#AC2015 Performance Against Elo Ratings in 32 Games

The Asian Cup 2015 concluded yesterday evening in Sydney. The Final was the thirty-second game of the Tournament. I looked at the performance of teams in these 32 games in relation to their Elo Ratings. Higher Elo rated teams won 24 of the 32 games played at the Tournament. Of these: 22 higher rated teams … Continue reading #AC2015 Performance Against Elo Ratings in 32 Games

#AC2015: Goals Scored and Performance Against Elo Ratings

Introduction The Asian Cup 2015 concluded this evening with Australia’s win in extra time against Korea Republic. 85 goals were scored in the Tournament (61 in Group Games and 24 in Knockout Games). My record of the goals can be found here. When Goals Were Scored I monitored when goals were scored during the Tournament. … Continue reading #AC2015: Goals Scored and Performance Against Elo Ratings

Quarter Final Penalty Shoot Outs at #AC2015

Introduction Two of the four quarter finals at the 2015 Asian Cup Tournament were decided by penalty shoot outs. Both shoot outs were won by teams with a lower Elo Rating than their opponents: Iraq (v Iran); UAE (v Japan). Iraq and the UAE took the second penalties in their games. Iraq v Iran The … Continue reading Quarter Final Penalty Shoot Outs at #AC2015