Time to revisit
the excellent BBC chart from last year. Here’s how things stand in the premier league after 21 matches:
Observations (relative to
There’s no runaway winner at the top, The middle is again crowded (8 teams within 9 points) but not as much as last year (13 teams in 11 points), The bottom 6 are scattered as well, with Huddersfield struggling the most (more on them below).
Follow-up to the
last week’s post.
Premier League table – spread by points – week 21 – 27
All the trends from the previous week continue…
Manchester City (blue) continue to run away with the title, West Brom (slate) continue a lonely run at the bottom.
The 2nd and 5th placed teams are now just 4 points apart (red) – Manchester United lost, while Chelsea, Tottenham, and Liverpool all won.
Arsenal (slate) continue to be in the middle of nowhere – 7 points behind 5th, 9 points ahead of 7th.
The mid-table / relegation pack (light grey) got even tighter – only 11 points between the 7th and 19th placed teams.
Continue reading Premier league table – the trend continues
That chart from the BBC got me interested. Looking at the Premier league table distributed by points makes it lot more interesting than distribution by ranks.
So, I downloaded the Premier League data for current season from
Football Data, and created some graphs . Weeks 1-8: Mixed bag, except for Crystal Palace
Crystal Palace’s dismal start to the season
7 straight defeats! Crystal palace really had a crap start to the season!
Continue reading Premier league table – some trends this season
Premier league teams on a linear scale of points after 23 matches
The usual Premier league table gives a good idea of the ranking, but the gaps between teams aren’t immediately obvious
. I love how this visualisation shows both the rankings and the gaps with one simple line.
Continue reading Chart of the day: Premier league table