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In his debut blog for OptaPro, data scientist @WillTGM analyses central defender passing trends in the Premier Leag… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 17 Jan

VACANCY - we are recruiting a data scientist, who will work across @OptaPro & @OptaSuit. Opportunity. performgroup.com/careers/data-s… 16 Jan

Fantastic to have @WillTGM join the team. We'll be publishing Will's first blog for OptaPro this week, which explor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 14 Jan

Valuing passes – @GarryGelade considers how passing performance can be evaluated using a Pass Reward model. Vision. optasportspro.com/about/interest… 10 Jan

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BLOG: Analysing Mexico’s Attacking Approach at the World Cup

As the World Cup reaches its knockout stage, we look at how Mexico have approached their matches so far from an attacking perspective.
Posted by Andy Cooper at 00:00

BLOG: World Cup focus – Amine Harit, Morocco

The fifth OptaPro analytical World Cup player profile focuses on Moroccan international Amine Harit.
Posted by Tom Reynolds at 00:00

BLOG: World Cup focus - Hee-Chan Hwang, South Korea

The fourth OptaPro World Cup analytical profile focuses on South Korea forward Hee-Chan Hwang.
Posted by Tom Reynolds at 00:00

BLOG: World Cup focus - Alireza Jahanbakhsh, Iran

The third OptaPro World Cup analytical profile focuses on Iran and AZ Alkmaar wide man, Alireza Jahanbakhsh.
Posted by Tom Reynolds at 00:00

BLOG: World Cup focus - Nicolás Tagliafico, Argentina

This latest OptaPro World Cup profile analyses Ajax left back Nicolás Tagliafico.
Posted by Tom Reynolds at 00:00