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AI Under Pressure Podcast: The Magnificent Midfield

AI Under Pressure Podcast: The Magnificent Midfield

The A-Team are on hand to discuss Liverpool's return to winning ways! Simon Brundish, Dan Kennett and Daniel Rhodes join Gags Tandon as they discuss the performance that Darth predicted last week! The guys discuss: - The line-up and the magnificent midfield - Liverpool vs Eddie Howe - Naby Keita's record-breaking performance! - Front three back on song! All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast.
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Two Depressing Draws

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Two Depressing Draws

The A-Team is finally back together to discuss a doubleheader of games! Unfortunately, Liverpool only managed two points from these games so sit tight for some objective analysis and discussions without media based narratives! Simon Brundish, Dan Kennett and Daniel Rhodes join Gags Tandon as they discuss the games that have sent the Liverpool FC fan base into a nervous frenzy. The guys discuss: - Injuries and effect on the team - Liverpool's poor history of results in January and February - xG and Pressing analysis All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast.
AI Under Pressure Podcast: The Evolution of UP’s Pressing Analysis

AI Under Pressure Podcast: The Evolution of UP’s Pressing Analysis

Dan Rhodes hosts Gags Tandon and Dan Kennett to look back to the start of Anfield Index's pressing analysis and discuss how it's changed, what's improved, what did we learn, and what is to come in the future, topics include:  The beginning: how did pressing start? Whose idea was it?  Challenges of getting and sticking to the same definitions Memories of the first games collected and how? Format?  Development of the original data collection tool Formal changes to the collection of the data after discussion between the four of us on UP in the summer of 2015 First bits of analysis: Opposition Passes Per Press; pressing efficiency; The initial basics Moving analysis to the next step with PAPA Figuring out that sometimes pressing isn’t the story of a game and knowing when to focus on something else Top Presser The additional data points added in August 2018 Tableaux, the dashboard and the heatmaps Most difficult game to collect?  All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast.
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Analysis Of A Rollercoaster Win

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Analysis Of A Rollercoaster Win

Dan Kennett steps into host this week as Gags Tandon is still away, he is joined by Dan Rhodes and Simon Brundish to analyse the rollercoaster win over Crystal Palace as Liverpool came back from behind to win at Anfield. The lads discuss: - Line-up, especially in the injury crisis - On-ball highlights - Beating the press, one-off or recurring theme? - 1st half summary and tactical changes - 2nd half analysis - 40 goals for the front three now - Keita and Alisson - Is the defensive performance a one-off or are there warning signs? All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast.
AI Under Pressure Podcast: An Uneventful Win

AI Under Pressure Podcast: An Uneventful Win

Dan Kennett steps into host this week as Gags Tandon is away, he is joined by Dan Rhodes to analyse the pretty uneventful victory over Brighton. Who were the best pressers? How did Fabinho do out of position? Cutting edge vs a low block? CB Passing Problem? On-ball highlights Exclusive Pressing Stats All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast.
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Reds Lose Battle… Not The War

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Reds Lose Battle… Not The War

Gags Tandon is joined by Simon Brundish and Dan Kennett to discuss Liverpool's Premier League loss of the season. What went wrong for the Reds? Did they deserve to lose? Was the formation right or did they just not get the rub of the green? The lads discuss the goals and major incidents as well as: - Liverpool's set up - On-ball highlights - Exclusive Pressing Stats All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast.
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Perfect Christmas for Reds

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Perfect Christmas for Reds

Gags Tandon is joined by Simon Brundish and Dan Rhodes to discuss Liverpool's two games at Anfield over the Christmas period with Newcastle and Arsenal getting beat by four goals each! The lads discuss the goals and major incidents as well as: - xG Analysis - Player availability comparison historically - Formation stats comparison All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast.
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Reds Press Wolves Into Submission

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Reds Press Wolves Into Submission

Gags Tandon is joined by the A-Team with Simon Brundish, Dan Kennett and Dan Rhodes to discuss Liverpool's visit to the Black Country as they beat Wolverhampton Wanderers by two goals to nil and ensured they moved four points clear at the top of the league.  - xG Analysis - Liverpool set-up - The big Bobby debate - Most impressive pressing performance of the season All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast.
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Return of the Pressing Kings

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Return of the Pressing Kings

Gags Tandon is joined by the A-Team with Simon Brundish, Dan Kennett and Dan Rhodes to discuss Liverpool's amazing week where they qualified for the Champions League by beating Napoli and then they trounced their bitter rivals Manchester United by three goals to one. - xG Analysis - On-ball highlights - Return of crazy pressing All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast.
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Impressive Away Days

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Impressive Away Days

Gags Tandon is joined by Dan Kennett and Dan Rhodes to discuss Liverpool's two impressive away days as they travelled to Burnley and Bournemouth to come back with seven goals, six points and only the one goal conceded. - xG Analysis - On-ball highlights - Differences in games between Burnley and Bournemouth - Different styles - Contrasting off-ball pressing analysis of both games All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast.
AI Under Pressure Podcast: From Agony To Ecstasy

