence for Aston Villa

Sometimes, attack really can be the best form of defence. Aston Villa have epitomised this since football returned from lockdown. In the 13 matches played, Dean Smith’s men have conceded, on average, one goal per game. Before lockdown, the Villans were conceding two goals per 90.  It’s been a remarkable turnaround and one that very…

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Twenty3 x Sportlogiq: Analysing Harry Kane, the playmaker

Everyone in the world of football knows that Harry Kane is a goalscorer supreme. The 27-year-old is four goals away from 150 in the Premier League and 200 for Tottenham Hotspur in all competitions. However, it’s unlikely that many people predicted his evolution into a creator. In the opening four matches of the new league…

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Analysing the remarkable Leeds United (and Marcelo Bielsa)

Will Leeds United ever not be remarkable?  Marcelo Bielsa’s team, somehow, managed to score six non-penalty goals against Liverpool and Fulham from an expected goals figure of 1.15. The reason why it felt like every time someone shot they scored in those matches, is because that’s generally true.  However, while they may not appear to…

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Twenty3 expand Content Toolbox partnership with Catena Media

Twenty3 are delighted to announce an extension and expansion of their Content Toolbox partnership with Catena Media. As a result of the internationalisation of the Toolbox, Catena will now roll out the Twenty3 product to an additional 20 brands across Australia, Germany, Italy and Spain. Leading football publisher Squawka, who are owned by Catena, already…

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Discovering 4 alternatives to Jadon Sancho

Manchester United’s pursuit of Jadon Sancho has been very public and very long. The latest reports are that Borussia Dortmund will not part with the England star during this transfer window and that the Red Devils should look elsewhere.  Time isn’t on their side and there’s now just a few days before the summer window…

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Beware the Eagles: Explaining Crystal Palace’s early-season form

For many reasons, 2020 makes no conventional sense. Allow another addition to the list. Across the first two Premier League games, the order of London’s teams on expected goals difference reads: West Ham, Crystal Palace, Arsenal, Tottenham, Chelsea, Fulham. Bless Fulham for being a safe jetty of continuity on this river of confusion we’re bobbing…

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The simple tactics behind Wolves’ Premier League rise

Since they were promoted from the EFL Championship at the end of 2017/18 season, Wolves have established themselves as a prominent team in the Premier League, finishing 7th in consecutive seasons under the tutelage of Portuguese tactician, Nuno Espírito Santo. Wolves defeated Sheffield United in their first league game of the new season at Bramall…

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