It always feels incredibly frustrating when the opposition score a fortunate goal that was meant to be a cross that just floats over Mignolet’s in slow motion.
As you will see below, the post-match stats are a little contradictory (which is why we probably should not use individual match xG figures to claim ‘a win’, as the biggest benefits come from the long term samples).
For example, we only had one big chance – and Salah took it. Chelsea had three, two for Drinkwater and one for Alonso, and failed to convert any.
The xG is varied, depending on the model used!
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