AI Under Pressure Podcast: From Agony To Ecstasy

Gags Tandon brings the A-Team together for a double-header where the team go from agony to ecstasy. Simon Brundish, Dan Kennett and Dan Rhodes discuss the on-ball, off-ball and tactical changes. - xG Analysis - On-ball highlights - Shape vs PSG and Everton - Contrasting off-ball pressing analysis of both games - All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast. - xG Analysis All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast.
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Mind The Gap… Watford

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Mind The Gap… Watford

Gags Tandon brings the A-Team together again for the analysis of Liverpool's 3-0 win away Watford. Simon Brundish, Dan Kennett and Dan Rhodes discuss the on-ball, off-ball and luck aspect  from The lads discuss the following for each game: - xG Analysis - On-ball highlights - The 4231 Shape and it's effect on the front 3 - Off-ball pressing analysis - Alisson long-balls - Luck? Are we due? All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast.
AI Under Pressure Podcast: A Week Of Opposites

AI Under Pressure Podcast: A Week Of Opposites

Gags Tandon welcomes Dan Kennett and Simon Brundish for a doubleheader as the lads analyse Liverpool's loss to Red Star Belgrade and their return to winning ways against Fulham.  The lads discuss the following for each game: - Debating Klopp's lineups - Klopp's tactical approach - On ball stats analysis and highlights - Off-ball highlights / exclusive pressing stats - Alisson analysis - Fabinho focus All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast.
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Even-Steven At The Emirates

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Even-Steven At The Emirates

The A-Team is back this week as Gags Tandon is joined by Dan Kennett, Dan Rhodes and a poorly Simon Brundish to discuss Liverpool's 1-1 draw at The Emirates with Arsenal. The lads discuss: - xG analysis - differences in models - Tactical issues in the first half - Gini - Changes in the 2nd half to stop Arsenal - On ball highlights - Off-ball analysis - poor performance All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast.
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Red Star & Cardiff Double-Header

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Red Star & Cardiff Double-Header

No A-Team this week as Gags Tandon is joined by Dan Kennett and Dan Rhodes to discuss back to back wins for the Reds as they put four past Red Star Belgrade and Cardiff City at Anfield. The lads discuss: - xG analysis for both games - Exclusive Off-ball pressing analysis - Fabinho focus - Comparisons to Maribor game last year in terms of the pressing - Big chances analysis for both games All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast.
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Gambling with The Terriers

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Gambling with The Terriers

Gags Tandon welcomes the A-Team back as he's joined by Dan Kennett, Daniel Rhodes and Simon Brundish to look back at the Huddersfield game and other pressing questions coming out of the win. The lads discuss: - xG analysis - The line-up and system played - Lallana - Are we pressing less? Or is there a better explanation? Some analysis on the pressing this season. - Liverpool's defence All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast.
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Review of the Season So Far

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Review of the Season So Far

Gags Tandon welcomes Daniel Rhodes and Simon Brundish to look back at the season so far and analyse how the Reds have got on. The lads discuss: - A comparison of Liverpool's performance in the 1st eight games to last season's 1st eight games. - A comparison of Liverpool's performance against the same teams last season - Tactical observations - Lauding the defence - A look ahead for the next phase of fixtures All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast.
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Napoli & Man City Doubleheader!

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Napoli & Man City Doubleheader!

The A-Team is back together as Gags Tandon welcomes Dan Kennet, Daniel Rhodes and Simon Brundish back to the podcast. In this bumper episode, they have the really tough Napoli and Manchester City games to analyse. The lads discuss: - xG analysis for both games, crazy lows - Ancelotti and Pep tactics - Lacklustre pressing - The Ox effect - Clyne and Trent debate - Can Liverpool get back to normal? All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast.
AI Under Pressure Podcast: No Luck for Mo Salah

AI Under Pressure Podcast: No Luck for Mo Salah

No A-Team this week as Gags Tandon and Dan Kennett take on a stats filled analytical discussion on Chelsea 1 Liverpool 1. There was so much to talk about in a game full of big chances and missed chances! The lads discuss: - xG analysis for the game - Suppressing Jorginho - Big chances analysis - Salah analysis - no luck for Mo Salah? - Extensive pressing analysis - Super-Mane All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast.
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Paris-Saints Double Header!

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Paris-Saints Double Header!

A special doubleheader edition of The AI Under Pressure Podcast, another appearance by the A-Team; Gags Tandon, Dan Kennett, Simon Brundish and Dan Rhodes. They look at the numbers from another two wins against PSG and Southampton! They discuss: xG analysis for both games Tactical set up vs PSG and how the pressing was different A look at the inclusion of Shaqiri vs Southampton All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast.