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Introduction to Soccer Pass Network Analysis with Python

Thunder Talk (schedule TBD)

This talk teaches four simple concepts to those who want to start working on football data analysis:

  1. How to access open event data from statsbomb API,
  2. How to draw a soccer pitch using mplsoccer,
  3. How to visualize a pass network map for a particular team in a particular game, and
  4. How to use the NetworkX module to analyze the pass network (eg. finding out-degree distribution of passes, clustering coefficient, centrality, etc.)

Presented by

Indranil Ghosh