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AI Under Pressure Podcast: Liverpool FC 18/19 Season Preview

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Liverpool FC 18/19 Season Preview

Gags Tandon is back hosting the show with Simon Brundish and Dan Rhodes as guests. The first match of the season is not far away and the guys preview the upcoming games whilst also looking at the stats from pre-season. - A look at the new players in pre-season - Should Sturridge start the first game? - A debate about the availability of centre-backs - A look ahead to the first three games of the season. All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast. 
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Analytics 102

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Analytics 102

Dan Kennett hosts this Under Pressure podcast and he's joined by Simon Brundish and Daniel Rhodes for a special Analytics 101 - well 102! On this second part of a doubleheader, the Team go through the data analysis and presentation/interpretation of data they use for every Under Pressure podcast you listen. If you want to know what goes on behind the scenes and how much work goes into every podcast, make sure you listen in! Discussion points include: Data Analysis - Basic Analytics/Measures we create based on what we collect: - Per90 stats.  Why per90?  Why not totals or per match? - Quirks with the Opta data you might not know about - Fancy Analytics/Measures we create based on what we collect - Analytics on physical data - Video analysis Data presentation/interpretation  - How do we finalise the outputs for UP?  Not only the analysis on the Podcast but charts/images used in tweets from the account. - Key pitfalls in interpreting the data All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast. Next week the lads will look at Data Analysis and Data Presentation/Interpretation!
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Analytics 101

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Analytics 101

Dan Kennett hosts this Under Pressure podcast and he's joined by Gags Tandon, Simon Brundish and Daniel Rhodes for a special Analytics 101! On this first part of a doubleheader, the A-Team go through the data sources they use and what data collection methods they undertake for every Under Pressure podcast you listen. If you want to know what goes on behind the scenes and how much work goes into every podcast, make sure you listen in! Discussion points include: Data Sources 1.1)  On-Ball (Opta) 1.2) Off-Ball (Camera/GPS tracking) 1.3) Pressing Data Collection 2.1) Raw Opta data 2.2) Analytics/Measures derived from Opta data 2.3) Data collection examples All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast. Next week the lads will look at Data Analysis and Data Presentation/Interpretation!
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Liverpool FC 17/18 Season Review

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Liverpool FC 17/18 Season Review

Dan Kennett hosts this special Under Pressure podcast and he's joined by Gags Tandon and Daniel Rhodes to review the 2017/18 season. Dan splits the review into phases. The first part up to the Manchester United game, then the games in between that and the big Christmas period. The start of the new year up to that controversial clash with Spurs at home and then the run-in to the Champions League Final and qualifying for the CL again. Whilst discussing all of the above they go through the usual on-ball, off-ball, distance covered and pressing stats. There are also key season highlights, lowlights and trends. There's obviously a Mo Salah appreciation section as nobody can doubt what an amazing season he had.
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Howlers In Kiev

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Howlers In Kiev

Gags Tandon speaks to Dan Kennett and Daniel Rhodes to discuss Liverpool's painful loss against Real Madrid in the Champions League Final. They discuss: - Analysis of the first 25 minutes with Mohamed Salah on the pitch - Analysis of the last 20 minutes of the first half and the change - Karius' 1st error - was it offside? Did Karius get elbowed? - Liverpool's fightback - Ronaldo's ineffectiveness - Karius' 2nd error - Xg, Pressing stats and many other stats discussed throughout the conversations above
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Champions League Final Preview

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Champions League Final Preview

Gags Tandon welcomes back the A-Team as Simon Brundish, Dan Kennett and Daniel Rhodes to statistically preview Liverpool's biggest game in their recent history as they face Real Madrid in the Champions League Final. They discuss: - Liverpool's off-ball stats in the Champions League compared to the Premier League - Real Madrid's style of play and how that compares to the teams that have beaten Liverpool FC this season - A comparison of Liverpool's distance run compared to Real Madrid's, their averages and highest totals - Liverpool's record in the Champions League against Real Madrid, Klopp vs Madrid and Liverpool in Kiev - There are some choice words for some of the reporting in Spain about Liverpool too! All this and more on the AI Under Pressure Podcast!
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Analysing Liverpool 4 Brighton 0

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Analysing Liverpool 4 Brighton 0

