Goals scored at #FIFAWWC 2019

146 goals (link) were scored at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

The order (1 to 146) in which they were scored in the Tournament is listed on this Google Sheet (link).

The time order in which they were scored in the Tournament is listed on this Google Sheet (link).

Photo Credits

First Goal (FIFA Live Blog)

146th Goal (FIFA Live Blog)

Goal scoring at the #CupOfNations

The 2019 Cup of Nations football tournament concluded yesterday (link).

All six games played were won by the team scoring first. The higher FIFA ranked team (link) won each of the six games (Australia, 6; Korea Republic, 14; New Zealand, 19; Argentina, 36).

The 19 goals in the tournament were scored in these fifteen-minute intervals:

My posterior outcome of this scoring pattern is:

Photo Credit

1-0 (Westfield Matildas, Twitter)

#AsianCup2019 after 24 games

The second round of group games at the 2019 Asian Cup (link) concluded with Uzbekistan’s 4v0 defeat of Turkmenistan in Group F (link).

In the 24 games played:

  • The team that scored first has not lost in 20 of these games.
  • The higher Elo rated team has not lost in 20 games.
  • The four higher Elo rated teams that have lost are: Thailand (v India); Australia (v Jordan); Bahrain (v Thailand); and Syria (v Jordan).

66 goals have been scored in these 24 games. By time interval, these goals were scored:

A bar chart of the time intervals when the 66 goals in the tournament have been scored.

The pattern of goal scoring in the 24 games compared to some naive priors identified before the tournament is:

A line chart of the comparison between naive priors and posterior outcomes after 24 games.