• West Ham vs Chelsea: Statistical Match Preview

    With all the fuss surrounding Chelsea at the moment, maybe it’s not so bad that they’re not playing at Stamford Bridge. And no, it doesn’t hurt that their hosts this weekend...

  • Post Match Thoughts: Liverpool – Home

    With the title wrapped up against Crystal Palace, Chelsea were held 1-1 by Liverpool in the most meaningful of their last three meaningless games in the Premier League. Most of the...

  • Risk Takers: An Intro to Decision Making

    Heads or tails? I figured we could start with a pretty simple scenario. For now, let’s ignore the possibility that coin flips are perhaps not equally likely to produce heads or...

  • Are Chelsea An Elite Team?

    Are Chelsea an elite team? A lot of fans have been asking themselves this question over the last few days, especially since Chelsea got knocked out of the Champions League in...

  • Stats of the Week: Review of Sports Analytics and Soccer

    A brief introduction: I’m not entirely certain what I’ll be doing with this space in the future. I sort have a vision of it becoming a place I can put some...

  • Statistical Models – Predicting Player Goal Output (update)

    A few months ago, when Chelsea Index was still in its nascent days, I came up a model for predicting striker output. Click here to read the full explanation of the model,...

  • Chelsea vs Manchester City: Stats Preview

    With the big six pointer coming up this weekend between Chelsea and Manchester City, we are understandably very excited here at Chelsea Index. So we decided to do a big statistical...

  • Getting To Know Chelsea’s Latest Transfer Target – Juan Cuadrado

    In case you hadn’t heard, Chelsea have been linked with a guy named Juan Guillermo Cuadrado. From oh-that-makes-sense-I-guess rumors to a was-he-wasn’t-he Capital One Cup attendance storm (he probably wasn’t), the...

  • In Defense of Mikel

    “He only passes sideways and backwards! It’s all a bit too negative when he’s in the team! He hardly ever makes a forward pass!” Hang around with Chelsea fans long enough...

  • By The Numbers – How Disciplined Are Chelsea In Duels?

    Discipline is an important attribute in all aspects of life. In football, it is one of the basic pillars which determine the quality of a team and it will not be...

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