Gags Tandon welcomes back the A-Team as Simon Brundish, Dan Kennett and Daniel Rhodes to discuss Liverpool's dominating win over Brighton as the Reds qualified for the Champions League and ended the Premier League season on a high at Anfield. They discuss: - The on-ball highlights from the game - Liverpool's formation and the inclusion of Solanke - Discuss the big chances and Mane's choices in that opening period - Discuss Dominic Solanke's performance - Off-ball and pressing analysis - Discuss the penalty decisions in the game
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Deflated

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Deflated

Gags Tandon welcomes back the A-Team as Simon Brundish, Dan Kennett and Daniel Rhodes are back together once again to discuss Liverpool's deflating loss to Chelsea.  They discuss: - There's analysis of the game up to the goal and then after the goal - Why Liverpool's attack was blunt / a look at the midfield's impact - Chelsea's set up and how they stifled the Reds' press. - The usual on-ball highlights, xG analysis and pressing analysis
AI Under Pressure Podcast: One Game To Go In Europe

AI Under Pressure Podcast: One Game To Go In Europe

Gags Tandon welcomes back the A-Team as Simon Brundish, Dan Kennett and Daniel Rhodes are back together once again to discuss Liverpool's aggregate win over Roma as they qualified to meet Real Madrid in the Champions League final in Kiev. They discuss: - Liverpool's performance in 1st leg ties - Roma's line-up and tactics - On-ball stats analysis - xG etc - Liverpool conceding late goals - Off-ball and pressing analysis - Was Karius' parry a mistake? - Was Mohamed Salah lazy in the 2nd leg v Roma?
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Liverpool 5 Roma 2 Analysis

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Liverpool 5 Roma 2 Analysis

Gags Tandon welcomes back the A-Team as Simon Brundish, Dan Kennett and Daniel Rhodes are back together once again to discuss Liverpool's win over Roma in the 1st leg of the Champions League Semi-Final. They discuss: - Roma's line-up and tactics - On-ball stats analysis - xG etc - Liverpool's performance between the 20-80 minute period - Off-ball and pressing analysis - Analysis of Liverpool's chances and goals - A look ahead to the weekend and the 2nd leg All this and more on the Under Pressure Podcast!
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Liverpool Under Pressure!

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Liverpool Under Pressure!

Gags Tandon welcomes back the A-Team as Simon Brundish, Dan Kennett and Daniel Rhodes are back together once again to discuss Liverpool's win over Manchester City at the Etihad on Tuesday night. They discuss: - Line-ups and initial phases of play - Liverpool's changes during the 1st half - Liverpool's changes at half-time - Game after 1-1 - All of the above was mixed in with on-ball and off-ball analysis as always as well xG. There was also an instant live reaction to Liverpool drawing AS Roma in the Semi-Finals of the Champions League!
AI Under Pressure Podcast: City & Everton Double Header!

AI Under Pressure Podcast: City & Everton Double Header!

Gags Tandon welcomes back Dan Kennett and Daniel Rhodes onto a special doubleheader of the AI Under Pressure Podcast. The Manchester City game is discussed for the first hour with a focus on that first 30 minutes. Liverpool's pressing numbers are off of the charts once again and the story lies in that first half an hour however it's the total number that also surprises! They discuss the goals and all of the on-ball stats too looking at the xG numbers from the game. They move onto the Everton game where they look at the xG for the game, Gini's role, Solanke's pressing and there's a debate about Solanke's future too.
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Palace Review

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Palace Review

Gags Tandon welcomes back  Dan Kennett and Daniel Rhodes onto another edition of AI Under Pressure Podcast. This week they discuss the late win against Crystal Palace in what was a vital victory for the Reds. They discuss the on-ball stats highlights including xG analysis, discussion about the penalty decisions, Mane's performance and discuss the off-ball stats too. Dan Kennett also looks at Beneteke's stats this season and then an overall look at big chance conversion as well!
AI Under Pressure Podcast: Mo-Goals, Mo-Fun!

AI Under Pressure Podcast: Mo-Goals, Mo-Fun!

