Download your exclusive A-League 2018/19 season review

Posted 22nd August 2019

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Your exclusive, free 24-page A-League 2018/19 season review

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Opta has been collecting live, rich data for the Hyundai A-League since the 2012/13 season, and in an official capacity for Football Federation Australia since the 2014/15 season. With seven seasons of historical data available and all collected using a consistent, meticulous methodology, Opta are in a great position to support and influence storytelling on the nation’s premier football competition. Our Data Editorial and Data Science teams have compiled a rich and detailed data-based review of the A-League, containing key player & team insights, as well as bench-marking the league against others around the world in several key areas. 

For the very first time, we are offering you the chance to download this report absolutely free of charge

Opta's A-League 2018/19 review

Using our extensive A-League database and advanced analytical models, our expert Data Editorial and Data Science team have curated some stunning numbers and insights to frame performances across players, teams and the league as a whole. In addition, the report benchmarks this A-League season against other leading regional and global leagues that Opta collect data on. 

What's included?

Player breakdown using Opta's advanced metrics:

Our 24-page review is packed full with our advanced data. Better understand the underlying performances of A-League players with Opta's advanced metrics, including our industry-renowned expected goals and expected assist models. Who scored above a sustainable rate? Who was unlucky not to register more assists. Which young players showed the potential to be the stars of tomorrow?

The report contains detailed analysis of how players rank in Opta's advanced metrics

Facts & Figures:

Relive the best moments of OptaJason, the official Twitter page for Opta's coverage of sport in Australia & New Zealand. Our expert Data Editorial teams are highly skilled in providing a level of analysis and insight that creates debate and drives the editorial agenda. 

League benchmarking:

Opta uses a consistent, meticulous methodology to collect our data. With like-for-like definitions and controls, we can fairly compare performances, styles of play and trends across leagues.

To better understand how the A-league is performing against other leagues in the world, we’ve picked out four other leagues to compare data across Attack, Passing, Contests, Defence and Discipline.

If you would like more data to expand on the ideas shared in this report, please get in touch using the form below.