Gags Tandon welcomes back the A-Team of Dan Kennett, Simon Brundish and Daniel Rhodes onto another edition of AI Under Pressure Podcast. This week they discuss Mohamed Salah's exploits in front of goal after another record-breaking performance where he scored four of Liverpool's five goals against Watford. They discuss the on-ball stats highlights including xG analysis. A lengthy discussion on Mo Salah's goals and Si compares Mo Salah's goal scoring to brilliant strikers of the past for context on how good he actually is. Dan Kennett also has some analysis on the improvement in defence since Van Dijk joined. Plenty of analysis on the off-ball side too with Roberto Firmino dominating once again!
AI Under Pressure Podcast – De-pressed

AI Under Pressure Podcast – De-pressed

Gags Tandon welcomes back the Dan Kennett and Daniel Rhodes onto another edition of AI Under Pressure Podcast. They discuss the on-ball stats highlights including lots of xG analysis. A lengthy discussion on Lovren and the goals and big chance conceded in the first half. A discussion on some of the opportunities to create something against United that went astray and also a look at the penalty decisions too. There's a brief look at the pressing stats too from Darth who has an insightful look at what went on during the game.
AI Under Pressure Podcast – Newcastle & The Intangibles!

AI Under Pressure Podcast – Newcastle & The Intangibles!

Gags Tandon welcomes back the Dan Kennett, Simon Brundish and Daniel Rhodes onto another edition of AI Under Pressure Podcast.  They discuss the on-ball stats highlights including lots of xG analysis. A lengthy discussion on Van Dijk and the intangibles of his effect on the team and much, much more. If that wasn't enough Darth, Dan and Gags then speak about the off-ball statistics which were also very impressive in this game. All this and more in this edition of the Under Pressure Podcast.
AI Under Pressure Podcast – Hammering The Hammers!

AI Under Pressure Podcast – Hammering The Hammers!

Gags Tandon welcomes back the Dan Kennett, Simon Brundish and Daniel Rhodes onto another 80 minutes edition of AI Under Pressure Podcast. No, it's not a double-header but the guys have lots to cover as the win against West Ham was a seriously impressive one. Simon talks about Mo Salah's record run to 30 goals by comparing against some of Liverpool's legendary strikers. They discuss the on-ball stats highlights including lots of xG analysis. A lengthy discussion on the midfield, full-backs and strikers is followed by analysis of the goals scored and the one conceded too.  If that wasn't enough Darth, Dan and Gags then speak about the off-ball statistics which were also very impressive in this game. All this and more in this edition of the Under Pressure Podcast.
AI Under Pressure Podcast – Subscriber Q&A

AI Under Pressure Podcast – Subscriber Q&A

Gags Tandon welcomes back the Dan Kennett, Daniel Rhodes and Simon Brundish as the A-Team is reunited on this episode of AI Under Pressure! There is no Liverpool game to analyse this week so the lads are put to the test by AI:PRO subscribers who sent in their questions! They sent the following: Michael von Herff: Salah is a great signing, but do you think he can hit a curve? Bård Nikolas Vik Steen: Does Wijnaldum struggle in smaller games, if so, why? Is there any statistical evidence to support any conclusions? Bill Wilkens: Why are people talking about Matip like he is just as error-prone or bad as Lovren? Does my head in! Kev Hegarty: This may be a big undertaking but - following on from the last UP, do we have what the xG would be for our pressing this season? Tom McCool: Based on minutes on the pitch, who needs to be rotated for EPL games? Who starts v Newcastle with Porto then ManU? Leanne Prescott: in terms of stats you've produced post-match, which game this season has impressed/caught your eye the most? U.D. Vithlani: You have often talked about Klopp being a 2 point a match coach. That’s his level historically and what we are on this season. That won’t be enough for us to ever win the league. Klopp will also know he is 74 point manager. We all believe that Klopp is the right guy so what does Klopp have to do himself to get to 90 points and potential league title manager? Jeremy Fowke: Based on current and future expected loads, would you field a weaker side for the derby gams with UCL quarter final games 3-4 days either side? Nick Summerfield: In terms of decisions going against you, does it really even itself out over the season?
AI Under Pressure Podcast – Reviewing Southampton & Porto wins!

AI Under Pressure Podcast – Reviewing Southampton & Porto wins!

Gags Tandon welcomes back the Dan Kennett and Simon Brundish onto another AI Under Pressure Podcast as they discuss the controversial 2-2 draw vs Spurs! They discuss the on-ball stats highlights with xG, shots and creativity all covered. They then cover the off-ball stats too including distance run, did LFC burn themselves out? Simon gives some context on Salah's season so far with other Liverpool players in history. They discuss the tactical side of the game as well as Liverpool's poor midfield. Karius is high on the agenda too as well as the penalty decisions in the game!